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Christopher Eccleston

Actor / Character Actor | * 02/16/1964 (56) | Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Christopher Eccleston (born 16 February 1964) is an English actor. The recipient of an Emmy Award and two BAFTA Award nominations, Eccleston is best known for his work on television and in film – in particular for his collaborations with directors Danny Boyle and Michael Winterbottom and writers Peter Flannery, Jimmy McGovern and Russell T. Davies. Eccleston trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and made his professional acting debut onstage in a Bristol Old Vic production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Eccleston garnered attention for his film roles as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It and David Stevens in Shallow Grave and for his television performances in Cracker and Hillsborough. His BAFTA-nominated performance as Nicky Hutchinson in the BBC miniseries Our Friends in the North (1996) established Eccleston as a household name in the UK; he followed t... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Thriller

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Movies with Christopher Eccleston as Actor(56)

as himself2020 The Kemps: All True
as Macbeth2018 RSC Live: Macbeth
as SS Officer (Lutz's Father)2018 Where Hands Touch
as Oswald2018 King Lear
as Leonard 'Nipper' Read2015 Legend
as John Aspinall2013 Lucan
as James2013 Emily
as Malekith2013 Thor: The Dark World
as himself2013 Muse of Fire
as Daniel Demoys2012 Chasing Mavericks
as James2012 Song for Marion
as Pod Clock2011 The Borrowers
as John Lennon2010 Lennon Naked
as Salesman2010 The Happiness Salesman
as McCullen / Destro2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
as Fred Noonan2009 Amelia
as Stuart2006 Perfect Parents
as Narrator (voice)2005 Einstein's Big Idea
as Ninth Doctor2005 Doctor Who: Born Again
as Anthony2002 The King and Us
as Major Henry West2002 28 Days Later
as Boethius2002 24 Hour Party People
as Major Gen. Robert Ford2002 Sunday
as Joe Broughton2002 Flesh and Blood
as Leo Zhukovsky2002 I Am Dina
as Vindici2002 Revengers Tragedy
as Strayman2001 Strumpet
as Charles Stewart2001 The Others
as Ben Jago2001 Othello
as Raymond Calitri2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds
as Gary Ellis1999 Heart
as Seminar Leader1999 eXistenZ
as Vincent Boyd1999 With or Without You
as Duke of Norfolk1998 Elizabeth
as Sender Horowitz1998 A Price Above Rubies
as Trevor Hicks1996 Hillsborough
as Jude Fawley1996 Jude
as David Stephens1994 Shallow Grave
as Priest1993 Anchoress
1992 Roots
as Sean Maddox1992 Friday On My Mind
as Alonso Zunz1992 Death and the Compass
as Man in Dream1992 Rachel's Dream
as Derek Bentley1991 Let Him Have It

TV Shows/Series with Christopher Eccleston as Actor(24)

as Maurice Scott2016 The A Word
as Matt Jamison2014 The Leftovers
as Daniel Demoys2012 Blackout
as Joseph Bede2011 The Shadow Line
as Willy Houlihan2010 Accused
as Claude2006 Heroes
as The Doctor2005 Doctor Who
as Doctor (9)2005 Doctor Who
as Stephen Baxter2003 The Second Coming
as Tom/Neil2001 Linda Green
as James 'Jim' Calvert2000 Clocking Off
as Nicky Hutchinson1996 Our Friends in the North
as Drew Mackenzie1995 Hearts and Minds
1993 GMTV
as DCI David Bilborough1993 Cracker
as Radio1990 Chancer
as Frank Carter1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot
as Stephen Hills1986 Casualty

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 02/16 1964 (February) in Langworthy (current age: 56 years + 218 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Central School of Speech and Drama, University of Salford
Christopher Eccleston frequently works together with these people:
Nicholas Briggs (8x, Actor)
Robert Pugh (7x, Actor)
David Tennant (6x, Actor)
Jamie Foreman (6x, Actor)
Paterson Joseph (6x, Actor)
Tony Haygarth (6x, Actor)
Annette Badland (6x, Actress)
Frances Barber (6x, Actress)
Paul Kasey (6x, Actor)
Tilly Vosburgh (6x, Actress)
David Ryall (5x, Actor)
Gary Johnstone (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1973, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/16/2020