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Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his roles in The Leftovers, Doctor Who, and Heroes.

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Background and Age

Christopher Eccleston was born on February 16, 1964, in Langworthy, Salford, Greater Manchester. He is the child of Ronnie Eccleston and Elsie Eccleston and has two twin siblings named Alan and Keith. As a youngster, he built up his enthusiasm towards acting and furthermore started to gain ground in the industry from an early age. He had his education at Joseph Eastham High School and later finished a two-year Performance Foundation Course at Salford Tech. He additionally went to the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Career and Net Worth

Christopher made his professional acting introduction in the Bristol Old Vic's production of 'A Streetcar Named Desire'. At first, he struggled a great deal and worked in general stores and building destinations to support himself while he pursued his dreams of acting. He rose to distinction after his role in the film 'Let Him Have It' in 1991 pursued by a role as Inspector Morse in an episode of 'Second Time Around'.

After a year, he assumed the role of Sean Maddox in a BBC drama miniseries 'Friday on my Mind'. In 1993, he started to assume a role in the TV series 'Wafer'. In the same year, he additionally featured in the episode 'One, Two, Buckle My Shoe' of the series 'Poirot'. He came into the spotlight as the Ninth Doctor in the British TV series Doctor Who and Matt Jamison in the HBO American drama series The Leftovers.

In 2006, the veteran actor appeared in 'Best Ever Muppet Moments' which was an ITV documentary. During the same year, Christopher featured in 'Immaculate Parents' trailed by 'Specialist Who', 'Boon', and 'The Dark Is Rising'. It was declared that he would assume the lead role in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Macbeth in 2018. He has won an Emmy Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor for Accused.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, the film, King Lear was nominated for Outstanding Television Movie. Christopher has a role in the TV movie.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Christopher Eccleston was recently married to a woman named Mischka. They got married on November 2011 and had two children named Albert and Esme together. Following four years of their marriage, they filed for divorce in December 2015. After their separation, he has never been spotted with some other lady in the public.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 16 Feb, 1964
Age: 56 yrs
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Langworthy
Education: Central School of Speech and Drama
University of Salford
Gender: Male
Description: English actor
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Last Modified: Oct 17 2020
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