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Steven Moffat was born on November 18, 1961 in Paisley, Scotland as Steven William Moffat. He is a writer and producer, known for Sherlock (2010), Doctor Who (2005) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011). He has been married to Sue Vertue since 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Maggie. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 30 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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Sherlock
Sherlock Writer
(2010-2017)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Writer
(2005-2017)
Coupling
Coupling Writer
(2000-2004)

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 2018 Jekyll (announced)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (14 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (written by - 46 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 2010) (story "What I Did on My Christmas Holidays by Sally Sparrow" - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #10.12 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #10.11 (2017) ... (written by)
- Episode #10.6 (2017) ... (written by)
- A Star in Her Eye (2017) ... (written by)
- The Return of Doctor Mysterio (2016) ... (written by)
  Sherlock (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 2010 - 2017) (created by - 5 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (co-created with - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (creator - 2 episodes, 2010) (co-created by - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Final Problem (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Lying Detective (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Six Thatchers (2017) ... (creator)
- The Abominable Bride (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- His Last Vow (2014) ... (written by)
 2013/IV The Last Day (Short)
  BBC Proms (TV Series) (lead writer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Prom 2: Doctor Who at the Proms (2013) ... (lead writer: Doctor Who) / (writer: Doctor Who Proms film)
 2011 Night and the Doctor (TV Mini-Series short) (by - 5 episodes)
- Up All Night (2011) ... (by)
- Last Night (2011) ... (by)
- First Night (2011) ... (by)
- Good Night (2011) ... (by)
- Bad Night (2011) ... (by)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (screenplay)
 2011 Doctor Who: Space and Time (TV Short) (written by)
 2011 The National Television Awards 2011 (TV Special) (written by - Doctor Who pre-title film)
 2010 BBC Proms (TV Series) (Doctor Who scene - 1 episode)
- Prom 10: Doctor Who at the Proms (2010) ... (Doctor Who scene)
 2007-2008 Coupling (TV Series) (original scenario - 10 episodes)
- Sex, erwtas kai videokassetes (2008) ... (original scenario)
- Griza zoni (2008) ... (original scenario)
- Agapa me an tolmas (2008) ... (original scenario)
- To sfyrigma (2008) ... (original scenario)
- To dexi mou podi (2008) ... (original scenario)
 2007 Jekyll (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Hyde (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (written by)
 2000-2004 Coupling (TV Series) (written by - 28 episodes)
- 9½ Months (2004) ... (written by)
- The Naked Living Room (2004) ... (written by)
- Circus of the Epidurals (2004) ... (written by)
- Bed Time (2004) ... (written by)
- Nightlines (2004) ... (written by)
  Coupling (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2003) (creator - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- A Foreign Affair (2003)
- Dressed (2003)
- Original Pilot (2003)
- Size Matters (2003)
 1999 Privates (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (written by)
 1994-1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Elvis, Jesus and Zack (1999) ... (writer)
- Dying Live (1996) ... (writer)
- Overkill (1994) ... (writer)
 1997 Chalk (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Party (1997) ... (written by)
- The Star Pupil (1997) ... (written by)
- Dreams (1997) ... (written by)
- Criticism (1997) ... (written by)
- Irregular Spending (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 The Office (TV Movie)
 1991-1995 Joking Apart (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (1995) ... (written by)
 1989-1993 Press Gang (TV Series) (written by - 43 episodes)
- There Are Crocodiles (1993) ... (written by)
- Windfall (1993) ... (written by)
- Food, Love and Insecurity (1993) ... (written by)
- A Quarter to Midnight (1993) ... (written by)
- Friendly Fire (1993) ... (written by)
 1992 Exam Conditions (TV Movie)
 1990 Stay Lucky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Devil Wept in Leeds (1990) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Play: "War Zones" (1985) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Doctor Who (1963) wasn't limited by the times or the style that were prevalent then. It was limited by the relatively meagre talent of the people who were working on it. Mostly they were middle of the range hacks who were not going to go on to do much else. Over 26 years, the hit rate is not high enough. There are people who have worked on Doctor Who (1963) and gone on to great things, like ... See more »

Trivia:

He was originally going to write Doctor Who: The Crimson Horror (2013), but he realized he would not be able to and called his "old friend" Mark Gatiss. See more »

Trademark:

Doctor Who references See more »

Nickname:

Moff

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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