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Mark Strong

British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law. Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia on 30 August, 1963 in London, England, to an Austrian mother and an Italian father. His father left the family not long after he was born, and his mother worked as an au pair to raise the boy on her own. Strong's mother had his name legally changed when he was young in order to help him better assimilate with his peers. Although Americans are most familiar with Strong's roles as Sinestro in Green Lantern (2011), mob boss Frank D'Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), and Lord Blackthorn in Sherlock Holmes (2009), British audiences know him from his long history as a television actor. He also starred in as numerous British stage productions, including plays at the Royal National Theatre and the RSC.  His most prominent television parts include Prime Suspect 3 (1993) (TV) and Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003) (TV) as Inspector Larry Hall, and starring roles in the BBC Two dramas "Our Friends in the North" (1996) and "The Long Firm" (2004), the latter of which netted Strong a BAFTA nomination. He also played Mr. Knightley in the 1996 adaptation of Jane Austen's classic tale Emma (1996) (TV). Strong resides in London with his wife Liza Marshall, with whom he has two sons, the younger of which is the godson of his longtime friend Daniel Craig.

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Aug 5, 1963 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie 6 Days
Latest Project:
Pelicula Kingsman: The Golden Circle 2017-10-05
Known For
Poster of John Carter
Poster of Kick-Ass: Listo para machacar
Poster of Sunshine
Poster of Prime Suspect
Pelicula 6 Days Max 2018
Pelicula Kingsman: The Golden Circle Merlin 2017-10-05
Pelicula Agente contrainteligente Agent Sebastian Grimsby 2016-02-24
Pelicula Approaching the Unknown Captain William D. Stanaforth 2016-06-03
Pelicula El caso Sloane Rodolfo Schmidt 2016-11-25
Pelicula El asedio de Jadotville Conor Cruise O'Brien 2016-09-19
Pelicula Kingsman: Servicio secreto Merlin 2015-01-29
Pelicula Arsenal Invincibles Narrator 2015-02-25
Pelicula National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge Eddie 2015-04-07
Pelicula Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Pelicula Jaguar: Rendezvous 2014-02-02
Pelicula Nosferatu in Love Nosferatu 2014-05-08
Pelicula The Imitation Game (Descifrando Enigma) Stewart Menzies 2014-11-14
Pelicula No confíes en nadie Dr. Nash 2014-09-03
Pelicula Cruzando el límite Jacob Sternwood 2013-03-15
Pelicula Justin y la espada del valor Heraclio (voice) 2013-08-09
Pelicula La Gran Guerra Marciana Himself - Narrator 2013-12-08
Series Low Winter Sun Frank Agnew 2013-08-11
Pelicula Cerca de la luna Max Rosenthal 2013-11-29
Pelicula Mindscape John 2013-10-13
Pelicula John Carter Matai Shang 2012-03-07
Series Playhouse Presents Nosferatu 2012-04-12
Pelicula Blood – You Can’t Bury The Truth Robert Seymour 2012-10-09
Pelicula Heroes and Demons 2012-12-12
Pelicula La noche más oscura George 2012-12-19
Pelicula La legión del águila Guern 2011-02-08
Series OK! TV Unknown 2011-02-14
Pelicula El topo Jim Prideaux 2011-09-16
Pelicula Linterna Verde Sinestro 2011-06-16
Pelicula Oro negro Sultan Amar 2011-12-21
Pelicula El irlandés Clive Cornell 2011-07-07
Pelicula Kick-Ass: Listo para machacar Frank D'Amico 2010-03-22
Pelicula Arrietty y el mundo de los diminutos Pod (voice) 2010-07-16
Pelicula Robin Hood Godfrey 2010-05-12
Pelicula Camino a la libertad Andrei Khabarov 2010-09-03
Pelicula Endgame Dr. Niel Barnard 2009-01-18
Pelicula Sherlock Holmes Lord Blackwood 2009-12-23
Pelicula La reina Victoria Sir John Conroy 2009-03-04
Pelicula The Odds 2009-10-20
Pelicula Un gran día para ellas Nick 2008-03-07
Pelicula Babylon Finn 2008-08-20
Pelicula Flashbacks of a Fool Manny Miesel 2008-10-17
Pelicula Good Bouhler 2008-12-11
Pelicula Red de mentiras Hani 2008-10-10
Pelicula RocknRolla Archy 2008-09-04
Pelicula Stardust Septimus 2007-08-09
Pelicula Sunshine Pinbacker 2007-04-05
Pelicula Tristán e Isolda Wictred 2006-04-07
Pelicula Escenas de naturaleza sexual Louis 2006-11-03
Pelicula Low Winter Sun Frank Agnew 2006-09-13
Pelicula Revolver Sorter 2005-09-11
Pelicula Syriana Mussawi 2005-11-23
Pelicula Oliver Twist Toby Crackit 2005-09-23
Pelicula Walk Away and I Stumble Andy Spader 2005-11-14
Pelicula Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall 2004-04-18
Series The Long Firm 2004-07-07
Pelicula The Long Firm Harry Starks 2004-07-07
Pelicula Todo es por amor Arthur 2003-01-10
Pelicula Some Place Safe Dad 2003-03-24
Pelicula Henry VIII Duke of Norfolk 2003-10-12
Series The Jury Len Davies 2002-02-17
Pelicula Fields of Gold Dr. Tolkin 2002-06-08
Pelicula Falling Apart Pete 2002-10-17
Pelicula Volver a empezar Ian 2002-08-20
Pelicula Hotel Ferdinand 2001-01-01
Pelicula Más allá del deber Dusty 2001-09-02
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Pelicula Superstition Antonio Gabrieli 2001-10-13
Pelicula The Martins Doug 2001-09-14
Series Anna Karenina Oblonsky 2000-05-09
Pelicula Anna Karenina Oblonsky 2000-05-09
Series Births Marriages and Deaths 1999-02-22
Pelicula Sunshine István Sors 1999-09-13
Pelicula Elephant Juice Frank 1999-08-23
Pelicula Births Marriages and Deaths Terry 1999-03-01
Pelicula Spoonface Steinberg Father 1998-03-30
Pelicula Lluvia en los zapatos Dave Summers 1998-11-27
Pelicula Fuera de juego Steve 1997-04-04
Pelicula Our Friends in the North 1996-01-13
Pelicula Sharpe's Mission Brand 1996-05-15
Pelicula Emma Mr. Knightley 1996-08-01
Series Our Friends in the North Tosker Cox 1996-01-15
Series Band of Gold Unknown 1995-03-12
Pelicula Captives Kenny 1994-05-03
Pelicula The Buddha of Suburbia 2nd TV Producer 1994-12-09
Series Sharpe Unknown 1993-05-05
Pelicula Prime Suspect 3 Insp. Larry Hall 1993-12-19
Pelicula Century Policeman 1993-12-31
Series Between the Lines Unknown 1992-09-04
Series Prime Suspect Unknown 1991-04-07
Series After Henry Unknown 1988-01-04
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Pelicula Unión Pacífico Connors (uncredited) 1939-05-05
Pelicula College Holiday Conductor 1936-12-19
Pelicula Furia Court Bailiff (uncredited) 1936-05-29
Pelicula Valiant Is The Word For Carrie Councilman 1936-10-06
Pelicula Luces de la ciudad Man in Restaurant (uncredited) 1931-01-30