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      Alun Armstrong

      Alun Armstrong

      Highest Rated: 90% Possum (2018)

      Lowest Rated: 16% Eragon (2006)

      Birthday: Jul 17, 1946

      Birthplace: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, UK

      Alun Armstrong is known for his faithful dedication to the works of Charles Dickens, starring in numerous British television and stage adaptations of the author's novels. A member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and part of the original cast of Les Miserables, Armstrong first became known to audiences through the 1971 crime thriller "Get Carter" with Michael Caine. Afterwards he frequently guested on a wide array of British TV shows and specials including the comedy series "Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?" and "A Sharp Intake of Breath." Armstrong's bushy eyebrows and stern countenance have not only made him an easy cast as a Dickens protagonist but have led him to a handful of supporting roles in fantasy-adventure films, including "Krull," "The Mummy Returns," and "Van Helsing." In 2005 his work in two different Dickens adaptations, the BBC series "Bleak House" and Roman Polanski's "Oliver Twist," drew accolades from critics.

      Highest rated movies

      Possum poster Possum Millions poster
      Get Carter poster
      Get Carter
      Out of Innocence poster
      Out of Innocence
      White Hunter, Black Heart poster
      White Hunter, Black Heart
      The French Lieutenant's Woman poster The French Lieutenant's Woman Black Beauty poster
      Black Beauty
      Funny Cow poster
      Funny Cow




      73% No Score Yet Cordelia Roger (Character) - 2019
      90% 53% Possum Maurice (Character) - 2018
      79% 69% Funny Cow Lenny (Character) - 2017
      86% No Score Yet Out of Innocence Detective Callaghan (Character) - 2016
      29% 28% Golden Years Sid (Character) - 2016
      No Score Yet 85% Garrow's Law Unknown (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girls Who Came to Stay Unknown (Character) - 2006
      16% 46% Eragon Uncle Garrow (Character) $75.0M 2006
      60% 63% Oliver Twist Magistrate Fang (Character) $2.0M 2005
      No Score Yet 53% Van Helsing: The London Assignment Cardinal Jinette (Voice) - 2004
      No Score Yet 59% Carrie's War Mr. Samuel Evans (Character) - 2004
      88% 78% Millions St. Peter (Character) $6.6M 2004
      24% 57% Van Helsing Cardinal Jinette (Character) $120.0M 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When I'm 64 Unknown (Character) - 2004
      19% 27% It's All About Love David (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine DCI Charlie MacIntyre (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 33% Paradise Found Camille Pissaro (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet 85% Sparkhouse Richard Bolton (Character) - 2002
      63% 29% Strictly Sinatra Bill (Character) $1.2K 2001
      47% 63% The Mummy Returns Curator (Character) $202.0M 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Score Unknown (Character) - 2001
      49% 76% Harrison's Flowers Samuel Brubeck (Character) $1.8M 2000
      39% 43% Proof of Life Wyatt (Character) $32.6M 2000
      No Score Yet 88% G:MT Unknown (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 36% With or Without You Sammy (Character) - 1999
      48% 72% Onegin Zaretsky (Character) $183.8K 1999
      70% 80% Sleepy Hollow High Constable (Character) $101.1M 1999
      No Score Yet 71% Aristocrats Unknown (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Red DCI Frank Jefferson (Character) - 1998
      30% 63% The Saint Inspector Teal (Character) $61.4M 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Witness Against Hitler Pastor Harold Poelchau (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Brazen Hussies Jimmy Hardcastle (Character) - 1996
      40% 56% An Awfully Big Adventure Uncle Vernon (Character) $258.0K 1995
      No Score Yet 66% MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Chief Superintendent Capshaw (Character) - 1994
      81% 76% Black Beauty Reuben Smith (Character) $4.2M 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Doggin' Around Charlie Foster (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 56% Split Second Thrasher (Character) $4.8M 1992
      No Score Yet 32% Blue Ice Osgood (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet 83% Breaking the Code Mick Ross (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Happy Families Superintendent Holdsby (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet 45% American Friends Dr. Weeks (Character) $3.3K 1991
      No Score Yet 62% London Kills Me John Stone (Character) $169.0K 1991
      83% 62% White Hunter, Black Heart Ralph Lockhart (Character) $1.7M 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Widowmaker Dad (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet That Summer of White Roses Zemba (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Number 27 Murray Lester (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 67% Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire Maxwell Randall (Character) - 1985
      30% 52% Krull Torquil (Character) - 1983
      82% 67% The French Lieutenant's Woman Grimes (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet 77% Measure for Measure Provost (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 78% The Likely Lads Tommy (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Existence Tommy (Character) - 1973
      87% 84% Get Carter Keith (Character) - 1971


      94% 87% Breeders Jim (Character) 2020-2022
      94% 78% Year of the Rabbit Hugh Wisbech (Character) 2019
      75% 80% Frontier Lord Benton (Character) 2016-2018
      100% No Score Yet Little Dorrit on Masterpiece Jeremiah/Ephraim Flintwinch (Character) 2009 2014
      98% 82% The Hollow Crown Unknown (Character) 2013
      No Score Yet 100% New Tricks Brian Lane (Character) 2004-2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Garrow's Law Unknown (Character) 2009-2011
      No Score Yet 88% Bleak House Bucket (Character) 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Aristocrats Henry Fox (Character) 2000
      No Score Yet 100% Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1999-2000
      82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Our Friends in the North Austin Donohue (Character) 1966 1996
      No Score Yet 99% Married ... With Children Trevor (Guest Star) 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Porridge Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Unknown (Character) 1974