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Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre. In 1991, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 13 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Trainspotting
Trainspotting Begbie
(1996)
28 Weeks Later
(2007)
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time Mr. Gold / Rumplestiltskin / Detective Weaver / Weaver / Rumpelstiltskin
(2011-2018)
The Full Monty
(1997)

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 2011-2018 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Mr. Gold / Rumplestiltskin / Detective Weaver / ...
- Episode #7.21 (2018) ... Mr. Gold
- Episode #7.20 (2018) ... Mr. Gold
- Episode #7.19 (2018) ... Mr. Gold
- Episode #7.18 (2018) ... Mr. Gold
- Episode #7.17 (2018) ... Mr. Gold
 2017 T2 Trainspotting
Begbie / Begbie's Father
 2015 Barney Thomson
Barney
 2014 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Video Game)
Gabriel Belmont / Dracula (voice)
 2013 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate (Video Game)
Dracula (voice)
 2012 California Solo
Lachlan MacAldonich
 2009-2011 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series)
Dr. Nicholas Rush
- Gauntlet (2011) ... Dr. Nicholas Rush
- Blockade (2011) ... Dr. Nicholas Rush
- Epilogue (2011) ... Dr. Nicholas Rush
- Common Descent (2011) ... Dr. Nicholas Rush
- The Hunt (2011) ... Dr. Nicholas Rush
 2010 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Video Game)
Gabriel Belmont / Dracula (English version, voice)
 2009 The Unloved (TV Movie)
Lucy's Father
 2009 The Tournament
Father MacAvoy
 2009 Zig Zag Love (TV Movie)
Jacko
 2008 I Know You Know
Charlie
 2008 24 (TV Movie)
Carl Benton
 2008 Summer
Shaun
 2008 Stone of Destiny
John MacCormick
 2008 The Last Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
David Russell
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... David Russell
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... David Russell
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... David Russell
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... David Russell
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... David Russell
 2007 28 Weeks Later
Don
 2007 Flood
Rob Morrison
 2006 Eragon
Durza
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Robert
 2006 Eragon (Video Game)
Durza (voice)
 2005 Human Trafficking (TV Mini-Series)
Sergei
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Sergei
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Sergei
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Sergei
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Sergei
 2005 Dead Fish
Danny Devine
 2005 Class of '76 (TV Movie)
DI Tom Monroe
 2005 The Mighty Celt
O
 2004 Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (TV Movie)
King James I
 2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini-Series)
Adolf Hitler
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Adolf Hitler
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Adolf Hitler
 2002 Oasis: Little by Little (Video short)
Miniature Man
 2002 Black and White
David O'Sullivan
 2001 Formula 51
Felix DeSouza
 2001 To End All Wars
Maj. Ian Campbell
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
Eric Wirral
 2000/I The Beach
Daffy
 1999 Angela's Ashes
Malachy (Dad)
 1999 The World Is Not Enough
Renard
 1999 Ravenous
Col. Ives / F.W. Colqhoun
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Plunkett
 1998 Looking After Jo Jo (TV Series)
John Joe 'Jo Jo' McCann
 1997/I Face
Ray
 1997 The Full Monty
Gaz
 1995-1997 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series)
Hamish Macbeth
- Destiny: Part 2 (1997) ... Hamish Macbeth
- Destiny: Part 1 (1997) ... Hamish Macbeth
- More Than a Game (1997) ... Hamish Macbeth
- The Trouble with Rory (1997) ... Hamish Macbeth
- The Good Thief (1997) ... Hamish Macbeth
 1996 Carla's Song
George Lennox
 1996 Trainspotting
Begbie
 1995 Go Now
Nick Cameron
 1995 The Last Ten Minutes (Short)
Chris
 1994 Cracker (TV Series)
Albie Kinsella
- To Be a Somebody: Part 3 (1994) ... Albie Kinsella
- To Be a Somebody: Part 2 (1994) ... Albie Kinsella
- To Be a Somebody: Part 1 (1994) ... Albie Kinsella
 1994 Marooned (Short)
Peter
 1994 Priest
Graham
 1994 Being Human
Priest
 1994 99-1 (TV Series)
DC Trevor Preston
- Doing the Business (1994) ... DC Trevor Preston
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
Nosty
- Safe (1993) ... Nosty
 1992 Tender Blue Eyes (Video)
Richard Fascetti
 1992 Advocates II (TV Mini-Series)
DC Murray
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... DC Murray
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... DC Murray
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... DC Murray
 1991 Riff-Raff
Stevie
 1991 The Bill (TV Series)
Tom Ward
- The Better Part of Valour (1991) ... Tom Ward
 1990 Silent Scream
Big Woodsy - Special Unit Staff (as Bobby Carlyle)
 1990 Taggart (TV Series)
Gordon Inglis
- Hostile Witness (1990) ... Gordon Inglis
 1988 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Spanky Farrell
- Byrne About Byrne (1988) ... Spanky Farrell
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Other Works:

1998: Cinema commercial for Jerwood Film Prize See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bobby Carlyle

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

The first thing you should know about me is when I was three years old my mother left me and my father. And that was traumatic obviously for my father - he suffered a nervous breakdown at that time in his life. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down a major role in the 2004 remake of Flight of The Phoenix. See more »

Trademark:

Thin frame See more »

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Aries

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