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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 & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 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)
 2010 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Video Game)
Gabriel Belmont / Dracula (English version, voice)
 2009 The Unloved (TV Movie)
Lucy's Father
 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
 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
 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
 2001 To End All Wars
Maj. Ian Campbell
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
Eric Wirral
 2000/I The Beach
Daffy
 1998 Looking After Jo Jo (TV Series)
John Joe 'Jo Jo' McCann
 1997/I Face
Ray
 1996 Carla's Song
George Lennox
 1995 Go Now
Nick Cameron
 1995 The Last Ten Minutes (Short)
Chris
 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
 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:

People like Jim Jarmusch or Spike Jonze make the kind of American cinema that really interests me. And working with them has, so far, been the only thing I haven't been able to do. But other than that I'm perfectly happy with where I am. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1999 New Years Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Trademark:

Thin frame See more »

Nickname:

Bobby

Star Sign:

Aries

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