Casting 'The Prince of Nothing' by R. Scott Bakker

Casting for R. Scott Bakker's epic fantasy series 'The Prince of Nothing', covering all three books in the trilogy: 'The Darkness That Comes Before', 'The Warrior Prophet' and 'The Thousandfold Thought'.
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1.
Conleth Hill
Conleth Hill was born on November 24, 1964 in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. His exquisite work that expresses brilliantly the unique range of his acting qualities, includes remarkable performances full of profoundness, genius and mesmerizing uniqueness, such as in Blue Heaven, Game of Thrones...
“ Drusas Achamian - Mandate Sorcerer & Spy - Holy Tutor - Vizier ” - jasmith909
 
2.
Rhona Mitra
Actress, Shooter
Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Nora Downey and Anthony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She has an older and a younger brother. Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish. In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was sent to boarding school...
“ Esmenet - The Whore of Sumna - Prophet-Consort ” - jasmith909
 
3.
Alexander Skarsgård
Actor, True Blood
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet achieved the international fame that came after his star turn in Breaking the Waves...
“ Anasûrimbor Kellhus - The Warrior Prophet - Most Holy - Prince of God - Dunyain Monk - The Harbinger ” - jasmith909
 
4.
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ Anasûrimbor Moënghus - Mallahet - Exiled Dunyain - Father to Kellhus ” - jasmith909
 
5.
Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher, he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors...
“ Cnaiür urs Skiotha - Scylvendi - Chieftain of the Utemot - Breaker of Horses and Men - The Most Violent of Men ” - jasmith909
 
6.
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
“ Serwë - Serchaa - The Prize ” - jasmith909
 
7.
Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill is a British actor. Cavill began his career starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He starred in minor and supporting roles in television shows such as BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and The Tudors before transitioning to more mainstream Hollywood films such as Tristan + Isolde, Stardust and Immortals...
“ Ikurei Conphas - The Lion of Kiyuth - Exalt-General - Heir to the Throne of the Nansur Empire - Nephew to Emperor Xerius ” - jasmith909
 
8.
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo. American-born, Buffalo, New York, 1961. Left home, moved to New York City in 1978, and began playing in the experimental musical group, Gray, with artist Jean Michel Basquiat. After leaving Gray, he formed the band, Bohack, and recorded the highly regarded avant-garde industrial noise album, "It Took Several Wives"...
“ Ikurei Xerius - God of Men - Emperor of Nansur ” - jasmith909
 
9.
Jessica Lange
Actress, Big Fish
Jessica Phyllis Lange was born 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, to Dorothy Florence (Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, a traveling salesman and teacher. She is of Finnish (mother) and Dutch and German (father) descent. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama...
“ Ikurei Istriya - Empress Dowager ” - jasmith909
 
10.
Ian McNeice
Ian McNeice went to Taunton School in Somerset and then had two years at the Salisbury Playhouse as an Acting A.S.M. before going to L.A.M.D.A. 1971-74. The next few years were spent in theatre, including four years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ending with "Nicholas Nickleby" on Broadway. His TV breakthrough was as Harcourt in the B.A.F.T.A award-wining series Edge of Darkness...
“ Skeaös - Prime Counsel to Emperor Xerius ” - jasmith909
 
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F. Murray Abraham
F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. Primarily a stage actor, Abraham made his screen debut as an usher in the George C. Scott comedy They Might Be Giants. By the mid-1970s, Murray had steady employment as an actor, doing commercials and voice-over work...
“ Cememketri - Grandmaster of the Imperial Saik ” - jasmith909
 
12.
Rufus Sewell
Actor, Dark City
Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of training...
“ Martemus - Nansur General - Aide to Conphas ” - jasmith909
 
13.
Timothy Olyphant
Actor, Justified
From Timothy Olyphant's first screen appearances, such as his two-minute bit in The First Wives Club, to "Nicko", whose presence at times dwarfed the island in A Perfect Getaway, he has been a force to be reckoned with. Born in Hawaii, Timothy David Olyphant was raised in Modesto, California. He is the son of Katherine Lyon (Gideon) and John Vernon Bevan Olyphant...
“ Sompas - Nansur General - Aide to Conphas ” - jasmith909
 
14.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor, Inception
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
“ Proyas - Heir to the Throne of Conriya - Former Student to Achamian ” - jasmith909
 
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“ Calmemunis - Lord of Conriya - Palatine of Kanampurea - Cousin to Prince Proyas ” - jasmith909
 
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“ Xinemus - Lord of Conriya - Marshall of Attrempus - Master-at-Arms to Prince Proyas ” - jasmith909
 
17.
James Purefoy
Actor, Rome
James Brian Mark Purefoy was born and brought up in Taunton, Somerset, England, the son of Shirley (Taylor), who ran an employment agency, and Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital...
“ Gaidekki - Lord of Conriya - Palatine of Anplei ” - jasmith909
 
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“ Maithanet - The Holy Shriah - Uncle Holy ” - jasmith909
 
19.
Robert Forster
Robert Forster was born Robert Wallace Foster, Jr. in Rochester, New York, to Grace Dorothy (Montanarella) and Robert Wallace Foster, Sr., who worked as an elephant trainer and baking supply company executive. He is of English, Irish, and Italian descent. Forster first become interested in acting while attending Rochester's Madison High School...
“ Gotian - Grandmaster of the Shrial Knights ” - jasmith909
 
20.
Jon Hamm
Actor, Mad Men
“ Sarcellus - Gaörta - Knight Commander of the Shrial Knights ” - jasmith909
 
21.
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Actor, The Road
Kodi was born on June 13, 1996 in Adelaide, Australia, to Sonja Smit and Andy McPhee, who is an actor and professional wrestler. His sister is actress Sianoa Smit-McPhee. In 2014, Kodi starred in Twentieth Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman...
“ Inrau - Shrial Initiate - Former Student to Achamian ” - jasmith909
 
22.
Werner Herzog
Director, Grizzly Man
Director. Writer. Producer. Has studied history, literature and theatre, but hasn't finished it. Founded his own production company in 1963. Has staged several operas, besides others in Bayreuth, Germany, and at the Milan Scala in Italy. Herzog has won numerous national and international awards for his films.
“ Nautzera - Leading Member of the Mandate Quorum ” - jasmith909
 
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“ Eleäzaras - Grandmaster of the Scarlet Spires ” - jasmith909
 
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Christopher Walken
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
“ Iyokus - Scarlet Sorcerer - Master of Spies ” - jasmith909
 
25.
Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry...
“ Saubon - The Blond Beast - Prince of Galeoth - King of Caraskand ” - jasmith909
 
26.
Garrett Hedlund
Born in Roseau, Minnesota, Garrett John Hedlund is the son of Kristi Anne (Yanish) and Robert Martin Hedlund. He has two older siblings, Nathaniel and Amanda. His father is of Swedish descent and his mother is of German and Norwegian ancestry. Garrett spent his early years growing up on a farm in a small town...
“ Athjeäri - Wind Has Teeth - Lord of Galeoth - Earl of Gaenri - Nephew to Saubon ” - jasmith909
 
27.
Michael Pitt
Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes between 1999 and 2000)...
“ Werjau - Prime Nascenti - Thane of Galeoth ” - jasmith909
 
28.
Vladimir Kulich
Vladimir Kulich was born in Prague and began his training at the State Theatre of Czechoslovakia. During the Soviet occupation his father, an advisor in the military arranged for his escape to Austria by bribing border guards. Arriving in Canada he was scouted by John Ferguson and became a professional hockey player for the New York Rangers farm team...
“ Gothyelk - Old Hammer - Lord of Galeoth - Earl of Agansanor ” - jasmith909
 
29.
Torsten Voges
Torsten was born 1962 in Germany. He studied acting in Germany and at ACT in San Francisco. Before he came to live in the US, he worked as an actor in one of the biggest repertory companies in Germany. His parents were both lawyers. His 23 year old daughter Lena studies Psychology in Vienna. Torsten now lives with his wife, Ariana Weil, in Los Angeles.
“ Ganrikka - Thane of Galeoth - Vassal to Earl Gothyelk ” - jasmith909
 
30.
Kenny Johnson
Actor, The Shield
Kenny Johnson is an American actor whose celebrated range, depth and sincerity has only been magnified by starring opposite Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winners and nominees, such as Anthony Hopkins, Vera Farmiga, Holly Hunter, Juliette Lewis, Glenn Close, Forest Whitaker, Maria Bello...
“ Skaiyelt - Heir to the Throne of Thunyerus ” - jasmith909
 
31.
Christopher Egan
A native of Sydney, Australia, Christopher Egan attended high school at Sydney's McDonald College School of Performing Art and honed his skills at the Sydney Festival Dance School, where he trained in singing, dancing and acting with Kick Performance Group. His performances in "Les Miserables" and "West Side Story" at Sydney's Zenith Theatre displayed his bright future as an actor...
“ Hulwarga - The Limper - Prince of Thunyerus - Younger Brother to Prince Skaiyelt ” - jasmith909
 
32.
Robert Maillet
Retired Canadian professional wrestler turned actor. Trained under Bret Hart, Leo Burke and Stephen Petitpas. Debuted in 1989 as the Acadian Giant for Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling. Competed for years in Canada, Japan and South Korea, using the name Goliath El Gigante. Arrived in the U.S...
“ Yalgrota Sranchammer - Groom to Prince Skaiyelt ” - jasmith909
 
33.
Jared Leto
In the vein of musicians-turned-actors, Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band 30 Seconds to Mars, Leto will always be remembered as an accomplished actor for the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be selective about his film roles...
“ Chepheramunni - King of High Ainon ” - jasmith909
 
34.
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin...
“ Chinjosa - Palatine of Antanamera - King-Regent of High Ainon ” - jasmith909
 
35.
Sayed Badreya
Actor, Iron Man
Egyptian-born filmmaker and actor Sayed Badreya realized a childhood dream by winning roles in major Hollywood films such as The Insider, Three Kings, and Independence Day. Growing up in poverty in Port Said, Sayed Badreya's dreams of movie stardom looked as bleak as the prospect of peace in the Middle East...
“ Kascamandri - Padirajah of Kian ” - jasmith909
 
36.
Sammy Sheik
Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "Mukhtar...
“ Fanayal ab Kascamandri - Heir to Kian - Commander of the Coyauri ” - jasmith909
 
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“ Imbeyan - Sapatishah of Enathpaneah - Son-in-Law to Kascamandri ” - jasmith909
 
38.
Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia and the title role in Doctor Zhivago, was born Michel Demitri Shalhoub on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt to Joseph Shalhoub, a lumber merchant, and his wife, Claire (Saada). Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction...
“ Skauras - The Southern Jackal - Sapatishah of Shigek ” - jasmith909
 
39.
Faran Tahir
Actor, Iron Man
Faran Haroon Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California while his parents were studying acting and directing at UCLA Theatre Department. He comes from a theatre family well-known in Pakistan and India. Both his parents are actors, directors and writers in Pakistan. Faran moved back to Los Angeles, California in 1980...
“ Cinganjehoi - The Tiger of Eumarna - Sapatishah of Eumarna ” - jasmith909
 
40.
Ron Perlman
Actor, Hellboy
Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions. Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, Bertram "Bert" Perlman...
“ Aurang - Sin-Pharion - Old Father - Angel of Deceit - Last Prince of the Inchoroi - Spear-Bearer to Sil - Horde General to the No-God ” - jasmith909
 
41.
Andy Serkis
Andrew Clement G. Serkis was born April 20, 1964, in Ruislip Manor, West London, England. He has three sisters and a brother. His father, Clement Serkis, an ethnic Armenian whose original family surname was "Serkissian", was a Medical Doctor working abroad, in Iraq; the Serkis family spent a lot of time traveling around the Middle East...
“ Sranc ” - jasmith909
 
42.
Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman is a talented British born movie actor who played Sid Vicious in Sid & Nancy, Drexl in True Romance, and George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He starred in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the remake of RoboCop. He is also an English filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style...
“ Seswatha - Chigra - Slaying Light - Founder of the Mandate ” - jasmith909
 
43.
Robert Redford
Actor, The Sting
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school...
“ Anasûrimbor Celmomas - The White Lord of Trysë - High King of Kûniüri ” - jasmith909
 
44.
Travis Fimmel
Actor, Warcraft
Travis Fimmel was born near Echuca, Victoria, Australia, to Jennie, a recreation officer for the disabled, and Chris, a cattle farmer. He was raised on a 5500-acre farm located between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of seventeen, his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, morning and night-something he continues to relish on his trips back home...
“ Anasûrimbor Nau-Cayûti - Blessed Son - Scourge of Golgotterath - Dragonslayer - Prince of Kûniüri ” - jasmith909