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Daniel Mays is a Actor British born on 31 march 1978 at Epping (United-kingdom)

Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays
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Birth name Daniel Alan Mays
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 31 march 1978 (40 years) at Epping (United-kingdom)

Daniel Alan Mays (born 31 March 1978) is an English actor.

Biography

Mays has a young son, Mylo Burton-Mays, and lives in Crouch End, North London. A keen football fan, he is a supporter of Leyton Orient.

Best films

Vera Drake (2004)
(Actor)

Usually with

Eddie Marsan
Eddie Marsan
(4 films)
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Sally Hawkins
(4 films)
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Eran Creevy
(2 films)
Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Daniel Mays (28 films)

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Actor

Dad's Army
Dad's Army (2016)

Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Military humor in film, Political films
Actors Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy, Toby Jones, Tom Courtenay, Bill Paterson, Daniel Mays
Roles Private Walker
Rating51% 2.597112.597112.597112.597112.59711
En 1944, alors que la Seconde Guerre mondiale touche à sa fin, un groupe de soldats de la Home Guard, mené par le Capitaine Mainwaring (Toby Jones), et basé à Walmington-on-Sea, accumule les déboires. C'est alors que la journaliste Rose Winters (Catherine Zeta-Jones) arrive en ville pour écrire un article sur ce petit groupe de soldats. Parallèlement, on apprend qu'un espion nazi sévit dans les environs.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2h13
Directed by Gareth Edwards
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed
Roles Tivik
Rating77% 3.8972153.8972153.8972153.8972153.897215
L'univers de Star Wars tourne autour des tentatives de séparation d'un groupe favorable à un empire de la République galactique. Pour ce faire, les séparatistes entraînent des dirigeants de la République dans des affaires ingérables grâce aux manigances du Chancelier Suprême Palpatine, qui dit servir la démocratie tout en étant favorable à un empire. Pour maintenir la paix en place, les Jedi combattent les ennemis de la République, mais ceux-ci doivent faire face aux Seigneurs Sith (dont Palpatine est membre, sous le nom de Dark Sidious), tous sont sensibles à la Force, une capacité d'origine physiologique qui permet à leurs détenteurs d'acquérir certains pouvoirs surnaturels.
The Infiltrator, 2h7
Directed by Brad Furman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Historical, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, Yul Vazquez, John Leguizamo, Elena Anaya
Roles Frankie
Rating69% 3.497023.497023.497023.497023.49702
During the 1980s, DEA agent Robert Mazur uses his undercover alias "Bob Musella" to become a pivotal player for drug lords cleaning their dirty cash. Later, he infiltrates the world's largest cartels and helps discover the money-laundering organization of drug lord Pablo Escobar.
The Limehouse Golem, 1h45
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Bill Nighy, Eddie Marsan, Adam Brown, María Valverde
Roles George Flood
Rating62% 3.1464253.1464253.1464253.1464253.146425
A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical so-called Golem – must be responsible.
Victor Frankenstein, 1h50
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Freddie Fox, Charles Dance
Roles Barnaby
Rating59% 2.9966552.9966552.9966552.9966552.996655
Told from Igor's perspective, it shows the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Victor Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man who created the legend we know today. The two's experiments eventually get them into trouble with the authorities and they are near to becoming fugitives as they complete their goals to use science to create life, with Frankenstein's ultimate endgame of creating a man.
Common
Common (2014)
, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Michelle Fairley, Nico Mirallegro, Michael Gambon, Susan Lynch, Daniel Mays, Jodhi May
Roles Tommy Ward
Rating72% 3.639223.639223.639223.639223.63922
Johnjo O'Shea is an ordinary 17-year-old, with the exception that he is a hemophiliac. He is asked to give a few friends of his older brother a lift in his brother's car, so that they can visit a pizza takeaway. Johnjo is unaware that one of his passengers has been tipped off by a friend who runs that shift at the pizza place that an adversary is about to enter, and the real reason for wanting a lift is to get there quickly to confront him. One of the other boys starts an argument with a bystander (Tommy Ward), and stabs him, fatally. The drama then follows the police and legal procedures, as well as the conflicts between family members, the boys involved and the community. Although he and his family consider him to be an innocent bystander, he ends up in court charged as an accessory to murder, under the doctrine of common purpose, the "common" of the film's title, which may also make reference to the view that segments of society might take of the working class youths involved.
Welcome to the Punch, 1h35
Directed by Eran Creevy
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors David Morrissey, James McAvoy, Mark Strong, Andrea Riseborough, Peter Mullan, Elyes Gabel
Roles Nathan Bartnick
Rating60% 3.0483753.0483753.0483753.0483753.048375
Welcome To The Punch relates the story of a former English criminal Jacob Sternwood (Strong), who comes out of hiding in Iceland, in an effort to save his son when a heist goes wrong. Sternwood is the one man that London detective Max Lewinsky (McAvoy) has always been after. During their cat-and-mouse game, the two become unlikely allies, working together to expose a deeper conspiracy. Solve it, they live; fail, they die.
Byzantium
Byzantium (2012)
, 1h58
Directed by Neil Jordan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Vampires in film, Films based on plays, Erotic thriller films
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller, Daniel Mays, Caleb Landry Jones
Roles Noel
Rating64% 3.248273.248273.248273.248273.24827
In 2010 an old man picks up a discarded note dropped by teenage vampire Eleanor Webb, who has taken to writing her life story but then throwing the individual pages to the wind. Realising what she is, the old man invites Eleanor to his house, and tells her that he is ready for death. Eleanor proceeds to kill him and consume his blood. Elsewhere, Eleanor's mother, Clara, is chased from the lap-dancing club where she has been working by Werner, a member of the vampiric Brethren, who demands to know where Eleanor is. Clara decapitates Werner, burns his body and leaves town with her daughter.
Treasure Island (2012 TV miniseries), 3h
Directed by Steve Barron
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Films about disabilities
Actors Toby Regbo, Eddie Izzard, Rupert Penry-Jones, Daniel Mays, Philip Glenister, Donald Sutherland
Roles Dr. Livesey
Rating62% 3.1486953.1486953.1486953.1486953.148695
Young Jim Hawkins (Toby Regbo) discovers a map to a legendary island of treasure belonging to the infamous Captain Flint (Donald Sutherland), and embarks on a journey abroad the ship Hispaniola to find it, however, the enigmatic Long John Silver (Eddie Izzard) and crew have other plans.
The Adventures of Tintin, 1h47
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about alcoholism, Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Films about dogs, Tintin films, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Cary Elwes, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
Roles Allan / Pirate Flunky #1 (voice)
Rating72% 3.646313.646313.646313.646313.64631
Young journalist Tintin and his dog Snowy are browsing in an outdoor market in Brussels, Belgium. Tintin buys a miniature model of a ship, the Unicorn, but is then accosted by Barnaby and Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, who both unsuccessfully try to buy the model from Tintin. Tintin takes the ship home, but it is accidentally broken, resulting in a parchment scroll slipping out of the model and rolling under a piece of furniture. Meanwhile, detectives Thomson and Thompson are on the trail of a pickpocket, Aristides Silk. Tintin, later finds that the Unicorn has been stolen. He then visits Sakharine in Marlinspike Hall and accuses him of the theft when he sees a miniature model of the Unicorn, but when he notices that Sakharine's model is not broken, he realizes that there are two Unicorn models. Once Tintin returns home, Snowy shows him the scroll. Moments later, Barnaby arrives at Tintin's residence, but is fatally shot and killed. After reading an old message written on it, Tintin puts the scroll in his wallet, but it is stolen by Silk the next morning.
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, 1h49
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Emma Thompson, Rhys Ifans, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Asa Butterfield, Ewan McGregor, Maggie Smith
Roles Blenkinsop
Rating61% 3.0500553.0500553.0500553.0500553.050055
On a farm during World War II, while her husband is away at war, Isabel Green is driven to her wits end by her hectic life. Between trying to keep the family farm up and running and her job in the village shop, run by the slightly mad Mrs. Docherty, she also has three boisterous children to look after, Norman, Megsie, and Vincent. When her children's two wealthy cousins, Cyril and Celia, also then come to live with them, Isabel requires childcare help.
Made in Dagenham, 1h53
Directed by Nigel Cole
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough
Roles Eddie O'Grady
Rating71% 3.596343.596343.596343.596343.59634
Rita O'Grady (a fictional character) leads the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, where female workers walk out in protest against sexual discrimination, demanding equal pay. The strike is successful and leads to the Equal Pay Act 1970.
Red Riding
Red Riding (2009)
, 4h55
Directed by James Marsh, Anand Tucker, Julian Jarrold
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, David Morrissey, Rebecca Hall, John Henshaw, Mark Addy
Rating70% 3.549493.549493.549493.549493.54949
La trilogie présente l'évolution de divers enquêteurs autour de meurtres en série sur fond de corruption.
Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody (2009)
, 2h21
Directed by Jaco Van Dormael
Origin Belgique
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about altered memories, Space adventure films, Medical-themed films, Time travel films, Mars in film, Films set in the future, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Alternate history films, Space opera
Actors Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh-Dan Pham, Rhys Ifans, Natasha Little
Roles Young Journalist
Rating78% 3.9499153.9499153.9499153.9499153.949915
In the year 2092, Nemo Nobody is a 117-year-old man, the last mortal on Earth. Humanity has conquered mortality through the endless renewal of cells, living in a shining future accompanied by their stem cell compatible pigs. The world watches in fascination as Mr. Nobody edges towards death, curious to know of life before quasi-immortality. Nemo says that he remembers nothing about his past and a psychiatrist, Dr. Feldheim, tries to make him recall memories through hypnosis while other memories are told to a journalist. Nemo spits out contradictory pieces as he is prodded, and no one is sure what happened and what did not. He is an enigma, often thinking that he is only 34 years old with no traceable record of his life. He recounts his life at three primary points: at age nine when his parents divorce, at age fifteen when he fell in love, and at age thirty-four as an adult. All three unfold into their many possible outcomes.
Shifty
Shifty (2009)
, 1h25
Directed by Eran Creevy
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Nitin Chandra Ganatra, Francesca Annis, Jay Simpson
Roles Chris
Rating64% 3.2478153.2478153.2478153.2478153.247815
After four years, Chris returns to where he grew up, it seems at first to attend a party, but his real motive is to catch up with his old buddy, Shifty who he left behind. Whilst away, Chris has settled into responsible adult life, with a mortgage and a good job, but he is shocked to discover that Shifty has been dealing cocaine for some time, supplied by the double dealing Glen.