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Steven Mackintosh

Highest Rated:   92% Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Lowest Rated:   0% Elfie Hopkins (2012)
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Birthplace:   Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
With the blond, knowing looks of a choir boy gone wrong and a resumé boasting some of the more offbeat films and television series of the last decade, British actor Steven Mackintosh is one of the more versatile and unpredictable actors on either side of the Atlantic. Although largely unknown in the United States, Mackintosh has worked steadily in his native England since his first role at the age of 13.Born in Cambridge in 1967, Mackintosh got his start on the stage but segued into television in 1985, with parts in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 and The Browning Version. After touring with the National Theatre Company for two years, Mackintosh won his first screen role in 1987, as a minor character in the critically acclaimed story of playwright Joe Orton, Prick Up Your Ears. After secondary parts in two more features, 1989's Treasure Island and 1990's Memphis Belle, Mackintosh landed a leading role in Hanif Kureishi's London Kills Me (1991). Mackintosh, in his role as a hustler by the name of Muffdiver, was one of the odder and thornier aspects of an odd and thorny film. The actor's off-kilter versatility was further displayed via performances in subsequent films and television miniseries such as Roger Michell's 1993 miniseries The Buddha of Suburbia; Dennis Potter's final project, the comedy spoof Midnight Movie (1994); and an obscure 1995 film called The Grotesque, co-starring Alan Bates and Sting.In 1996, Mackintosh came to the attention of American art house audiences, first with his turn as Sebastian in Trevor Nunn's lavish screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Co-starring Helena Bonham Carter, Richard E. Grant, and Nigel Hawthorne, the film received favorable reviews which nicely complemented those garnered by Mackintosh's other outing, Different for Girls. Mackintosh co-starred with Rupert Graves as a prim transsexual in the comedy, which was remarkable for both its complex subject matter and the honesty with which such matter was dealt. The release of the film in such close context with that of Twelfth Night also gave Mackintosh further opportunity to display his startling flexibility, something he did again the following year with the World War II drama The Land Girls. After his turn as an amorous farmer, Mackintosh characteristically went in a completely different direction, with his hilarious portrayal of a ne'er-do-well pot grower in the 1998 film Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. The film, which was equal parts Quentin Tarantino and testosterone, was a smash hit in Britain, and made another offbeat addition to Mackintosh's already diverse resumé.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
58% Urban Hymn
  • Actor
2017
No Score Yet A Song for Jenny
  • Greg Nicholson
2015
61% Robot Overlords
  • Danny
2015
56% Set Fire To The Stars
  • Jack
$4.8k 2015
No Score Yet The Thirteenth Tale
  • Dr Clifton
2014
63% Gold
  • Gerry
2014
31% Kick-Ass 2
  • Tommy's Dad
$28.9M 2013
46% The Sweeney
  • Ivan Lewis
$26.8k 2013
0% Elfie Hopkins
  • Michael
2012
No Score Yet Lost Christmas
  • Henry
2011
No Score Yet The Great Ghost Rescue
  • Actor
2011
61% The Scouting Book for Boys
  • Det Insp Kertzer
2009
29% Underworld: The Rise of the Lycans
  • Arnaud Tanis
$45.9M 2009
33% Good
  • Freddie
2008
No Score Yet The Beckoning Silence
  • Actor
2008
67% The Escapist
  • Tony
2008
29% Sugarhouse
  • Tom
2007
86% Small Engine Repair
  • Bill
2007
No Score Yet First Born
  • Steven
2007
No Score Yet The Daisy Chain
  • Tomas
2007
69% The Secret Life of Words
  • Dr. Sulitzer
2006
16% Underworld: Evolution
  • Tanis
$62.4M 2006
12% The Aryan Couple, (The Couple)
  • Adolf Eichmann
2005
44% The Jacket
  • Dr. Hopkins
$6.3M 2005
78% The Mother
  • Bobby
$0.8M 2004
No Score Yet The Tulse Luper Suitcases Part III - From Sark to Finish
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet The Other Boleyn Girl
  • George Boleyn
2003
33% The Criminal
  • Jasper Rawlins
2002
No Score Yet Lady Audley's Secret
  • Actor
2000
76% Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
  • Winston
1999
No Score Yet Our Mutual Friend
  • John Harmon
1999
74% Twelfth Night
  • Sebastian
1998
61% The Land Girls
  • Joe
1998
No Score Yet The Ebb-Tide
  • Swanson
1998
48% Different for Girls
  • Kim Foyle
1997
No Score Yet House of America
  • Sid
1997
No Score Yet Blue Juice
  • Jsoh Tambini
1995
No Score Yet Grave Indiscretion
  • Sidney Giblet
1995
No Score Yet The Return of the Native
  • Diggory Venn
1994
60% Princess Caraboo
  • Harold
1994
No Score Yet Mystery! - A Dark Adapted Eye
  • Francis
1994
No Score Yet Buddha of Suburbia
  • Charlie Kay
1993
69% The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Fred
1992
No Score Yet London Kills Me
  • Muffdiver
1991
75% Memphis Belle
  • Stan, the Rookie
1990
No Score Yet Treasure Island (Devil's Treasure)
  • Dick
1990
92% Prick Up Your Ears
  • Simon Ward
1987
No Score Yet England Expects
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% The Game
2014
  • Tom Mallory
  • 2014
88% Inside Men
2012
  • John
  • 2012
90% Luther
2010-2015
  • Det. Chief Insp. Ian Reed
  • 2010
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Ian Pritchard
  • 2007
No Score Yet Timeshift
2006
  • Narrator

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