1976 (age 37–38)
London, England, UK
|Occupation||Actor, writer, director|
Maskell was born in London, England. As a youngster he played football for Long Lane JFC playing as a full back but even then he made it known he wanted to be an actor. He first trained in acting at the Anna Scher Theatre in Islington, where he attended classes from the age of 11, and studied at the Miskin Theatre, Dartford at North West Kent College from 1992. He would later work as a director at the Miskin Theatre.
Maskell's first television appearance was in 1991, as "Billy Potter", in the ITV police drama The Bill. Between 1992 and 2002 he would make a further five appearances in the programme, portraying a different character on each occasion. Maskell has had one-off roles in a number of other popular British serial dramas including Casualty, London's Burning and Soldier Soldier. His most regular television roles have been in the 2005 comedy series Mike Bassett: Manager and in the comedy sketch show The Wrong Door. It was whilst working on The Wrong Door that Maskell first met Kill List director Ben Wheatley.
Maskell's film career began in 1997 with an appearance as "Schmuddie" in Gary Oldman's writing and directing debut Nil by Mouth. Following a number of bit part roles - inter alia as "Record Shop Geezer" and "Leading Mugger" - Maskell now attracts leading and supporting parts. Maskell's leading role in the 2011 thriller Kill List attracted positive reviews from critics and saw him nominated for the Best Actor award at the British Independent Film Awards.
|1991||The Bill||Billy Potter||Episode: "Joey"|
|1992||Perfect Scoundrels||Dean||Episode: "Let No Man Put Asunder"|
|The Bill||Gary||Episode: "Fireworks"|
|1995||The Bill||Damien Burns||Episode: "Over the Top"|
|1996||Soldier Soldier||Para 1||Episode: "Money for Nothing"|
|London's Burning||Gary||Episode: "Episode No.9.8"|
|The Thin Blue Line||Football Official||Episode: "Come on You Blues"|
|1997||Casualty||Luke Lowther||Episode: "United... By Blood"|
|Chalk||Arse Face||Episode: "The Inspection"|
|The Bill||Warren Heskey||Episode: "Neighbours"|
|Wycliffe||Tully||Episode: "Old Crimes, New Times"|
|1998||Bramwell||Manky Matkin||Episode: "Our Brave Boys"|
|Ultraviolet||Neil||Episode: "In Nomine Patris"|
|1999||The Murder of Stephen Lawrence|
|Murder Most Horrid||Martin Greaves||Episode: "Whoopi Stone"|
|The Bill||Frank Wilson||Episode: "Screwdriver"|
|Silent Witness||Gary Lomax||Episode: "The World Cruise"|
|2002||The Jury||Chris Maher|
|The Bill||Gary Roach||Episode: "013"|
|2004||Shameless||Corporal||Episode: "Episode No.2.0"|
|2005||The Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Martin Moran||Episode: "Word of God"|
|Mike Bassett: Manager||Wirral Web Presenter|
|2007||Casualty||Tom Faulkner||Episode: "It Never Rains"|
|2008||The Wrong Door|
|2012||Silent Witness||Stuart Thompson||Episode: "Domestic"|
|2013||Utopia||Arby / Piètre|
|By Any Means||Joe Tyrus||Episode 2|
|The Great Train Robbery||Buster Edwards|
|1997||Nil by Mouth||Schmuddie|
|2000||Sorted||Record Shop Geezer|
|2001||Redemption Road||Leading Mugger|
|2004||The Football Factory||Rod|
|It's All Gone Pete Tong||Jack Stoddart|
|2006||Basic Instinct 2||Detective Ferguson|
|Rise of the Footsoldier||Darren Nicholls|
|Atonement||Soldier in Bray Bar|
|2010||The Shouting Men||Terry|
|Bonded by Blood||Craig Rolfe|
|Kill List||Jay||Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actor|
|Jack Falls: Sid's Story||Sid|
|How to Stop Being a Loser||Hands Henry|
|2012||St George's Day||Jimmy McCudden|
- "bondedbyblood.co.uk". Retrieved 16 December 2011.
- "ghostedthefilm.com". Retrieved 16 December 2011.
- "Miskin Theatre Company". http://miskintheatrecompany.miskintheatre.com. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
- "heyuguys.co.uk". heyuguys.co.uk. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
- ”Wasteland Newport Beach Film Festival 2013 Screenings”