Mark Umbers

Born Jun 17, 1973

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

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1973 Birth Born on June 17, 1973.


1995 22 Years Old Born in Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire, Umbers was brought up in Wetherby and was educated at Sedbergh School. In 1995 he graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Latin and Greek Literature and Philosophy.
1997 24 Years Old Umbers' first professional engagements were in 1997 in the BBC dramas The Student Prince and Berkeley Square. … Read More
1999 26 Years Old In 1999, 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.
2001 28 Years Old After appearing in the BBC series The Scarlet Pimpernel, Umbers returned to the National to play Freddy in the critically acclaimed 2001 revival of My Fair Lady, later transferring to Theatre Royal Drury Lane. … Read More


2007 34 Years Old In 2007, Umbers played the Gentleman Caller in 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, the second series of the BBC1 drama Mistresses and the BBC film of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old After appearing in the ITV drama Eternal Law, in 2011 Umbers returned to Chichester Festival Theatre in The Browning Version opposite Anna Chancellor. … Read More
2012 39 Years Old Umbers returned to the Menier Chocolate Factory in November 2012, playing the central role of Franklin Shepard in the multi-award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. … Read More
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