David Threlfall


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David Threlfall was born on October 12, 1953 in Burnage, Manchester, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Shameless (2004), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) and Hot Fuzz (2007). 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 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2022 Funny Woman (TV Series) (post-production)
George Parker
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... George Parker
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... George Parker
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... George Parker
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... George Parker
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... George Parker
 2022 Dodger (TV Series)
Sir Charles Rowan
- Revenge (2022) ... Sir Charles Rowan
- Dosh (2022) ... Sir Charles Rowan
- Nancy (2022) ... Sir Charles Rowan
- Mummy (2022) ... Sir Charles Rowan
- Phantom (2022) ... Sir Charles Rowan
 2021 Wolfe (TV Series)
Howard
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Howard
 2020 Faith Healer
Teddy
 2020 Isolation Stories (TV Mini Series)
Brian
- Karen (2020) ... Brian
 2019 Bing (TV Series)
Flop
- Accident (2019) ... Flop
- Squiggle (2019) ... Flop
- Vaccination (2019) ... Flop
- Face Paint (2019) ... Flop
- Halloween (2019) ... Flop
 2018 Troy: Fall of a City (TV Series)
Priam
- Offering (2018) ... Priam
- Twelve Days (2018) ... Priam
- Battle on the Beach (2018) ... Priam
- Hunted (2018) ... Priam
- Spoils of War (2018) ... Priam
 2017 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Samuel Beckett
- Samuel Beckett and Andre the Giant (2017) ... Samuel Beckett
 2016 The Gospel of Matthew
Narrator
 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
- End of the Line (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Early Retirement (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- The P Factor (2013) ... Frank Gallagher
- Crossing the Line (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 The Battle for Rome (TV Mini Series)
Constantine
 2006 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (TV Mini Series documentary)
Constantine the Great
- Constantine (2006) ... Constantine the Great
 2006 Afterlife (TV Series)
Ian Garland
- The Rat Man (2006) ... Ian Garland
 2006 Murderous Intent
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
- Divided They Fall (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 Blind Men (TV Movie)
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Kritzinger
 2001 Chunky Monkey
Donald Leek
 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 In the Beginning (TV Mini Series)
Aaron
- Part II (2000) ... Aaron
- Part I (2000) ... Aaron
 2000 The Knock (TV Series)
Bobby Connery
- Episode #5.3 (2000) ... Bobby Connery
 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 A Statement of Affairs (TV Mini Series)
Alan
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Alan
 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
 1991 Scum (TV Movie)
Archer
 1990 The Russia House
Wicklow
 1990 The Lake (Short)
 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)
 1985 The Daughter-in-Law (TV Movie)
Luther
 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 / Joe Henshaw (aged 23)
- 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 Alan Bennett's 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 Here I Stand... (TV Series)
Stapleton
- Margaret Clitheroe (1977) ... Stapleton
 1976 Scene (TV Series)
 1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Gaz
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the title role in "Skellig" based on the children's book by David Almond - Young Vic Theatre, London. See more »

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

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Brana Bajic  (2 children)
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Won the 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' award in the 1980 Laurence Olivier Awards for Nicholas Nickleby. See more »

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