Father Brown star Mark Williams’ glittering career at 62 and his appearances in Harry Potter and 101 Dalmatians


Mark Williams is a British actor, presenter and screenwriter.

However, he’s probably best known to many for his dedicated on-screen roles and especially in the bespectacled, dark-haired Harry Potter franchise.

At the age of 62, Mark has a stellar career and has appeared in some of the UK’s favorite films and TV series.

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He is highly recognized by many, probably most notably for his appearance in the Harry Potter franchise as the red-haired father of the Weasley family, Arthur Weasley.

Mark has starred in seven of eight films in ten years, from the second film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002 until the last film of the franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsPart 2 in 2011.

He starred alongside Julie Walters, who played his wife, Molly Weasley.



Julie Walters and Mark Williams as Molly and Arthur Weasley

Over the years, Mark is estimated to have a net worth of around $6 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.

This equates to nearly £4.5million and correlates with his dedication to acting.

Mark now appears in the BBC series Brown Father.

He embodies the main character who struggles to protect his loved ones from an old adversary seeking revenge.

The show originally aired in 2013 and is currently in its ninth season, available to watch on BBC One’s BBC iPlayer.



Father Brown, played by Mark Williams, with balloons
Father Brown just celebrated his 100th episode

The star’s ties to Oxford don’t end with the filming of Father Brown.

In 1982 Mark was involved with the Oxford University Film Foundation in the production of Privileged alongside Hugh Grant and Imogen Stubbs.

Privileged was Mark’s first on-screen role where he played the character of Wilf.

Over the years he has developed a healthy portfolio in film and starred in films such as 101 Dalmatians, Borrowersand Shakespeare in lovejust to name a few.

Later this year, he is also expected to star in the film. Surprised by Oxford as Professor Nuttham.

Although he has acted in films for over 40 years, Mark’s most honorable and important portfolio is his role in television series.

In 1991 Mark starred in the popular British sitcom Low as Boris for a single episode.

Over the years, he has starred in popular television series including, Entertainment at the funeral home, Merlin, Frankenstein’s wedding, hustleand Doctor Who.

Last year, Mark even starred in the series of Midsomer Murders as the character Pat Everett.

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