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Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard Grade Exams and obtained three As and two Bs in his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sweet Sixteen
(2002)
Red Road
Red Road Stevie
(2006)
Filth
Filth Gorman
(2013)

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 2017 Hunter's Prayer (completed)
Metzger
 2012-2016 Line of Duty (TV Series)
Arnott
- Episode #3.6 (2016) ... Arnott
- Episode #3.5 (2016) ... Arnott
- Episode #3.4 (2016) ... Arnott
- Episode #3.3 (2016) ... Arnott
- Episode #3.2 (2016) ... Arnott
 2016 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Dexter Allen
- Episode #5.6 (2016) ... Dexter Allen
 2015 Scottish Mussel
Ritchie
 2015 Barney Thomson
Chris
 2014 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Edwin Havelock
- Live Free, Live True (2014) ... Edwin Havelock
 2014 Silent Witness (TV Series)
DS Jason Ross
- In a Lonely Place: Part 2 (2014) ... DS Jason Ross
- In a Lonely Place: Part 1 (2014) ... DS Jason Ross
 2013 The Great Train Robbery (TV Mini-Series)
Roy James
- A Copper's Tale (2013) ... Roy James
- A Robber's Tale (2013) ... Roy James
 2013/I Filth
Gorman
 2013 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Alfred Pollock
- Greenshaw's Folly (2013) ... Alfred Pollock
 2013 Ice Cream Girls (TV Mini-Series)
Marcus
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Marcus
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Marcus
 2013 The Wee Man
Paul Ferris
 2012/I Piggy
Joe
 2012 Sister
Mike
 2012 When the Lights Went Out
Mr. Price
 2011/III Hit and Run (Short)
Daz
 2011/III Four
Lover
 2011 7 Lives
Rory
 2011 Ghosted
Paul
 2010 Paris/Sexy (Short)
Seamus
 2010 Village on the Roof (Short)
Allen
 2010 SoulBoy
Joe McCain
 2010 Donkeys
Stevie Blantyre
 2010 Pimp
Zeb
 2010 Five Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Jon
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Jon
 2009 Spunkbubble (Short)
Togs
 2009 Eadar-Chluich (TV Series)
 2009 The Damned United
John O'Hare
 2008/II The Prayer (Short)
Stevie
 2008 Freakdog
Sean
 2008 Doomsday
Joshua
 2007 Night Is Day (TV Series)
Head Gangster
- Sacrifices (2007) ... Head Gangster
 2006/II True North
Sean
 2006 Red Road
Stevie
 2005 Wild Country
Lee
 2005 Tickets
Jamesy
 2004 Casualty (TV Series)
Matty Howell
- Lock Down (2004) ... Matty Howell
 2003 Rockface (TV Series)
Jason Farinelli
- Episode #2.6 (2003) ... Jason Farinelli
 2003 The Royal (TV Series)
Jeffrey Carpenter
- Snakes and Ladders (2003) ... Jeffrey Carpenter
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen
Liam
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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There was a lot of pressure on me when I was 18, 19 to move to America. I went out for a couple of weeks and hated it. I thought I could go out of my mind. You could really see how people could go off the rails. See more »

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At 17, Martin was playing Division II soccer (football) in a Scottish high school and had never acted until being discovered by director Ken Loach, who cast him as the lead in Sweet Sixteen (2002). See more »

Nickname:

Martino

Star Sign:

Taurus

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