Clive Russell is a veteran Scottish actor. Clive Russell is known for his roles in various TV series and films such as Ripper Street, Happiness and Brynden and Game of Thrones, among others.
Clive Russell was born on December 7, 1945 and he is currently 76 years old. He hails from Reeth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He grew up living in Fife, Scotland. Information on parents, siblings, education and other personal details of this personality is not available.
Working life, career and wealth
Professionally, Clive Russell is a popular actor from Scotland. People recognize him for several roles such as Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline in RipperstrAngus O’Connor in Luck, and Brynden Tully walk in game of Thrones. Likewise, this actor also appeared in Still game and Rab C Nesbitt. He also appeared in teen dramas holm oaks, in the role of Billy Brodie, Jack Osborne’s brother.
Speaking of the beginning of his career, this actor made his first public appearance in 1960. It was on The Shari Lewis Show. He got his first real acting job in 1980 when he appeared as a superintendent on the London stage Accidental death of an anarchist. The actor then reprized the same role for television in 1983.
He starred in various productions such as The Power of One, Jute City, The Hawk and Seconds Out. This actor then starred as Caleb Garth to international audiences middle march. It is based on the novel by George Eliot. After a year on the big screen, Russell fell in love with Helena Bonham Carter Margaret Museum. For this project, this actor received a Genie nomination at the 16th Genie Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.
After that, this actor played the father of Ralph Fiennes Oscar and Lucinda. His starring roles in four major TV miniseries include Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, The Railroad Kids, and The Mists of Avalon.
Some television productions in which he has appeared include Distance, Blackstuff guys, Hope and Glory, Nowhere, The Dead Awakens, Great Expectations, The Mists of Avalon, Hotel heartburn, Roughnecks, Monarch of the Glen, Midsomer Murders, silent witness, and rock face.
In addition, this actor has also appeared in Stillplay, Happiness, Goodbye, Pet, Cracker, and The train kids. He also starred as Phil Nail in Coronation Street and performed in Waterloo Street as the grandfather of Lisa and Lenny Brown. He also played Billy Wilson in shameless. Likewise, in 2012, this actor appeared in game of Thrones as Brynden “The Blackfish” Tully.
Then in 2016 he appeared in Hollyoaks as Billy. His character is the brother of established character Jack Osborne. then, in January 2017, this actor had a small role in uncle where he played the role of Sam and Andy’s father. He also appeared in Doctor Martin in the role of Ken Hollister. Most recently, in 2020, he played the role of Wroth, a recurring character for 5 episodes in Cursed.
Talking about his film roles, this actor appeared Margaret Museum alongside Helena Bonham Carter as Neil Currie. Some other film credits of this actor include Festival, Ladies in Lavender, King Arthur, Made of Honor, Lecture 21, The Thirteenth Warrior, and The wolf man.
He also appeared in the film in 2009 Sherlock Holmes as Captain Tanner. He then reprized the role in the 2011 sequel. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. In 2010, he appeared in the film The wolf man play the role of MacQueen. He performed as well The willow tree to play the character of Beame. For this project he collaborated with The Hobbit star Graham McTavish.
Also, this actor played Inspector Frederick Abberline in Ripperstr. Likewise, he also appeared as Tyr in the live-action film Thor: The Dark World released in 2013. Also, this actor made his debut in a one-man show Touch the blue in 2010. This Scottish actor has a net worth from about $1 million to $2 million.
Clive Russell is a happily married man and his wife is Shelagh Russell. The celebrity couple married in the 1980s. Also, his wife is a theater designer at the Young Vic. In 1984, this beautiful couple settled in London, England. That was after they lived in St Abs Head and North Berwick.
Although Shelagh is his second wife, there is little to no information about his first marriage. Regarding his children, there is information that he has two children with Shelagh and two from his previous marriage. However, the identities and names of his children are still a mystery.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Clive Russell stands about tall height of 6 feet 6 inches and its weight is about 69 kg. Aside from these, there are no other verified details regarding this actor’s body measurements. Additionally, the Scottish actor has blue eyes and blonde hair that has turned gray with age. The veteran actor doesn’t seem to have any social media profiles on platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.