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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 13 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Trainspotting
Trainspotting Begbie
(1996)
28 Weeks Later
(2007)
The Full Monty
(1997)
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time Mr. Gold / Rumplestiltskin
(2011-2017)

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 2017 T2 Trainspotting
Begbie / Begbie's Father
 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
Big Woodsy - Special Unit Staff (as Bobby Carlyle)
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Other Works:

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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Personal Quote:

I have a reputation for being an improvisational actor, which is true, but I also know what I'm doing so that if the improvisational strand doesn't work I can go back to what I know is already there. See more »

Trivia:

Son, Pearce Joseph, born April 2006 at Queen Mother's Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. See more »

Trademark:

Thin frame See more »

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Aries

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