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Mark Strong

Mark Strong

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Marco Giuseppe Salussolia

Birth Date :

August 30, 1963

Birth Place :

London, England, UK

Spouse :

Liza Marshall

Claim to fame :

As Insp. Larry Hall in TV Movie "Prime Suspect 3" (1993)

Biography


Initially pursuing law degree, Mark Strong then took acting as his major at Royal Holloway, University of London. In his native London, England he was best recognized for his works on TV, while in the US he was most notably known for starring as villains in numerous big screen features. Dividing his time between theater and TV, his first big break was that of Tosker Cox in the 1994 BBC2 miniseries "Our Friends in the North". Since then on, he became familiar among viewers, starring on "Prime Suspect 3" (1993), "Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness" (2003), "Our Friends in the North" (1996), and "The Long Firm" (2004), the latter of which won him a BAFTA nomination.

Among his many film credits, it was the 2008 "RocknRolla" that became Strong's career breakthrough. It led him to his future film features, one of which successfully catapulted him to prominence "Sherlock Holmes". He shared a Best Fight MTV Movie Award with co-star Robert Downey, Jr. for his starring role as Lord Henry Blackwood in the film. He shared another Best Fight MTV Movie Award with Chloe Moretz for his appearance in "Kick-Ass". After starring in "Robin Hood" and "Green Lantern", the actor won three other awards for portraying the role of Jim Prideaux in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy". "Blood", "Unity", "Grimsby", also "Kingsman: The Secret Service" were just some of his other films.

Latest News


Tom Hiddleston, Ben Kingsley and Mark Strong Star in Jaguar Super Bowl Ad

January 29, 2014 05:48:31 GMT

, and have joined forces in Jaguar's first commercial for the Super Bowl. In the ad called "Rendezvous" which will air during the big game on Sunday, February 2, the British actors play James Bond-like villains while promoting the car.
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'Low Winter Sun' Gets the Axe Despite 'Breaking Bad' Help

December 07, 2013 00:01:28 GMT

"" has been canceled and it came rather inevitable. AMC decided to cut off the freshman after a streak of low rated episodes. Even the lead-in from finale episodes of hit TV series "" did not help.
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Mark Strong Might Be Lex Luthor in 'Man of Steel 2', Alexandra Daddario Wants to Be Wonder Woman

August 09, 2013 03:57:14 GMT

Could there be a Lex Luthor in Warner Bros.' upcoming Superman-Batman movie? The question has been raised ever since director Zack Snyder announced on the Comic-Con stage that the crossover pic started being developed at the studio. In comics, the supervillain has come into conflict with both fan-favorite heroes, so people have predicted that this character will appear.
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First Trailer of AMC's 'Low Winter Sun': Mark Strong Questions His Morality

March 22, 2013 09:07:44 GMT

AMC has shared footage of its new series "" by debuting the first trailer. It shows Lennie James' Joe giving 's Frank Agnew a pep talk about 'black and white' before they choke another man to death and make it as if it was an accident.
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Jay-Z Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop 'Cash Kings' List, 'Watch the Throne' Rules the World

August 10, 2011 01:42:20 GMT

is, once again, crowned Hip-Hop Cash King by Forbes. The husband of R&B diva is sitting atop the 2011 list for pocketing at least $37 million in the past twelve months. It becomes the fourth time in five years he took the top spot of the list.
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Vera Farmiga and Mark Strong to Star in Communism Film

August 09, 2011 18:04:22 GMT

Two powerhouses, and , are going to star opposite each other in "". Per Deadline, the movie which is produced by Michael Fitzgerald is a period drama set in communist Romania.
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'Green Lantern' Character Posters Reveal the Protagonists and the Villains

July 27, 2010 03:47:22 GMT

New sneak peeks are brought forward for "" after the film was promoted at 2010 San Diego Comic Con. This time, Warner Bros. Pictures releases four character posters featuring as Hal Jordan aka Green Lantern, as Carol Ferris, as Sinestro and as Hector Hammond.
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Mark Strong Wants to Play James Bond's Villain

May 05, 2010 03:40:24 GMT

British actor is eying his next villainous role - he's eager to play a Bond baddie opposite his pal . The "" star is famed for portraying sinister characters, and kick-started his career on U.K. TV drama "Our Friends in the North" opposite Craig - who is the godfather of his eldest son.
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'Green Lantern': Photo of Abin Sur's Spaceship Found

April 07, 2010 07:47:25 GMT

Abin Sur's spaceship in "" could have been revealed. A Madisonville resident has obtained a picture from the movie's set in Los Angeles which captures a sleek, silver spacecraft at the Mandeville Lakefront.
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'Kick-Ass' Has a Glamorous U.K. Premiere

March 23, 2010 02:45:56 GMT

"" has brightened up the night in London, England on Monday, March 22 by holding a glamorous premiere. Taking place at the Empire Leicester Square, not only giant posters of the film were put in front of the building but also a red car which looks like the one ridden by Red Mist in the movie was parked there.
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Confirmed, Mark Strong Is 'Green Lantern' Villain

February 22, 2010 04:54:13 GMT

has officially signed on to star as the villain in "". The actor's involvement in the film is confirmed by Geoff Johns, the writer of comic book "Green Lantern: Rebirth", who tweeted on Sunday, February 21, "Back from an amazing trip to Green Lantern town a.k.a. New Orleans!! Ryan IS Hal. And Mark Strong is going to be a brilliant Sinestro."
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'Green Lantern': Mark Strong Is the Possible Sinestro

January 16, 2010 04:21:16 GMT

Martin Campbell has dismissed rumors which mention that is being considered to play Sinestro, who is also the former mentor of Hal Jordan, in "". Speaking to MTV during the junket for his upcoming action "", the helmer claimed the news is not true, saying "No, that's completely wrong."
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