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Stanley Townsend

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Stanley Townsend is an Irish actor.

Biography

Townsend was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. After grammar school, he studied at Trinity College in Maths and Civil Engineering. While there he joined the Amateur Dramatic Society. He later co-founded co-operative theatre company Rough Magic with writer/director Declan Hughes and theatre director Lynne Parker, performing in numerous productions including The Country Wife, Nightshade, and Sexual Perversity in Chicago. He subsequently went on to perform in several productions at The Gate and The Abbey Theatres in Dublin. In London, he has worked with such directors as Sam Mendes in The Plough and the Stars, Richard Eyre in Guys and Dolls and Rufus Norris in Under the Blue Sky. Theatre appearances at the Royal Court include The Alice Trilogy directed by Ian Rickson and Shining City directed by Conor McPherson, for which he was nominated for Best Actor at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, 2004.

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Filmography of Stanley Townsend (30 films)

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Florence Foster Jenkins, 1h50
Directed by Stephen Frears
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Helberg, Nina Arianda, Josh O'Connor
Roles Phineas Stark
Rating67% 3.3989553.3989553.3989553.3989553.398955
Florence Foster Jenkins, une riche héritière new-yorkaise et membre de la haute société, a une grande passion pour le chant. Bien que chantant faux, elle aspire à devenir une grande chanteuse d'opéra. Avec l'aide de son mari, St. Clair Beyfield, et du pianiste Cosmé McMoon, elle réalisera son rêve malgré son manque de talent.
The Voices
The Voices (2014)
, 1h43
Directed by Marjane Satrapi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Crime, Black comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about religion, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry, Portrayals of Jesus in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Anna Kendrick, Gemma Arterton, Ryan Reynolds, Jacki Weaver, Gulliver McGrath, Stanley Townsend
Roles Sheriff Weinbacher
Rating63% 3.1990553.1990553.1990553.1990553.199055
Jerry is an upbeat man who works at a bathtub factory, and lives in a modified apartment above a bowling alley with his dog Bosco and his cat, Mr. Whiskers. Jerry is a man with an innocent, almost child-like demeanor, and suffers from delusions and hallucinations that manifest in the form of his pets talking to him. Bosco often represents his good intentions while Mr. Whiskers represents his more violent nature. One day, his manager compliments his hard work and chooses him to help organize an employee barbecue, and he gladly accepts the opportunity to work with his workplace crush, a British woman named Fiona. The following day he asks her out on a date. She initially agrees, though with reluctance, but then stands him up to go to a karaoke party with two other girls who work with her in the accounting department at work, Lisa and Alison. After the party, Fiona's car won't start, leading her to flag down Jerry as he drives by. Fiona offers to take him out for a late dinner to make up for standing him up on the original date, but on the way, Jerry accidentally hits a stag which crashes through his windshield. Jerry's hallucinations show the deer crying out in pain and begging Jerry to kill it so he slits the deer's throat. Fiona, terrified, runs off into the woods. Jerry pursues her and accidentally stabs her. Apologizing for his actions, Jerry kills Fiona to end her pain.
Burton and Taylor, 1h22
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about television
Actors Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West, Sarah Hadland, Lenora Crichlow, William Hope, Michael Jibson
Roles Milton Katselas
Rating64% 3.249323.249323.249323.249323.24932
Focusing on one of the most fascinating, glamorous and tempestuous relationships of the 20th century, Burton & Taylor shows an insight into the 'private lives' of two the most famous movie stars of their day, Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) and Richard Burton (Dominic West).
One Chance
One Chance (2013)
, 1h43
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors James Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Valeria Bilello
Rating67% 3.398053.398053.398053.398053.39805
This is a story based on fact of a shop assistant Paul Potts. He is an amateur opera singer who is successful in auditioning for the first season (2007) of ITV's Britain's Got Talent. He won the series with his performance of "Nessun dorma", an aria from Puccini's opera Turandot.
The Physician, 2h30
Directed by Philipp Stölzl
Origin German
Genres Drama, Adventure, Historical
Actors Tom Payne, Emma Rigby, Stellan Skarsgård, Ben Kingsley, Olivier Martinez, Elyas M'Barek
Roles Bar Kappara
Rating72% 3.600583.600583.600583.600583.60058
The plot begins in 11th-century England, much knowledge having been lost . It is the Dark Ages, and the Church is fighting against 'black magic'. The medical knowledge of Greek physicians like Hippocrates and Galen had been lost to the medicine of medieval Europe, until taught later in schools such as the School of Salerno (after the Arabic-Latin translation movement of the 12th century). In 11th-century England, travelling barber surgeons attempted to supply medical care to the ordinary population, often at the risk of the Church persecuting them for witchcraft.
Cars 2
Cars 2 (2011)
, 1h46
Directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Animation
Themes Environmental films, Spy films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Michael Keaton, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro
Roles Victor Hugo / Vladimir Trunkov / Ivan the Tow Truck (voice)
Rating61% 3.095663.095663.095663.095663.09566
Finn McMissile, a British spy infiltrates the world's largest untapped oil reserves owned by a group of lemon cars. After being discovered, he flees and fakes his death.
Killing Bono, 1h54
Directed by Nick Hamm
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Pete Postlethwaite, Krysten Ritter, Luke Treadaway, Charlie Cox
Roles Danny Machin
Rating64% 3.200463.200463.200463.200463.20046
À Dublin, Neil McCormick et son jeune frère Ivan montent le groupe de rock Shook Up, avec l'ambition de devenir le plus grand groupe de rock du monde. Au même moment, Paul Hewson, leur camarade de classe, chante dans son propre groupe qui vient lui aussi de se former. Neil, persuadé que le sien est bien meilleur, ne se doute pas encore que le groupe qui le concurrence va bientôt sortir de l'ombre sous le nom de U2, et que Paul Hewson deviendra une star planétaire sous celui de Bono.
Happy Ever Afters
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Sally Hawkins, Tom Riley, Jill Murphy, Simon Delaney, Peter Byrne, Ariyon Bakare
Rating56% 2.805042.805042.805042.805042.80504
Two weddings collide when both receptions are held at one hotel.
Holy Water
Holy Water (2009)
, 1h29
Genres Comedy
Actors John Lynch, Linda Hamilton, Susan Lynch, Stanley Townsend, Angeline Ball, Tom Lister, Jr.
Roles Inspector Brian Hogan
Rating58% 2.9496852.9496852.9496852.9496852.949685
Hilde
Hilde (2009)
, 2h17
Genres Drama
Actors Heike Makatsch, Monica Bleibtreu, Dan Stevens, Michael Gwisdek, Hanns Zischler, Johanna Gastdorf
Roles David O. Selznick
Rating66% 3.345743.345743.345743.345743.34574
In 1966 Hildegard Knef returns to Germany. While she prepares for a concert she thinks back to the beginnings of her career. Flashbacks show how she became an actress and then started a second career as a singer.
Happy-Go-Lucky, 1h58
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Elliot Cowan, Samuel Roukin, Sinead Matthews
Roles Tramp
Rating69% 3.4983753.4983753.4983753.4983753.498375
Thirty years old and single, Pauline "Poppy" Cross shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. Poppy is free-minded, high-spirited and kind-hearted. The film opens with Poppy trying to engage a shop employee in conversation. He ignores her, yet his icy demeanour does not bother her. She maintains her good mood even when she discovers her bicycle has been stolen. Her main concern is not getting a new one or finding the bicycle, but that she did not get a chance to say goodbye to it. This prompts her to decide to learn how to drive.
Flawless
Flawless (2007)
, 1h48
Directed by Michael Radford
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Joss Ackland, Nathaniel Parker, Lambert Wilson, Nicholas Jones
Roles Henry
Rating67% 3.3987853.3987853.3987853.3987853.398785
The film is set in London and in the early 1960s. Mr. Hobbs, a janitor played by Michael Caine, is about to retire but does not want to leave empty-handed. He asks Laura Quinn (Demi Moore), a disgruntled executive victimized by the glass ceiling, to help him steal from the company for which they both work: the London Diamond Corporation.
The Tiger's Tail, 1h47
Directed by John Boorman
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Sinéad Cusack, Seán McGinley, Ciarán Hinds, Angeline Ball
Rating59% 2.9517252.9517252.9517252.9517252.951725
Liam O'Leary (Gleeson) is a successful real estate developer in Dublin. He lives in a magnificent house with his unhappy wife (Cattrall) and rebellious son. One day, his pleasant life takes a dramatic downturn. The city council turns down his request to build a stadium, toward which he has taken out cripplingly large bank loans, and a doppelgänger, with his identical body and facial features, begins appearing around town, ordering suits and automobiles on Liam's credit account and behaving in a scandalous manner. Liam desperately attempts to pull his life out of its tailspin, but he must return to his dirtpoor roots and the old friends he has long abandoned to find the answers.
The Nativity Story, 1h41
Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa, Pregnancy films, Christmas films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films based on the Bible, Portrayals of Jesus in film, Films about virginity
Actors Keisha Castle-Hugues, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Stanley Townsend, Ciarán Hinds
Roles Zacharias
Rating67% 3.3977653.3977653.3977653.3977653.397765
The plot begins with the portrayal of the Massacre of the Innocents in the Nativity. The remainder of the movie portrays the annunciation (conception) and birth of Jesus Christ to explain why King Herod the Great (Ciarán Hinds) ordered the murder.