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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: The Secret of the Unicorn (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 33 wins & 53 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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  Inside Man (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) (pre-production)
 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)
 2020 Dracula (TV Mini-Series) (written and created by - 3 episodes)
- The Dark Compass (2020) ... (written and created by)
- Blood Vessel (2020) ... (written and created by)
- The Rules of the Beast (2020) ... (written and created by)
  Unit Tapes (TV Series) (character: Missy - 1 episode, 2019) (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy - 1 episode, 2018)
- Missy's Escape (2019) ... (character: Missy)
- Questioning Missy (2018) ... (characters: Clara Oswald & Missy)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode, 2016) (showrunner - 152 episodes, 2005 - 2015) (written by - 45 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (by - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 2010) (based on the short story "What I Did on My Christmas Holidays by Sally Sparrow" by - 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)
 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 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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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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Personal Quote:

I really enjoyed Peter's (Peter Davison) Doctor. I said sometimes, he's underrated as the Doctor - although not after "Time Crash" (Doctor Who: Time Crash (2007)), that's for sure. I think he's a brilliant Doctor... He paved the way for the younger, more reckless Doctors... He is the first modern Doctor... Before Davison, he was always the father figure, and suddenly the Doctor became your ... See more »

Trivia:

He named Doctor Who: The Beast Below (2010) as his least favourite Doctor Who (2005) he wrote, calling it "a bit of a mess". 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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