Date of Birth: 08/05/1963
Place of birth: London
Citizenship: United Kingdom
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Author: Alexei Bulatov
Mark Strong, real name Marco Giuseppe Salussolia, born August 5, 1963, in London (London), in a family of Austrians and Italians. His father left the family shortly after the birth of Mark, and the education of the child`s mother was engaged, the au pair. The English name of the actor is not the stage. Mother officially changed it so that Strong had fewer problems with peers. Mark was baptized in the Catholic Church. He is fluent in German and speaks some Italian.
Strong was in college Uaymondhem (Wymondham College), where he sang in the punk bands `Electric Hoax` ??and` Private Party`. He initially planned to become a lawyer, but after studying at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU Munich) returned to London, he studied English and drama at the College Royal Holloway (Royal Holloway), and then enrolled in the School of Bristol Old Vic Theatre (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School).
On British television Strong - a figure noticeable. He starred in two parts of the series` main podozrevaemyy` ( `Prime Suspect`) and became the protagonist of the series Podsnezhnik`` ( `The Long Firm`), which was nominated for the prize of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. In the TV movie `Mission Sharpa` (` Sharpe`s Mission`) he got the role of the dastardly Colonel Brand, and in the TV drama `Emma` (` Emma`) - romantic Mr. Knightley.
After Oliver Tviste` semokv `(` Oliver Twist`) Roman Polanski (Roman Polanski) Strong accustomed to the image of a ruthless killer known as the sorter in the thriller `Revolver` (` Revolver`). He agreed to play the treacherous Lord Uistreda drama `Tristan and Izolda` (` Tristan & Isolde`), which demonstrated their talents in the art of fencing.
It was rumored that the candidature Strong seriously considered for the role of an assassin Anton Chigura in the thriller `Old Men mesto` (` No Country for Old Men`), but the actor insists that he never auditioned for the role. The fi thriller `Peklo` (` Sunshine`) Mark portrayed Pinbeykera, gone mad captain of the ship Ikarus `I`, sent a rescue mission to the sun. In fantasy `Star pyl` (` Stardust`) entrusted the actor to play Septimus, the youngest of the seven princes Shtormholda.
Strong can be seen in the film `Miss Pettigrew ( `Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day`),` Memories neudachnika` ( `Flashbacks of a Fool`),` Babylon N.E.` ( `Babylon AD`),` Rock -rolschik` and Horoshiy` `(` Good`). His first collaboration with Ridley Scott (Ridley Scott) took place in the thriller `totality lzhi` (` Body of Lies`). The actor and director met again to shoot the epic `Robin Guda` where Strong played a treacherous Sir Godfrey.
The `Sherlock Holmse` (` Sherlock Holmes`) Guy Ritchie (Guy Ritchie) Strong used a whole arsenal of `dark arts and new tehnologiy` playing of another villain, the mysterious Lord Blackwood. Continuing to try on the mask of negative characters, Mark rose to the role of the head of a criminal organization in Frank D`Amiko Superhero Movie Pipets` `(` Kick-Ass`). In the film `Green fonar` (` Green Lantern`) Strong studied his character, a supervillain Sinestro Taal, inside and out. The actor said that in the picture story Sinestro strictly close to what is happening in the original comics.
Mark changed to Jim Prideaux in the remake of `The Spy, get out! `(` Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy`), thereby taking the place of Ian Bennena (Ian Bannen) of the original cult TV series th 1979. In the most successful independent Irish thriller from a commercial point of view, `Once in Irlandii` (` The Guard`), Strong portrayed the drug dealer-thugs Clive Cornell.
After the thriller `` The purpose oskaronosnogo` odin` number ( `Zero Dark Thirty`) prolific actor with Taissa Farmiga (Taissa Farmiga) played a major role in the directorial debut of Jorge C. Dorado (Jorge Dorado), the thriller` Psychic 2: Labyrinth razuma` ( `Mindscape`). The sensational biopic `Playing imitatsiyu`, Benedict Cumberbatch (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Keira Knightley (Keira Knightley), Strong turned to Stewart Menzies, director general of the British intelligence (MI6).
Most recent rabotys starring Mark - thriller `Before I usnu` (` Before I Go to Sleep`) Nicole Kidman (Nicole Kidman) and Colin Firth (Colin Firth); explosive action `Kingsman: The Secret sluzhba`, again with Colin Firth; and fi thriller `Ad Inexplorata`. Around the beginning of 2016 Strong can be seen in the spy comedy `Brothers Grimsbi` (` Grimsby`) with Rebel Wilson (Rebel Wilson) and Isla Fisher (Isla Fisher).
Mark lives in London with his wife, Lisa Marshall and his two sons. In an interview, he said: `I have no desire to live elsewhere. I was born here, my wife was born here, my children were born here. This is the place where we are going to stay. I feel a perfect balance in his life. I`m out of the risk zone. I cope with the work, I have a family, I`m on TV. I go out by itself to do what I delayu`.
Strong - a longtime friend of Daniel Craig (Daniel Craig), another star of the series` Our Friends in the severe`. Craig - the godfather of the eldest son of Strong. Mark said that he considered a style icon David Bowie (David Bowie), and that as a child wanted to be a second Alain Delon (Alain Delon). By listing their sources of inspiration, Strong put on top of Nelson Mandela (Nelson Mandela).
In 2015-m Strong made the list of best dressed British male version of men`s magazine `GQ`.