Michelle Gomez is best known to Doctor Who fans as The Mistress, the current incarnation of classic villain The Master. She appeared in teaser vignettes throughout Season 9 with Peter Capaldi and was revealed to be the Mistress in the season finale. She has now filmed episodes for her return in Season 9 to air Fall 2015. And although this is her Doctor Who debut on television, she has appeared in Doctor Who before: in the 2007 Big Finish audio drama "Valhalla" starring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor.
Gomez was born in Ayr, a large town in Ayrshire, Scotland. She attended Shawlands Academy and trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Her first major role was in "The Acid House", after which she starred in "The Book Group", both on Channel 4, a British public-service television broadcaster. She would then move to "Green Wing", a comedy also on Channel 4. Gomez would appear in the film "Chromophobia" in 2005, and star in the film "The Good Housekeeping Guide" in 2005. She starred in "Boeing-Boeing" at the Comedy Theater in London. She would take on the role of Kate in "The Taming of the Shrew" in 2008 at the Courtyard Theatre and the Novello Theatre. From, there, she would star in "The Wedding Video" before appearing that same year in the comedy series "Bad Education." In 2014, along with her appearance in Doctor Who, she began producing comedy sketches for Wildseed Studios on YouTube.
Convention Guest Appearances
- (Re)Generation Who 2018 - March 23-25, 2018 in Baltimore, MD 2017
(Re)Generation Who 2017 - March 24-26, 2017 in Baltimore, MDCancelled Appearance 2016
- Chicago TARDIS 2016 - November 25-27, 2016 in Lombard, IL
- FanExpo Canada 2016 - September 1-4, 2016 in Toronto, ON, Canada
- London Film & Comic Con 2016 - July 29-31, 2016 in London, UK
- Fan Expo Dallas 2016 - June 3-5, 2016 in Dallas, TX
- MegaCon 2016 - May 26-29, 2016 in Orlando, FL
- Ottawa Comiccon 2016 - May 13-15, 2016 in Ottawa, ON, Canada
- Gallifrey One 2016 - February 12-14, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA 2015
- Doctor Who Festival 2015 - November 13-15, 2015 in London, UK
- TimeGate 2015 - May 22-24, 2015 in Atlanta, GA