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Mark Heap

Actor, Writer
Mark Heap (born 13 May 1957) is a British actor who played Brian Topp in the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced, and Dr. Alan Statham in Green Wing. --- Heap was born in Tamil Nadu, India to an English father and American mother. He is the youngest of four brothers. He began his acting career in the 1980s as a member of the Medieval Players, a touring company performing medieval and early modern theatre, and featuring stilt-walking,juggling and puppetry. After its demise, he became part of the street theatre duo The Two Marks (with Mark Saban) who appeared on television shows Ghost Train and 3-2-1. He has appeared in a variety of television comedy roles, often playing obsessive and self-deluded characters, including struggling artist Brian Topp in Spaced, the pompous Dr. Alan Statham inGreen Wing, and various roles in the sketch show Big Train. He has worked in a number of ventures with Chris Morris, appearing in Jam, its radio predecessor Blue Jam, and the documentary parody series Brass Eye. Heap voiced the lead character of Eric Feeble in the animated comedy Stressed Eric. Other recurring roles included Terry Roche in Paul Whitehouse's comedy-drama Happiness and Derek Few in How Do You Want Me?. Heap played Harry in the short-lived Rob Grant TV series The Strangerers, aired in 2000. He also guested in the second series of the BBC comedy Look Around You as Leonard Hatred. In the film About a Boy, Heap played a school teacher. He appeared in Tim Burton's 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Heap also played a minor role in the 2006 film Confetti as the marriage registrar. He played an injured fairground patron in Tunnel of Love (2004), which also starred Jack Dee. He plays the part of the prince Tertius in the 2007 film Stardust. In 2008 he co-starred in the surreal science fiction film Captain Eager and the Mark of Voth. He appears in the 2013 film The World's End.

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Born
May 13, 1957 (age 67)
Profession
Actor, Writer
Spouse
Bridget Thornborrow
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