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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 43 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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 2018 Jungle Book (post-production)
Akela
  Mystery Ride (announced)
Callum Macfarlane
 2017 Gunpowder (TV Mini-Series)
Father Henry Garnet
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Father Henry Garnet
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Father Henry Garnet
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Father Henry Garnet
 2017 Hostiles
 2017 Ozark (TV Series)
Jacob Snell
- The Toll (2017) ... Jacob Snell
- Coffee, Black (2017) ... Jacob Snell
- Kaleidoscope (2017) ... Jacob Snell (credit only)
- Nest Box (2017) ... Jacob Snell
- Book of Ruth (2017) ... Jacob Snell
 2014-2017 Lily's Driftwood Bay (TV Series)
Salty Dog
- The Salty Chicken (2017) ... Salty Dog (voice)
- Stop! Watch (2014) ... Salty Dog
 2016 Quarry (TV Series)
The Broker
- Nuoc Chay Da Mon (2016) ... The Broker
- Carnival of Souls (2016) ... The Broker
- His Deeds Were Scattered (2016) ... The Broker
- Coffee Blues (2016) ... The Broker
- Seldom Realized (2016) ... The Broker (credit only)
 2016/I Edith (Short)
Jake
 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 Sunset Song
John Guthrie
 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
- No Goodbyes Thanks (2013) ... Matt
- The Dark Creator (2013) ... Matt
- A Rainbow Above Us (2013) ... Matt
- The Edge of the Universe (2013) ... Matt
 2012 The Fear (TV Mini-Series)
Richie Beckett
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Richie Beckett
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Richie Beckett
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Richie Beckett
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Richie Beckett
 2012 The Liability
Peter
 2012/I The Man Inside
Gordon Sinclair
 2011 War Horse
Ted Narracott
 2011 Long Distance Information (Short)
Jack
 2011 Tyrannosaur
Joseph
 2010 The Neighbours (Short)
Ernest
 2010 Neds
Mr. McGill
 2008-2009 The Fixer (TV Series)
Lenny Douglas
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Lenny Douglas
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Lenny Douglas
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Lenny Douglas
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Lenny Douglas
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Lenny Douglas
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (TV Movie)
Martin Laws
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (TV Movie)
Martin Laws
 2009 Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 (TV Movie)
Martin Laws
 2008 Stone of Destiny
Harris, Ian's Father
 2007 To Build a Home (Short)
 2007 Boy A
Terry
 2007 Dog Altogether (Short)
Joseph
 2007 The Last Legion
Odoacer
 2007 The Trial of Tony Blair (TV Movie)
Gordon Brown
 2006 Seanchaí (TV Series)
Calgach
- An Triail (2006) ... Calgach
 2006/II True North
Riley
 2006 Children of Men
Syd
 2006 Cargo
Brookes
 2005 On a Clear Day
Frank
 2004 Shoebox Zoo (TV Series)
Michael Scot
- The Day of Reckoning (2004) ... Michael Scot
- Los Contrarios (2004) ... Michael Scot
- Where Four Elevens Meet (2004) ... Michael Scot
- Sign of the Unicorn (2004) ... Michael Scot
- Where the River Flows (2004) ... Michael Scot
 2004 Waves (Short)
Him
 2004/I Blinded
Francis Black
 2004 Criminal
William Hannigan
 2003 Kiss of Life
John
 2003 Young Adam
Les Gault
 2003 This Little Life (TV Movie)
Consultant
 2002 The Magdalene Sisters
Mr O'Connor
 2001 Session 9
Gordon Fleming
 2000 The Claim
Daniel Dillon
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Stevie
 1999 Mauvaise passe
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
 1996 Trainspotting
Swanney
 1995 Good Day for the Bad Guys (Short)
John
 1995 Ruffian Hearts (TV Movie)
Chez
 1995 Narance (Short)
Uncle Josef
 1995 Braveheart
Veteran
 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 Your Cheatin' Heart (TV Mini-Series)
Tonto
- Lay That Pistol Down, Babe (1990) ... Tonto
- Happy Trails (1990) ... Tonto
 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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Personal Quote:

But once you're in the movie business, that's where you meet the real criminals. You meet the guys who no law will ever prosecute - these are the studio bosses, the guys who swan around town with £80m yachts. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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