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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Date of Birth:
Sep 29, 1971 (52 years old)
Place of Birth:
5 ft 9 in (1.753 m)
Comedian, Actor, Stand-up comedian, Dubbing
United Kingdom
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Mackenzie Crook is an English actor, director, writer and stand-up comedian who has a net worth of $4 million. On television, he is best known for his roles on the series "The Office," "Game of Thrones," and "Detectorists," the lattermost of which he also created. Crook has also been in numerous films, most notably the first three films in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, and has acted in several stage productions. He has been nominated for a British Comedy Award, Empire Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Early Life

Mackenzie Crook was born as Paul James Crook on September 29, 1971 in Maidstone, Kent, England to hospital manager Sheila and British Airways employee Michael. Due to a growth hormone deficiency, he received hormone therapy as a child. For his primary education, Crook went to Wilmington Grammar School for Boys. Over the summers, he traveled to Zimbabwe to live with his uncle, who ran a tobacco farm in the northern part of the country.

Television Career

In 1998, Crook had his first major role on television on the late-night comedy sketch series "The Eleven O'Clock Show." He was soon dropped from the program. Next, in 1999, he hosted the short-lived ITV1 program "Comedy Café." Crook landed his biggest role yet in 2001, when he began playing officious paper salesman Gareth Keenan on the mockumentary sitcom "The Office." The popular show ran through 2003, and earned Crook two BAFTA Award nominations. Following "The Office," Crook appeared on the ITV comedy series "Monkey Trousers." He subsequently lent his voice to the animated shows "Popetown" and "Modern Toss." In 2008, Crook appeared in the BBC miniseries adaptation of "Little Dorrit," and was in an episode of "Love Soup." The following year, he made appearances in episodes of "Merlin," "Demons," and "Skins."

Beginning the 2010s, Crook was in episodes of "Chekhov Comedy Shorts" and "Accused"; he played Lance Corporal Alan Buckley on the latter show. His next major role came in 2013 on the popular HBO fantasy series "Game of Thrones." Appearing in six episodes during the show's third season, Crook played the role of Orell. He next played the main role of Rudy Lom on the short-lived Fox science-fiction series "Almost Human," and appeared in two episodes of the Sky1 sitcom "The Cafe." In 2014, Crook created his own show called "Detectorists," a comedy series aired on BBC Four. Set in the fictional town of Danebury in northern Essex, the show follows the lives of a pair of metal-detecting friends named Andy Stone and Lance Stater. Crook serves as writer and director of "Detectorists," and also stars alongside Toby Jones. Among his other television credits, Crook had main roles on the series "Ordinary Lies" and "Britannia," and appeared in three episodes of the sitcom "Yonderland." From 2019 to 2021, Crook wrote, directed, and starred in the BBC One miniseries "Worzel Gummidge," based on the eponymous book series by Barbara Euphan Todd.

Mackenzie Crook

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Film Career

In 1998, the same year he debuted on television, Crook made his first big-screen appearance in the British comedy "Still Crazy." His film breakthrough, however, came in 2003, when he played the wooden-eyed pirate Ragetti in the fantasy swashbuckler "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." Crook later reprised his role in the sequels "Dead Man's Chest" and "At World's End." During this time, he played Launcelot Gobbo in the 2004 adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," and starred opposite Johnny Vegas in the British comedy "Sex Lives of the Potato Men." Crook also appeared in "Churchill: The Hollywood Years," "Finding Neverland," "The Brothers Grimm," and "Land of the Blind." In 2007, he was in the comedies "I Could Never Be Your Woman" and "I Want Candy." The following year, Crook played the leading role of Paul Callow in the black comedy "Three and Out," and also had a supporting role in the science-fiction adventure film "City of Ember." He closed out the decade playing Father Michael in the action-adventure film "Solomon Kane."

Crook began the 2010s with the biographical drama "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll," in which he played Russell Hardy. He was subsequently in the war film "Ironclad" and the animated action-adventure film "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn." Crook's other credits have included the dramedy "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding"; the romantic thriller "In Secret"; the biographical film "One Chance"; and the musical crime comedy "Muppets Most Wanted."

Stage Career

Beyond the screen, Crook has had many notable roles on stage. In 2004, he played Billy Bibbit in the West End production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Later, he appeared in "The Exonerated" and starred opposite Kristin Scott Thomas in Ian Rickson's 2007 production of "The Seagull," which went to Broadway in 2008. The following year, Crook received high praise for his performance in Jez Butterworth's "Jerusalem"; after transitioning to Broadway in 2011, the play garnered Crook a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

Other Endeavors

Among his other work, Crook has directed and appeared in music videos; one of his notable appearances was alongside actress Natalie Portman in the 2007 video for Paul McCartney's "Dance Tonight." Crook has also written and illustrated children's books, including 2011's "The Windvale Sprites," and has appeared frequently on the radio.

Personal Life

In 2001, Crook married ad executive Lindsay. The couple has a son and a daughter, and resides in the Muswell Hill district of north London.

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