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Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It (1991). However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker (1993) that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the low-budget thriller Shallow Grave (1994), and in ... See full bio »

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 2015/I Legend (post-production)
Nipper Read
 2015 Fortitude (TV Series)
Professor Stoddart / Professor Charlie Stoddart / Charlie Stoddart / ...
- Episode #1.12 (2015) ... Professor Stoddart
- Episode #1.11 (2015) ... Professor Stoddart
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... Professor Stoddart
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... Professor Stoddart
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Professor Stoddart
 2013 Lucan (TV Movie)
John Aspinall
 2013/IV Emily (Short)
 2012 Unfinished Song
 2012 Blackout (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Demoys
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Daniel Demoys
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Daniel Demoys
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Daniel Demoys
 2011 The Borrowers (TV Movie)
Pod Clock
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Willy Houlihan
 2010 The Happiness Salesman (Short)
 2010 Lennon Naked (TV Movie)
John Lennon
 2008 New Orleans, Mon Amour
 2006 Perfect Parents (TV Movie)
 2005 Einstein's Big Idea (TV Movie)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 2003 Bible Mysteries (TV Series)
- Crucifixion ... Narrator
 2003 The Second Coming (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Baxter
 2002 The League of Gentlemen (TV Series)
Dougal Siepp
- How the Elephant Got Its Trunk (2002) ... Dougal Siepp
 2002 Flesh and Blood (TV Movie)
Joe Broughton
 2002 Revengers Tragedy
 2002 The King and Us (TV Movie)
 2002 Sunday (TV Movie)
Gen. Ford
 2001 Othello (TV Movie)
Ben Jago
 2001 Linda Green (TV Series)
Tom Sherry / Neil Sherry
- Twins (2001) ... Tom Sherry / Neil Sherry
 2001 This Little Piggy (Short)
 2001 Strumpet (TV Movie)
 2000 The Tyre (Short)
 2000 Wilderness Men (TV Mini-Series)
Alexander Von Humboldt
 2000 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Jim Calvert
- Steve's Story (2000) ... Jim Calvert
 1999 With or Without You
Vincent Boyd
 1999 Heart
Gary Ellis
 1999 eXistenZ
Seminar Leader
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
Trevor Hicks
 1996 Jude
Jude Fawley
 1995 Hearts and Minds (TV Series)
Drew Mackenzie
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Drew Mackenzie
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Drew Mackenzie
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Drew Mackenzie
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Drew Mackenzie
 1993 Anchoress
 1992 Rachel's Dream (TV Short)
Man in Dream
 1992 Performance (TV Series)
- Roots (1992) ... Frankie
 1992 Business with Friends (TV Movie)
Angel Morris
 1992 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series)
Alonso Zunz
- Death and the Compass (1992) ... Alonso Zunz
 1992 Friday on My Mind (TV Series)
Sean Maddox
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Sean Maddox
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Sean Maddox
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Sean Maddox
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
- Coverup (1991) ... Mark
 1991 Chancer (TV Series)
- Jo (1991) ... Radio
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Terrence Mitchell
- Second Time Around (1991) ... Terrence Mitchell
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Stephen Hills
- A Reasonable Man (1990) ... Stephen Hills
 1990 Blood Rights (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Dick
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(January 1990-October 1990; December 1990-January 1991) He acted in the Royal National Theatre Season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt;" Tony Harrison's play,"The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of ... See more »

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I came out of school in '79 when unemployment was really starting to bite, went back and redid my O-levels, there was a play going on and I was corralled into it. See more »


Eccleston married in 2010, and became a father to his first child, Albert, in February 2012. His wife's name has never been made public, but Eccleston spoke movingly about her and his son at a talk at the National Theatre in July 2012, comparing her to his own beloved mother. See more »


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