A List of actors and actresses who would be ideal for an adaptation of Mark Haddon's family drama. There has already been a French adaptation, so if there were to be an English version, I'd like to think that these actors would be at least considered for the roles. Enjoy!
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a place at an art school...
“ As George Hall, Jean's husband, father of Katie and Jamie and grandfather of Jacob. ” - Ahobbs_89
Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award winning stage and screen actress and has worked extensively with the director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Secrets & Lies (1996). Lesley was made an OBE in the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours List.
“ As Jean Hall; George's wife ” - Ahobbs_89
Anna Friel is an English actress, born in Rochdale. She has been acting since the age of 13, appearing in a number of British television programmes. She made her West End stage debut in London in 2001, and has subsequently appeared on stage in several productions, including an adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's and as Yelena in a 2012 production of Chekhov's Uncle Van-ya...
“ As Katie Hall; Engaged to Ray, George and Jean's daughter, Jamie's sister and Jacob's mother ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Jamie Hall: George and Jean's son and Katie's brother ” - Ahobbs_89
Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef)...
“ As Ray, Katie's Fiancee ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As David Symmonds, George's former colleague and Jean's lover ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Tony, Jamie's Boyfriend ” - Ahobbs_89
Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus". Sheen was born in Newport, Wales, the only son of Irene (Thomas) and Meyrick Sheen...
“ As Graham, Katie's Ex-husband and Jacob's father ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Dr. Barghoutian ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Ursula ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Shona ” - Ahobbs_89
Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000. He starred in many of London's West End theatre productions...
“ As Mike ” - Ahobbs_89
British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of English-born Fiona (Goodall), a journalist, and Trevor Poots
, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer Upper School...
“ as Becky ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Uncle Douglas ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Aunt Eileen ” - Ahobbs_89
“ As Ed, Ray's Best Man ” - Ahobbs_89
Claudie, born Claudia, Blakley is the sister of Kirsten Blakley, the lead singer with indie band Little Spitfire. Their mother is actress Lin Blakley
and their father was Alan Blakley
, bassist with Brian Poole's Tremeloes, who had several pop hits in the 1960s. Sadly Alan died of cancer in 1996 and missed seeing his daughters' success...
“ As Ms. Endicott ” - Ahobbs_89