Clive Russell was raised in Fife, Scotland, from 3 months old. He originally trained as a teacher, but when his drama lecturer resigned and took over a theatre in the provincial town of Bolton, Lancaster, Russell joined him. Russell has been working solely in film and television since 1991.
|The Power of One||Sergeant Bormann||1992|
|The 13th Warrior||Helfdane the Fat||1999|
|Book of Blood||Wyburd||2009|
|Sherlock Holmes||Captain Tanner||2009|
|Mary, Queen of Scots||Douglas||2013|
|Thor: The Dark World||Tyr||2013|