Colin Stinton

Last updated 09 January 2020

Colin Stinton
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Colin Stinton

Born: Monday 10th March 1947 (age: 76)


Colin Stinton is a Canadian-born actor who immigrated to the United States in 1952, and now lives in London. 

He often portrays fictional American politicians, lawyers and government agents. He recently played Neal Daniels in The Bourne Ultimatum. Other roles include President-elect Arthur Coleman Winters in the Doctor Who episode The Sound of Drums, US Secretary of State Al Haig in The Falklands Play, the US Ambassador to the United Kingdom in The Trial of Tony Blair, the United States Secretary of State Traynor Styles inSpooks, and Justice Robert Jackson in the BBC docudrama Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial

He also played Dr. Dave Greenwalt in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and disbelieving Detective Cartert in the Arielle Kebbel horror vehicle Freakdog. He played opinionated news caster Anthony Markowitz in Broken News. He even played the part of an American named Charles Lester in one of Agatha Christie's Poirot serials entitled: The Lost Mine. He also appears as the head judge in the 2001 music video, "Murder on the Dancefloor", by Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Stinton spent some of his early years as part of the Chicago theatre scene where he worked frequently with playwright-director David Mamet. While living in New York, 1978–1985, he created the title role in Mamet's Edmond, and received a Theatre World Award for his role in Mamet's The Water Engine. Onstage, he played Mr. Robinson in both the London and New York stage version of The Graduate, and also returned to New York to earn a Drama Desk Award nomindation for his role in the U.S. premier of Richard Nelson's "Some American's Abroad".

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