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Mark Ryan - Gates

The Walrus' Quartermaster, elected representative of the crew's interests and a check on the power of the ship's captain.

Gates is by far the most senior member of the crew; he is loyal to Flint to a fault and is very much aware he's playing a younger man's game.

Actor Trivia

  • Worked with Black Sails Exec Prod Michael Bay on "Transformers" (2007) as the voice of Bumblebee
  • Former Member of the British Army’s Intelligence Corps & Licensed as a private investigator in the US
  • Trained Keira Knightley and Clive Owen in sword fighting for "King Arthur" (2004)