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Eddie Marsan


Eddie Marsan was born in Bethnal Green, East London, to a lorry driver father and a school employee mother. He served an apprenticeship as a printer before becoming an actor twenty years ago. During this time he has worked with directors such as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, Steven Spielberg, Terrence Malick, Woody Allen, Alejandro González ... See full bio »
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 2017 Jungle Book: Origins (filming)
Vihaan
 2015 Concussion (post-production)
Dr. Steven DeKosky
 2014 A Brilliant Young Mind
Richard
 2013/I Filth
Bladesey
 2013/I Still Life
John May
 2012 A Running Jump (Short)
Perry
 2012 I, Anna
D.I. Kevin Franks
 2011 War Horse
Sgt. Fry
 2011 Junkhearts
Frank
 2010 London Boulevard
DI Bailey
 2010 Man and Boy (Short)
Carson
 2009/I Heartless
Weapons Man
 2008 Faintheart
Richard
 2008 Hancock
Red
 2006 The Illusionist
Josef Fischer (as Edward Marsan)
 2005 The Headsman
Fabio
 2004 Vera Drake
Reg
 2004 The Rocket Post
Heinz Dombrowsky
 2003 Cheeky
Reg
 2003 AfterLife
Jez Walters
 2002 Post (Short)
Jack
 2001 The Bunker
Pfc. Kreuzmann
 2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
Louis Marchand
 2000 Peaches
Brian
 1999 Mad Cows
Constable
 1999 Janice Beard
Mr. Tense
 1999 This Year's Love
Eddie
 1998 B. Monkey
Young Thug
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little
Mugger #1
 1987 Empire State
Clubber (uncredited)
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He acted in Margarete Forsyth's adaptation of Ludvig Holberg's play, "Erasmus Montanus," at the Greenwich Studio Theatre in London, England with Mark Feakins, Halcro Johnson, and Kate Crutchley in the cast. Margarete Forsyth was also director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Edward Marsan | Eddie Marson

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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I see all these people talking about acting as a great spiritual thing. It's not. There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination. The trick to acting is not to show off, it's to think the thoughts of the character. I was lucky because when I started acting, it was doing jobs above pubs. I ... See more »

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Studied acting in London under renowned teacher Sam Kogan, founder of the acting school long known as ASAD. See more »

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