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British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law. Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an Austrian mother and an Italian father. His father left... See full bio »

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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 2016 6 Days (post-production)
 2016 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
 2016 The Siege of Jadotville
Conor Cruise O'Brien
 2016 Approaching the Unknown
William D. Stanaforth
 2016 The Day Hitler Died (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
 2014 Jaguar: Rendezvous (Video short)
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Heraclio (voice)
 2013 Total War: Rome II (Video Game)
Silanus (voice)
 2011 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (Video Game)
Titus (voice)
 2011 The Eagle
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Pod (UK version, voice)
 2010 Kick-Ass: The Game (Video Game)
Frank D'Amico (voice)
 2009 The Odds (Short)
 2008 Good
 2008 RocknRolla
 2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
Mannie Miesel
 2005 Syriana
 2005 Revolver
 2004 The Long Firm (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Starks
- Ruby's Story (2004) ... Harry Starks
 2003 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Duke of Norfolk
 2003 Some Place Safe (Short)
 2003 It's All About Love
 2002 Falling Apart (TV Movie)
 2002 Heartlands
 2002 Fields of Gold (TV Movie)
Dr. Tolkin
 2002 The Jury (TV Mini-Series)
Len Davies
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Len Davies
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Len Davies
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Len Davies
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Len Davies
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Len Davies
 2001 Superstition
Antonio Gabrieli
 2001 The Martins
 2001 Hotel
 2001 To End All Wars
Dusty Miller
 2000 Trust (TV Movie)
Michael Mitcham
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 4 (2000) ... Oblonsky
- Part 3 (2000) ... Oblonsky
- Part 2 (2000) ... Oblonsky
- Part 1 (2000) ... Oblonsky
 2000 Bomber (TV Movie)
Col. Chris Forsyth
 1999 Sunshine
István Sors
 1999 In the Name of Love (TV Movie)
Chris Monroe
 1999 Elephant Juice
 1999 Births, Marriages and Deaths (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Terry
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Terry
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Terry
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Terry
 1998 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Alan McGee: The Man Who Discovered Oasis (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday
Dave Summers
 1998 Spoonface Steinberg (TV Movie)
 1996 Emma (TV Movie)
Mr. Knightley
 1996 Sharpe's Mission (TV Movie)
 1996 Our Friends in the North (TV Mini-Series)
Tosker Cox
- 1995 (1996) ... Tosker Cox
- 1987 (1996) ... Tosker Cox
- 1984 (1996) ... Tosker Cox
- 1979 (1996) ... Tosker Cox
- 1974 (1996) ... Tosker Cox
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
- The Sweetest Thing (1995) ... Randall
 1994 Between the Lines (TV Series)
David Lacey
- A Face in the Crowd (1994) ... David Lacey
 1994 Captives
 1993 Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-Series)
Insp. Larry Hall
- Part 2 (1993) ... Insp. Larry Hall
- Part 1 (1993) ... Insp. Larry Hall
 1993 Century
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Not Even God Is Wise Enough (1993) ... Timson
 1991 One Against the Wind (TV Movie)
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Eberhard Braun
- A Question of Chemistry (1990) ... Eberhard Braun
 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
PC Mike Butterworth
- Masonic Mysteries (1990) ... PC Mike Butterworth
 1990 The Bill (TV Series)
P.C. Gibb
- A Clean Division (1990) ... P.C. Gibb
 1989 Home James! (TV Series)
Van Driver
- Con an' Chips (1989) ... Van Driver
 1989 After Henry (TV Series)
- Wedding Bells (1989) ... Roger
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He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Alan Bennett and Kenneth Grahame's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David Hare's plays, "Racing Demon," "Murmuring Judges;" Dario Fo's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo ... See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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(On being recognised) It took a while. I never made the Bobby Charlton, but I wasn't far short of it. I remember walking across Waterloo Bridge to the National Theatre once and my hair sort of flew up like this [he demonstrates with an anguished wave of the hand above his head], and I just thought 'This is pathetic'. I'd even started to get a bad neck because I'd got really good at knowing where ... See more »


Seems to have a passion for espionage movies as he portrayed secret service agents on several occasions: He was the head of Jordanian secret intelligence in Body of Lies (2008), a cold war era MI-6 agent in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), a CIA agent in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), the chief of WWII era British Secret Intelligence Service in The Imitation Game (2014) and a non-governmental secret ... See more »


Appears in films by Guy Ritchie and Matthew Vaughn (both filmmakers are close friends). See more »

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