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Alfred Molina

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal National Theatre productions, Tennessee Williams' "... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

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Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 2 Doc Ock / Dr. Otto Octavius
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 2016 Breakable You (post-production)
Paul Weller
 2016 Henchmen (filming)
Baron Blackout (voice)
 2016 Sister Cities
 2016 The Headhunter's Calling
Unemployed Engineer
 2016 Message from the King
 2016 Paint It Black
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Ali Massoud Sadiq
 2016 Little Men
 2015 Strange Magic
Fairy King (voice)
 2014 Heavenly Sword
Bohan (voice)
 2014 The Prophet
Sergeant (voice)
 2014 Swelter
 2014 We'll Never Have Paris
 2014 Return to Zero
Robert Royal
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Reginald (voice)
 2013 Poe
Graham (voice)
 2013 Bless Me, Ultima
Antonio (voice)
 2011/I Abduction
 2011 Rango
Roadkill (voice)
 2009 The Lodger
Chandler Manning
 2007 The Ten Commandments
Ramses (voice)
 2007 Silk
 2007 The Little Traitor
 2007 The Moon and the Stars
Davide Rieti
 2004 Steamboy
Dr. Eddie Steam (English version, voice)
 2004 Cronicas
Victor Hugo Puente
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Alfred (segment "Cousins?")
 2003 My Life Without Me
Ann's Father (uncredited)
 2002 Undertaking Betty
Boris Plots
 2001 Texas Rangers
John King Fisher
 1998 Pete's Meteor
 1998 The Treat
The Colonel
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Boris 'The Butcher' Blavasky
 1997 The Break
 1996 Mojave Moon
 1995 Scorpion Spring
Denis Brabant
 1995 The Perez Family
Juan Raul Perez
 1995 The Steal
 1995 Hideaway
 1994 Maverick
 1994 White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
Rev. Leland Drury
 1994 Cabin Boy
School Professor (uncredited)
 1993 When Pigs Fly
 1991 American Friends
Oliver Syme
 1988 Manifesto
 1985 Letter to Brezhnev
 1985 Eleni
Young Christos (uncredited)
 1985 Ladyhawke
 1985 Water
 1979 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Port Official (uncredited)
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(2009-10) Playing Mark Rothko in "Red," a new play by John Logan - Donmar Warehouse, London, and Golden Theatre, New York. See more »

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(On his ability to play characters with different accents) I have always enjoyed working with different accents. It's become sort of a trademark of mine. It's not because of any special skills; it's a happy accident of nature and nurture that I am able to do it. My parents were immigrants to England, and I grew up in a working-class neighborhood in London that was full of other immigrant families... See more »


As of 2010, he has been nominated three times for the Tony award: in 1998 as Best Actor (Play) for "Art"; in 2004 as Best Actor (Musical) for portraying Tevye in a revival of "Fiddler on the Roof"; in 2010 as Best Actor (Play) for "Red." Both "Art" and "Red" deal with struggle of character relations and personal views over a canvas painting. See more »



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