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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 17 July 1946Annfield Plain, County Durham, England, UK
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alun Armstrong was born on July 17, 1946 in Annfield Plain, County Durham, England. He is an actor, known for New Tricks (2003), Braveheart (1995) and The Mummy Returns (2001).

Trivia (8)

Alun was a member of the original London cast of Cameron Mackintosh's stage production "Les Miserables" which opened in 1985.
He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Sweeney Todd at the Royal National Theatre.
Father of Joe Armstrong. The two of them appeared in the TV series Between the Sheets (2003).
He attended Consett Grammar School in County Durham
He has appeared in two versions of "Oliver Twist" (Oliver Twist (1999) and Oliver Twist (2005)), and played a different role in each.
He has appeared in seven different adaptations of one of Charles Dickens's novels: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982), Oliver Twist (1999), David Copperfield (1999), Bleak House (2005), Oliver Twist (2005), Little Dorrit (2008) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012).
On the possibles list for Roger Derebridge, Kelly and Lamson in Lifeforce (1985).
In the television series New Tricks (2003) his wife is played by Susan Jameson who is actually married to co-star James Bolam.

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