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Clive Russell is a Actor British born on 7 december 1945 at Reeth (United-kingdom)

Clive Russell

Clive Russell
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 7 december 1945 (78 years) at Reeth (United-kingdom)

Clive Russell (born 7 December 1945) is a British actor.

Biography

Clive Russell was born in Reeth, England and brought up in Fife, Scotland.

He is a familiar face on British television and has appeared in numerous television series including Boys from the Blackstuff (as a policeman), Hope and Glory, Neverwhere, Great Expectations, The Mists of Avalon, Heartburn Hotel, Roughnecks, Monarch of the Glen, Waking the Dead, Silent Witness, Rockface, Spaced, Still Game, Cracker as Robbie Coltrane's brother, Happiness and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. From 2005 to 2006 Russell played Phil Nail in ITV's Coronation Street.

In Margaret's Museum, a highly acclaimed motion picture, he starred opposite Helena Bonham Carter as the Gaelic-speaking Neil Currie. Russell's other film credits include Festival, Ladies in Lavender, King Arthur, Made of Honor, Lecture 21, The 13th Warrior and The Wolfman.

Recently he has been seen playing Jock in the third series of the BBC's Jam and Jerusalem, in Merlin as "Bayard, King of Mercia" and Hotel Babylon as an artist forced to fake his own death when he is in debt.

He made an appearance in the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes as Captain Tanner, and reprised the role in the film's 2011 sequel. He also appeared in the 2010 film The Wolfman as MacQueen.

In 2012, he was cast as Brynden "The Blackfish" Tully in the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones He played Inspector Frederick Abberline in BBC One's Ripper Street (2012). He has been cast to play Tyr in the live-action film Thor: The Dark World.

Best films

The 13th Warrior (1999)
(Actor)

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Eddie Marsan
(7 films)
Tony Curran
Tony Curran
(5 films)
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Hans Zimmer
(4 films)
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Stan Lee
(1 films)
Peter Miles
Peter Miles
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Clive Russell (38 films)

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Actor

The Last Duel
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Historical
Actors Jodie Comer, Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Ben Affleck, Marton Csokas, Harriet Walter
Roles King's Uncle
Rating74% 3.700333.700333.700333.700333.70033
Au XIV siècle dans le royaume de France, un chevalier, de retour après une expédition militaire, retrouve son épouse. Celle-ci accuse l'écuyer, et vieil ami du chevalier, de l'avoir violée. L'écuyer se dit innocent. Un « procès par le combat » est décidé entre le chevalier et l'écuyer, pour déterminer la vérité. Si le mari perd le duel, la femme sera également brûlée vive pour fausse accusation.
Outlaw King, 2h1
Directed by David Mackenzie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Actors Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Stephen Dillane, Tony Curran, Alastair Mackenzie
Roles Lord Mackinnon of Skye
Rating68% 3.449293.449293.449293.449293.44929
Au XIV siècle, Robert de Brus devient le premier roi d’Écosse, après avoir mené son pays à l'indépendance face aux Anglais. Il va cependant devoir lutter pour reprendre le pouvoir après avoir été fait hors-la-loi par le roi d'Angleterre, qui lui a pris la couronne écossaise.
Their Finest
Directed by Lone Scherfig
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films
Actors Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Jake Lacy
Roles Mr. Starling (uncredited)
Rating67% 3.3987753.3987753.3987753.3987753.398775
Set during the World War II in early 1940s, about some filmmakers try to make a patriotic film to boost morale of British army during The Blitz.
Their Finest, 1h50
Directed by Lone Scherfig
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Romance
Actors Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Rachael Stirling, Richard E. Grant
Roles Mr. Starling (uncredited)
Rating67% 3.3986653.3986653.3986653.3986653.398665
En plein Blitz de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton), un personnage inspiré de l’histoire vraie de Diana Morgan, est recrutée comme scénariste par le service de propagande britannique. Elle assiste le prolifique scénariste Tom Buckley (Sam Claflin) au sein d'une équipe de cinéma chargée de réaliser un long métrage à succès pour remonter le moral de la population, notamment des femmes, et afin de favoriser l’entrée en guerre des États-Unis. Alors que Londres subit d'incessants bombardements, elle doit, malgré les drames et les difficultés dans sa vie personnelle, s’affirmer dans ce monde d’hommes, pour faire aboutir ce projet imposé et y mettre du talent.
The Young Messiah, 1h51
Directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Historical
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about children, Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Portrayals of Jesus in film
Actors Sean Bean, David Bradley, Jonathan Bailey, David Burke, Isabelle Adriani, Jane Lapotaire
Roles Weer
Rating57% 2.861322.861322.861322.861322.86132
At the age of 7, when Jesus returns from Egypt to his home in Nazareth with his family, he discovers the truth about his life.
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 Prison Warden
Rating62% 3.149013.149013.149013.149013.14901
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.
Mary, Queen of Scots, 2h
Origin Suisse
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Sean Biggerstaff, Aneurin Barnard, Edward Hogg, Mehdi Dehbi, Tony Curran, Roxane Duran
Roles Douglas
Rating54% 2.701082.701082.701082.701082.70108
Mary, Queen of Scots, awaits her execution by order of Queen Elizabeth I of England. Mary composes a letter to Elizabeth, to whom she feels a close kinship as her cousin and a fellow female monarch. Through flashback, Mary narrates to Elizabeth the events of her life, starting from her birth in Scotland to the French Mary of Guise, who sends her to France as a child for her protection.
Thor: The Dark World, 1h52
Directed by Alan Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Monde imaginaire, Films based on mythology, Transport films, Sur une planète fictive, Superhero films, Films set in the Viking Age, Films based on Norse mythology, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston
Roles Tyr
Rating67% 3.396923.396923.396923.396923.39692
Eons ago, Bor, father of Odin, clashes with the Dark Elf Malekith, who seeks to destroy the universe using a weapon known as the Aether. After conquering Malekith's forces, including enhanced warriors called the Kursed, on their home world of Svartalfheim, Bor safeguards the Aether within a stone column. Unbeknownst to Bor, Malekith, his lieutenant Algrim, and a handful of Dark Elves escape into suspended animation.
Outpost: Black Sun, 1h41
Directed by Steve Barker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Action, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Richard Coyle, Clive Russell, Catherine Steadman, Daniel Caltagirone, Julian Wadham, Michael Byrne
Roles Marius
Rating49% 2.4527552.4527552.4527552.4527552.452755
Nazi-hunter Lena (Catherine Steadman) is on the trail of a notorious war-criminal scientist, Klausener, who at the close of World War II had begun trials of a frightening new technology that can create an immortal army. Lena's hunt leads her to a war zone in Eastern Europe (although the exact location is never mentioned, maps clearly show former Yugoslavia). There she runs into an acquaintance, a physicist, Wallace (Richard Coyle). He encourages her to stop her search because he knows what is coming and she refuses. So, pooling resources, they end up helping a professional military unit they meet take on the advancing army, the product of Klausener's experiments, a battalion of zombie Nazi Storm Troopers. Lena, Wallace, and the unit aim to identify the source of the evil army and prevent a Fourth Reich.
The Wicker Tree, 1h30
Directed by Robin Hardy
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality
Actors Graham McTavish, Jacqueline Leonard, Honeysuckle Weeks, Clive Russell, Christopher Lee, Keith Warwick
Roles Beame
Rating38% 1.907351.907351.907351.907351.90735
Beth is a successful pop singer and a devout evangelical Christian from Texas, United States. She and her fiance Steve both wear purity rings, and belong to a group known as the "Cowboys for Christ", who travel to "heathen areas" of the world to preach Christianity. The Reverend Moriarty (James Mapes) sends them off to travel to Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to save some souls once there. However, they are shocked when they receive a very negative reception, Beth even being set upon by a large dog.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, 2h9
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Steampunk films, Buddy films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry, Kelly Reilly
Roles Captain Tanner
Rating73% 3.697273.697273.697273.697273.69727
In 1891, Irene Adler delivers a package to Herr Dr. Hoffmanstahl; payment for a letter he was to deliver. Hoffmanstahl opens the package, triggering a hidden bomb that is prevented from detonating by the intervention of Sherlock Holmes. Holmes takes the letter while Adler and Hoffmanstahl escape. Holmes finds Hoffmanstahl assassinated moments later. Adler meets with Professor Moriarty to explain the events, but Moriarty poisons and kills her — deeming her position compromised by her love for Holmes.
The Wolfman, 1h43
Directed by Joe Johnston
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Historical
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Geraldine Chaplin, Elizabeth Croft
Roles MacQueen
Rating58% 2.900452.900452.900452.900452.90045
In 1891, Ben Talbot is confronted by a fierce creature in the Blackmoor woods. He tries to escape, but is killed by the beast.
Sherlock Holmes, 2h8
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Buddy films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., William Hope, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly
Roles Captain Tanner
Rating75% 3.7960153.7960153.7960153.7960153.796015
In 1891, London detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) and his partner and flatmate Dr. John Watson (Jude Law) race to prevent the ritual murder of a woman by Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong), who has killed five other young women similarly. They stop the murder before Inspector Lestrade (Eddie Marsan) and the police arrive to arrest Blackwood.
Book of Blood, 1h40
Directed by Clive Barker, John Harrison
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Jonas Armstrong, Sophie Ward, Doug Bradley, Clive Russell, Simon Bamford, James (Jimmy) Watson
Roles Wyburd
Rating52% 2.603432.603432.603432.603432.60343
A hooded, disfigured young man is eating at a diner, being watched by a stranger. The stranger is Wyburd (Clive Russell), who has been stalking the young man, Simon (Jonas Armstrong). Wyburd convinces Simon to join him in his truck, where Simon passes out and awakens strapped to a table. Wyburd offers him a choice: a slow death, or a quick and clean death by telling the story of the Book of Blood, a series of scars and inscriptions carved on Simon from head to toe. Opting for a clean death, Simon reveals his story.
Dead Man Running, 1h32
Directed by Alex De Rakoff
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Blake Ritson, 50 Cent, Monet Mazur, Esmé Bianco
Roles McClintoch
Rating59% 2.9993652.9993652.9993652.9993652.999365
After an increasing number of his clients fail to make good on their payments, Mr. Thigo (Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson) decides to take matters into his own hands, travelling to London to make an example of debtor Nick (Tamer Hassan). Thigo gives Nick just 24 hours to pay back the £100,000 he owes, and, just to make sure, Thigo holds Nick's wheelchair-using mother (Brenda Blethyn) hostage. Since Nick is already financially challenged, he is forced to be creative in order to come up with the money. At the same time, Thigo sabotages Nick's efforts in order to be sure that he can make an example of Nick to the other debtors.