Robert Carlyle Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th November 2015

Quote: "We've already had a read-through of the script, we did that in the springtime. You're going to think, 'Of course he's going to say this', but honestly, it's one of the best scripts I've f**king read. I mean, ever. What John Hodge has done is just so clever... The way John Hodge has put this thing down, obviously with the help of Danny Boyle, is to make it about how the characters' lives have moved on... or have they?" Robert Carlyle is a big fan of the Trainspotting sequel script. The Scottish actor played Begbie in the cult 1996 film.

17th June 2015

Quote: "It's a great honour for me to be here. I can't say enough about tonight because Edinburgh has played an enormous part in my career. To be given the opportunity to premiere my debut directorial film is wonderful. It's terribly nerve-racking. I'm more nervous tonight than I think I have ever been." TRAINSPOTTING star Robert Carlyle on the red carpet before the premiere of his directorial debut The Legend Of Barney Thomson, which kicked off the Edinburgh International Film Festival in Scotland on Wednesday night (17Jun15).

17th November 2008

Quote: "During one of the scenes, I playfully slapped KIEFER (SUTHERLAND) on the arm and the whole set went, 'No! You never touch Jack Bauer when he's working.'" Scottish actor Robert Carlyle on the rules of working on TV drama 24.

2nd July 2008

Fact: SIR Sean Connery has appointed The Full Monty star Robert Carlyle to take over his role as patron of Scotland's Edinburgh International Festival.

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