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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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Jul 17, 1946 In Annfield Plain, County Durham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Play of the Month 1965-10-19
Latest Project:
Pelicula Funny Cow 2018-04-20
Known For
Poster of The Stars Look Down
Poster of When I'm 64
Poster of Goodbye Cruel World
Poster of This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper
Pelicula Funny Cow Lenny 2018-04-20
Series Goodbye Cruel World Unknown 2017
Series When I'm 64 Unknown 2017
Series The Stars Look Down Unknown 2017
Pelicula Golden Years Sid 2016-04-29
Series Dark Angel George Stot 2016-10-31
Series Frontera Lord Benton 2016-11-06
Pelicula Dark Angel George Stott 2016-10-31
Series Penny Dreadful Vincent Brand 2014-05-11
Series A Passionate Woman 2010-04-11
Pelicula A Passionate Woman Donald 2010-04-11
Series Garrow's Law John Southouse 2009-11-01
Pelicula Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story Ernest Whitehouse 2008-05-27
Series Little Dorrit Ephraim Flintwinch 2008-10-26
Pelicula Little Dorrit Flintwinch 2008-10-26
Pelicula The Dinner Party Jim 2007-09-09
Pelicula Eragon Uncle Garrow 2006-12-14
Pelicula Millones Saint Peter 2005-04-08
Pelicula Oliver Twist Magistrate Fang 2005-09-23
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Pelicula Carrie's War Mr. Samuel Evans 2004-01-01
Pelicula Van Helsing Cardinal Jinette 2004-05-05
Series Carries War 2004-01-01
Pelicula Van Helsing: Misión en Londres Cardinal Jinetta ( voice ) 2004-05-11
Pelicula When I'm Sixty-four Jim 2004-08-04
Pelicula Paradise Found Camille Pissarro 2003-01-01
Series New Tricks Unknown 2003-03-27
Pelicula Todo es por amor David 2003-01-10
Pelicula Between the Sheets Peter Delany 2003-11-17
Series Between The Sheets 2003-11-17
Pelicula Sparkhouse 2002-08-31
Series Sparkhouse Richard Bolton 2002-09-01
Series Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years 2001-02-02
Pelicula Unknown George Mole 2001-02-02
Series Messiah DCI Charlie McIntyre 2001-05-26
Pelicula El Regreso De La Momia Baltus Hafez 2001-04-28
Pelicula Score George 2001-06-05
Series Bedtime 2001-08-28
Pelicula Strictly Sinatra Bill 2001-06-29
Series This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield 2000-01-26
Pelicula Las flores de Harrison Samuel Brubeck 2000-09-23
Pelicula This Is Personal: The Hunt For The Yorkshire Ripper Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield 2000-01-26
Pelicula With or Without You Sammy 1999-09-10
Pelicula G:MT Greenwich Mean Time Uncle Henry 1999-10-01
Pelicula David Copperfield Dan Peggotty 1999-12-25
Pelicula Sleepy Hollow High Constable 1999-11-18
Pelicula Oliver Twist Mr. Fleming 1999-11-28
Series In the Red 1998-05-26
Pelicula Les Misérables: The Dream Cast in Concert Thénardier 1998-11-17
Pelicula El santo Inspector Teal 1997-04-03
Series Underworld 1997-11-04
Pelicula Underworld 1997-11-04
Pelicula Our Friends in the North Austin Donohue 1996-01-13
Series Our Friends in the North 1996-01-15
Pelicula Brazen Hussies Jimmy Hardcastle 1996-11-30
Pelicula Breaking the Code Mick Ross 1996-09-17
Series Historias de la cripta Unknown 1995-05-01
Pelicula Braveheart Mornay 1995-05-24
Pelicula Unknown Mickey 1995-12-27
Pelicula Una insólita aventura Vernon 1995-07-21
Pelicula Les Misérables: 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall Thenardier 1995-10-14
Pelicula Doggin' Around Charlie Foster 1994-10-16
Pelicula Belleza Negra Reuben Smith 1994-07-29
Pelicula MacGyver hacia el día del juicio final Capshaw 1994-11-24
Pelicula Goggle Eyes Gerald 'Goggle Eyes' Faulkner 1993-03-24
Pelicula Segundo sangriento Thrasher 1992-05-01
Pelicula Blue Ice 1992-10-09
Pelicula Juego de patriotas Owens 1992-06-04
Pelicula Murder in Eden Sgt. McGing 1991-07-19
Series Murder in Eden Sgt. McGing 1991-07-19
Pelicula Stanley and the Women Rufus Hilton 1991-11-28
Pelicula The Widowmaker Dad 1990-01-01
Pelicula Cazador blanco, corazón negro Ralph Lockhart 1990-09-14
Pelicula Rosas blancas 1989-01-01
Series El Cuentacuentos Unknown 1988-05-15
Pelicula Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire 1987-01-02
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Pelicula Number One 1985-03-01
Pelicula Krull Torquil 1983-07-29
Pelicula The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-01-01
Series The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-11-07
Pelicula Get Lost! Neville Keaton 1981-06-11
Series Get Lost! 1981-06-12
Pelicula Fear of God Trahearne 1980-02-26
Pelicula All Day on the Sands 1979-02-24
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Pelicula Un puente lejano Cpl. Davies 1977-06-15
Series A Sharp Intake of Breath 1977-07-28
Pelicula Los duelistas Lacourbe 1977-08-31
Pelicula Our Day Out Mr. Briggs 1977-12-12
Pelicula The Likely Lads 1976-02-01
Series The New Avengers Unknown 1976-10-22
Series Unknown Unknown 1975-01-02
Pelicula Days of Hope Billy Shepherd 1975-09-11
Series Father Brown Unknown 1974-09-26
Pelicula The 14 Tommy 1973-06-15
Series Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Unknown 1973-01-09
Series Thriller Unknown 1973-03-14
Pelicula Asesino implacable Keith 1971-03-03
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19