BAFTA-nominated MARK STRONG stars the upcoming release STARDUST alongside
Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes and Charlie Cox. He also will appear with Vin
Diesel and his SUNSHINE co-star Michelle Yeoh in Mathieu Kassovitz's BABYLON A.D.
Recent credits include TRISTAN + ISOLDE, produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Kevin
Reynolds, and Low Winter Sun, a revenge drama directed by Adrian Shergold. Strong also
appeared in SCENES OF A SEXUAL NATURE, directed by Ed Blum. A comedy drama set on
Hampstead Heath, London, the film also stars Sophie Okonedo, Ewan McGregor and Catherine
Strong also had a key supporting role in SYRIANA written and directed by Stephen
Gaghan, starring alongside George Clooney. Prior to this he played Toby Crackit in Roman
Polanski's adaptation of OLIVER TWIST, as well as starring in Guy Ritchie's REVOLVER,
alongside Ray Liotta and Jason Statham. In 2004, Strong received much critical acclaim and a
BAFTA nomination for Best Actor for his lead role as Harry Starks in The Long Firm, a four-part
drama for BBC2 adapted by Joe Penhall from Jake Arnott's novel of the same name. In addition
to his film and television work, Strong is in great demand as a narrator for television and has
performed in many well-received stage productions, including work at the Royal National Theatre
and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared in London and New York in the
productions of Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya, directed by Sam Mendes, for which he
received an Olivier nomination.
Other film credits include IT'S ALL ABOUT LOVE alongside Joaquin Phoenix, Claire
Danes and Sean Penn, HEARTLANDS with Michael Sheen and SUPERSTITION with Charlotte
Rampling. Other credits include Mike Figgis' HOTEL, TO END ALL WARS alongside Robert
Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland, and FEVER PITCH with Colin Firth, based on Nick Hornby's
famous book. Television credits include Granada's romantic drama Walk Away and I Stumble,
directed by Nick Hurran, the ITV modern crime drama Prime Suspect 6, ITV's adaptation of
Henry VIII, playing the Duke of Norfolk, and the award-winning BBC series Our Friends in the
North, for which Strong gained much recognition for his role as Tosker. Other credits include the
Channel 4 BAFTA-winning drama Falling Apart, co-starring with Hermione Norris, the love
story Anne Karenina, and as Mr. Knightly in ITV's Emma with Kate Beckinsale.
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