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Peter Mullan


He was interested in directing films at the age of 19 and he made several shorts. As he wasn't admitted to the National Film School, he decided to dedicate himself to acting, and made his debut in the theatre in 1988 before moving to cinema and television. Fame came with the parts he played in such films as Riff-Raff (1991) by Ken Loach, Braveheart... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 40 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Trainspotting
Trainspotting Swanney
(1996)
War Horse
War Horse Ted Narracott
(2011)
Tyrannosaur
Tyrannosaur Joseph
(2011)
Braveheart
Braveheart Veteran
(1995)

Filmography

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 2016/I Edith (Short) (completed)
Jake
  Mystery Ride (announced)
Callum Macfarlane
 2014-2017 Lily's Driftwood Bay (TV Series)
Salty Dog
- The Salty Chicken (2017) ... Salty Dog (voice)
- Stop! Watch (2014) ... Salty Dog
 2016 Mum (TV Series)
Michael
- December (2016) ... Michael
- October (2016) ... Michael
- August (2016) ... Michael
- May (2016) ... Michael
- February (2016) ... Michael
 2016 Tommy's Honour
Tom Morris
 2015 Hector
Hector McAdam
 2015 Stonemouth (TV Series)
Don Murston
- Stonemouth: Part 2 (2015) ... Don Murston
- Stonemouth: Part 1 (2015) ... Don Murston
 2014 Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini-Series)
Jim O'Casey
- Security (2014) ... Jim O'Casey
- Incoming Tide (2014) ... Jim O'Casey
- Pharmacy (2014) ... Jim O'Casey
 2014/I Hercules
Sitacles
 2013 Sunshine on Leith
Rab
 2013 Welcome to the Punch
Roy Edwards
 2013 Top of the Lake (TV Series)
Matt
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... Matt
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Matt
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Matt
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Matt
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Matt
 2012 The Fear (TV Mini-Series)
Richie Beckett
 2012 The Liability
Peter
 2012/I The Man Inside
Gordon Sinclair
 2011 Long Distance Information (Short)
Jack
 2010 The Neighbours (Short)
Ernest
 2010 Neds
Mr. McGill
 2008 Stone of Destiny
Harris, Ian's Father
 2007 To Build a Home (Short)
 2007 Boy A
Terry
 2007 Dog Altogether (Short)
Joseph
 2006 Seanchaí (TV Series)
Calgach
- An Triail (2006) ... Calgach
 2006/II True North
Riley
 2006 Cargo
Brookes
 2005 On a Clear Day
Frank
 2004 Waves (Short)
Him
 2004/I Blinded
Francis Black
 2004 Out of This World
Jim
 2003 Kiss of Life
John
 2003 This Little Life (TV Movie)
Consultant
 1999 The Escort
Patricia's Husband
 1999 Miss Julie
Jean
 1998 Duck (Short)
Mick
 1998 My Name Is Joe
Joe Kavanagh
 1997 Poor Angels (Short)
Gordon
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Sergeant Farmer
 1997 Bogwoman (TV Movie)
Barry
 1997 The Longest Memory (TV Movie)
Sanders Sr.
 1996 Nightlife (TV Movie)
Billy
 1995 Good Day for the Bad Guys (Short)
John
 1995 Ruffian Hearts (TV Movie)
Chez
 1995 Narance (Short)
Uncle Josef
 1995 Harry (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Jimmy
 1994 Shallow Grave
Andy
 1994 The Priest and the Pirate (TV Movie)
Billy Hill
 1993/II Close (Short)
Vincent
 1992 Sealladh (Short)
Sim
 1992 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Peter the Warlock
- Life Has Meaning (1992) ... Peter the Warlock
 1991 Jute City (TV Series)
Mallet
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Mallet
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Mallet
 1991 Riff-Raff
Jake
 1990 Opium Eaters (TV Movie)
Willy
 1990 Taggart (TV Series)
Peter Latimer / Peter Lewis
- Rogues' Gallery (1990) ... Peter Latimer
- Love Knot (1990) ... Peter Lewis
 1990 Crossing the Line
Vince
 1988 The Steamie (TV Movie)
Andy
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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In the acting game, you spend a long time fighting against what the director perceives you to be. And half the time the directors don't know. See more »

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Was a leading figure in the left-wing theatre movement. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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