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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 6 December 1962Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 in the James Bond films as Charles Robinson, M's Chief of Staff. He has also appeared as the Commander James "One" Shade in the video game-to-movie Resident Evil (2002) and played Oonu, squad leader of the Skybax in the mini-series Dinotopia (2002) . His other film credits include Captives (1994), The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998), Fanny and Elvis (1999), Mind Games (2001), and My Kingdom (2001). His theater credits include Ariadne at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Fiona Hawthorne (June 1988 - present) (4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep, commanding voice

Trivia (11)

Son of Nurse Sylvia Ivy Brudenell Salmon (d. 22 September 1986).
Governor of Apple Computer's notschool.net program.
Is ranked in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1993]
Once suggested by Pierce Brosnan as an excellent candidate for the role of James Bond.
Has a sister, Trudie.
His role in AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004) was written specifically for him.
Frequently has a role in the films of Paul W.S. Anderson.
He was a guest call taker for the phone lines of the donations to The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live.
A fan of football and has appeared on the popular football show, Soccer am. He is a fan of his home town club, Luton Town FC .
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.
Was considered for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale (2006).

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