George Calil

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George Calil
Born (1973-03-29) 29 March 1973 (age 48)
OccupationActor
Years active1996–present
Parent(s)

George Calil (born 29 March 1973)[1] is an English actor known for his role in the TV mini-series Band of Brothers, where he portrayed Sergeant James H. "Mo" Alley, Jr.

Early life[edit]

Calil was born in England in 1973. He is the son of Lebanese businessman Ely Calil.

Career[edit]

In 2004, Calil starring in the special drama September Tapes, as Don Larson, American journalist who travels to Afghanistan one year after 9/11, in an effort to learn the truth about the search for Osama Bin Laden. The film premiered and sold at the Sundance Film Festival. Also in 2004 he played the role of Pompey the Great in the remake of the 1960 film Spartacus.

In 2005 he starred in four feature films, Rollin' with the Nines, Pterodactyl, and The Film Maker, and in 2006 he played the lead role of Detective Alex Taylor in the feature film Lycanthropy.

Personal life[edit]

He also starred in the BBC drama, Holby City, in which he played the drug dealing boyfriend of Sandy. Sandy was played by Laura Sadler, who was Calil's girlfriend in real life. In June 2003, 22-year-old Sadler died after falling from the balcony of Calil's London home after the pair had allegedly taken cocaine.[2] Calil was arrested after Sadler's death but he was eventually released without charge after police confirmed they were treating Sadler's death as an accident.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Tiger Heart Jack
2004 September Tapes Don 'Lars' Larson
2004 EMR Agent 6
2005 Pterodactyl Sterling
2006 Rollin' with the Nines Detective Newmyer
2006 The Other Half Alex
2006 Lycanthropy Alex Taylor
2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Police Killer
2008 Bad Day Harry McCann
2009 31 North 62 East Jacob

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Band of Brothers James H. (Mo) Alley Jr. 8 episodes
2001 The Lost Battalion Pvt. Lowell R. Hollingshead Television film
2002 Relic Hunter Relic Hunter Episode: "So Shall It Be"
2002 Waking the Dead David Gold 2 episodes
2002–2003 Holby City Sean Hunt 11 episodes
2004 Spartacus Pompey Miniseries
2006 The Miracles of Jesus Jesus
2007 Wraiths of Roanoke Thomas Stevens Television film
2009 The Bill Kevin Gearie Episode: "Innocence Betrayed"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Calil". IMDb. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Sadler death 'ruled accidental'". BBC News. 4 September 2003.
  3. ^ "CNN.com - Balcony fall star still critical - Jun. 17, 2003". www.cnn.com. Retrieved 25 August 2021.

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