Robert Carlyle

About Robert Carlyle

Robert Carlyle OBE (born 14 April 1961) is a Scottish actor. His film work includes ‘Trainspotting’, ‘The Full Monty’, ‘The World Is Not Enough’, ‘Angela’s Ashes’, ‘The Beach’, and ’28 Weeks Later’. Carlyle became involved in drama at the Glasgow Arts Centre at the age of 21 and subsequently graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD). The same year, he guest starred in ‘The Bill’ and also starred in his first movie, ‘Riff-Raff’, directed by Ken Loach.

Carlyle has also been in the television shows ‘Hamish Macbeth’, ‘Stargate Universe’, and ‘Once Upon a Time’. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for ‘The Full Monty’ and a Gemini Award for ‘Stargate Universe’, and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work in ‘Human Trafficking’. As of recent, Carlyle has starred in titles such as ‘T2 Trainspotting’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘The Legend of Barney Thompson’ and ‘Cobra’. Learn More…

Robert Carlyle