Biography

Anthony "Tony" Curran (born 13 December 1969) is a Scottish actor.

Curran was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He is an alumnus of Holyrood Secondary School and is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Tony rose to fame in the BBC television series This Life. Since then, the Scots star has appeared in a number of major film and television roles.

Some of his roles have included The Invisible Man in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. To portray the Invisible Man, he donned a special suit that turned him into a walking bluescreen (according to his commentary on the DVD, he looked like a "smurf on acid"). Curran also played the vampire named Priest in Guillermo del Toro's Blade II.

Curran is active in participating in marathons to raise money for charity. He is a keen fan of Celtic Football Club.

He is a frequent and popular participant in the annual Dressed To Kilt event in New York City, run by the organization Friends of Scotland in celebration of Tartan Week.

In April, 2009 Curran revealed to the Daily Record newspaper that he is playing the role of Lieutenant Delcourt, in The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, due to be released in 2011.

Curran played the painter Vincent Van Gogh, in the Doctor Who episode "Vincent and the Doctor", written by Richard Curtis. He also made a cameo appearance in "The Pandorica Opens".

Anthony "Tony" Curran (born 13 December 1969) is a Scottish actor.

Curran was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He is an alumnus of Holyrood Secondary School and is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Tony rose to fame in the BBC television series This Life. Since then, the Scots star has appeared in a number of major film and television roles.

Some of his roles have included The Invisible Man in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. To portray the Invisible Man, he donned a special suit that turned him into a walking bluescreen (according to his commentary on the DVD, he looked like a "smurf on acid"). Curran also played the vampire named Priest in Guillermo del Toro's Blade II.

Curran is active in participating in marathons to raise money for charity. He is a keen fan of Celtic Football Club.

He is a frequent and popular participant in the annual Dressed To Kilt event in New York City, run by the organization Friends of Scotland in celebration of Tartan Week.

In April, 2009 Curran revealed to the Daily Record newspaper that he is playing the role of Lieutenant Delcourt, in The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, due to be released in 2011.

Curran played the painter Vincent Van Gogh, in the Doctor Who episode "Vincent and the Doctor", written by Richard Curtis. He also made a cameo appearance in "The Pandorica Opens".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1969-12-13

Place of Birth Port Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Also Known As

  • Anthony Curran

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Undercover Heart (0 episodes) as Jimmy Hatcher
2019 Deadwood: The Movie as James Smith
2018 Outlaw King as Angus Og Macdonald, Lord of Islay
2018 L.A. Confidential as Captain Smith
2018 Calibre as Logan McClay
2017 Eat Locals as Peter Boniface
2016 Crazyhead (6 episodes) as Callum
2015 Marvel's Daredevil (1 episode) as Finn
2015 Awaiting as Morris
2015 Marvellous as Lou Macari
2014 Postman Pat: The Movie as Paparazzi 2 (voice)
2013 Thor: The Dark World as Bor (uncredited)
2013 Mary, Queen of Scots as Knox
2013 Defiance (1 episode) as Himself (38 episodes) as Datak Tarr
2012 Labyrinth (2 episodes) as Guy D'Evreux
2012 Elementary (2 episodes) as Joshua Vikner
2012 In the Dark Half as Filthy
2011 Young James Herriot (3 episodes) as Professor Donald Richie
2011 The Adventures of Tintin as Lt. Delcourt (voice)
2011 The Hunt for Tony Blair as Robin Cook
2011 Golf in the Kingdom as Michael Murphy
2011 X-Men: First Class as Man In Black Suit Agent
2011 The Veteran as Chris Turner
2011 Cat Run as Sean Moody
2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son as Chirkoff
2010 Donkeys as Clyde
2010 Hawaii Five-0 (1 episode)
2010 The Presence as The Man in Black
2010 The Pillars of the Earth (8 episodes) as King Stephen
2009 Ondine as Alex
2009 No Holds Bard as Stevie Kerr
2009 Corrado
2008 The Lazarus Project as William Reeds
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Dean Harken
2008 Sons of Anarchy (3 episodes) as Gaines
2008 Gemini Division (50 episodes)
2008 The Midnight Meat Train as Driver
2008 Shuttle as Driver
2006 The Good German as Danny
2006 Red Road as Clyde Henderson
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
2006 Underworld: Evolution as Marcus Corvinus
2005 Night Stalker (1 episode)
2005 Beowulf & Grendel as Hondscioh
2005 Doctor Who (2 episodes) as Vincent van Gogh
2005 Medium (2 episodes)
2004 Flight of the Phoenix as Alex Rodney
2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen as Rodney Skinner (The Invisible Man)
2002 Ultimate Force (21 episodes)
2002 Blade II as Priest
2001 24 (3 episodes)
2001 Pearl Harbor as Ian
2000 Gladiator as Assassin #1
1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (2 episodes) as Sean Devine
1999 The 13th Warrior as Weath the Musician
1999 Great Expectations as Orlick
1997 Coming Down as Gary
1996 This Life (7 episodes) as Lenny
1995 Go Now as Chris Cameron
1994 Shallow Grave as Travel Agent
1994 The Tales of Para Handy (1 episode)
1994 Being Human as Raider
1994 Captives as Spider
1992 A Touch of Frost (1 episode)
1986 Heavenly Pursuits as Child in Vic's class
1983 Taggart (1 episode)

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