Mark Strong Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Children, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | May 25, 2022

Mark Strong is a British actor born on August 5, 1963, in London, England to an Austrian mother and Italian father. While his father left his family when Mark was very young, he was raised alone by his mother who worked as an au pair. While he was just a child, his mother got his name legally changed to fit in with his English peers and was baptised a Catholic. He then attended Wymondham College in Morley, Norfolk. Later, he went to the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich to study German law, however, came back to London. 

He then studied English and drama at the Royal Holloway, University of London before attending the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. 

Speaking about his career, he made his debut with television with the 1989 show, EastEnders and After Henry in the same year. Later, he appeared in two Prime Suspect serials for ITV as Inspector Larry Hall in Prime Suspect 3 and Prime Suspect 6. 

He also had starring roles in two BBC Two drama serials, Our Friends in the North in 1996 and The Long Firm in 2004 which also earned him a BAFTA nomination for the latter. He also played the villainous Colonel Brand in Sharpe’s Mission in 1996. 

In the same year, he was seen in the ITV adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Emma. Next in 1997, he played the role of Steve in the film adaptation of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch. Following this at the beginning of the 2000s, he appeared in Heartlands and in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Donmar Warehouse. For this, he was also nominated for the 2003 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role. In the year 2005, he was seen in multiple films including Oliver Twist, Syriana, and Revolver. 

In 2006, he portrayed the traitorous Wictred in Tristan & Isolde following which he provided the narration in the BBC’s genealogy series, Who Do You Think You Are?

In 2007, he was one of the final two actors considered for the role of Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. In the same year, he was seen as the insane captain of Icarus I in Sunshine followed by the romantic fantasy adventure film, Stardust. 

In 2008, he was seen in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Flashbacks of a Fool, Babylon AD, RocknRolla, and Good. In the same year, he portrayed the role of Hani Salaam, the Jordanian intelligence chief and director of the feared GID in Body of Lies. He also received appreciation for his performance. 

In 2009, he was seen in a lead role in the Channel 4 film, Endgame followed by the epic adventure film, Robin Hood in 2010. Following this, the year 2011 proved out to be very successful for the actor. He was seen in big films like Green Latern, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Guard, Welcome to the Punch, John Carter, Zero Dark Thirty, and many others. 

Some of his best-known roles are Prince Septimus in Stardust (2007), Archibald in RocknRolla (2008), Lord Henry Blackwood in Sherlock Holmes (2009), Frank D’Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), Jim Prideaux in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Sinestro in Green Lantern (2011), George in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Major General Stewart Menzies in The Imitation Game (2014), Merlin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Dr. Thaddeus Sivana in Shazam! (2019), and John in Cruella (2021).

Speaking about his personal life, he is happily married to producer Liza Marshall. They have two sons named Gabriel and Roman. 

NameMark Strong
Nick NameMark
ProfessionActor
Known for Soldier Spy (2011), Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Date of BirthAugust 5, 1963
Age58 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceIslington, London, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
HometownIslington, London, United Kingdom
SchoolBristol Old Vic Theatre School
CollageRoyal Holloway, University of London, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
DebutFilm– Century (1993)
Television – EastEnders (1989)
ReligionN/A
Zodiac SignVirgo

Mark Strong Career

  • Mark Strong made his debut on television with the 1989 show, EastEnders and After Henry in the same year. L
  • Ater, he appeared in two Prime Suspect serials for ITV as Inspector Larry Hall in Prime Suspect 3 and Prime Suspect 6. 
  • He also had starring roles in two BBC Two drama serials, Our Friends in the North in 1996 and The Long Firm in 2004 which also earned him a BAFTA nomination for the latter. 
  • He also played the villainous Colonel Brand in Sharpe’s Mission in 1996. 
  • In the same year, he was seen in the ITV adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Emma. 
  • Next in 1997, he played the role of Steve in the film adaptation of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch. 
  • Following this at the beginning of the 2000s, he appeared in Heartlands and in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • In the year 2005, he was seen in multiple films including Oliver Twist, Syriana, and Revolver. 
  • In 2006, he portrayed the traitorous Wictred in Tristan & Isolde following which he provided the narration in the BBC’s genealogy series, Who Do You Think You Are?
  • In 2007, he was one of the final two actors considered for the role of Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. 
  • In the same year, he was seen as the insane captain of Icarus I in Sunshine followed by the romantic fantasy adventure film, Stardust. 
  • In 2008, he was seen in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Flashbacks of a Fool, Babylon AD, RocknRolla, and Good. 
  • In the same year, he portrayed the role of Hani Salaam, the Jordanian intelligence chief and director of the feared GID in Body of Lies. He also received appreciation for his performance. 
  • In 2009, he was seen in a lead role in the Channel 4 film, Endgame followed by the epic adventure film, Robin Hood in 2010. 
  • Following this, the year 2011 proved out to be very successful for the actor. He was seen in big films like Green Latern, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Guard, Welcome to the Punch, John Carter, Zero Dark Thirty, and many others. 
  • Some of his best-known roles are Prince Septimus in Stardust (2007), Archibald in RocknRolla (2008), Lord Henry Blackwood in Sherlock Holmes (2009), Frank D’Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), Jim Prideaux in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Sinestro in Green Lantern (2011), George in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Major General Stewart Menzies in The Imitation Game (2014), Merlin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Dr. Thaddeus Sivana in Shazam! (2019), and John in Cruella (2021).

Mark Strong Family 

Father Name Giuseppe A. Salussolia
Mother Name Waltraud D. 
Brother None
Sister None
Wife Liza Marshall

Mark Strong Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Liza Marshall
Wife/ Spouse Liza Marshall
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon(s): Roman Strong, Gabriel Strong
Daughter(s): None

Mark Strong Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlad

Mark Strong Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
Favourite  Actress N/A
Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite  CuisineN/A
Favourite  Color Black
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination Australia, New York

Mark Strong Education 

School Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Collage Royal Holloway, University of London, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Educational Qualification Graduate

Mark Strong Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Mark Strong

  • His actual name was Marco Giuseppe Salussolia, but later his mother changed it to Mark Strong. 
  • Strong was inspired by Alain Delon to become an actor. 
  • Despite developing an interest in acting at a young age, he earlier wanted to become a lawyer. 
  • Mark has more than 100 acting credits. 
  • He loves to follow an active life and maintains a healthy lifestyle. 
  • He has a good friendship with actor Daniel Craig.

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