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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 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Shameless (2004) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Brana Bajic since 1995. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Urban Myths (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel Beckett
- Samuel Beckett and Andre the Giant (2017) ... Samuel Beckett
 2017 Troy: Fall of a City (TV Series)
Priam
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Priam
 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 Mini-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
 2014 Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (TV Movie)
Tommy Cooper
 2013 What Remains (TV Mini-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
 2004-2013 Shameless (TV Series)
Frank Gallagher / Frank
- Episode #11.14 (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Episode #11.13 (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Episode #11.12 (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Episode #11.11 (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Episode #11.10 (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
 2009 Nowhere Boy
Uncle George
 2007 The Whistleblowers (TV Series)
Professor Lewington
- Pandemic (2007) ... Professor Lewington
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Dr. John Dee
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Martin Blower
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie)
Daddy (Will Last)
 2006 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (TV Mini-Series)
Constantine the Great
- Constantine (2006) ... Constantine the Great
 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
 2006 Alien Autopsy
Jeffrey
 2006 The Romantics (TV Mini-Series)
William Wordsworth
- Liberty (2006) ... William Wordsworth
 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
 2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Preserved Killick, Captain's Steward
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Dr. Wilhelm Kritzinger
 2001 Chunky Monkey
Donald Leek
 2001 Blind Men (TV Movie)
 2000 A Dinner of Herbs (TV Mini-Series)
Hal Royce (older)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Hal Royce (older)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Hal Royce (older)
 2000 The Knock (TV Series)
Bobby Connery
- Episode #5.3 (2000) ... Bobby Connery
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Mini-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 Mary, Mother of Jesus (TV Movie)
Joseph of Nazareth
 1999 Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (TV Mini-Series)
Norman
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Norman
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Norman
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Norman
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Norman
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Norman
 1996 Thief Takers (TV Series)
Frank McGrath
- Deja Vu (1996) ... Frank McGrath
- A Dead Man (1996) ... Frank McGrath
 1994-1995 Men of the World (TV Series)
Lenny Smart
- Farewell My Lovely (1995) ... Lenny Smart
- Stolen Kiss (1995) ... Lenny Smart
- Happy Birthday Kendle (1995) ... Lenny Smart
- The Walking Wounded (1995) ... Lenny Smart
- The Girl I Love (1995) ... Lenny Smart
 1993 Fighting for Gemma (TV Movie)
Martyn Day
 1993 Diana: Her True Story (TV Movie)
Prince Charles
 1990-1993 Nightingales (TV Series)
Bell
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1993) ... 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
- And the Next Day (1991) ... Leslie Titmuss
- Tomorrow (1991) ... Leslie Titmuss
- Today (1991) ... Leslie Titmuss
 1990 The Russia House
Wicklow
 1989 Frederick Forsyth Presents (TV Series)
Tom Rowse
- A Casualty of War (1989) ... 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 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Leslie Titmuss
- The Simcox Inheritance (1986) ... Leslie Titmuss
- Faith Unfaithful (1986) ... Leslie Titmuss
- The Gods of the Copy Book Headings (1986) ... Leslie Titmuss
- Enigma Variations (1986) ... Leslie Titmuss
- And a Happy New Year to You, Too! (1986) ... Leslie Titmuss
 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
- Part 4 (1982) ... Smike
- Part 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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(February 1996-June 1996; July 1996-September 1996; December 1996-February 1997) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season the Cottesloe Theatre; Laurence Olivier Theatre; and the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Bertolt Brecht's play, "Mother Courage and Her Children; Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little... See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Won the 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' award in the 1980 Laurence Olivier Awards for Nicholas Nickleby. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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