Sean Gilder Biography
Sean Gilder born as Sean Brian Gilder is an English stage, film and screen actor, a playwright best known for his appearance in Shameless, Poldark, Doctor Who, Our Girl, and The Last Kingdom
Sean Gilder Age
Gilder was born on 1 March 1964 in Brampton Bierlow, United Kingdom. She is 55 years old as of 2019
Sean Gilder Family
He is married to actress Robin Weaver. The couple has two children, Thomas and Violet
Sean Gilder Poldark
Gilder was cast as Tholly Tregirls in the three series of the British historical period drama television series Poldark
Sean Gilder Shameless
Gilder was cast as gangster Paddy Maguire on the American comedy-drama television series Shameless from 2005 to 2010.
Sean Gilder The Last Kingdom
Gilder was cast as Wulfhere in the British historical fiction television series “The Last Kingdom”
Sean Gilder Gangs Of New York
Gilder was cast as Dog fight referee in the 2002 American epic period drama film “Gangs of New York”
Sean Gilder Our Girl
Gilder was cast as Max Lane in the British television military drama series Our Girl
Sean Gilder Height
He stands at the height of 6′ 1″ (1.85 m).
Sean Gilder Net Worth
He has made his fortune from his acting career. His net worth is still under review
Sean Gilder Movies And Tv Shows
May to December – “Send in the Clowns”
On the Up
Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge – Show 5
The Innocent Sleep
The Bill – “Done Is Done”
Resort to Murder
Bugs – “Golden Rush”
“Soldier Soldier – Flash Point”
Cpl Ewan Dalglish
A Touch of Frost – “Unknown Soldier”
Circles of Deceit: Kalon
Our Friends to the North – “1984”
Touching Evil – Season 1 Episode 1 and 3
The Investigator (aka Out of Line)
Sgr. Jamie Kennedy
Far From the Madding Crowd
Hornblower: The Even Chance (aka The Duel)
Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (aka The Fire Ship)
Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil
Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters (aka The Wrong War)
Say You’ll Be Mine
Dangerfield – “Instinct”
The Bill – “Hot Money”
The Vice – “Force of Nature”
Mike Bassett: England Manager
Ultimate Force – “The Killing of a One-Eyed Bookie”
State of Play
Gangs of New York
Dog fight referee
Doctor Who – “The Christmas Invasion”
The Sycorax Leader
Life on Mars – Episode 16
The Shadow Line
Inspector George Gently – Episode 10 “Gently Upside Down”
Kidnap and Ransom
The Selfish Giant
Silent Witness – “Sniper’s Nest”
Sons of Liberty
Midsomer Murders Episode 17.3 “The Ballad of Somer County”
The Last Kingdom
Marshall Franklin Ostow
The Selfish Giant (2013) with Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Conner Chapman Movie
Sean Gilder Interview
20 Questions with … Chimerica’s Sean Gilder
Sean Gilder, best known for his portrayal of Paddy Maguire in Shameless, stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new play Chimerica, which premiered at the Almeida Theatre last night (28 May 2013).
Where and when were you born?
I was born in Brampton in Cumbria in March 1964.
What made you want to become an actor?
I remember that as a child, I always wanted to be older and loved pretending to be somebody else. I suppose it started then.
If you hadn’t become an actor, what might you have done professionally?
I am infuriatingly curious and will turn over the smallest stone. So I think I would have been a traveler or an explorer.
First big break?
Performing in the original production of Our Boys in 1993 at the Cockpit Theatre – I played the role of Keith.
Career highlights to date?
I really enjoyed my recent role in the film Selfish Giant, Our Boys and the play I did at the Hampstead Theatre – Little Malcolm and his Struggle Against the Eunuchs (which starred Ewan McGregor).
Too many to mention! If I had to put an actor on loop, it would be Al Pacino.
And beyond theatre, who would you like to swap places with?
Ray Mears is pretty cool.
What was the first thing you saw on stage that had a big impact on you?
Philistines, an RSC production, at The Other Place in Stratford in 1985. It had an incredible cast including Fiona Shaw, Tom Mannion, David Burke, and Anna Calder-Marshall.
And the last?
I loved Jerusalem in the West End.
Can you tell us about Chimerica?
Chimerica is the story of Joe, a photojournalist who took a picture of a protestor in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square in 1989. In 2012, he goes on a search to find the Tank Man.
Who do you play?
Mel Stanwyck, a friend and work colleague of Joe (played by Stephen Campbell Moore).
Did it change much through rehearsal?
Not in rehearsal, but inevitably it changed and developed through previews.
How much research did you do?
I watched a lot of films about journalists, including All the President’s Men and Salvador. I studied Modern History at university so have always been interested in China and also have friends who have made documentaries so asked them questions on the topic.
To what extent do you think the relationship between China and America will define this century?
It is such a huge question that it is a university thesis!
Have a go?
Well, there’s India, South America and the rest of the developing world on the bench so to speak. And Europe and America are tired and could be substituted at any moment.
Do you like working at the Almeida?
I love it; it is my favorite place to work in London. I have done two plays here before (Enemies and The Earthly Paradise) and it was a pleasure to return. The staff is so committed and wonderful.
What’s your favorite post-show haunt?
I am a happy father of two so I like to get home to my wife and have a cup of tea! That’s the northerner in me.
Do you often get recognized?
I do, yes.
Shameless is the one I still get recognized for a lot.
Dream stage role?
I would love to get back to Shakespeare, something like Richard III or Macbeth. Another one would be performing in a Harold Pinter play.
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