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David Threlfall is a Actor British born on 12 october 1953

David Threlfall

David Threlfall
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 12 october 1953 (65 years)

David Threlfall (born 12 October 1953) is an English stage, film and television actor and director. He plays Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's series Shameless. He has also directed several episodes of the show. In April 2014, he portrayed comedian Tommy Cooper in a television film entitled Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This. In 2014, he starred alongside Jude Law in the thriller Black Sea.

Biography

Threlfall has been married to Bosnian actress Brana Bajic since 1995. They met in 1994, whilst working on The Count of Monte Cristo at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

David has said that despite his Shameless character being a chain smoker, in real life he is a non-smoker who has a dislike for nicotine.

Usually with

Peter Weir
Peter Weir
(1 films)
John Shrapnel
John Shrapnel
(3 films)
Edgar Wright
Edgar Wright
(1 films)
Ian McNeice
Ian McNeice
(3 films)
Victoria Wood
Victoria Wood
(1 films)
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Filmography of David Threlfall (22 films)

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Actor

Black Sea
Black Sea (2014)
, 1h55
Directed by Kevin Macdonald
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Underwater action films, Submarine films
Actors Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Jodie Whittaker, Ben Mendelsohn, Constantin Khabenski, Karl Davies
Roles Peters
Rating63% 3.1990053.1990053.1990053.1990053.199005
Robinson (Jude Law), a veteran captain of under-sea salvage who is recently divorced and estranged from his young son, receives news that he is to be made redundant. He receives £8,000 for his services and is asked to clean his desk and leave the premises.
Nowhere Boy, 1h37
Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, David Morrissey
Roles George Toogood Smith
Rating71% 3.551093.551093.551093.551093.55109
The drama tells the story of John Lennon's teenage years from 1955 to 1960.
Elizabeth: The Golden Age, 1h54
Directed by Shekhar Kapur
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Rhys Ifans, Jordi Mollá, Abbie Cornish
Roles Dr. John Dee
Rating68% 3.448983.448983.448983.448983.44898
In 1585, Catholic Spain ruled by King Philip II of Spain (Jordi Molla) is the most powerful country in the world. Seeing Protestant England as a threat, and in retaliation for English piracy of Spanish ships, Philip declares war. He plans to take over England, and make his daughter Isabella the Queen of England in Elizabeth's place. Meanwhile, Elizabeth I of England (Cate Blanchett) is being pressured to marry by her advisor, Francis Walsingham (Geoffrey Rush). She is ageing and, with no child, the throne will pass to her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots (Samantha Morton). The Queen is presented with portraits of appropriate suitors, but Elizabeth refuses to marry, particularly to the Charles II, Archduke of Austria (Christian Brassington), who has become infatuated with the Queen. English explorer Walter Raleigh (Clive Owen) is presented at Elizabeth's court, having returned from the New World, and offers her potatoes, tobacco, two Native Americans, and gold from a Spanish ship that he claims was "unable to continue its journey". Elizabeth commands that the Native Americans be treated well, and refuses to accept the gold.
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz (2007)
, 2h1
Directed by Edgar Wright
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Serial killer films, Buddy films
Actors Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Dalton, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy
Roles Martin Blower
Rating78% 3.948153.948153.948153.948153.94815
Police Constable Nicholas Angel, a high-achieving member of the Metropolitan Police Service, is promoted to Sergeant but it comes with being transferred to the village of Sandford, Gloucestershire, for being too good at his job while making his colleagues look bad by comparison due to his skills. Angel finds the town is generally devoid of any crime, with its local Neighbourhood Watch Alliance (NWA) helping to keep the peace as everyone prepares for the "Village of the Year" award contest. Angel finds minor instances of disorderly conduct, during which he confiscates a shed full of unlicensed fire arms including a naval mine, pursues an escaped swan, and arrests a drunk driver who turns out to be his new partner PC Danny Butterman, the son of town chief Inspector, Frank Butterman.
Like Minds
Like Minds (2006)
, 1h50
Origin Australie
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Toni Collette, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Richard Roxburgh, Kate Maberly, Cathryn Bradshaw
Roles John Colbie
Rating64% 3.2001953.2001953.2001953.2001953.200195
Alex Forbes attends a boarding school where his father is principal. A new student, Nigel Colbie, is placed in Alex's room. Nigel has a father who is in the same secret society as Alex's father. Nigel, however, is unusual, and in Alex's words "had this morbid fascination with all things dead." Nigel keeps animals preserved in jars, and dissects them. Alex complains to his father, and Nigel is moved. But Alex can't seem to stop thinking about him. He does, however, start to flirt with a girl named Susan, whom Nigel kills. Later on, Nigel explained that there are a series of things that must happen for them to gain "eternity.
Alien Autopsy, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Documentary, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films
Actors Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Bill Pullman, Harry Dean Stanton, Götz Otto, Morwenna Banks
Roles Jeffrey
Rating58% 2.900582.900582.900582.900582.90058
In 1995, Ray Santilli, along with his friend Gary Shoefield, go to America to find Elvis memorabilia to sell on the market stall Ray runs in London. Harvey, a former US Army cameraman, sells them a silent black and white film of Elvis performing live, but later returns with an intriguing offer. Harvey takes Ray to Miami, Florida to see a film from 1947 showing the autopsy of an alien supposedly killed in a UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico. Harvey wants $30,000 for the film. Gary and Ray return to England to look for an investor to give them the money.
Housewife, 49
Directed by Gavin Millar
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Victoria Wood, Stephanie Cole, Sylvestra Le Touzel, David Threlfall, Ben Crompton, Marcia Warren
Roles Will Last
Rating76% 3.832683.832683.832683.832683.83268
The Mass-Observation project was set up in 1937 by Charles Madge, a poet and journalist and Tom Harrison, an anthropologist to 'record the voice of ordinary people'. They recruited volunteer 'observers' to report to them and in 1939 invited people to send them an account of their lives. Nella Last was one of 500 people who took up this offer. Nella Last's war page vi. Her diaries sent weekly are headed "Housewife, 49", her age when she first began the correspondence. Nella Last's War page ii. Her diaries to Mass-Observation, often written in pencil, provide the narrative of the play as it unfolds her life. Edited versions of her diary have been published: Nella Last's War edited by Richard Broad and Suzy Fleming appeared first in 1981 and has been more recently re-published by Profile Books in 2007. Housewife, 49 is based on this book which covers the years 1939–45. Nella Last's Peace, which appeared in 2009, includes diary entries from her immediate post-war years. A third volume, Nella Last in the 1950s: Further diaries of Housewife, 49 which includes material not published in Nella Last's War was published in 2010.
The Queen's Sister, 1h36
Directed by Simon Cellan Jones
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Lucy Cohu, Toby Stephens, David Threlfall, Aden Gillett, Dominic Mafham, Simon Woods
Roles Prince Philip
Rating62% 3.149123.149123.149123.149123.14912
The drama opens with the disclaimer "Some of the following is based on fact. And some isn't". When Archbishop Fisher of the Church of England refuses her request to allow her and divorced war hero Peter Townsend, an equerry to her sister, to wed in a religious ceremony, and her brother-in-law and confidant Prince Philip advises her she will lose all her material possessions if they engage in a civil union, Margaret ends the relationship and plunges into a hedonistic lifestyle that frequently draws headlines in the press. She finds herself partnered with Tony Armstrong-Jones at a party that dissolves into an evening of sexual shenanigans, and she and the impoverished photographer begin to meet frequently for clandestine encounters in his dingy flat. When their relationship is made public, the two wed in an elaborate ceremony that is admired by those who embrace the monarchy and criticized by politicians who are shocked at the amount of money spent on the occasion while their constituents are struggling to get by on meager wages.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, 2h18
Directed by Peter Weir
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about anarchism, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Histoire de France, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall, Max Pirkis
Roles Preserved Killick
Rating73% 3.698793.698793.698793.698793.69879
The film takes place in May of 1805, during the Napoleonic Wars. Captain "Lucky Jack" Aubrey of HMS Surprise is ordered to pursue the French privateer Acheron, and "Sink, Burn, or take her as a Prize." As the film opens, the British warship is ambushed by Acheron; Surprise is heavily damaged, while its own cannon fire does not penetrate the enemy ship's hull. Using smaller boats, the crew of Surprise tow the ship into a fog bank and evade pursuit. Aubrey learns from a crewman who saw Acheron being built that it is heavier and faster than Surprise, and the senior officers consider the ship out of their class. Aubrey notes that such a ship could tip the balance of power in Napoleon's favour if allowed to plunder the British whaling fleet at will. He orders pursuit of Acheron, rather than returning to port for repairs. Acheron again ambushes Surprise, but Aubrey slips away in the night by using a clever decoy buoy and ships lamps.
Conspiracy
Conspiracy (2001)
, 1h36
Directed by Frank Pierson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci, Colin Firth, Ian McNeice, Kevin McNally, David Threlfall
Roles Ministerialdirektor Dr Friedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger: Deputy Head, Reich Chancellery.
Rating77% 3.8968653.8968653.8968653.8968653.896865
A meeting is held in order to determine the method by which the Nazi government is to implement Adolf Hitler's policy — that the German sphere of influence should be free of Jews, including those in the occupied territories of Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Czechoslovakia and France. As the film opens, various officials from different German agencies arrive and mingle at a lakeside villa in Wannsee. Among those present:
In the Beginning, 3h9
Directed by Kevin Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Martin Landau, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Campbell, Eddie Cibrian, Diana Rigg, Fred Weller
Roles Aaron
Rating66% 3.3278153.3278153.3278153.3278153.327815
In the Beginning is the story about the travels and travails of the tribe of Abraham (Martin Landau). Set around the year 2000 B.C., the narrative opens with "Genesis 12," wherein the LORD has told Abraham and company to leave their country to a land of milk and honey to be named later. In order to keep up the morale of his followers while on the road, Abraham gives a sermon that sums up God's creation of the universe. By illustrating this sermon with stock footage and special-effects shots, the producers attempt to make a connection between sermons of old and popular entertainments of today. From there, the twists and turns of the Old Testament are treated like a soap opera. Family dramas take center stage, whether it's God testing Abraham by telling him to kill his son in sacrifice, Joseph gaining power in Egypt after being sold to slave traders by his brothers, or one of the many other stories of brothers fighting (Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ishmael, etc.). Many events are visualized such as the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea, to name but two.
Patriot Games, 1h57
Directed by Phillip Noyce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Politic
Themes Spy films, Politique, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Political films, Conflit nord-irlandais
Actors Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Sean Bean, Thora Birch, James Earl Jones
Roles Inspector Highland
Rating68% 3.4488053.4488053.4488053.4488053.448805
Retired CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Ford) is on vacation with his family in London. They witness a terrorist attack on Lord William Holmes (Fox), British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Ryan intervenes and is injured, but he kills one of the assailants, Patrick Miller, while his older brother Sean (Bean) looks on. The remaining attackers flee, as Sean is apprehended by the police. While recovering, Ryan is called to testify in court against Miller, who is part of a splinter cell of the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Miller is later convicted for his crimes.
A Murder of Quality, 1h43
Directed by Gavin Millar
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Denholm Elliott, Christian Bale, Joss Ackland, Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw, Ronald Pickup
Roles Stanley Rode
Rating64% 3.2437453.2437453.2437453.2437453.243745
George Smiley, at the request of his old wartime colleague Ailsa Brimley, investigates the murder of Stella Rode. A letter had previously come to Brimley from Rode detailing a plot supposedly by her husband, Stanley Rode, who teaches at Carne School, to kill her. Upon investigating, Smiley learns of many secrets that were kept by the victim, and one being that Terence Fielding, a house master at Carne, was being blackmailed by her due to past homosexual activities. Smiley solves the investigation when it is revealed that it was not Stanley Rode who murdered his wife, but Terence Fielding.