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Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre. In 1991, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Untitled Trainspotting Sequel (announced)
Francis Begbie
 2015 Barney Thomson
Barney
 2008 I Know You Know
Charlie
 2008 Summer
Shaun
 2008 Stone of Destiny
John MacCormick
 2007 Flood
Rob Morrison
 2006 Eragon
Durza
 2005 Dead Fish
Danny Devine
 2005 The Mighty Celt
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 2001 To End All Wars
Maj. Ian Campbell
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
Eric Wirral
 2000/I The Beach
Daffy
 1997/I Face
Ray
 1996 Carla's Song
George Lennox
 1995 Go Now
Nick Cameron
 1994 Priest
Graham
 1994 Being Human
Priest
 1991 Riff-Raff
Stevie
 1990 Silent Scream
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1998: Cinema commercial for Jerwood Film Prize See more »

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8 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bobby Carlyle

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Although people always cite that role as an example of my dark side, I'm not so sure. Really, Trainspotting is a black comedy and in many ways Begbie's the funniest one in it. See more »

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Turned down a major role in the 2004 remake of Flight of The Phoenix. See more »

Trademark:

Thin frame

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Aries

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