British stand-up comedian and political activist who was discovered after appearing on BBC. He is best known for hosting The Mark Thomas Comedy Product on Channel 4.
He received a Theatre Arts degree from Bretton Hall College.
He is very politically active and works with 'War on Want' in India, and examines human rights violations in Columbia.
His mother was a midwife, and his father was a self-employed construction worker.
He protested against having a state-funded funeral for Margaret Thatcher.