Mark Sheppard is a British-American actor, best known for his outstanding acting and musical skills on television shows such as the popular series Supernatural, in which he played the role of King of Hell Crowley. His Cockney accent and deep, raw voice have made his performances unbeatable and unique, as he is also known for playing cunning and intelligent anti-villain roles. Interestingly, he used to be a musician and has worked for many years in bands such as TV personalities, Robyn Hitchcock, and many others.
Mark Sheppard’s Biography (Age)
He was born on May 30, 1964, in London, England, the son of the famous actor William Morgan and his wife. Mark has an Irish-German background and is often referred to as Mark A. Sheppard. At the age of 15, he became a professional musician and worked for many years as a recording and touring artist.
Mark toured with bands such as Television Personalities and was part of the second album of Light a Big Fire. Sheppard recorded with bands throughout Europe before moving to the United States where he auditioned for the production of Cock and Bull Story (directed by Midnight Express writer Billy Hayes).
During his stay in the United States, he won the 1992 L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award as well as the LA Weekly and Dramalogue Awards. Mark first appeared on television in 1992 when he played the role of Eddie Bryce in Silk Stalkings. From 1997 to 1998, he played the role of Christopher C.J. Yates in The X-Files and has also had recurring roles on shows such as The Practice, Special Unit 2, The Chronicle, The Invisible Man, JAG, Star Trek, Voyager, Monk, White Collar, CSI, and Chuck.
Other appearances have included Joss Whedon in Dollhouse and Firefly, a villain in 24 and Medium, The Middleman, Bionic Woman, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica.
He was seen as King of Hell Crowley in the drama Supernatural and as bank robber Tom Prescott in an episode of Burn Notice. He also appeared in 2011 in the British series Doctor Who in the role of Canton Everett Delaware. This was the first time Mark Sheppard appeared in a British television series. But in October 2013 he returned to White Collar and resumed his role as master forger Curtis Hagen from 2009.
Mark’s film career began in earnest in 1993 when he appeared in the film In the Name of the Father. After that, he starred in numerous memorable films, such as the romantic comedy Liebesknoten, the Russian historical drama Aus der Kälte, and many others.
In 2001 he appeared in the film New Alcatraz and later in the films Evil Eyes and Unstoppable. He was also active as a stage actor, playing Dr. Charles LeBlanc in Xtinction Predator X and received numerous awards. On three occasions, Mark Sheppard was played in the double cast with his father, as they played the younger and older versions of the same character. So everyone plays the character at a different age. In the film Room 101, he also directed his father and starred with him in the psychological thriller Neither World.
In addition to the film, Mark Sheppard has also lent his voice to characters in video games, such as the role of the protagonist in The Conduit, his mentor. John Adams was voiced by his father, W. Morgan Sheppard.
Family – Wife, and Son
Mark Sheppard married Jessica on March 6, 2004. They have two children, two sons named Max and William. Their relationship began to show cracks and they were divorced in 2014. After this divorce Mark Sheppard got into a relationship with Sarah Louise Fudge, an Australian mountain farmer’s wife whom he met at a convention of the show Supernatural.
Mark proposed to her on August 20, 2015, and they became engaged. After announcing that they were expecting a little girl (Isabella in 2016), they got married on November 9, 2015, in Denver Colorado, where they seem to be doing very well.
Mark Sheppard is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and has a bad-boy attitude that comes in handy when playing his roles. Very little is known about his other body statistics, such as his bicep and tricep measurements.