Robert Carlyle Is Known For A Variety Of Roles Including Those In Trainspotting

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He is known for a variety of roles including those in Trainspotting, Hamish Macbeth, The Full Monty, The World Is Not Enough, Angela’s Ashes, The 51st State, and 28 Weeks Later. He portrayed Doctor Nicholas Rush in Stargate Universe. Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, the son of Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator.

The Same Year Robert Carlyle Starred In His First Movie RiffRaff Directed By

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The same year he starred in his first movie, Riff-Raff, directed by Ken Loach. Shortly after his appearance in Cracker, he landed the role of Highland policeman Hamish Macbeth in the BBC comedy-drama Hamish Macbeth. He also starred with Ray Winstone in the 1997 film Face.

That Year Robert Carlyle Also Portrayed The Role Of Father Joseph Macavoy In

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This highly acclaimed role showcased Carlyle’s pure intensity. He played Adolf Hitler in the 2003 miniseries Hitler: The Rise of Evil. He also played the lead role as a marine engineer, attempting to save London from total devastation in the disaster film Flood. That year he also portrayed the role of Father Joseph Macavoy in the film The Tournament. Beginning in October 2011 Carlyle portrayed Rumpelstiltskin in the fantasy-drama series Once Upon A Time.

Robert Carlyle Is Married To The Makeup Artist Anastasia Shirley With Whom He

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In 1994, he played the gay lover of Father Greg in the film Priest. He played Adolf Hitler in the 2003 miniseries Hitler: The Rise of Evil. in 2008, Carlyle was cast as Dr. Nicholas Rush in the television series Stargate Universe. He is married to the makeup artist Anastasia Shirley with whom he has three children: Ava (born 2002), Harvey (born 2004) and Pearce Joseph (born April 2006).