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David Threlfall

Born in Burnage, Manchester in 1953, David Threlfall is a celebrated actor of stage, film and television. In the latter, he is perhaps best known as the feckless Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless. In 1994 whilst working on a production of The Count of Monte Cristo at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, Threlfall met Bosnian actress Brana Bajic and the pair subsequently married a year later.

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Oct 12, 1953 In Burnage, Manchester, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Kiss of Death 1977-01-10
Latest Project:
Series Troy: Fall of a City 2018-02-17
Known For
Poster of The Brylcreem Boys
Series Troy: Fall of a City King Priam 2018-02-17
Series Urban Myths Samuel Beckett 2017-01-19
Series Midwinter of the Spirit Rev Huw Owens 2015-09-23
Series Code of a Killer DCS David Baker 2015-04-06
Movie The Ark Noah 2015-03-30
Movie Black Sea Peters 2014-12-05
Movie Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This Tommy Cooper 2014-04-21
Series What Remains Len Harper 2013-08-25
Movie Evidently... John Cooper Clarke Himself 2012-05-30
Movie Nowhere Boy George Toogood Smith 2009-12-25
Movie Hot Fuzz Martin Blower 2007-02-14
Series Have I Got a Bit More News for You Himself - Panellist 2007-04-13
Movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age Dr. John Dee 2007-09-09
Movie Housewife, 49 Will Last 2006-12-10
Series Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire 2006-10-12
Movie Like Minds John Colbie 2006-08-03
Movie Alien Autopsy Jeffrey 2006-04-07
Movie The Queen's Sister Prince Philip 2005-11-26
Series Shameless Frank Gallagher 2004-01-13
Movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Preserved Killick 2003-11-14
Movie Chunky Monkey Donald Leek 2003-03-19
Movie Conspiracy 2001-05-19
Series Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll 2000-09-10
Series In the Beginning Aaron 2000-11-12
Series Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs Hal Royce (older) 2000-11-24
Movie Mary, Mother of Jesus Joseph of Nazareth 1999-07-26
Movie Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll 1999-09-05
Movie Diana: Her True Story Prince Charles 1993-04-03
Movie The Summer House Syl 1993-01-01
Movie Patriot Games Inspector Highland 1992-06-04
Movie A Murder of Quality Stanley Rode 1991-10-04
Movie Scum Archer 1991-07-27
Movie The Russia House Wicklow 1990-12-19
Series Nightingales 1990-02-27
Movie He's Asking For Me 1990-02-18
Movie When the Whales Came Jack Jenkins 1989-03-28
Movie A Casualty of War Tom Rowse 1989-12-02
Movie Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story 1989-04-22
Series Paradise Postponed Leslie Titmuss 1986-09-15
Movie Dog Ends Robert 1984-07-17
Movie Red Monarch Vasily 1983-06-16
Movie King Lear Edgar 1983-04-03
Series The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-11-07
Movie Mike Leigh: Making Plays Himself 1982-09-04
Movie The Brylcreem Boys 1979-11-21
Movie The Kiss of Death Trevor 1977-01-10