Michelle Gomez

Last updated 09 January 2020

Michelle Gomez
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Michelle Gomez

Born: Wednesday 23rd November 1966 (age: 57)

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Michelle Gomez is an actress best known for her comedy roles in Green Wing, The Book Group, and Bad Education.

Gomez's first major role was in The Acid House, based on three Irvine Welsh short stories. She went on to star in the cult Channel 4 comedy drama The Book Group before playing staff liaison officer Sue White in the comedy Green Wing,

In 2005, Gomez appeared in the film Chromophobia. In 2006, she starred in the film The Good Housekeeping Guide. In 2007 she starred in a drama by Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh called Wedding Belles.

She performed as Kate in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of The Taming of the Shrew. Doctor Who fans may know her from her role as Jevvan in the 2007 Big Finish audio Valhalla

In 2012, Gomez starred in the British film The Wedding Video and the British comedy series Bad Education.

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Keeping the Secret of Missy
Michelle Gomez reveals what it was like to get the part of Missy, which in her house was an extremely big deal.

Meet the Master with Michelle Gomez
The Master's most recent incarnation, in the form of Michelle Gomez, gives us a potted history of the Doctor's most persistent enemy.

Meet Michelle Gomez - Doctor Who: The Fan Show
We talk villainy, previous incarnations and which Doctor Missy would like to snog most with Michelle Gomez, and resident Who Historian Luke Spillane gives us a “Master class” on universal domination. Presented by Christel Dee.

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