Robert Carlyle

Biography

Born: on 04/14/1961 in Glasgow, Scotland

Carlyle studied acting at the Royal Scottish Academy of Drama but dropped out after only one term, he went on to co-form Raindog Theatre in 1991. Roberts early roles include a part in Ken Loach film Riff Raff, a brilliant episode of Cracker and the unforgetable Trainspotting. Since then Carlyle has gone on to become a seminal actor and recently stars in 28 Weeks later.

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Trainspotting Sequel: Will Ewan McGregor Return? (And Other Questions)

11th March 2013 -

 News

Ewan McGregor's Renton famously announced that he hadn't "felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978!" in Danny Boyle's classic Trainspotting in 1996. Now, two decades later, we could find ourselves checking...

California Solo

25th October 2012 -

 Video

Lachlan MacAldonich is an ex Britpop musician whose glory days are well and truly over. He moved to Los Angeles from Scotland twelve years ago and settled comfortably into a lifestyle of farming, market selling...

The Unloved

19th February 2010 -

 Movie Review

Actress-turned-filmmaker Morton shows a remarkable confidence as director of this intensely personal drama, which is loosely based on her own experiences. And even though the story wobbles along the way, it's a vital, involving film.Lucy...

Black And White (2002)

4th December 2005 -

 Movie Review

Cinema is littered with "true stories" of criminal justice gone horribly wrong, and generally these films are fair, good, or borderline great. Black and White, saddled with one of cinema's most cliched titles, is square...

Angela's Ashes

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Cigarettes.The title: Angela's Ashes refers to cigarettes and not cremation. If someone had told me this before I had entered the film, I might have enjoyed it more than I did. Then again,...

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