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Alun Armstrong

Alun Armstrong

Alun Armstrong, the highly acclaimed character actor of film, television and theater, he played the title role in the 1989 Academy Award, nominated film for Best Live Action Short (The Childeater) and won theater's prestigious Laurence Olivier Award for his performance in Sweeney Todd, He was nominated for the Olivier Award for best actor six times for his stellar roles in The Father, The Jew of Malta, A Winters Tale, The Crucible and the musicals The Baker's Wife and Les MiserabIes.

The highly acclaimed British actor's film credits include: It's All About Love, The Mummy Return, Proof of Life, Sleepy Hollow, Greenwich Meantime, Old New Borrowed Blue, Onegin, The Saint, Braveheart, An Awfully Big Adventure, Black Beauty, Blue Ice, Patriot Games, Split Second, London Kills Me. The Widow Make, American Friends, White Hunter Black Heart, White Roses, Billy The Kid and the Green Baize Vampire, Number One, Krull, French Lieutenant's Woman, The Fourteen, Get Carte, A Bridge Too Far and The Duelists.

His work in television garnered him a BAFTA Best Drama Series nomination and a Broadcast Awards Best Single Drama this year for This Is Personal. He also received a Royal Television Society Awards Best Actor nomination for the program.

His television credits include: Waiters, The Cappucino Years, Score, Throw Away The Key, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, This Is Personal, Aristocrats, In The Red, Underworld, Brazen Hussies, Tales From The Crypt, Breaking The Code, Les Miserables, Witness Against Hitler, Sorry About Last Night, Our Friends In The North, Doggin' Around, MacGyver, Goggle Eyes, The Life and Times of Henry Pratt, Married With Children, Goodbye Cruel World, Stanley and The Women, Murder In Eden, Sticky Wickets, Breaking Rank, A Night On the Tyne, This is David Lander, No:27, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Joe Wilson Lives, Bullman, The Book Tower, Sharing Time, Nicholas Nickleby, Get Lost, Only Make Believe, Shooting The Chandelier, Days of Hope, One in A Thousand, The Stars Look Down, All Day on the Sands, Our Day Out, Measure For Measure and Sharp Intake of Breath. His theater credits include: The Front Page, Death of A Salesman, Endgame, Insignificance, Fashion, Troiltis & Cressida, Taming of The Shrew, The Tempest, Nicholas Nickleby, Bastard Angel, The Loud Boy's Life, Much Ado About Nothing, The Changing Room and The Passion.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Alun Armstrong Facts

BirthdayJuly 17, 1946 (76)
BirthplaceDoncaster, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Alun Armstrong compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Van Helsing
The Mummy Returns
The Mummy Ultimate Trilogy
The Mummy Ultimate Collection
Black Beauty
New Tricks Collection: Seasons 6-10
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