Robert Carlyle, OBE (born 14 April 1961) is a Scottish actor. His film work includes Trainspotting (1996), The Full Monty (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Angela's Ashes (1999), The 51st State (2001), and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He has been in the television shows Hamish...Wikipedia
Born: 14th April, 1961, Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: Trainspotting, The Full Monty
British director’s credits include “Mad Love” and “Ravenous”
British film and television director Antonia Bird, whose work attracted controversy and acclaim in equal measure, died Thursday. She was 54 and the cause of death was anaplastic thyroid cancer.
Bird was perhaps best known for helming the drama “Priest,” which followed a gay cleric as he struggled to deal with the incestuous relationship between members of his flock, was widely condemned by the Catholic church and inspired protests. The film was a difficult sell for... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
Ageing a year more and another reason to get plastic surgery are: Abigail Breslin-13(lets hope she dtays that age lol!) Sarah Michelle Gellar-32(no need for a cake she has a bun in the oven as a substitute!) Robert Carlyle-48 Brad Garret-49 Ritchie Blackmore-64 Julie Christie-68 Pete Rose-68 Lorreta Lynn-74 Rod Steiger-84 John Geilgud-105(we will send domeone to dance on oyur grave) Read More
Posted by portugues_princess 5 years ago
Scottish actor Robert Carlyle nearly turned his back on his acting career after his youngest son was struck down with a life-threatening condition. The Full Monty star was left devastated when his seven-month-old son Pearce was taken ill with intussusception - a condition where the large intestine swallows up the smaller.
He says, "The surgeons had to open him up and untangle the mess or he would have died. We were told that he would have a 50-50 chance of surviving. I can remember sitting in the waiting room - a scene from a million different films - thinking,... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 7 years ago
A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.
I`m in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want.
The darker the character, the more interesting.
Trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and formed his own theatre company, Rain Dog, in 1991.
Son Harvey born March 2004.