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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 13 December 1969Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tony Curran was born on December 13, 1969 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is known for his work on Gladiator (2000), Underworld: Evolution (2006) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003).

Trivia (11)

In order to accomplish the "invisible" effects for him as the Invisible Man in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003), a special "blue screen suit" was created for him to wear.
Shares his birthday with Jamie Foxx, Cameron Douglas and Sergei Fedorov
He graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
For his performance as the Devil in the Riverside Studio (and National tour of) "The Soldier's Tale" Tony received the Evening News National Award
Fan of Glasgow Celtic football club
Was once a postman
He has appeared in three movies that feature vampires, Blade II, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and Underworld: Evolution. He also plays a vampire in Blade II and Underworld: Evolution.
Enjoys playing football, once played for a team called "The Waxers" who were a team based in London, where he played right wing.
Has been in two movies based on/adapted from/inspired by the epic poem "Beowulf." The 13th Warrior and Beowulf & Grendel.
Engaged to Mai Nguyen.
Lives in Los Angeles.

Personal Quotes (8)

The town formerly known as St. Louis is now 'Defiance.' The scope of the show and game is going to be massive because you have the people who love the genre of gaming who love sci-fi; they're in bed together, normally.
You have the wookie character, which is one of the biggest aliens in 'Defiance.' These guys are just walking about with these mechanical faces on, and it actually looks insane. The amount of diversity of all the aliens in the town is quite unbelievable.
There was an act of defiance which goes on where these humans and aliens save these children, and hence the name/term of 'Defiance.' Formerly, it was St. Louis. This frontier town springs up from it. And everybody tries to integrate, they try to re-invent themselves as well.
I've been lucky. I don't for a minute take for granted the good fortune I have had. You don't like to get ideas above your station, especially a boy from the south side of Glasgow.
The studio are making a lot of good noises about 'Bunker Hill;' so it would be great if that goes ahead. We had a riot filming it.
I miss family and friends, and I'd like to get back to work more in Scotland, and do more things like theatre and 'Red Road.' But over here you have the beach and the mountains and the climate. A lot of people diss L.A. as being all tinsel town, fake this and fake that, but a place is only as good as the people you know.
I have been very fortunate to be able to work and get the opportunity to play different roles. It's nice to do big studio pictures and then work in Glasgow on films like 'Red Road' and then dress up as a vampire or an alien. I think that's why a lot of people are actors - the versatility.
I play a character called Lieutenant Delcourt who, in the original comics, pops up from time to time to rescue Tintin. I guess if you've grown up watching movies like 'Jaws' and 'Indiana Jones,' it's pretty surreal to find yourself on set with Steven Spielberg directing you.

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