Eddie Marsan

BirthPlace:

Stepney, London, England, UK

BirthName:

Edward Maurice Charles Marsan

Bio:

Eddie Marsan was born in Bethnal Green, East London, to a lorry driver father and a school employee mother. He served an apprenticeship as a printer before becoming an actor twenty years ago. During this time he has worked with directors such as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, Steven Spielberg, Terrence Malick, Woody Allen, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, J.J. Abrams, Peter Berg, Guy Ritchie and Richard Linklater.

He has collaborated with Mike Leigh on three films: Vera Drake (2004), for which he won the British Independent Film Award for best supporting actor; Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), for which he also won a BIFA for best supporting actor as well as the London Film Critics Circle Award and the National Society Of Film Critics; and he has just completed Mike Leigh's latest film, A Running Jump (2012). He was nominated for an Evening Standard Film Award for best actor for The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009).

He is a patron for the School of the Science of Acting and Kazzum, a children's theatre company that promotes the acceptance of Diversity.

He is married to the make-up artist Janine Schneider (aka Janine Schneider-Marsan) and they have four children.
Filmography

Actor ( 98 credits )

Jungle Book (2018) Vihaan
Atomic Blonde (2017) Spyglass
Felt (2017)
Their Finest (2016) Sammy Smith
A Kind of Murder (2016) Kimmel
The Kaiser's Last Kiss (2016) Heinrich Himmler
The Limehouse Golem (2016) Uncle
Concussion (2015) Dr. Steven DeKosky
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)  Mr. Norrell (1 episode, 2014)
Galavant (2015)  Death (1 episode, 2016)
Hunted (2015)  Himself - Narrator (6 episodes, 2015)
A Brilliant Young Mind (2014) Richard
God's Pocket (2014) Smilin' Jack Moran
Filth (2013) Bladesey
Still Life (2013) John May
The World's End (2013) Peter Page
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) Crawe
Ray Donovan (2013)  Terry Donovan (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
I, Anna (2012) D.I. Kevin Franks
A Running Jump (2012) Perry
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) Duir
Boys on Film 8: Cruel Britannia (2012) Carson (segment "Man and Boy")
Playhouse Presents (2012)  The Intruder (1 episode, 2012)
In Love with Wilde (2012)  Czar
War Horse (2011) Sgt. Fry
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Inspector Lestrade
Junkhearts (2011) Frank
Tyrannosaur (2011) James
Moby Dick (2011)  Stubb (2 episodes, 2011)
London Boulevard (2010) DI Bailey
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010) Tughan
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010) Kevin Tughan
Man and Boy (2010) Carson
Heartless (2009) Weapons Man
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009) Vic
Sherlock Holmes (2009) Inspector Lestrade
Law & Order: UK (2009)  Jason Peters (2 episodes, 2009-2010)
Me and Orson Welles (2008) John Houseman
Faintheart (2008) Richard
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) Scott
Hancock (2008) Red
Merlin (2008)  The Manticore (1 episode, 2010)
I Want Candy (2007) Doug Perry
Grow Your Own (2007) Little John
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)  Mr. White (2 episodes, 2010)
Sixty Six (2006) Manny Rubens
Miami Vice (2006) Nicholas
Mission: Impossible III (2006) Brownway
The Illusionist (2006) Josef Fischer (as Edward Marsan)
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2005) James 'Tish' Corbitt
Shadow of the Sword (2005) Fabio
The Secret Life of Words (2005) Victor
Beowulf & Grendel (2005) Father Brendan
The New World (2005) Eddie
V for Vendetta (2005) Etheridge
Vera Drake (2004) Reg
The Rocket Post (2004) Heinz Dombrowsky
Cheeky (2003) Reg
AfterLife (2003) Jez Walters
21 Grams (2003) Reverend John
Grass (2003)  Sunshine (3 episodes, 2003)
Coming Up (2003)  Martin (1 episode, 2004)
Imagine (2003)  Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2014)
Post (2002) Jack
Gangs of New York (2002) Killoran
Ultimate Force (2002)  Badger (1 episode, 2002)
Celeb (2002)  Lee (1 episode, 2002)
The Bunker (2001) Pfc. Kreuzmann
The Emperor's New Clothes (2001) Louis Marchand
Judge John Deed (2001)  Ed Hay (1 episode, 2002)
The Lost Empire (2001)  Pigsy (2 episodes, 2001)
Peaches (2000) Brian
Gangster No. 1 (2000) Eddie Miller
Breakfast (2000)  Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2008-2010)
Janice Beard (1999) Mr. Tense
Mad Cows (1999) Constable
This Year's Love (1999) Eddie
The Vice (1999)  Rhys (2 episodes, 2000)
B. Monkey (1998) Young Thug
The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998)  Ronald Quincy (1 episode, 2000)
Sky News: Sunrise (1998)  Himself (archive footage) (2 episodes, 2009)
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) Mugger #1
Get Well Soon (1997)  Brian Clapton (5 episodes, 1997)
Silent Witness (1996)  Derek Poutney (2 episodes, 2004)
Short Sharp Shocks (1996)  Intruder (unknown episodes)
Game-On (1995)  Stoat (1 episode, 1996)
Kavanagh QC (1995)  Ian Vincent (1 episode, 1997)
The Piglet Files (1990)  Yob (1 episode, 1992)
Empire State (1987) Clubber (uncredited)
Casualty (1986)  Rick Grant (1 episode, 1996)
EastEnders (1985)  Roddy (1 episode, 1996)
The Bill (1984)  Dean Stacey / ... (4 episodes, 1992-1996)
Cinema 3 (1984)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
The Comic Strip Presents... (1982)  Chip Shop Youth / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1988)
Grange Hill (1978)  Andy Sutcliffe / ... (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Full Bodied (0) Inspector Vic Wicks (rumored)
Consider Yourself (0)
Emperor (0) Martin Luther