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Alun Armstrong

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alun Armstrong (born 17 July 1946) is a prolific English character actor. Armstrong grew up in County Durham in North East England. He first became interested in acting through Shakespeare productions at his grammar school. Since his career began in the early 1970s, he has played, in his words, "the full spectrum of characters from the grotesque to musicals... I always play very colourful characters, often a bit crazy, despotic, psychotic." His numerous credits include six different Dickens adaptations and seven series as eccentric ex-detective Brian Lane in New Tricks. Armstrong is also an accomplished stage actor who spent nine years with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He originated the role of Thénardier in the London production of Les Misérables and he won an Olivier Award for playing the title role in Sweeney Todd. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alun Armstrong (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 17, 1946 In Annfield Plain, County Durham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
67
First Appeared:
In the series Monty Python's Flying Circus 1969-10-05
Latest Project:
movie Funny Cow 2018-04-20
Known For
Poster of Van Helsing
Poster of This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper
Poster of California Dreams
Filmography
Movie Funny Cow Lenny 2018-04-20
Series Prime Suspect 1973 Clifford Bentley 2017-03-02
Movie Dark Angel George Stott 2016-10-31
Movie Golden Years Sid 2016-04-29
Series Dark Angel George Stot 2016-10-31
Series Frontier Lord Benton 2016-11-06
Series Penny Dreadful Vincent Brand 2014-05-11
Series You're the Best, Lee Soon Shin Flintwinch 2013-03-09
Movie A Passionate Woman Donald 2010-04-11
Series Garrow's Law John Southouse 2009-11-01
Movie Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story Ernest Whitehouse 2008-05-27
Series Little Dorrit Ephraim Flintwinch 2008-10-26
Movie Boy A 2007-10-28
Movie Shrek the Halls Unknown 2007-11-28
Movie Eragon Uncle Garrow 2006-12-14
Series Dante's Cove Baltus Hafez 2005-10-07
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Movie Carrie's War Mr. Samuel Evans 2004-01-01
Movie When I'm Sixty-four Jim 2004-08-04
Movie Van Helsing Cardinal Jinette 2004-05-05
Movie Dreamcatcher Unknown 2003-03-21
Movie It's All About Love David 2003-01-10
Series New Tricks Unknown 2003-03-27
Series Marusa!! Thénardier 2003-04-08
Series Between The Sheets 2003-11-17
Movie Between the Sheets Peter Delany 2003-11-17
Movie Sparkhouse 2002-08-31
Series Sparkhouse Richard Bolton 2002-09-01
Movie Strictly Sinatra Bill 2001-06-29
Movie Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years George Mole 2001-02-02
Series This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield 2000-01-26
Movie This Is Personal: The Hunt For The Yorkshire Ripper Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield 2000-01-26
Movie Harrison's Flowers Samuel Brubeck 2000-09-23
Movie With or Without You Sammy 1999-09-10
Movie G:MT Greenwich Mean Time Uncle Henry 1999-10-01
Movie David Copperfield Dan Peggotty 1999-12-25
Movie Oliver Twist Mr. Fleming 1999-11-28
Movie The Saint Inspector Teal 1997-04-03
Movie Our Friends in the North Austin Donohue 1996-01-13
Series Our Friends in the North 1996-01-15
Movie Breaking the Code Mick Ross 1996-09-17
Movie Brazen Hussies Jimmy Hardcastle 1996-11-30
Movie Braveheart Mornay 1995-05-24
Movie An Awfully Big Adventure Vernon 1995-07-21
Movie Sorry About Last Night Mickey 1995-12-27
Movie Les Misérables: 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall Thenardier 1995-10-14
Movie Black Beauty Reuben Smith 1994-07-29
Movie Doggin' Around Charlie Foster 1994-10-16
Movie Goggle Eyes Gerald 'Goggle Eyes' Faulkner 1993-03-24
Movie Patriot Games Owens 1992-06-04
Movie Split Second Thrasher 1992-05-01
Series California Dreams Magistrate Fang 1992-09-12
Movie Stanley and the Women Rufus Hilton 1991-11-28
Movie The Widowmaker Dad 1990-01-01
Movie Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire 1987-01-02
Movie Number One 1985-03-01
Movie The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-01-01
Movie Savaal 1981-06-01
Movie Get Lost! Neville Keaton 1981-06-11
Series Get Lost! 1981-06-12
Movie All Day on the Sands 1979-02-24
Movie A Bridge Too Far Cpl. Davies 1977-06-15
Movie The Duellists Lacourbe 1977-08-31
Movie Our Day Out Mr. Briggs 1977-12-12
Series Good Heavens Saint Peter 1976-02-29
Movie Days of Hope Billy Shepherd 1975-09-11
Series Monty Python's Flying Circus Torquil 1969-10-05