Angus Macfadyen

Highest Rated: 86% The Lost City of Z (2017)
Lowest Rated: 0% Redline (2007)
Birthday: Sep 21, 1963
Birthplace: Glasgow
A product of Scotland, Angus MacFadyen possesses a burly build, deeply expressive eyes, and enviable charisma. He first made an impression on an international audience with his portrayal of Robert the Bruce in Braveheart (1995). Born in 1964, MacFadyen had a nomadic upbringing; thanks to his father's job with the World Health Organization, he spent his childhood and adolescence in places no less diverse than Africa, Australia, France, the Philippines, Singapore, and Denmark. He went on to attend the University of Edinburgh and received theatrical training at the Central School of Speech and Drama. MacFadyen got his professional start on the Edinburgh stage, appearing in a number of productions at the famed Fringe Festival. Breaking into television in the early '90s, MacFadyen appeared in a number of series for the BBC, including an acclaimed adaptation of David Leavitt's The Lost Language of Cranes (1992). Following the critical and commercial success of Braveheart, the actor got a rudimentary dose of recognition across the Atlantic, but remained largely unknown outside of the U.K. He starred with Gabriel Byrne and Bill Campbell in the World War II drama The Brylcreem Boys in 1996, playing a German pilot being held captive in neutral Ireland. Until 1998, when he portrayed Peter Lawford in the made-for-cable The Rat Pack, MacFadyen's other screen appearances tended to be in films that were widely ignored by audiences and critics alike. The sort of attention surrounding The Rat Pack paled in comparison to that surrounding MacFadyen's films the following year. In 1999, the actor could be seen in two highly publicized films, first playing Orson Welles in Tim Robbins' Cradle Will Rock and then starring as Lucius, son of the title character in Julie Taymor's Titus, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. Before returning to the big screen in such efforts as Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood and Equilibrium (both 2002), MacFayden took a brief turn as Zues in the made-for-television Jason and the Argonauts (2000) and turned up in such low-budget efforts as Second Skin and A Woman's a Helluva Thing (both 2000).

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Purge of Kingdoms Actor 2019
No Score Yet Buck Run Actor 2019
No Score Yet F.R.E.D.I. Grant 2018
86% The Lost City of Z James Murray $8.6M 2017
No Score Yet Macbeth Unhinged Actor Screenwriter Director 2016
No Score Yet Age Of The Gunslinger Actor 2015
No Score Yet H4 Actor 2015
No Score Yet Sugar Actor 2013
21% Copperhead Jee Hagadorn $0.2M 2013
No Score Yet Assassins Run (White Swan) Richard 2013
No Score Yet Taken By Grace Lucas Blackstone 2012
64% We Bought a Zoo Peter MacCready $72.8M 2011
No Score Yet Hirokin Moss 2011
No Score Yet Shadowheart Will Tunney 2009
No Score Yet Clean Break Actor 2008
13% Saw V Jeff $56.8M 2008
No Score Yet San Saba Bud 2008
No Score Yet Impulse Jonathan Dennison/Simon Phillips 2008
18% Saw IV Jeff $63.3M 2007
0% Redline Michael $6.8M 2007
No Score Yet .45 Big Al 2006
28% Saw III Jeff $80.3M 2006
No Score Yet Blackbeard Blackbeard 2006
No Score Yet The Virgin of Juarez Patrick Nunzio 2006
No Score Yet Fatwa Bobby 2006
No Score Yet Killer Wave John McAdams 2006
No Score Yet Shooting Gallery Tenderloin Tony 2005
No Score Yet Murder on the Yellow Brick Road Michael Alberts 2005
No Score Yet The Pleasure Drivers Bill 2005
No Score Yet Five Days to Midnight Roy Bremmer 2004
No Score Yet Spartacus Crassus 2004
40% Equilibrium Dupont 2002
44% Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Connor $69.6M 2002
No Score Yet Styx Mike 2001
No Score Yet Snide & Prejudice Adolf Hitler 2001
No Score Yet A Woman's a Helluva Thing Houston 2001
33% Jason and the Argonauts Zeus 2000
17% Second Skin Sam Kane 2000
68% Titus Lucius 1999
64% Cradle Will Rock Orson Welles 1999
No Score Yet Death Valley Frederic Colbert 1999
No Score Yet Joseph's Gift Carl 1999
69% The Rat Pack Peter Lawford 1998
No Score Yet Nevada West 1998
62% Still Breathing Philip 1998
No Score Yet The Brylcreem Boys Count Rudolph von Stegenbek 1997
18% Warriors of Virtue Komodo 1997
No Score Yet Brylcreem Boys Actor 1997
77% Braveheart Robert the Bruce 1995
No Score Yet Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story Richard Burton 1995
No Score Yet The Lost Language of Cranes Philip 1992
No Score Yet Unnatural Causes Actor 1986

TV

CREDIT
71% Strange Angel
2018
Aleister Crowley
  • 2018
81% Turn: Washington's Spies
2014-2017
Robert Rogers
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
89% Chuck
2007-2012
Nicholas Quinn
  • 2012
88% Wallander
2008-2016
  • 2012
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
Sean McAllister
  • 2011
79% Lie to Me
2009-2011
Jimmy Doyle
  • 2010
57% Californication
2007-2014
Julien Julian
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet Eleventh Hour
2008-2009
Jason Cooper
  • 2008
88% Alias
2001-2006
Joseph Ehrmann
  • 2006
  • 2005

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