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David Threlfall


David Threlfall was born on October 12, 1953 in Burnage, Manchester, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Shameless (2004), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) and Nowhere Boy (2009). He has been married to Brana Bajic since 1995. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shameless
Shameless Frank Gallagher / Frank
(2004-2013)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Preserved Killick, Captain's Steward
(2003)
Nowhere Boy
Nowhere Boy Uncle George
(2009)
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz Martin Blower
(2007)

Filmography

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 2016 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Abel Croker
- Edmund Reid Did This (2016) ... Abel Croker
- No Wolves in Whitechapel (2016) ... Abel Croker
- Men of Iron, Men of Smoke (2016) ... Abel Croker
- A White World Made Red (2016) ... Abel Croker
- Some Conscience Lost (2016) ... Abel Croker
 2015 Midwinter of the Spirit (TV Series)
Huw Owen
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Huw Owen
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Huw Owen
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Huw Owen
 2015 Code of a Killer (TV Mini-Series)
DCS David Baker
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... DCS David Baker
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... DCS David Baker
 2015 The Ark (TV Movie)
Noah
 2014 Black Sea
Peters
 2013 What Remains (TV Series)
Len Harper
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Len Harper
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Len Harper
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Len Harper
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Len Harper
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie)
Daddy (Will Last)
 2006 The Battle for Rome (TV Mini-Series)
Constantine
 2006 Afterlife (TV Series)
Ian Garland
- The Rat Man (2006) ... Ian Garland
 2006 Like Minds
John Colbie
 2005 The Queen's Sister (TV Movie)
Prince Philip
 2005 MI-5 (TV Series)
Keith Moran
- Episode #4.3 (2005) ... Keith Moran
 2004 Cutting It (TV Series)
Beauregard Smee
- Episode #3.3 (2004) ... Beauregard Smee
 2004 The Last Detective (TV Series)
Carl Swannee
- Benefit to Mankind (2004) ... Carl Swannee
 2001 Chunky Monkey
Donald Leek
 2001 Blind Men (TV Movie)
 2000 The Knock (TV Series)
Bobby Connery
- Episode #5.3 (2000) ... Bobby Connery
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Series)
Aaron
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Aaron
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Aaron
 1999 1000 AD (TV Movie) (voice)
 1999 CI5: The New Professionals (TV Series)
Radovan Pradic
- High Speed (1999) ... Radovan Pradic
 1999 The Black Dog (Short)
Harvey
 1999 Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (TV Mini-Series)
Norman Kershawe
 1996 Thief Takers (TV Series)
Frank McGrath
- Deja Vu (1996) ... Frank McGrath
- A Dead Man (1996) ... Frank McGrath
 1993 Fighting for Gemma (TV Movie)
Martyn Day
 1990-1993 Nightingales (TV Series)
Bell
- King Lear II (1993) ... Bell
- Reach for the Sky (1993) ... Bell
- All at Sea (1993) ... Bell
- Crime and Punishment (1993) ... Bell
 1990-1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Syl / Andy
- The Clothes in the Wardrobe (1993) ... Syl
- He's Asking for Me (1990) ... Andy
 1992 Patriot Games
Inspector Highland
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Stanley Rode
 1991 Titmuss Regained (TV Mini-Series)
Leslie Titmuss
- Tomorrow (1991) ... Leslie Titmuss
- Today (1991) ... Leslie Titmuss
 1990 The Russia House
Wicklow
 1989 Frederick Forsyth Presents (TV Series)
Tom Rowse
 1989 Screenplay (TV Series)
Tony
- Seeing in the Dark (1989) ... Tony
 1989 When the Whales Came
Jack Jenkins
 1989 Jumping the Queue (TV Series)
Hugh Warner
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Hugh Warner
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Hugh Warner
 1987 The Marksman (TV Mini-Series)
Weaver
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Weaver
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Weaver
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Weaver
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
- Pratt Outta Hell (1986)
 1977-1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Robert / Trevor
- Dog Ends (1984) ... Robert
- The Kiss of Death (1977) ... Trevor
 1983 The Gathering Seed (TV Series)
Joe Henshaw
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Joe Henshaw
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Joe Henshaw
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Joe Henshaw
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Joe Henshaw
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Joe Henshaw
 1983 Red Monarch (TV Movie)
Vasily
 1983 King Lear (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1982 Objects of Affection (TV Series)
Donald
- Rolling Home (1982) ... Donald
 1982 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Smike
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Smike
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Smike
- Part 2 (1982) ... Smike
- Part 1 (1982) ... Smike
 1979 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
George Hunn
- The Brylcreem Boys (1979) ... George Hunn
 1977 Scum (TV Movie)
Archer
 1977 Here I Stand... (TV Series)
Stapleton
- Margaret Clitheroe (1977) ... Stapleton
 1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Gaz
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth", at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England with Frances Barber, John Hannah, Ian Hastings, Wyllie Longmore and Andy Serkis in the cast. Braham Murray was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for playing Smike in "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," a role he recreated in the television version with the same title, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982). He found that role so taxing that he took a year off from acting to recover.

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Libra

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