Mark Strong

Mark Strong
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Mark Strong Biography

Mark Strong (born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia, August 1963) is an English actor of Italian / Austrian parentage. His English name is not a stage name, but one chosen by his Austrian mother when she decided to change his name by deed poll when he was a child, hoping that it would help him to fit in better with his peers.

Strong was born in London, England, and attended Wymondham College in Norfolk, where among other things he was the singer in punk rock bands called The Electrick Hoax and Private Party. His original ambition was to become a lawyer, but after studying for a year at University in Munich, Germany he decided to change his direction in life and returned home to London. There he enrolled in a joint English & Drama degree at Royal Holloway, and later attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Read Full Bio >>

Mark Strong Awards

2012 Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011). Won
2011 MTV Movie Awards Best Fight Kick-Ass (2010). Nominated
2010 MTV Movie Awards Best Fight Sherlock Holmes (2009). Nominated
2009 London Critics Circle Film Awards British Supporting Actor of the Year Body of Lies (2008). Nominated
2005 BAFTA Awards Best Actor "The Long Firm" (2004). Nominated

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Mark Strong Photos

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    Jameson Empire Awards 2013 - Arrivals

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    South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013 - Arrivals

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    EE British Academy Film Awards 2013 - Press Room

  • Liza Marshall and Mark Strong

    EE British Academy Film Awards 2013 - Arrivals

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    "I Give It a Year" European Premiere - Arrivals

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    Jake Arnott's "The House of Rumour" UK Book Launch Party - Arrivals

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