Mark Strong
  • Mark Strong

  • Birthday: 1963-08-05
  • Place of Birth: London, England, UK
  • Biography:

    British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law. Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia on 30 August, 1963 in London, England, to an Austrian mother and an Italian father. His father left the family not long after he was born, and his mother worked as an au pair to raise the boy on her own. Strong's mother had his name legally changed when he was young in order to help him better assimilate with his peers. Although Americans are most familiar with Strong's roles as Sinestro in Green Lantern (2011), mob boss Frank D'Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), and Lord Blackthorn in Sherlock Holmes (2009), British audiences know him from his long history as a television actor. He also starred in as numerous British stage productions, including plays at the Royal National Theatre and the RSC.  His most prominent television parts include Prime Suspect 3 (1993) (TV) and Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003) (TV) as Inspector Larry Hall, and starring roles in the BBC Two dramas "Our Friends in the North" (1996) and "The Long Firm" (2004), the latter of which netted Strong a BAFTA nomination. He also played Mr. Knightley in the 1996 adaptation of Jane Austen's classic tale Emma (1996) (TV). Strong resides in London with his wife Liza Marshall, with whom he has two sons, the younger of which is the godson of his longtime friend Daniel Craig.

Mark Strong Movie List

Title Role Year
Shazam! Doctor Thaddeus Bodog Sivana 2019 Try Prime Free >
Stockholm Gunnar Sorensson 2018 Try Prime Free >
The Catcher Was a Spy Werner Heisenberg 2018 Try Prime Free >
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Merlin 2017 Free Watch now
6 Days Max Vernon 2017 Try Prime Free >
Approaching the Unknown Captain William D. Stanaforth 2016 Try Prime Free >
The Siege of Jadotville Conor Cruise O'Brien 2016 Try Prime Free >
Miss Sloane Rodolfo Schmidt 2016 Free Watch now
Grimsby Agent Sebastian Grimsby 2016 Free Watch now
Kingsman: The Secret Service Merlin 2015 Try Prime Free >
Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015 Try Prime Free >
The Imitation Game Stewart Menzies 2014 Try Prime Free >
Jaguar: Rendezvous 2014 Try Prime Free >
Before I Go to Sleep Dr. Nash 2014 Try Prime Free >
Justin and the Knights of Valour Heraclio (voice) 2013 Try Prime Free >
Welcome to the Punch Jacob Sternwood 2013 Try Prime Free >
The Great Martian War 1913 - 1917 Himself - Narrator 2013 Try Prime Free >
Closer to the Moon Max Rosenthal 2013 Try Prime Free >
Mindscape John Washington 2013 Try Prime Free >
Blood Robert Seymour 2012 Try Prime Free >
Heroes and Demons 2012 Try Prime Free >
John Carter Matai Shang 2012 Try Prime Free >
Zero Dark Thirty George 2012 Try Prime Free >
Black Gold Sultan Amar 2011 Try Prime Free >
The Eagle Guern 2011 Free Watch now
The Guard Clive Cornell 2011 Try Prime Free >
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Jim Prideaux 2011 Free Watch now
Green Lantern Sinestro 2011 Try Prime Free >
Kick-Ass Frank D'Amico 2010 Free Watch now
Robin Hood Godfrey 2010 Try Prime Free >
The Secret World of Arrietty Pod (voice) 2010 Free Watch now
The Way Back Andrei Khabarov 2010 Free Watch now
The Young Victoria Sir John Conroy 2009 Free Watch now
Sherlock Holmes Lord Blackwood 2009 Free Watch now
Endgame Dr. Niel Barnard 2009 Free Watch now
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Nick 2008 Free Watch now
Flashbacks of a Fool Manny Miesel 2008 Try Prime Free >
Good Bouhler 2008 Try Prime Free >
RockNRolla Archy 2008 Free Watch now
Body of Lies Hani 2008 Free Watch now
Babylon A.D. Finn 2008 Free Watch now
Sunshine Pinbacker 2007 Free Watch now
Stardust Septimus 2007 Free Watch now
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Louis 2006 Try Prime Free >
Low Winter Sun Frank Agnew 2006 Try Prime Free >
Tristan & Isolde Wictred 2006 Free Watch now
Oliver Twist Toby Crackit 2005 Try Prime Free >
Walk Away and I Stumble Andy Spader 2005 Try Prime Free >
Revolver Sorter 2005 Free Watch now
The Long Firm Harry Starks 2004 Try Prime Free >
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall 2004 Try Prime Free >
Henry VIII Duke of Norfolk 2003 Try Prime Free >
It's All About Love Arthur 2003 Free Watch now
Heartlands Ian 2002 Try Prime Free >
Superstition Antonio Gabrieli 2001 Try Prime Free >
The Martins Doug 2001 Try Prime Free >
To End All Wars Dusty Miller 2001 Try Prime Free >
Anna Karenina Oblonsky 2000 Try Prime Free >
Sunshine István Sors 1999 Free Watch now
Twice Upon a Yesterday Dave Summers 1998 Try Prime Free >
Emma Mr. Knightley 1996 Free Watch now
Sharpe's Mission Brand 1996 Try Prime Free >
The Buddha of Suburbia 2nd TV Producer 1994 Try Prime Free >
Captives Kenny 1994 Try Prime Free >
Century Policeman 1993 Try Prime Free >
Prime Suspect 3 Insp. Larry Hall 1993 Try Prime Free >

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