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Reece Shearsmith is a Actor and Scenario Writer British born on 27 august 1969 at Kingston upon Hull (United-kingdom)

Reece Shearsmith

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Birth name Reeson Wayne Shearsmith
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 27 august 1969 (49 years) at Kingston upon Hull (United-kingdom)

Reeson Wayne "Reece" Shearsmith (born 27 August 1969) is an English actor, writer, comedian, producer, director, and magician. He created, wrote, and acted in the sitcom/sketch show The League of Gentlemen, along with fellow performers Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss, and Jeremy Dyson. He played over 30 characters. He and Pemberton also created, wrote, and acted in another award-winning series, Psychoville.

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Shearsmith and his wife, Jane, have two children together.

Usually with

Mark Gatiss
Mark Gatiss
(7 films)
Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg
(5 films)
Edgar Wright
Edgar Wright
(3 films)
Ben Wheatley
Ben Wheatley
(2 films)
Victoria Wood
Victoria Wood
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Reece Shearsmith (15 films)

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High-Rise
High-Rise (2015)
, 1h52
Directed by Ben Wheatley
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films based on science fiction novels
Actors Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, Reece Shearsmith
Roles Nathan Steele
Rating55% 2.799372.799372.799372.799372.79937
Un immeuble de grande hauteur, société en réduction que son concepteur, l'architecte Royal, a voulu parfaite, est le lieu où cette société dérape.
A Field in England, 1h30
Directed by Ben Wheatley
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Michael Smiley, Julian Barratt, Reece Shearsmith
Roles Whitehead
Rating63% 3.1513.1513.1513.1513.151
During a battle of the English Civil War, an alchemist's assistant named Whitehead flees from the strict Commander Trower. Whitehead meets Cutler and two army deserters, Jacob and Friend. Together they leave the battleground in search of an ale house. They encounter the Irishman O'Neill, a man whom Whitehead has been sent to apprehend for the theft of his master's works and literature. O'Neill quickly asserts authority over the group and tells them of a treasure hidden somewhere in a nearby field.
The World's End, 1h49
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about alcoholism, La fin du monde, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about religion, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan
Roles Collaborator
Rating69% 3.498233.498233.498233.498233.49823
Gary King (Simon Pegg), a middle-aged alcoholic, tracks down his estranged schoolfriends and persuades them to complete "the Golden Mile", a pub crawl encompassing the 12 pubs of their hometown of Newton Haven. The group attempted the crawl as teenagers, but failed to reach the final pub, The World's End.
An Adventure in Space and Time, 1h23
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about television
Actors David Bradley, Brian Cox, Reece Shearsmith, Jamie Glover, Jessica Raine, Sacha Dhawan
Roles Patrick Troughton
Rating82% 4.1437254.1437254.1437254.1437254.143725
In 1966, William Hartnell (David Bradley) is in his dressing room at the BBC. He insults a stagehand who calls him to the set, where the delay caused by his absence is noticed. Hartnell enters in costume, ready to film his last moments as the First Doctor and stands in front of the TARDIS console.
Burke & Hare, 1h31
Directed by John Landis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Black comedy
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Isla Fisher, Christopher Lee, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Curry
Roles Sergeant Mackenzie
Rating62% 3.100023.100023.100023.100023.10002
The film opens in Edinburgh. Narration by Angus the Hangman explains how the corpses of the hanged are transported to Dr. Robert Knox for dissection. Knox's rival, Dr. Alexander Monro, wants the steady supply of cadavers but is forced to rely on severed limbs for dissection. Monro's assistant Charles Darwin arrives with a forged letter directing that all corpses thenceforth must be sent to Monro. Angus tells Knox's assistant, Patterson, the news. Patterson delivers the message to Knox.
The First Men in the Moon, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction
Actors Rory Kinnear, Mark Gatiss, Julia Deakin, Philip Jackson, Ian Hallard, Reece Shearsmith
Roles Moon
Rating60% 3.0482853.0482853.0482853.0482853.048285
The film's setting begins in July 1969 as 90-year-old Julius Bedford (Rory Kinnear) tells young Jim (Alex Riddell) the story of how two men made the first journey to the Moon back in 1909. He relates that when he was a young man, he met Professor Cavor (Mark Gatiss) at Apuldram and learned that Cavor had invented 'Cavorite', a substance that blocked the force of gravity. He tells how he encouraged Cavor to think toward the profits his invention might bring, and how the two worked together to build a cast iron sphere that would fly them to the moon.
The Cottage, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Crime
Themes Serial killer films, Comedy horror films
Actors Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith, Steven O'Donnell, Jennifer Ellison, Dave Legeno, Steven Berkoff
Roles Peter
Rating61% 3.0505853.0505853.0505853.0505853.050585
Two brothers, David and Peter (Andy Serkis and Reece Shearsmith), kidnap Tracey (Jennifer Ellison), the stepdaughter of Arnie (Steven Berkoff), an underworld crime boss. After a heated conversation at the kitchen table, Peter and David retrieve the unconscious Tracey from the car trunk. As they try to get her upstairs Peter gets sidetracked by her chest not realizing that she has woken up. She headbutts him several times and Peter screams with pain. David manages to get her off him and has to fix Peter's now bloody and broken nose after tying her to the bed frame. The pair hold her for ransom in a secluded country cottage. Things begin to go wrong when Arnie's dimwitted son and stepbrother of Tracey, Andrew (Steve O'Donnell) delivers the ransom. Instead of money, the bag is filled with napkins. David and Peter realize that not only have they been deceived, but Arnie knew about Andrew's involvement in the scheme all along.
Free Jimmy
Free Jimmy (2006)
, 1h26
Origin Norvege
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Environmental films, Politique, Political films
Actors Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg, Phil Daniels, Emilia Fox, Kyle MacLachlan, Jay Simpson
Roles Ante (voice)
Rating60% 3.048163.048163.048163.048163.04816
The events of the original movie take place entirely in Norway; in the English-language version of the movie, the story begins in Britain, and ends up in Norway with the traveling circus.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1h48
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
Roles Additional Vogon Voices (as The League of Gentlemen)
Rating67% 3.3993853.3993853.3993853.3993853.399385
The film begins with a Broadway-style number "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish", sung by the dolphins of the world, who are aware of the Earth's impending doom. At the end, they all jump out of the oceans and into space, leaving Earth for good.
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse, 1h32
Directed by Steve Bendelack
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Time travel films
Actors Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith, Simon Pegg, Emily Woof, Michael Sheen, Bruno Langley
Roles Various Characters
Rating62% 3.101143.101143.101143.101143.10114
One night Jeremy Dyson calls the other members of The League of Gentlemen to talk about a new series idea he's had (everyone in Royston Vasey would wake up with a tail), however the other writers no longer wish to write the series and are keen to move on to new projects. Suddenly he is confronted by three of the more popular characters from the series; Papa Lazarou and the Tattsyrups. Dyson tries to make a run for it but falls off the edge of a cliff.
Shaun of the Dead, 1h35
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Romantic comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Comedy horror films, Dystopian films, Buddy films, Disaster films
Actors Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Bill Nighy
Roles Mark
Rating78% 3.94873.94873.94873.94873.9487
Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 29-year-old electronics shop salesman with no direction in life. His younger colleagues show him no respect, he has a strained relationship with his stepfather, Phillip (Bill Nighy), and a tense one with his housemate Pete (Peter Serafinowicz) because of Ed (Nick Frost), Shaun's other housemate and vulgar, unemployed best friend. Furthermore, Shaun's girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) dislikes their social life as they spend every date at the Winchester, Shaun and Ed's favourite pub. Because Shaun always brings Ed, Liz is always forced to bring her flatmates, David (Dylan Moran) and Dianne (Lucy Davis). After a bad day at work, Shaun forgets to book a table at a nice restaurant, and after suggesting the Winchester again Liz breaks up with him. Shaun drowns his sorrows with Ed at the Winchester. While celebrating at home, an enraged Pete — suffering from a bite wound caused by "some crackheads" — confronts Shaun on his flaws, telling him to sort his life out.
Birthday Girl, 1h33
Directed by Jez Butterworth
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Vincent Cassel, Mathieu Kassovitz, Stephen Mangan, Sally Phillips
Roles Porter
Rating60% 3.049713.049713.049713.049713.04971
John Buckingham (Ben Chaplin), a lonely St Albans bank clerk, orders a mail-order bride Nadia (Nicole Kidman) from Russia on the Internet. John is uncomfortable and shy, but Nadia is sexually bold. Though Nadia cannot speak English and John cannot speak Russian, they soon bond. Later on, a man she introduces as her cousin Yuri (Mathieu Kassovitz) and his friend Alexei (Vincent Cassel) turn up to celebrate her birthday. Alexei soon shows that he has a temper. After a violent altercation, Alexei holds Nadia hostage and demands a ransom from John. John has grown to care for Nadia and is forced to steal from the bank where he has worked for ten years. After the ransom is paid, he realises that he has been the victim of an elaborate con. Nadia, Yuri, and Alexei are criminals, and Alexei is actually Nadia's boyfriend.
This Year's Love, 1h48
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Dougray Scott, Jennifer Ehle, Ian Hart, Sophie Okonedo, Douglas Henshall, Emily Woof
Roles Tourist
Rating62% 3.149573.149573.149573.149573.14957
Dans le nord de Londres, la vie de six personnes approchant la trentaine et issues de classes sociales différents, qui vont se croiser pendant trois ans et ayant pour souhait de trouver la personne qui les comblera.
Auton (film series), 57minutes
Directed by Nicholas Briggs
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Michael Wade, Reece Shearsmith
Roles Dr. Daniel Matthews
Rating66% 3.3150653.3150653.3150653.3150653.315065
At a top secret UNIT facility known only as "the Warehouse", Dr Sally Arnold has been studying a Nestene energy unit with no results. As a last resort, she subjects the artifact to cosmic signals from UNIT's most powerful deep space scanning satellite. This causes a violent energy release that kills her assistant, Janice. The energy unit has disappeared.