Strong, Mark 1963–

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Strong, Mark 1963–


Original name, Marco Giuseppe Salussoli; born August, 1963, in London, England. Education: Studied at University in Munich, Germany; studied English and drama at Royal Holloway; attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Addresses: Agent—Markham and Froggatt Ltd., 4 Windmill St., London, W1P 1HF England.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Television Award nomination, best actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 2005, for The Long Firm.


Film Appearances:

Policeman, Century, IRS Releasing, 1993.

Kenny, Captives, Miramax, 1994.

Steve, Fever Pitch, Phaedra, 1997.

Father, Spoonface Steinberg, BBC, 1998.

Dave Summers, The Man with Rain in His Shoes (also known as If Only …, Lieber gestern als nie, Lluvia en los zapatos and Twice Upon a Yesterday), Trimark, 1998.

Frank, Elephant Juice, 1999.

Istvan Sors, Sunshine (also known as A napfeny ize and Sunshine—Ein hauch von sonnenschein), Paramount, 1999.

Dusty, To End All Wars, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Ferdinand, Hotel, Moonstone, 2001.

Doug, The Martins, Medusa, 2001.

Antonio Gabrieli, Superstition, Sunrise, 2001.

Ian, Heartlands, Miramax, 2002.

Arthur, It's All About Love, Universal, 2003.

Sorter, Revolver, Redbus, 2005.

Toby Crackit, Oliver Twist, TriStar, 2005.

Mussawi, Syriana, Warner Bros., 2005.

Wictred, Tristan + Isolde, Gemini, 2006.

Louis, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Tin Pan, 2006.

Pinbacker, Untitled Sunshine Project, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

German soldier, One Against the Wind, PBS, 1991.

Inspector Larry Hall, Prime Suspect 3, 1993.

Brand, Sharpe's Mission, ITV, 1996.

Mr. Knightley, Emma, 1996.

Michael Mitcham, Trust, BBC, 1999.

Christ Monroe, In the Name of Love, 1999.

Colonel Christ Forsyth, Bomber, 2000.

Dr. Tolkin, Fields of Gold, BBC, 2002.

Pete, Falling Apart, Channel 4, 2002.

Detective Chief Superintendent Larry Hall, Prime Suspect 6 (also known as ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Prime Suspect 6 and Prime Suspect the Last Witness), PBS, 2003.

Harry Starks, The Long Firm, BBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Second television producer, The Buddha of Suburbia, BBC, 1993.

Tosker (Terry) Cox, Our Friends in the North, BBC, 1996.

Oblonsky, Anna Karenina, 2000.

Terry, Births, Marriages and Deaths, BBC, 2000.

Len Davies, The Jury, ITV1/PBS, 2002.

Norfolk, Henry VII, PBS/ITV, 2003.

Narrator, Ruby Does the Business (documentary), BBC, 2004.

Andy Spader, Walk Away and I Stumble, ITV, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mike Butterworth, "Masonic Mysteries," Inspector Morse, ITV/PBS, 1990.

David Lacey, "A Safe Pair of Hands," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Line), BBC, 1994.

David Lacey, "A Face in the Crowd," Between the Lines (also known as Inside the Line), BBC, 1994.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Narrator, The Killer Fog (documentary), History Channel, 2000.

Happy Birthday BBC Two, BBC, 2004.

Narrator, Michael Jackson's Boys (documentary), Channel 4, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Death of a Salesman, National Theatre, London, 1997.

Closer, National Theatre, London, 1997.

Rocky Pioggi, The Iceman Cometh, Almedia Theatre, London, 1998.

Speed-the-Plow, New Ambassadors Theatre, London, 2000.

Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Donmar Warehouse, London, 2002.

Also appeared in Macbeth; The Man of Mode; The Idiot; Jack Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest; Andrew May, Pravda; Yolland, Translations; The Plantagenets, The Man Who Came to Dinner and Hess is Dead, all Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England; The Futile Palace; Simon, The Treatment, and Eddie, The Thickness of Skin, Royal Court Theatre, London; Richard III, King Lear, Errico, Napoli Millionara, Captain Flores, Fuente Ovejuna, Barry Hopper, Murmuring Judges, Nicky Allen, Johnny on the Spot, all Royal National Theatre, London.