At 60 years old, Mark Addy has this physical status:
Mark Ian Addy (born 14 January 1964) is an English actor.
He has appeared in numerous television shows, including Detective Gary Boyle in the sitcom The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996) and Hercules in the fantasy drama series Atlantis (2013–2015).
Dave Horsefall made his film debut in The Full Monty (1997), receiving a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Fred Flintstone in Viva Rock Vegas (2000), Bill Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing (2002–2006), and King Robert Baratheon in HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011).
Addy was born in New York City, where his family has been living since at least 1910, when his paternal great-grandfather was first identified there. Ian McGregor, Ian's father, spent his working life as a glazier at York Minster. Addy attended Joseph Rowntree School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from 1982 to 1984.
Addy made his first television appearance in 1987 in The Ritz, followed in 1988 by A Very Peculiar Practice, followed by television performances in shows such as Heartbeat, Band of Gold, Married... with Children, Peak Practice, The Thin Blue Line, Too Much Sun, Sunnyside Farm, Trollied and The Syndicate.
He portrayed Bill Miller (using an improvised American accent) in Still Standing and portrayed Detective Boyle in the second series of the British sitcom The Thin Blue Line. He also appeared on ITV1's comedy drama series Bonkers, and another ITV comedy drama, Bike Squad, in early 2008 as Sergeant John Rook.
For a period from 2009, Addy starred with Fay Ripley in a series of adverts for the relaunched Tesco Clubcard. He portrayed Robert Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones: Addy's audition for the role was, according to showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, the best they saw, he being the easiest actor to cast for the show. He portrayed Hercules, one of the main characters in the BBC One fantasy drama series Atlantis, which started airing on 28 September 2013 in the UK. In the BBC television drama New Blood (2016), featuring young detectives from the Serious Fraud Office and the London Police Service, Addy played D.S. Derek Sands.
In film, Addy had a leading role in The Full Monty (1997), and portrayed Fred Flintstone in the 2000 film The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas. He portrayed Mac McArthur in the 1998 film Jack Frost. In 2001, he portrayed Roland in A Knight's Tale and a butler to Chris Rock's character in the film Down to Earth. In Down to Earth, his character was an American who was pretending to be British.
Addy portrayed David Philby in The Time Machine and made an appearance as the Ship Captain in Around the World in 80 Days with Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan, and made an appearance as Friar Tuck in Ridley Scott's 2010 film Robin Hood.
In 2018, he portrayed Paltraki in the Doctor Who episode "The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos".
In 2019, he appeared in the Downton Abbey movie as Mr. Bakewell, who owns the shop from which Mrs. Patmore buys her supplies; a character who was mentioned in the television series but hadn't yet appeared onscreen.
In 2020, he portrayed DS Stan Jones in the drama White House Farm.
Addy portrayed Kevin Snell in the 2006 revival of Donkeys' Years at the Comedy Theatre in London, and in 2007–08 he has appeared at the National Theatre as Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing and as Hjalmar Johansen in Fram. In 2011, he portrayed Vladimir, an NKVD officer, in Collaborators at the National Theatre, which also featured in the National Theatre Live programme, where live performances are broadcast to cinemas around the world. In 2016, Addy appeared in Richard Bean's The Nap at Sheffield Crucible with Jack O'Connell and Ralf Little, directed by Richard Wilson.