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Tony Curran

Last updated 27 July 2014


Tony Curran
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Anthony Curran

Born: Sat 13th December 1969 (age: 48)

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Tony Curran is a Scottish actor who played Vincent Van Gogh, in the 2011 episode Vincent and the Doctor.

Curran was born in GlasgowScotland. He is an alumnus of Holyrood Secondary School and is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Curran rose to fame in the BBC television series This Life. Since then, the Scots star has appeared in a number of major film and television roles.

Some of his roles have included Rodney Skinner, (The Invisible Man,) an original character in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. To portray the Invisible Man, he donned a special suit that turned him into a walking bluescreen (according to his commentary on the DVD, he looked like a "smurf on acid"). Curran also played vampire roles in Guillermo del Toro's Blade II and Underworld: Evolution .

Curran is active in participating in marathons to raise money for charity. He is a keen fan of Celtic Football Club.

He is a frequent and popular participant in the annual Dressed To Kilt event in New York City, run by the organization Friends of Scotland in celebration of Tartan Week.

In April 2009 Curran revealed to the Daily Record newspaper that he is playing the role of Lieutenant Delcourt, in The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, which was released in 2011.

Curran most recently voiced the character of Captain MacMillan in the 2011 record-breaking video game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA