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Graham McTavish is a Scottish film and television actor who starred in such projects as Rambo IV, Hooligans 2, Repentance, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, etc. In the article, we will take a closer look at the biography and this man's career.
Graham McTavish (photo below) was born in 1961 in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. His parents, Ellen and Alex McTavish, decided to move when he was ten years old. Thus, he managed to live in England, Canada and New Zealand, until he returned to his homeland again, where he got a job at the Dundee Repertory Theater.
Treasure Island Raider
Since 1986, Graham became a member of the television show - starred in an episode of the adventure project "Return to Treasure Island". Two years later, he played a guardsman in Desmond Davis's drama Freedom Fighter and a lieutenant in Martin Stellman's thriller For Queen and Country (1988). And only in 1997 he got one of the main roles in Jeremy Friston's drama "Macbeth", where he happened to play Lord Banquo, the character of Shakespeare's famous tragedy.
In 1998, Graham McTavish appeared in David Winning's television film Merlin: The First Magic, which tells the story of a young wizard who had to fight evil in the future. In 2002, he got a small role in Matthew Parkhill's psychological thriller Dots on the i's. A year later, he played a submarine captain in Jan de Bont's action adventure Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 2. And he played the role of a Roman officer in Antoine Fuqua's historical drama "King Arthur" with Keira Knightley and Clive Owen in the lead roles.
Hooligans, Preacher and Outlander
In 2006, Graham McTavish was cast in a supporting role in Tom Clegg's two-part television film The Trial of the Royal Shooter Sharpe. Lewis, the leader of a team of mercenaries, played in the action movie Rambo IV (2007) by Sylvester Stallone. He played the role of Big Mark Turner, who promised to make life unbearable for three jailed members of the West Ham fan organization, in Jesse Johnson's crime drama Hooligans 2 (2009). And became a member of the main cast of Jake Kennedy's horror film "Repentance" (2009).
In 2010, Graham played Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Novakovich in seven episodes of Fox's crime drama 24 Hours (2001-2010). The role of the American Marshall Warren was received in the action movie Columbiana (2011) by Luc Besson and Oliver Megaton. And in 2012, 2013 and 2014, film adaptations of J. Tolkien's fantasy novel "The Hobbit" were released - films with Graham McTavish, where he played the dwarf Dwalin, one of the 12 companions of Bilbo and Thorin during the searchErebor.
The role of Frank Faute, a supporting character, was played by the actor in the historical drama Came the Storm, directed by Greg Gillespie in 2016. Dougala, the military leader of the Mackenzie clan, played in Ronald D. Moore's fantasy melodrama Outlander (2014 - …). And the role of the Holy Killer - a gloomy, silent, immortal and deadly character, he tried on himself in the fantasy series of the AMC channel "Preacher" (2016 - …).
What to expect?
As for new films with Graham McTavish, he has already starred in James Wan's fantasy action movie Aquaman and Adam Segal's crime thriller Sargasso, which are scheduled to premiere at the end of 2018. Preparations are also underway for the creation of two more projects. We are talking about the melodrama Caroline Allward The Vicar's Wife and western Patrick and Paul Gibbs Trail's End.
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