Mackenzie Crook is best known for playing Gareth on the television show The Office, alongside David Brent. His comedic genius has gained him nominations for British...Read More
Mackenzie Crook is best known for playing Gareth on the television show The Office, alongside David Brent. His comedic genius has gained him nominations for British Comedy and Chortle Comedy Awards.
After gaining the part of Gareth in 2002, Crook has gone on to be cast in Little Dorrit on BBC1 (2008), as John White in Skins (2009) and as Cedric in Merlin (2009). Other parts include Gladiolus Thrip in Demons (2009), Buckley in Accused (2010), Murashkin in Chekhov Plays: The Reluctant Tragic Hero (2010), Rod in North by Northamptonshire (2011) and Orell in Game of Thrones in 2012.
Film work includes the part of Looper in City of Ember and Comet Snape in Abraham’s Point (both in 2008), Russell in Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll and Marks in Ironclad (both in 2009). In 2011, he played Ernie in Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, and the role of David Dakin in Cheerful Weather for the Wedding. 2012 saw him play Grivet in Therese Raquin, and Braddon in One Chance.
Stage performances have been split between London’s West End and New York theatres. In 2004, he played Billy Bibbitt in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in London’s Gielgud Theatre, acting under Terry Johnson’s direction, and in 2006 performed in Exonerated at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. In 2007 made his debut at the Royal Court Theatre as Konstantin in Ian Rickson’s The Seagull, which transferred to New York’s Walter Kerr Theatre in 2008 before returning to the Royal Court in 2008. He then played Ginger in Rickson’s award winning production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, transferring with it to the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, to the Music Box Theater on Broadway, and back to the West End in 2011. His performance alongside Mark Rylance won him nominations at the Olivier Awards in 2010 and the Tony Awards in 2011. He has also appeared as Jasper in The Aliens at the Bush Theatre in Shepherds Bush, London. In 2012 he played Sergeant Kite in The Recruiting Officer, as part of Josie Rourke’s inaugural production as the Donmar’s Artistic Director.Read Less
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