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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 The Siege of Jadotville
Conor Cruise O'Brien
 2016 Approaching the Unknown
William D. Stanaforth
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Heraclio (voice)
 2011 The Eagle
 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty
Pod (UK version, voice)
 2008 Good
 2008 RocknRolla
 2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
Mannie Miesel
 2005 Syriana
 2005 Revolver
 2003 It's All About Love
 2002 Heartlands
 2001 Superstition
Antonio Gabrieli
 2001 The Martins
 2001 Hotel
 2001 To End All Wars
Dusty Miller
 1999 Sunshine
István Sors
 1999 Elephant Juice
 1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday
Dave Summers
 1994 Captives
 1993 Century
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Played "Astrov" in Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya", in repertory with William Shakespeare's "Twelth Night," in which he played "Orsino" - Donmar Warehouse, London, England, UK (2002-3)/ Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), NYC (2003). See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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On Stardust (2007) director Matthew Vaughn ... From "Good Omens: The Making of Stardust" on Stardust DVD: What I love about Matthew is his taste. He won't look at the monitor and let something pass unless he thinks it's right and, as an actor, that's what you want from a director. You want them to be your mate behind the camera. See more »


Close friends with Daniel Craig. Craig is also the godfather of one of Strong's sons. See more »


Often appears as a calculating, sinister individual who is willing to go against what they were taught for personal gain See more »

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