Person Details

Birthday: 1946-07-17 19:56:09

Aliases: Αλούν Άρμστρονγκ

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Annfield Plain, County Durham, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 43

TV Involvements: 18


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alun Armstrong (born 17 July 1946) is a prolific English character actor. Armstrong grew up in County Durham in North East England. He first became interested in acting through Shakespeare productions at his grammar school. Since his career began in the early 1970s, he has played, in his words, "the full spectrum of characters from the grotesque to musicals... I always play very colourful characters, often a bit crazy, despotic, psychotic." His numerous credits include six different Dickens adaptations and seven series as eccentric ex-detective Brian Lane in New Tricks. Armstrong is also an accomplished stage actor who spent nine years with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He originated the role of Thénardier in the London production of Les Misérables and he won an Olivier Award for playing the title role in Sweeney Todd. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alun Armstrong (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Most Famous Work

Penny Dreadful
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8

Penny Dreadful

(2014) Vincent Brand
Van Helsing
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6

Van Helsing

(2004) Cardinal Jinette
Braveheart
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8

Braveheart

(1995) Mornay
The Mummy Returns
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6

The Mummy Returns

(2001) Baltus Hafez
Patriot Games
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7

Patriot Games

(1992) Owens
Sleepy Hollow
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7

Sleepy Hollow

(1999) High Constable
Proof of Life
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6

Proof of Life

(2000) Wyatt
Frontier
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6

Frontier

(2016) Lord Benton

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Chief Inspector Hugh Wisbech
Detective Callaghan
2018 Maurice
Lenny
2017 Clifford Bentley
2016 Lord Benton
George Stot
Sid
2015 N/A
2014 Vincent Brand
2012 Northumberland
2010 N/A
Donald
2009 John Southouse
2008 Ephraim Flintwinch
Ernest Whitehouse
2007 Jim
2006 Uncle Garrow
2005 N/A
Magistrate Fang
Saint Peter
2004 Jim
Cardinal Jinetta ( voice )
Cardinal Jinette
N/A
Mr. Samuel Evans
2003 Peter Delany
N/A
David
Camille Pissarro
2002 Martin
Richard Bolton
Samuel Brubeck
2001 Himself - Narrator
N/A
Bill
George
DCI Charlie McIntyre
N/A
Baltus Hafez
George Mole
N/A
2000 Wyatt
Himself - Narrator
Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield
Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield
1999 Dan Peggotty
Sammy
Mr. Fleming
High Constable
Uncle Henry
Lord Holland
1998 DCI Frank Jefferson
1997 N/A
Inspector Teal
1996 Jimmy Hardcastle
Mick Ross
Thenardier
Austin Donohue
1995 Mickey
Uncle Vernon
Mornay
1994 Capshaw
Charlie Foster
Reuben Smith
1993 Gerald 'Goggle Eyes' Faulkner
1992 N/A
Owens
Thrasher
1991 Rufus Hilton
Sgt. McGing
1990 Ralph Lockhart
Dad
1989 N/A
N/A
1988 N/A
1987 N/A
1986 Maxwell Randall, The Green Baize Vampire
1985 Blackpool Police Sergeant
1984 N/A
1983 Torquil
Narrator
1982 N/A
1981 Neville Keaton
1980 Trahearne
1979 N/A
1978 N/A
N/A
1977 Mr. Briggs
Lacourbe
N/A
Cpl. Davies
1976 N/A
N/A
1975 Billy Shepherd
N/A
1974 N/A
1973 Tommy
N/A
Michael Biddle
N/A
1971 Keith
1970 N/A
1965 N/A
1962 inspecteur Teal
Year Character Movie/Tv

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