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Steven Moffat was born on November 18, 1961 in Paisley, Scotland. He is a writer and producer, known for Doctor Who (2005), Sherlock (2010) 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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Doctor Who Writer
(2005-2021)
Sherlock Writer
(2010-2017)
Press Gang Writer
(1989-1993)

Filmography

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  Inside Man (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes) (post-production)
  The Time Traveler's Wife (TV Series) (developed by - 6 episodes, 2022) (teleplay by - 6 episodes, 2022)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
  Unit Tapes (TV Series) (creator: Missy - 1 episode, 2022) (character: Missy - 1 episode, 2019) (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy - 1 episode, 2018)
- Missy's Escape: April Fools Edition (2022) ... (creator)
- Missy's Escape (2019) ... (character: Missy)
- Questioning Missy (2018) ... (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy)
 2022 60 Seconds (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode, 2016) (showrunner - 165 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 38 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (by - 15 episodes, 2013 - 2017) (characters: "Weeping Angels" - 2 episodes, 2021) (characters created by: "Weeping Angels" - 2 episodes, 2021) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 2010) (based on the short story "What I Did on My Christmas Holidays by Sally Sparrow" by - 1 episode, 2007)
- Flux: Chapter Five - Survivors of the Flux (2021) ... (characters: "Weeping Angels")
- Flux: Chapter Four - Village of the Angels (2021) ... (characters created by: "Weeping Angels")
- Flux: Chapter Three - Once, Upon Time (2021) ... (characters created by: "Weeping Angels")
- Flux: Chapter One - The Halloween Apocalypse (2021) ... (characters: "Weeping Angels")
- Twice Upon a Time (2017) ... (showrunner) / (written by)
 2020 Old Who vs. New Who (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
 2020 The Best of Days (Video short) (written by)
 2020 Pompadour (Video) (written by)
 2020 The Raggedy Doctor by Amelia Pond (Video short) (written by)
 2020 Strax Saves the Day (Short)
  Dracula (TV Mini Series) (created by - 3 episodes, 2020) (written by - 3 episodes, 2020)
- The Dark Compass (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Blood Vessel (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Rules of the Beast (2020) ... (creator) / (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)
 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 Meanwhile, in the TARDIS: Part 1 (Video short) (showrunner)
 2010 Meanwhile, in the TARDIS: Part 2 (Video short) (showrunner)
 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)
  Jekyll (TV Mini Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 2007) (creator - 4 episodes, 2007)
- Hyde (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (creator) / (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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Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
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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)

Spouse:

Sue Vertue  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Louis | See more »

Parents:

Bill Moffat
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

People love talking about the past, because they know they survived it. People hate the future cos they know they won't. I like the past too, but I don't think living there's an option. See more »

Trivia:

As well as being thanked in the book's foreword for plotting Dr Smith's fantasy story, Moffat was rewarded with a cameo in Paul Cornell's 1995 Seventh Doctor novel "Human Nature" as Mr Moffat, bibulous bursar at Hulton College School: "a Scotsman with curly hair and a permanently perplexed eyes.". See more »

Trademark:

Non-linear storytelling See more »

Nickname:

Moff

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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