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Paul Blackthorne

Paul Blackthorne

Paul Blackthorne stars as Harry Dresden in The Dresden Files, a Chicago private eye with very special skills. Where other people see generic big-city crimes, Harry sees otherworldly forces at work. Blackthorne, a native of England, is accustomed to working on the set of a hit TV program. He had a recurring role on the Fox thriller 24, and has appeared on NBC's hospital drama ER and HBO's blue-tongued Old West series Deadwood.

Best known to television audiences as Stephen Saunders in season three of 24, Paul Blackthorne has also appeared in a number of critically acclaimed television and film projects. He was a series lead on Presidio Med, alongside Dana Delaney and Blythe Danner, and he made guest appearances on Monk, Medium, ER, Deadwood and the hit British series Holby City.

Blackthorne can currently be seen in the film Special, opposite Michael Rappaport. In 2001 he starred as Captain Andrew Russell in the Academy Award-nominated film Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India.

Off-screen, Blackthorne is a celebrated photographer whose work has been exhibited in London. The British-born Blackthorne is also an avid football (soccer) enthusiast — a diehard Arsenal FC fan — and plays cricket regularly as part of a league in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Paul Blackthorne Facts

BirthdayMarch 5, 1969 (54)
BirthplaceWellington, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Height6' 3½" (1m92)  How tall is Paul Blackthorne compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Arrow: Season 3
Arrow: Season 4
The Dresden Files: Season 1
Death Race
Arrow: Season 2
Arrow: Season 1
This American Journey
Arrow: 2016 Comic-Con Panel
The Hot Potato Job
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