Tommy Flanagan (actor)
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Flanagan in March 2012
3 July 1965 |
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Flanagan is the third of five children. His first television roles were in Screen One (1992) and Taggart in 1993. Flanagan worked in Robert Carlyle's Raindog Theatre for three years before being cast in Braveheart (1995). He has had roles in Face/Off, The Game, Sunset Strip, Gladiator, Alien vs. Predator, Sin City, Smokin' Aces, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, When a Stranger Calls, All About the Benjamins, The Last Drop, and the mini-series Attila. Flanagan also portrayed arms dealer Gabriel Schecter in the first episode of 24's seventh season. He is one of the main cast members of Sons of Anarchy, as Filip "Chibs" Telford.
Born in Easterhouse, Glasgow, Flanagan's distinctive facial scars (Glasgow smile) are the result of a knife attack outside a nightclub where he had been working as a DJ. He and wife Dina Livingston welcomed a baby girl in early 2012, naming her Aunjanue Elizabeth Flanagan.
In October 2010, Flanagan was revealed as the spokesperson for the Scottish soft drink Irn-Bru. Flanagan appeared in the episode "Headlock" of Lie to Me, aired in the U.S. on Monday 2 August 2010. He is currently a regular cast member on Sons of Anarchy, in which he plays outlaw biker Chibs Telford.
|1992||Screen One||TV series, Episode: "Black and Blue"|
|1993||Tis the Season to be Jolly||Prisoner||TV movie|
|Taggart||Tam McLeod||TV series Episode: "Instrument of Justice"|
|1995||Jolly: A Life||Man at grotto||TV movie|
|1996||Rab C. Nesbitt||Sean||TV series, Episode: "Lottery"|
|A Mug's Game||Paul||TV series|
|Bad Boys||Harry||TV series, Episode: "The Bonny Bonny Banks"|
|The Game||Solicitor/Taxi driver|
|1999||Plunkett & Macleane||Eddie|
|Rebus||Thomas Telford||TV series, Episode: "The Hanging Garden"|
|Dead Dogs Lie||Michael|
|2002||All About the Benjamins||Williamson|
|2003||Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle||Irish Henchman|
|AVP: Alien vs. Predator||Mark Verheiden|
|2006||The Last Drop||Pvt. Dennis Baker|
|When a Stranger Calls||Stranger|
|Smokin' Aces||Lazlo Soot|
|2008||Hero Wanted||Derek||credited as Thomas Flannigan|
|2008–present||Sons of Anarchy||Filip "Chibs" Telford||TV series|
|2009||24||Gabriel Schector||TV series, Episode: "Day 7: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m."|
|Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball||Lazlo Soot|
|Swifty & Veg||Swifty||Short film|
|Lie to Me||Ron Marshall||TV series, Episode: "Headlock"|
|2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Albert Stram||TV series, 2 episodes|
|Grace and Danger||pre-production|
|2012||Law and Order: Special Victims Unit||Murphy||TV series, Episode: "Home Invasions"|
|Officer Down||Father Reddy|
|2013||Peaky Blinders||Arthur Shelby Snr||TV series, Episode: "Episode 5"|
- Booth, Samantha (21 March 2010). "Scots actor Tommy Flanagan rocks on in Hollywood as biker gang drama takes off". Sunday Mail (Glasgow).
- Tommy Flanagan interview with The Lab
- Simon, Alex (February 2001). "Tommy Flanagan - Where the Ride Takes You". Retrieved 10 June 2012.
- "The Brit at the Back". Film Review. January 2000. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
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