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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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The Others
The Others Charles Stewart
(2001)
Thor: The Dark World
(2013)
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra McCullen / Destro
(2009)
Legend
Legend Nipper Read
(2015)

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 2016-2017 The A Word (TV Series)
Maurice Scott
- Episode #2.2 (2017)
- Episode #2.1 (2017)
- Lost (2016) ... Maurice Scott
- Goodbye (2016) ... Maurice Scott
- Sleepover (2016) ... Maurice Scott
 2015 Safe House (TV Series)
Robert
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Robert
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Robert
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Robert
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Robert
 2015 Fortitude (TV Series)
Professor Charlie Stoddart / Professor Charlie Stoddard
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Professor Charlie Stoddard
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Professor Charlie Stoddart
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Professor Charlie Stoddart
 2013 Lucan (TV Series)
John Aspinall
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie)
 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 Lennon Naked (TV Movie)
John Lennon
 2006 Perfect Parents (TV Movie)
Stuart
 2005 Einstein's Big Idea (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (English version, voice)
 2003 Bible Mysteries (TV Series)
Narrator
- 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 The King and Us (TV Movie)
Anthony
 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 Strumpet (TV Movie)
Strayman
 2000 Wilderness Men (TV Mini-Series)
Alexander Von Humboldt
 2000 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Jim Calvert
- Steve's Story (2000) ... Jim Calvert
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
Trevor Hicks
 1992 Rachel's Dream (TV Short)
Man in Dream
 1992 Performance (TV Series)
Frankie
- 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)
Mark
- Coverup (1991) ... Mark
 1991 Chancer (TV Series)
Radio
- 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)
Dick
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Dick
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His credits at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre: include Pablo in "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams (1988) and "Dona Rosita The Spinster" by Federico García Lorca (1989). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 5 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Christopher Ecclestone

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Northern English accent See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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