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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.

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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.


Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''The Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.

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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''The Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''.''Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.


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-->''"And then there's this face thatís sort of clearly born to play witches and bitches."''

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* {{Expy}}: The Lady, an underworld fixer Gomez played on ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', had a similar appearance to Missy, many of the same mannerisms, and a name close enough in meaning to be considered a {{themed alias|es}}.


Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of the Master in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''The Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.

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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master Master]] in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''The Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.



* ComedicSociopathy: A recurring theme in her work: Sally Bobbins, Sue White, Isobel Pickwell....and UpToEleven with [[Series/DoctorWho Missy]], [[ClassicVillain of course]].

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* ComedicSociopathy: A recurring theme in her work: Sally Bobbins, Sue White, Isobel Pickwell....and UpToEleven with [[Series/DoctorWho [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters Missy]], [[ClassicVillain of course]].


* MsFanservice: She got a sexy BathtubScene in ''Series/TheBookGroup'' and in one episode of the web series ''Heather's American Medicine'' she could be seen wearing only a ModestyTowel.

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* MsFanservice: She got a sexy BathtubScene in ''Series/TheBookGroup'' ''Series/TheBookGroup'', a full-on nude scene in ''The Acid House'' and in one episode of the web series ''Heather's American Medicine'' she could be seen wearing only a ModestyTowel. Jack Davenport proposed to her after seeing her perform topless in the stage version of ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}''.

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* VillainousCheekbones: Up there with Creator/MadsMikkelsen.

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* MsFanservice: She got a sexy BathtubScene in ''Series/TheBookGroup'' and in one episode of the web series ''Heather's American Medicine'' she could be seen wearing only a ModestyTowel.


Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of the Master in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'' and the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.

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Michelle Gomez (born 21 April 1966) is a Scottish actress, though she currently resides in New York. She's best known as Missy, a [[GenderBender female incarnation]] of the Master in ''Series/DoctorWho''. Other TV roles include ''Series/TheBookGroup'' and ''Series/TheBookGroup'', the unforgettable Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.''Series/BadEducation'' and Mary Wardwell/Madame Satan in ''The Series/ChillingAdventuresOfSabrina''. She also played psychotic hospital administrator Sue White in ''Series/GreenWing''.


* DeadpanSnarker: Taken UpToEleven as headmistress Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.
* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: [[invoked]] Plays Missy; a cruel, mean and delightfully evil antagonist, yet in reality, she's kind, thoughtful and loves her fans.
* SadistTeacher: Her role as Miss Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.
* SpicyLatina: Demonstrated in her South American character in ''Series/TheBookGroup''.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Taken UpToEleven as headmistress Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.
* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: [[invoked]] Plays Missy; a cruel, mean and delightfully evil antagonist, yet in reality, she's kind, thoughtful and loves her fans.
* SadistTeacher: Her role as Miss Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.
* SpicyLatina: Demonstrated in her South American character in ''Series/TheBookGroup''.
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* SpicyLatina: Born in Glasgow to Spanish parents, she is a rare British example of this trope. Demonstrated in her South American character in ''Series/TheBookGroup''.

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* SpicyLatina: Born in Glasgow to Spanish parents, she is a rare British example of this trope. Demonstrated in her South American character in ''Series/TheBookGroup''.


* OverlyLongName: According to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-5nTruU8eU this]] video around the 1:56 mark, she seems to have one.


* DeadpanSnarker:
** Has occasionally been snarky sometimes, like in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPmSd9KuiUM this]] video, where she makes snide remarks about River's hair and the Master's earlier appearances.
** Taken UpToEleven as headmistress Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.

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* DeadpanSnarker:
** Has occasionally been snarky sometimes, like in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPmSd9KuiUM this]] video, where she makes snide remarks about River's hair and the Master's earlier appearances.
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DeadpanSnarker: Taken UpToEleven as headmistress Ms Pickwell in ''Series/BadEducation''.


* OlderThanTheyLook: She's over 50 years old!


* OlderThanTheyLook: She's almost 50 years old!

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* OlderThanTheyLook: She's almost over 50 years old!


She's currently married to fellow actor JackDavenport (from ''Series/{{Coupling}}'' and ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') since 2000 and also has a son, Harry, who was born in 2010.

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She's currently married to fellow actor JackDavenport Creator/JackDavenport (from ''Series/{{Coupling}}'' and ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') since 2000 and also has a son, Harry, who was born in 2010.

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