Date of Birth: 03/02/1952
Place of birth: Reading
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Nick Cotton: The main villain
Author: Elena Murzina
John Altman was born on March 2, 1952 in Reading, Berkshire (Reading, Berkshire).
His acting debut in 1979 in the film `The first great train robbery `(The First Great Train Robbery), where John played a cameo role. Later that same year, he played a musician George Harrison (George Harrison) in the television biopic `Bitlz` Birth (Birth of The Beatles). In the next couple of years, Altman got a few tiny roles in movies, including, in the drama `` Quadrophenia (Quadrophenia, 1979) and the horror film `An American Werewolf in London `(An American Werewolf in London, 1981).
In 1982, Altman took part in the filming of the short film `Stupid Git`, removed by request of the British government in the campaign against drink-driving. A year later, Altman flashed in the cult film `Star Wars. Episode 6: Return of the Jedi `(Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi) as a pilot-rebel.
In 1985, the actor received the most famous role, Nick Cotton, who embodies the almost all the vices and criminal tendencies that befell the heroes of the soap opera `EastEnders`. Fortunately, the character has appeared only occasionally, in the 196 series of more than 4,000, but it was enough to John Altman became associated in the British audience with the most notorious villains on television BBC.
In addition, in 1994, Altman and his colleagues on the `EastEnders` Mike Reid (Mike Reid) and Barbara Windsor (Barbara Windsor) appeared in the comedy, pantomime for adults `Pussy in Boots`, who immediately went to the video.
In 2001, he was awarded the `Rear of the Year Award` together with actress Claire Sweeney (Claire Sweeney). In the same year, Altman performed at the concert in honor of Jerry Leiber (Jerry Leiber) and Mike Stoller (Mike Stoller), singing `Trouble`, which first played Elvis (Elvis).
Since then, Altman played more on the stage and received small roles in film and television.
In 2002, he traveled with a tour round the entire UK with the role of Billy Flynn (Billy Flynn) in the musical `Chikago` (Chicago).
In 2004, he starred in the comedy sketch show `Bo` Selecta` as your character from `The inhabitants of East enda`!; in 2005, she starred in the musical comedy `ItCould Be You`; in 2009 - a major role in the thriller `Photo Shoot`.
In 1986, John Altman married Bridget (Brigitte Altman), in the same year they had a daughter Roseanna Evie (Rosanna Ivy Altman), but in 1997 the couple divorced.
As a child he lived in Kent (Kent), I was at school in Whitstable (Community College Whitstable) and, after becoming a famous actor, returned to their home school for the annual school award ceremony as a special guest, gave a speech.
Altman is doing a lot for the theater Rose (Rose Theatre) to Kingston (Kingston).
Altman very friendly with June Brown (June Brown), who plays his on-screen mother in `resident of East enda`, and, in his own words, she helped him in the `90s, when the actor was struggling with his alcoholism.