Mark Curry was born in Stafford, England in 1961, where he attended the Jean Pearce School of Dancing from the age of 10. At age seven, Curry appeared on Junior Showtime where he was a regular performer for five years. He also appeared in television pantomime, Babes in the Woods, alongside Susan Maughan and Bonnie Langford. He then played Oscar in Bugsy Malone.
In the early 1980s, Curry joined the Harrogate Theatre Company, after which he co-hosted the series Get Set For Summer on BBC One, which later became The Saturday Picture Show. In 1986, Curry joined children’s TV programme Blue Peter, where he was a presenter alongside co-hosts Janet Ellis, Peter Duncan,Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.
In the theatre world, Curry has been in The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre and later starred in the centenary show of Charley’s Aunt. He also appeared in Talent in 2009, playing The Comere. He also appeared in Victor/Victoria and Company, both at Southwark Playhouse.