Mark Strong is a well-known television and film actor from Britain known for his excellent performances in the films ‘ Zero Dark Thirty’ in 2012, ‘ The Imitation Game’ in 2014, etc. He was born as Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in the year 1963 on August 5th, in the city of London in the UK. He was born to a mixed cultural family where his father was an Italian and his mother an Austrian. After his father had abandoned his family soon after Mark’s birth, he was brought up by his mother. His mother changed his name so that it would help him get along with the rest of the children at his school.

Mark attended the Wymondham College in Norfolk, England, and later moved to Germany to study German Law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. After a year, he returned to London and joined Royal Holloway, The University of London in Surrey, and did a course in Drama and English. After that, he attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol. He made his debut on television with the series, ‘After Henry’ in 1989 as ‘Roger’ in an episode. He made his film debut in 1993 in the movie ‘Century’ as a Policeman. Since then he has been offered a huge row of roles in television series and movies alike.

Some of the well known movies Mark has appeared in are ‘It’s All About Love’ as Arthur; in ‘Oliver Twist’ as Toby Crackit; in ‘Babylon A.D.’ as Finn; in ‘Sherlock Holme’ as Lord Henry Blackwood; in ‘ Green Lantern’ as Thaal Sinestro; in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ as Merlin etc.

Mark has appeared in famous series also such as ‘Our Friends In The North’ in 1996’, in ‘Band of Gold’ in 1997, in ‘Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness’ in 2003, etc. He was nominated for a few awards for his roles in various films and won the award for Best Ensemble at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in 2014, for his role as ‘Stewart Menzies’ in the ‘Imitiation Game’. Mark is married to Liza Marshall, and they have two children together, Roman and Gabriel. Mark lives in London with his family. 

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Mark Strong is an actor of English origin who is known for playing cool, calculating, sinister characters.

He was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia on 5 August 1963 in London. He studied at Wymondham College and later in Munich, wanting to become a lawyer. But he returned to London where he pursued the course of English and Drama at Royal Holloway and mastered the art at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

He appeared in televisions serials like Prime Suspect 3 (1993), Our Friends in the North (1996), Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003), The Long Firm (2004) along with many others. He worked in TV movies like Sharpe’s Mission (1996), Emma (1996) where he played the lead role of Mr. Knightley, Falling Apart (2002), Henry VIII (2003).

He co-starred with Colin Firth in the movie Fever Pitch (1997). In the early 2000s, he starred in Heartlands (2002), Revolver (2005), Oliver Twist (2005). He has worked with Guy Ritchie on three projects: as the assassin Sorter in Revolver (2005), as a henchman Archy in RocknRolla (2008) and as the primary antagonist Lord Blackwood in Sherlock Holmes (2009). He starred in Ridley Scott’s Body of Lies (2008) which had actors like Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. Critics appreciated his performance. His second collaboration with Ridley Scott was in Robin Hood (2010) in which he portrayed Sir Godfrey.

He played the antagonist in Kick-Ass (2010). In 2011, he appeared in Green Lantern in the role of Sinestro. In the same year, he played Jim Prideaux in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. He was in the Irish film The Guard (2011), John Carter (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Welcome to the Punch (2013).

He played the role of MI6 chief Stewart Menzies in the film The Imitation Game (2014) which starred actors like Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance. He starred in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).
Daniel Craig is the godfather of Mark Strong’s eldest son. Mark Strong lives in London with his family.
 

Mark Moses English Actor

Mark Moses

Mark Moses is a well-known actor best known for his roles in American television series Mad Men and Desperate Housewives. He was born on the 25th of February in 1958 in the city of New York in the US. He completed his higher secondary education from Evanston Township High School located in Evanston in Illinois, Cook. He played as the quarterback for their varsity football team. After high school, he joined the Ithaca College located in Ithaca, in New York, to pursue a Major in English. Later on, his love of travel had made him drop college; he spent a year out to travel the world. After that, he attended New York University and pursued graduation in the theatre. Mark made his first appearance in a television movie called ‘Big Shots in America’ in the year 1985. The same year he made an appearance in the television series ‘North and South’ as a young Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States of America. He later made appearances in a line of movies like ‘Platoon’ in 1986 as Lieutenant Wolfe, and in 1987 in the film, ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ as Win Hockings. Some of the famous films in which he appeared are 0 ‘The Doors’ in 1991, ‘Race to Space’ in 2001, ‘Cesar Chavez’ in 2013, ‘Fear, Inc.’ in 2016, etc. Mark gained popular recognition after appearing as ‘Paul Young’ in the famous television series, ‘Desperate Housewives’, from 2005 to the year 2006 in about 59 episodes. He won the award for ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ at the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’. Later in 2007, he appeared in another award-winning television series, ‘Mad Man’, in which he played the role of ‘Herman ‘Duck’ Phillips’ in about 21 episodes. He won another Screen Actors Guild Award for this role. He has made appearances in some series such as ‘CSI’, ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Homeland’ etc.  Mark married Annie LaRussa, and the couple has two children named Zane and Walker. He lives in California with his family.  

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Marshall Bell

Marshall Bell is a well-known actor best known for his roles in Hollywood films and television series. He is popularly recognized for his roles in popular films like ‘Total Recall’ in 1990 as ‘George and Kuato,' ‘Starship Troopers’ in 1997 as ‘General Owen’, and ‘The Rum Diary’ in 2011 as ‘Donovan,' etc. He was born as Archibald Marshall Bell in the year 1942 on September 28th in the American city of Tulsa in Oklahoma. Bell spent his childhood in Tulsa and attended the St. Paul’s School in Concord in New Hampshire.  After being expelled from the school, he moved to Colorado with his family and joined the Fountain Valley School located at Colorado Springs. From there onwards, Bell had developed an interest in acting and performed in several school plays. He said in an interview that, he was told that we weren't good enough an actor, which made him pursue a major in Sociology at the University of Colorado and later joined and served the Army for about three years. Afterwards, he worked as a consultant, training executives in the business field to be better speakers.  In the year 1980, after being suggested by Fred Roos, an American Producer, he was offered a minor role in a film by Alan Parker, a British director, and producer. He made his debut in ‘Birdy’, a film by Alan Parker, as ‘Ronsky’ in 1984. He made his debut on television in the year 1987 in ‘The Oldest Rookie’ where he played the role of ‘Det. Gordon Lane’. Since then he has made several appearances in series and movies like, ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge’ in 1985 where he played the role of ‘Coach Sneider’, ‘The Chase’ in 1994 as ‘Ari Josephson’, ‘Nancy Drew’ in 2007, and TV series like, ‘The X-Files’, ‘House’, etc.  Marshall is married to Oscar-winning costume designer, Milena Canonero and they both live in California in West Hollywood.   

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