|Eddie Marsan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8.5 in|
|Date of Birth||June 9, 1968|
Eddie Marsan is a talented English actor who is renowned for his roles in Gangster No. 1, Ultimate Force, V for Vendetta, Mission: Impossible III, Hancock, Sherlock Holmes, Ray Donovan, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, and Heartless. Eddied learned acting at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and The Kogan Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Twitter.
Edward Maurice Charles Marsan
Stepney, London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Eddie Marsan studied at the Raine’s Foundation School in Greater London, England. Later, he took acting training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London and graduated in 1991.
After that, he joined The Kogan Academy of Dramatic Arts and was trained under Sam Kogan.
- Father – He was a lorry driver.
- Mother – He was a school dinner lady and teacher’s assistant
- Others – Maurice Emanuel Marsan (Paternal Grandfather), Alice Matilda Warren (Paternal Grandmother)
Eddie Marsan is managed by –
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Markham, Froggatt & Irwin, Talent Management Company, London, England, United Kingdom
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Eddie Marsan has dated –
- Janine Schneider – In 2002, Eddie married make-up artist Janine Schneider. The couple is blessed with 4 children named Tilly Marsan, Blue Marsan, Bodie Marsan, and Rufus Marsan.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and pepper
- Broader cheeks
- Sharp pointed nose
Eddie Marsan has done endorsement work for brands like Cadbury Dairy Milk.
Best Known For
His versatile roles in many films and TV series including Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) as Scott, Gangster No. 1 (2000) as Eddie Miller, V for Vendetta (2005) as Brian Etheridge, Mission: Impossible III (2006) as Brownway, Sixty Six (2006) as Manny Reuben, Hancock (2008) as Red Parker, Sherlock Holmes (2009) as Inspector Lestrade, War Horse (2011) as Sgt Fry, The World’s End (2013) as Peter Page, and Ray Donovan as Terry
In 1987, he made his theatrical film debut in the crime thriller film Empire State as Clubber. However, his role in the film was uncredited.
In 1997, he made his credited theatrical film debut in the action comedy film The Man Who Knew Too Little as Mugger #1.
In 2018, he made his debut as a voice actor by lending his voice for the character of Vihaan in the fantasy adventure film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.
First TV Show
In 1988, he made his first TV show appearance in the comedy series The Comic Strip Presents… as Youth in Chinese Restaurant / Chip Shop Youth. However, he was uncredited for his appearance.
In 1992, he made his credited TV show appearance on the comedy series The Piglet Files as Yob.
In 2010, he made his TV show debut as a voice actor in the fantasy adventure drama series Merlin as The Manticore.
Eddie Marsan Favorite Things
- Book – “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse
Source – The Guardian
Eddie Marsan Facts
- He grew up in the black neighborhood in Bethnal Green in England.
- His parents had a messy divorce when he was 12 or 13 years old.
- Eddie left school at the age of 15.
- He did an apprenticeship as a printer in the past.
- He considers Leslie Bennett for whom he worked from 16 till 27 on weekends as his mentor.
- Eddie recalls his earliest memory as hearing George Harrison‘s song “My Sweet Lord” on a caravan site on the Isle of Sheppey when he was about 4 years.
- His most embarrassing moment was starting a fight with another kid at the age of 12 and getting beaten up.
- He wants a superpower that would allow him to see 10 years into the future.
- He dislikes prejudice of all form.
- If he could bring something extinct back to life, he would bring reviewers with spontaneous wit.
- He would want Matthew McConaughey to play him in the film based on his life.
- His wife is the greatest love of his life.
- He would invite Jeremy Clarkson and his friends from Bethnal Green to his dream dinner party.
- His biggest disappointment has been plumbing in Los Angeles.
- One thing he wants to change about his past is that instead of being a bully, he would rather have stood up against bullies.
- Eddie would like the song My Sweet Lord by George Harrison to be played at his funeral.
- He considers his children to be his biggest extravagance.
- He finds dogmatism and fundamentalism most irritating in other people.
- One object he wished he still has is his Mizpah ring or the Jewish blessing ring which his mother bought for him.
- He does not believe in an afterlife.
- Eddie is a patron for a children’s theatre company called the School of the Science of Acting and Kazzum.
- Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Featured Image by Eddie Marsan / Twitter