David James Stuart MitchellBorn: Sun 14th July 1974 (age: 38)
David Mitchell is a British actor, comedian and writer.
He is half of the comedy duo Mitchell and Webb, alongside Robert Webb, whom he met atCambridge University. There they were both part of the Cambridge Footlights, of which Mitchell became President. Together the duo star in the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show in which Mitchell plays Mark Corrigan. Mitchell won the British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy Performance in 2009 for his performance in the show. The duo have written and starred in several sketch shows including The Mitchell and Webb Situation, That Mitchell and Webb Sound and most recently That Mitchell and Webb Look. Mitchell and Webb also starred in the UK version of Apple's Get a Mac advertisement campaign. Their first film, Magicians, in which Mitchell plays traditional magician Harry, was released in 2007.
On his own, Mitchell has played Dr. James Vine in the BBC One sitcom Jam & Jerusalem and Tim in the one-off ShakespeaRe-Told adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew. He also is a frequent participant on British panel shows, including QI, Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You, as well as Best of the Worst and Would I Lie to You? on each of which he is a team captain. He hosts The Unbelievable Truth and 10 O'Clock Live. Mitchell also writes a column for The Observer.