Biography

Clive Russell was raised in Fife, Scotland, from 3 months old. He originally trained as a teacher, but when his drama lecturer resigned and took over a theatre in the provincial town of Bolton, Lancaster, Russell joined him. Russell has been working solely in film and television since 1991.

Clive Russell was raised in Fife, Scotland, from 3 months old. He originally trained as a teacher, but when his drama lecturer resigned and took over a theatre in the provincial town of Bolton, Lancaster, Russell joined him. Russell has been working solely in film and television since 1991.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 99

Birthday 1945-12-07

Place of Birth Hampshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Honest(1 episode)
The Tales of Para Handy(1 episode)
Sunnyside Farm(1 episode)
Mr In-Between as Mr. Michaelmas
Silent Cry
2018 Ladder to You as Eric
2018 Outlaw King as Lord Mackinnon of Skye
2018 The Etruscan Smile as Campbell
2017 The Hatton Garden Job as Kenny Collins
2017 Their Finest as Mr. Starling
2017 1066: A Year to Conquer England(3 episodes) as Harold Hardrada
2017 1066: A Year to Conquer England as Harold Hardrada
2017 The Good Karma Hospital(6 episodes) as Desmond
2016 The Limehouse Golem as Prison Warden
2015 Mountain Goats(7 episodes) as Malton Jennings
2014 Outlander(1 episode) as Lord Lovat
2013 Thor: The Dark World as Tyr
2013 Mary, Queen of Scots as Douglas
2013 The List as Peter
2013 Shetland(2 episodes) as Adam Markham
2012 Ripper Street(39 episodes) as Frederick Abberline
2012 Stella(4 episodes)
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows as Captain Tanner
2011 The Wicker Tree as Beame
2011 The Borgias(1 episode)
2011 Vera(1 episode) as Allen Barnes
2011 Game of Thrones(7 episodes) as Brynden 'Blackfish' Tully
2011 Lachlan Macquarie: The Father of Australia as Lachlan Macquarie
2010 Identity(1 episode)
2010 Cup Cake as Mute McGill
2010 The Wolfman as MacQueen
2009 Sherlock Holmes as Captain Tanner
2009 Garrow's Law(1 episode) as Alexander Creighton
2009 Book of Blood as Wyburd
2009 The Old Guys(1 episode)
2009 Dead Man Running as McClintoch
2009 Beyond The Pole as Steve
2008 The Devil's Whore(4 episodes) as Presbyterian Preacher
2008 Merlin(1 episode) as Bayard
2008 No Heroics(1 episode)
2008 Lecture 21
2007 Joe's Palace as Dave
2007 Secret Diary of a Call Girl(1 episode)
2007 The Yellow House as Monsieur Roulin
2006 Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy as MacPherson
2006 Hotel Babylon(1 episode)
2005 Festival as Brother Mike
2005 Heartless as Ricy
2005 Faith as Gordon
2005 According to Bex(8 episodes)
2004 King Arthur as Lancelot's Father
2004 Ladies in Lavender as Adam Penruddocke
2004 Shameless(2 episodes)
2002 Still Game(1 episode)
2002 Being April(6 episodes)
2002 Rockface(14 episodes)
2002 The Mists of Avalon as Gorlois
2001 Bodywork as Billy Hunch
2001 The Mists of Avalon(2 episodes)
2001 Happiness(12 episodes)
2001 Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps(1 episode)
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes as Sergeant Justin Bommel
2000 Waking the Dead(2 episodes)
2000 Lock, Stock...(1 episode)
2000 Hearts and Bones(1 episode) as Mark Dolby
2000 The Railway Children as Station Master
1999 Oliver Twist(4 episodes) as Scottish Lawyer
1999 Spaced(3 episodes)
1999 The 13th Warrior as Helfdane the Fat
1999 Hope and Glory(16 episodes)
1999 Great Expectations as Joe Gargery
1998 Heartburn Hotel(13 episodes)
1997 Oscar and Lucinda as Theophilus
1996 Crossing the Floor as Mick Boyd
1996 Neverwhere(7 episodes) as Mr. Vandemar
1996 Lord of Misrule as Arthur
1996 Silent Witness(2 episodes)
1995 Ruffian Hearts as Grazetti
1995 Margaret's Museum as Neil Currie
1994 Fatherland as Krebs
1994 Finney(6 episodes) as Tucker
1994 Roughnecks(13 episodes) as Archie
1994 Middlemarch(6 episodes) as Caleb Garth
1993 The Hawk as Chief Inspector Daybury
1993 Cracker(7 episodes) as Danny Fitzgerald
1992 The Power of One as Sergeant Bormann
1992 The Grass Arena
1991 Murder Most Horrid(1 episode)
1991 Hancock as Alan Simpson
1991 Do Not Disturb as Chris Anderson
1991 Spender(1 episode)
1990 Drop the Dead Donkey(1 episode)
1988 Tumbledown as Terry Knapp
1986 Casualty(2 episodes) as Jon Marston
1986 Casualty(2 episodes) as Billy McCabe
1986 Casualty(1 episode) as Ellis
1986 Casualty(1 episode) as Dave McCray
1986 Lovejoy(1 episode)
1984 The Bill(3 episodes)
1984 Scully(7 episodes) as Lorry Driver
1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet(6 episodes) as Gary Turnbull
1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet(4 episodes)
1982 Boys from the Blackstuff(5 episodes) as Policeman

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