Mark Umbers

Actor + Writer + Scriptwriter
Born Jun 17, 1973
Age 41
Hometown Harrogate

Mark Umbers is an English actor known for his work in theatre, films and television.

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  • South Downs / The Browning Version, Minerva Theatre Review Evening Standard
    Google News - Sep 15, 2011
  • Frigid Londoners Line Up For Two Blasts Of Heat
    NYTimes - Jan 13, 2010
  • What's On Today
    NYTimes - May 08, 2009
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    NYTimes - May 01, 2009


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Umbers.


1973 Birth Born on June 17, 1973.


1991 18 Years Old Born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Umbers was brought up in Wetherby. In 1991 he enrolled at Oxford University to study Latin and Greek Literature and Philosophy.


1997 24 Years Old Umbers' first professional engagements were in 1997, first as a Cambridge student in the BBC film The Student Prince followed by a small role as a policeman in John Maybury's Francis Bacon biopic Love Is The Devil. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old In 1999, director Trevor Nunn cast Umbers in his multi-award-winning 1999 season at the Royal National Theatre, where he appeared in Candide, Troilus and Cressida, and The Merchant of Venice, which was later filmed for broadcast by the BBC. … Read More
2001 28 Years Old Nunn subsequently cast Umbers as Freddy in the critically acclaimed 2001 revival of My Fair Lady, also at the Royal National Theatre, later transferring to Theatre Royal Drury Lane. … Read More


2007 34 Years Old In 2007, theatre director Rupert Goold cast Umbers as the Gentleman Caller, in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie alongside Jessica Lange in the West End. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old The following year Umbers starred in Chichester Festival Theatre's 2008 revival of Funny Girl, playing Nick Arnstein opposite Samantha Spiro as Fanny Brice. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old After appearing opposite Hattie Morahan in the ITV drama Eternal Law, in 2011 Umbers returned to Chichester Festival Theatre in Terence Rattigan's play The Browning Version playing Frank Hunter opposite Anna Chancellor and Nicholas Farrell. … Read More
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