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Christian McKay

Christian McKay was born in 1973 in Bury, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Rush (2013), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Me and Orson Welles (2008). He has been married to Emily Allen since 2013. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The No Hopers (TV Series) (pre-production) (rumored)
 2015 ChickLit (completed)
David Rose
 2015 Churchill's Secret (TV Movie) (post-production)
Christopher Soames
 2013/III Blackbird (Short) (completed)
 2015 Jekyll & Hyde (TV Series)
Maxwell Utterson
- Black Dog (2015) ... Maxwell Utterson
- The Calyx (2015) ... Maxwell Utterson
- The Cutter (2015) ... Maxwell Utterson
- Mr Hyde (2015) ... Maxwell Utterson
- The Harbinger (2015) ... Maxwell Utterson
 2015 Creditors
Grant Pierce
 2015 Draw on Sweet Night
George Kirbye
 2014 Here Lies
Tristan Holy-Route
 2014 Northern Soul
John's Dad
 2014 The Last Sparks of Sundown
Rupert Sword
 2014/I Serena
Banker in Boston (uncredited)
 2014 The Engagement (Short)
 2014 The Theory of Everything
Roger Penrose
 2014 Closer to the Moon
 2013 Legacy (TV Movie)
 2013 The Devil's Violinist
John Watson
 2013/I Rush
Lord Hesketh
 2011-2013 Borgia (TV Series)
Cardinal Sforza / Ascanio Sforza
- Pentecost (2013) ... Ascanio Sforza
- Ascension (2013) ... Ascanio Sforza
 2012 Getting On (TV Series)
Dr. Nigel Hoskins
- Episode #3.3 (2012) ... Dr. Nigel Hoskins
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Museum Guard
 2011 I Melt with You
 2010 Deerfall (Short)
 2010 Mr. Nice
Hamilton McMillan
 2009 Vivaldi, the Red Priest
Estienne Roger
 2009 Margaret (TV Movie)
John Whittingdale (as Christian Mackay)
 2008 Abraham's Point
 2005 Riot at the Rite (TV Movie)
Pierre Monteux
 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
Neville Gordon
- Pardon (2004) ... Neville Gordon
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Other Works:

Played the composer Dmitri Shostakovich in "Master Class" by David Pownall - Derby Playhouse (2006). See more »

Alternate Names:

Christian Mackay


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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Personal Quote:

I am the only actor who ever had to lose weight to play Orson Welles. See more »


Graduated from RADA in 2001. See more »

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