Mark Womack

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Mark Edward Womack (born 9 January 1961)[1] is an English actor, known for starring in Liverpool 1, Sorted and Willy Russell's Dancin thru' The Dark. In 2020, he appeared in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale as DI Mark Malone.

Mark Womack
Mark Edward Womack

(1961-01-09) 9 January 1961 (age 60)
Liverpool, England
Years active1988–present
TelevisionLiverpool 1
Murphy's Law
Mary Therese McGoldrick
(m. 1995; div. 1997)

(m. 2009; separated 2018)

Personal lifeEdit

Womack was born in Liverpool in 1961, eldest son of Frances (née Dean)[citation needed] and Tom Womack. He has a younger brother Paul and a younger sister Louise.

He attended high school in Childwall, Liverpool, and later attended RADA, London.[2]

Womack married Mary Therese McGoldrick in 1995. They had one son together, Michael (b. 1995) before their 1997 divorce.[citation needed] Womack soon began a relationship with his married Liverpool 1 costar Samantha Janus. Janus' marriage ended in divorce in 1998, and she and Womack married on 16 May 2009.[3] They have two children together, both born in Westminster, London: son Benjamin Thomas (b. February 2001) and daughter Lili-Rose (b. March 2005).[4] In August 2020, Janus announced that she and Womack had quietly separated in 2018; yet are still living together in the same house with their children.[5]



Year Title Role Director Notes
1990 Dancin' Thru the Dark Eddie Ainsworth Mike Ockrent See also
1993 A Question of Guilt Ryan Stuart Orme
2010 Route Irish Fergus Ken Loach
2010 I Against I Joseph Carmichael
2013 Uwantme2killhim Marks Dad Andrew Douglas
2014 One Night in Istanbul Tony Fitz James Marquand
2016 Between Two Worlds Joe James Marquand


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Piece of Cake Moke' Miller
1991 Kinsey Eddie
1993 Scene Danny Documentary series
1993 Crime Story Graham Young
1995 Hearts and Minds Archie
1998–1999 Liverpool 1 DC Mark Callaghan
2000 Playing the Field Jason Pratt
2003–2004 Merseybeat DI Pete Hammond
2005 Murphy's Law David Callard
2011 The Runaway Eamonn Docherty
2013 Silent Witness Tom Hancock Episode: "Legacy"
2014 Babylon Hopwood Recurring role
2015 Vera Billy Reeves Episode: "Muddy Waters"
2020 Emmerdale DI Mark Malone Series regular
2021 Jimmy McGovern's Moving On Ian Keane Episode: "Wedding Day"


  1. ^[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Mark Womack Archived 2010-01-06 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Samantha Janus marries Mark Womack". Now magazine. 18 May 2009.
  4. ^ "Samantha Womack".
  5. ^ "Ex-EE star Samantha Womack confirms split from Emmerdale's Mark Womack". Digital Spy. 24 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.

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