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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 32 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Sherlock Writer
(2010-2017)
Doctor Who Writer
(2005-2017)
Press Gang Writer
(1989-1993)

Filmography

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 2019 Dracula (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... (creator - screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... (creator - screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (creator - screenplay)
 2018 Unit Tapes (TV Series) (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy - 1 episode)
- Questioning Missy (2018) ... (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (14 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (written by - 48 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 2010) (story "What I Did on My Christmas Holidays by Sally Sparrow" - 1 episode, 2007)
- Twice Upon a Time (2017) ... (written by)
- The Doctor Falls (2017) ... (written by)
- World Enough and Time (2017) ... (written by)
- The Pyramid at the End of the World (2017) ... (written by)
- Extremis (2017) ... (written by)
 2017 The Great Curator (Short) (original Curator scene 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 - uncredited) / (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)
 2015 Doctor Who the Time War (TV Movie)
 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 by)
 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:

Provided a commentary on the episodes Doctor Who: The Empty Child (2005) and Doctor Who: The Doctor Dances (2005) for The Complete First Series Doctor Who (2005) DVD box set. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I can answer it with three letters: N-B-C. Very, very good writing team. Very, very good cast. The network fucked it up because they intervened endlessly. If you really want a job to work, don't get Jeff Zucker's team to come help you because they're not funny ... I think I'm entitled to say that because I think the way in which NBC slagged off the creative team on American "Coupling" after its ... See more »

Trivia:

Like David Tennant, he is a huge fan of Peter Davison's Fifth Doctor. Moffat was one of the principal interviewees for the Davison-era Doctor Who (1963) documentary Come in Number Five (2011). He also stated in an interview in 1995 that he thought Davison was the best actor to have played the Doctor. See more »

Trademark:

His main characters often hold a lengthy, humorous and sometimes emotional speech to emphasize their personal view or to provoke a change of heart to others. See more »

Nickname:

Moff

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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