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Born in Burnage, Manchester in 1953, David Threlfall is a celebrated actor of stage, film and television. In the latter, he is perhaps best known as the feckless Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless. In 1994 whilst working on a production of The Count of Monte Cristo at the Royal Exchange, Manchester, Threlfall met Bosnian actress Brana Bajic and the pair subsequently married a year later.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2003: Preserved Killick - Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
2006: Jeffrey - Alien Autopsy
1992: Inspector Highland - Patriot Games
1989: Jack Jenkins - When the Whales Came
1991: Stanley Rode - A Murder of Quality
1999: Joseph of Nazareth - Mary, Mother of Jesus
1990: He's Asking For Me
2014: Tommy Cooper - Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This
2007: Dr. John Dee - Elizabeth: The Golden Age
2015: Noah - The Ark
1979: The Brylcreem Boys
1990: Wicklow - The Russia House
2006: Will Last - Housewife, 49
2001: Conspiracy
2003: Donald Leek - Chunky Monkey
1999: Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
1982: Donald - Rolling Home
2007: Martin Blower - Hot Fuzz
1984: Edgar - King Lear
1989: Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story
2015: Peters - Black Sea
1982: Himself - Mike Leigh: Making Plays
1977: Trevor - The Kiss of Death
2005: Prince Philip - The Queen's Sister
2006: John Colbie - Like Minds
2010: George Toogood Smith - Nowhere Boy
1991: Archer - Scum
1983: Vasily - Red Monarch
1993: Prince Charles - Diana: Her True Story
1989: Tom Rowse - A Casualty of War
1984: Robert - Dog Ends
2012: Himself - Evidently... John Cooper Clarke
1993: Syl - The Summer House

TV CREDITS:
1994: Lenny Smart - Men of the World
2015: DCS David Baker - Code of a Killer
2004: Frank Gallagher - Shameless
1990: Nightingales
2006: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
2004: Shameless
2000: Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
1982: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
1986: Leslie Titmuss - Paradise Postponed
2015: Rev Huw Owens - Midwinter of the Spirit
2013: Len Harper - What Remains
2018: King Priam - Troy: Fall of a City
2017: Samuel Beckett - Urban Myths
2000: Hal Royce (older) - Catherine Cookson's A Dinner of Herbs
2000: Aaron - In the Beginning
1983: Joe Henshaw - The Gathering Seed
2007: Himself - Panellist - Have I Got a Bit More News for You