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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 & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Full Monty
(1997)
Trainspotting
Trainspotting Begbie
(1996)
Ravenous
Ravenous Col. Ives / F.W. Colqhoun
(1999)

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 2017 T2 Trainspotting
Begbie / Begbie's Father
 2015 Barney Thomson
Barney
 2012 California Solo
Lachlan MacAldonich
 2009 The Tournament
Father MacAvoy
 2008 I Know You Know
Charlie
 2008 Summer
Shaun
 2008 Stone of Destiny
John MacCormick
 2007 28 Weeks Later
Don
 2007 Flood
Rob Morrison
 2006 Eragon
Durza
 2005 Dead Fish
Danny Devine
 2005 The Mighty Celt
O
 2002 Black and White
David O'Sullivan
 2001 Formula 51
Felix DeSouza
 2001 To End All Wars
Maj. Ian Campbell
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
Eric Wirral
 2000/I The Beach
Daffy
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Malachy (Dad)
 1999 The World Is Not Enough
Renard
 1999 Ravenous
Col. Ives / F.W. Colqhoun
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Plunkett
 1997/I Face
Ray
 1997 The Full Monty
Gaz
 1996 Carla's Song
George Lennox
 1996 Trainspotting
Begbie
 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 »

Publicity Listings:

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 love sci-fi because it leads in the imagination, and I always say it has the most intelligent fans in the world. See more »

Trivia:

He is of both Scottish and Irish ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Strong Scottish accent See more »

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Aries

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