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Colin Salmon


Colin Salmon is one of Britain's most renowned actors. With a bold voice and posture, Colin makes his characters a favorite among audiences for every role he plays. He made his feature debut as Sgt. Robert Oswald in the British mega-hit mini-series Prime Suspect 2 (1992), which gave him much acclaim among British audiences. He has a recurring role... See full bio »

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 2015 No Offence (TV Series) (filming)
Det. Supt. Darren Maclaren
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Det. Supt. Darren Maclaren
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Det. Supt. Darren Maclaren
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Det. Supt. Darren Maclaren
 2015 Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie (post-production)
Sergeant Gabriel & Archangel Gabriel
 2015 The Rapture (post-production)
Jean-Paul
 2012-2014 Some Girls (TV Series)
Rob Bennett / Rob
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... Rob
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... Rob Bennett
- Episode #2.4 (2013) ... Rob Bennett
- Episode #2.3 (2013) ... Rob Bennett
- Episode #2.2 (2013) ... Rob Bennett
 2009-2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Doug Greer
- Repeat to Fade (2014) ... Doug Greer
- Buried (2009) ... Doug Greer
 2013 Little Favour (Short)
James
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Graham
- U-KO'ed (2013) ... Graham
 2013 Rita (TV Movie)
Colin Paige
 2012 One Square Mile: London (Short)
Max
 2012 There She Goes (Short)
David
 2011-2012 Single Ladies (TV Series)
Jerry Waters
- Slave to Love (2012) ... Jerry Waters
- Is This the End? (2011) ... Jerry Waters
- Everything Ain't What It Seems (2011) ... Jerry Waters
- Can't Hide Love (2011) ... Jerry Waters
- Lost Without You (2011) ... Jerry Waters
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Vincent Carter
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Vincent Carter
 2011 High Chicago
Sam
 2011 Moving Target
Ralph
 2010 MI-5 (TV Series)
Alton Beecher
- Episode #9.6 (2010) ... Alton Beecher
- Episode #9.4 (2010) ... Alton Beecher
 2010/II Stalker
Leo Fox
 2010 Devil's Playground
Peter White
 2010 Rev. (TV Series)
Leon
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Leon
 2010 Strike Back (TV Series)
James Middleton / Middleton
- Zimbabwe: Part Two (2010) ... James Middleton
- Zimbabwe: Part One (2010) ... James Middleton
- Iraq: Part Two (2010) ... Middleton
- Iraq: Part One (2010) ... James Middleton
 2010 Just for the Record
Maynard Stark
 2010 Shank
Boogie
 2010 Freestyle
Carter
 2010 Dragon Soccer (Short)
Narrator
 2009/I K
Vaughn
 2009 Annihilation Earth (TV Movie)
Raja Rahim Bashir
 2009 Merlin (TV Series)
Aglain
- The Nightmare Begins (2009) ... Aglain
 2009 Exam
The Invigilator
 2009 The Omid Djalili Show (TV Series)
007
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... 007
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... 007
- Episode #2.2 (2009)
 2009 Blood: The Last Vampire
Powell
 2008 8.3 Minutes (Short)
Professor Chamer
 2008 Clubbed
Louis
 2008 Credo
Dr. Reynolds
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Dr Moon
 2007 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series)
Mitchell
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... Mitchell
 2007 Love Story (Short)
Dan
 2006 The Outsiders (TV Movie)
Trainer
 2006 Little Miss Jocelyn (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2006)
 2004-2005 Hex (TV Series)
David Tyrel
- Hole (2005) ... David Tyrel
- You Lose (2005) ... David Tyrel
- Doomed (2005) ... David Tyrel
- Noir (2005) ... David Tyrel
 2005 Match Point
Ian
 2005 Sea of Souls (TV Series)
Peter Locke
- Empty Promise: Part 2 (2005) ... Peter Locke
- Empty Promise: Part 1 (2005) ... Peter Locke
 2004 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Colin Thorpe
- Blue Eiderdown: Part 2 (2004) ... Colin Thorpe
- Blue Eiderdown: Part 1 (2004) ... Colin Thorpe
 2004 Headhunter: Redemption (Video Game)
Supporting Characters (voice)
 2004 Freeze Frame
Detective Mountjoy
 2003 The Statement
Father Patrice
 2003 Red Phone 2 (TV Movie)
Cooper
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Alex Treeve
- Justice (2003) ... Alex Treeve
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie)
Cooper
 2002 Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series)
Oonu
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Oonu
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Oonu
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Oonu
 2001 My Kingdom
The Chair
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie)
DCI Ricky Grover
 1999 Fanny and Elvis
Alan
 1998 The Wisdom of Crocodiles
Martin
 1997 Band of Gold (TV Series)
Raymond
 1997 Gold (TV Series)
Raymond Wallace
 1997 No Child of Mine (TV Movie)
Paul
 1996 Deep Secrets (TV Movie)
Detective Charlie Nolan
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Jimmy Picket
- Cold War (1996) ... Jimmy Picket
 1996 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Sebastian Bird
- Long Days, Short Nights: Part 2 (1996) ... Sebastian Bird
- Long Days, Short Nights: Part 1 (1996) ... Sebastian Bird
 1996 The Sculptress (TV Movie)
Graham Deedes (uncredited)
 1995 All Men Are Mortal
Chas
 1994 The Concrete Garden (Short)
Idol
 1994 Midnight Movie (TV Movie)
Bob Maclean
 1994 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Col Sgt Dennis Ryan
- Damage (1994) ... Col Sgt Dennis Ryan
- Away Games (1994) ... Col Sgt Dennis Ryan
 1994 Captives
Towler
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Lambert
- Overkill (1994) ... Lambert
 1993 Tomorrow Calling (TV Short)
Bill
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Eric Hutchinson
- The Fifth Estate (1993) ... Eric Hutchinson
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Rathbone
- The Kakiemon Tiger (1993) ... Rathbone
 1992 Prime Suspect 2 (TV Mini-Series)
DS Robert Oswalde
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... DS Robert Oswalde
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... DS Robert Oswalde
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Buddy Holly's musical, "Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story," at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England with Chip Esten, Paul Case, Mat Kane, Sean Aita, and Laurence Bouvard in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Trivia:

Plays the drums and is an acclaimed jazz trumpeter. While filming the role of the trumpet-playing character Note Makoti in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008), he performed the concert scene himself. See more »

Trademark:

Deep, commanding voice

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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