London born Mark Strong trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He has appeared in numerous British stage productions for the Royal National Theatre, the RSC and elsewhere. In 2002 he was recognized by The Laurence Olivier Theatre Awards for his role in Twelfth Night and in 2004 was nominated by BAFTA for his performance as Harry Starks in Bille Eltriingham?s The Long Firm. In film he has worked with esteemed directors such as Ridley Scott, Stephen Gaghan, Danny Boyle, Matthew Vaughn and Guy Ritchie. Strong can be seen in this year’s RockNRolla and the upcoming Body of Lies and Young Victoria.
|2008 Jury Member|