Hart, Ian 1964–

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HART, Ian 1964–


Born October 8, 1964, in Liverpool, England; married Lynn Currie (a teacher); children: Daisy, Holly. Education: Attended drama school in London, England.

Addresses: Agent—PFD, Drury House, 34–43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England; Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor. Liverpool Playhouse, member; previously worked milking cows and delivering catered foods.

Awards, Honors: Volpi Cup, best supporting actor, Venice Film Festival, 1995, for Nothing Personal; Evening Standard Film Award, most promising newcomer, 1995, for Backbeat; Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Award, best actor, 2000, for Aberdeen; British Independent Film Award nomination, best actor, 2001, for Liam.


Film Appearances:

Uncertain Menace, No Surrender, Norstar, 1986.

Son, The Zip, 1988.

John Lennon, The Hours and Times (short film), Good Machine, 1992.

John Lennon, Backbeat, Gramercy, 1994.

Steve, Clockwork Mice, Victor, 1995.

Johnny Shellshocked, The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain, Miramax, 1995.

David Carr, Land and Freedom (also known as Terra e liberta and Tierra y libertad), Gramercy, 1995.

Ginger, Nothing Personal, Trimark Pictures, 1995.

Tom Dixon, The Hollow Reed (also known as Believe Me, Lautlose Schreie, and Tras el silencio), Senator GRP Distribution, 1996.

Jack Price, Still Waters Burn, 1996.

Joe O'Reilly, Michael Collins, Warner Bros., 1996.

Daniel Defoe, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (also known as Robinson Crusoe), Miramax, 1996.

Des, Gold in the Streets, Carlton, 1996.

Mickey, Mojo, Channel Four Films, 1997.

Uncle Alo, The Butcher Boy, Warner Bros., 1997.

Mouse Murphy, Snitch (also known as Monument Ave. and Noose), Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Quint, Frogs for Snakes, Artisan Entertainment, 1998.

John Bingham, Enemy of the State, Buena Vista, 1998.

Steve, B. Monkey (also known as B. Monkey—una donna da salvare), Miramax, 1998.

Dan, Wonderland, USA Films, 1999.

Fran, Spring Forward, IFC Films, 1999.

Liam, This Year's Love, 1999.

Mr. Parkis, The End of the Affair, Columbia, 1999.

Father, Bait, 1999.

Kieran O'Donnagh, The Closer You Get (also known as American Women), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2000.

Nobby Stiles, Best, 2000.

Clive, Aberdeen, First Run Features, 2000.

Tom Sullivan, Liam, 2000.

Second cab driver, Born Romantic, United Artists, 2000.

Harry Weaver, Bring Me Your Love, 2000.

How Harry Became a Tree, 2001.

Toni Cocozza, Cocozza's Way (also known as Strictly Sinatra), MCA/Universal, 2001.

Professor Quirrell, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Warner Bros., 2001.

Rob Shepard, Den of Lions, Den of Lions, 2003.

Uncle Alan, Cheeky, 2003.

Brian Keenan, Blind Flight, 2003.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, J. M. Barrie's Neverland, Miramax, 2004.

Bernard, Mr. Ripley's Return, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Narrator, Meet the Ancestors, 1997.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

William Harrison, Longitude, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cadet Pritchard, The Exercise, 1984.

Tom, Loved Up, BBC, 1995.

Narrator, Dad's Dead, 2002.

Senior police officer, Killing Me Softly, Showtime, 2002.

Ludwig Van Beethoven, Eroica, BBC, 2003.

Dr. Watson, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS and BBC1, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mick, EastEnders, 1992.

Reader of "The Perfect Match" by Glyn Maxwell, "Talking in Bed," Essential Poems, 2003.

Reader of "Taken in Adultery" by Vernon Scannell and of "Let's Go over It Again" by James Fenton, "The Grass Is Greener," Essential Poems, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Roy, Guardian, 1986.

Max, The Homecoming, London, then John Jay College Theatre, New York City, 2001.



Film Comment, March, 2000, p. 68.

People, May 9, 1994, p. 194.