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Blackbeard

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One of the most revered manufacturers of ’70s dub reggae, Rodguel “Blackbeard” Sinclair caused more information on musicians over time, especially his backing music group, the Ring Build Posse. The support band under no circumstances became aswell referred to as luminaries just like the Aggrovators, the Revolutionaries, or the Root base Radics, however they were nonetheless exceptional and quite luminary themselves, specifically in retrospect (because of the Moll-Selekta label for issuing several top-shelf choices). Blackbeard proved helpful closely together for years, approximately from the first ’70s in to the early ’80s, where time they documented songs for many Jamaican performers while he manned the planks. Blackbeard would frequently make dub variations of Ring Build Posse backing paths, an album’s worthy of which are put together on Moll-Selekta’s pristine St. Catherine in Dub 1972-1984 collection. The pioneering dub maker discovered his trade from Bunny Lee, whom he caused hand and hand for a long time, and he perfected his trade at Ruler Tubby’s old studio room in Kingston, Mr. Tipsy, which he produced his own.

Quick Facts


Full Name Blackbeard
Died November 22, 1718, Ocracoke, North Carolina, United States
Profession Pirate, Sailor
Nationality English
Spouse Mary Ormond
Music Songs Divided Feelings, Aiming For Love, Don´t Turn Your Back On Love, Summer Nights, Mouthful of Love, Tearin' Me Apart, Takin' You Out, Life's What You Make It, Listen Up, She's the One, Rock Is My Life, Far Gone, Take Me to the City, Music Man, Something She Said, South Beach, When It's Love, Keep On Drivin', All I Need, Falling, Please Come Home, Somebody, Coast to Coast, New York City, Shout, Rockin' Body, Concrete Jungle, No Worries, American Dream, Rock Bottom, Ex-Convict, Hey Man
Albums I Wah Dub, Strictly Dub Wise, Dub Dem Silly, Ah Who Seh? Go Deh! / Leggo! Ah-Fi-We-Dis, Mek It Run, Decibel, Audio Active, Dub Duo, At 10 Downing Street Dub Conference, Dread Beat an' Blood, Brain Damage, All Over the World, Tactics, Scientific, Higher Ranking Dubwise / Yuh Learn!, Dub of Ages, Ghosts Outside, Decibel: More Cuts & Dubs 1976-1983, Heaven, Dub Master


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#Fact
1 Gave up drinking in 1988.
2 Quit smoking in 2011.
3 Lives in the Venice beach area of Los Angeles.
4 His father was Scottish. His mother, who was English-born, was of Irish and English ancestry.
5 His favorite shows are Family Guy (1999) and The Simpsons (1989). In a 2010 interview he remarked "They tell you what's happening in the world. Best shows on television".
6 An appealing romantic lead in several hit movies of the sixties, by the late seventies he had progressed to character parts, such as the title roles in the BBC Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (1978) and the very popular TV series Lovejoy (1986).
7 After over 40 years in the business, he has finally struck it big internationally with his performance as the macho, gruffly-complex villain, Al Swearengen, on the HBO series, Deadwood (2004).
8 Grew up in Manchester.
9 Father was Harry McShane, the Manchester United footballer.
10 Children: Kate McShane (b. 1971), Morgan McShane (b. 1975).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimsby 2016 filming
Bilal 2015 filming Umayya (voice)
The Hollow Point 2015 completed Leland
Bolden! 2015 post-production Judge Perry
London's Falling announced Jack Strand
Ray Donovan 2015 TV Series Malcolm Finney
John Wick 2014 Winston
El Niño 2014/I Inglés
Hercules 2014/I Amphiaraus
Cuban Fury 2014 Ron Parfitt
Jack the Giant Slayer 2013 King Brahmwell
American Horror Story 2012 TV Series Leigh Emerson
Snow White and the Huntsman 2012 Beith
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011 Blackbeard
The Pillars of the Earth 2010 TV Mini-Series Waleran Bigod
The Sorcerer's Apprentice 2010 Narrator (voice, uncredited)
44 Inch Chest 2009 Meredith
Case 39 2009 Det. Mike Barron
Kings 2009 TV Series King Silas Benjamin
Coraline 2009 Mr. Sergei Alexander Bobinsky / Other Bobinsky (voice)
SpongeBob SquarePants 2008 TV Series Gordon
Death Race 2008 Coach
Kung Fu Panda 2008 Tai Lung (voice)
The Golden Compass 2007 Ragnar Sturlusson (voice)
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising 2007 Merriman Lyon
Hot Rod 2007 Frank Powell
Shrek the Third 2007 Captain Hook (voice)
We Are Marshall 2006 Paul Griffen
Deadwood 2004-2006 TV Series Al Swearengen
Scoop 2006 Joe Strombel
Nine Lives 2005 Larry
Nemesis Game 2003 Jeff Novak
The Twilight Zone 2003 TV Series Chandler
Agent Cody Banks 2003 Brinkman
Trust 2003 TV Series Alan Cooper-Fozzard
The Making of 'Nemesis Game' 2003 Video short
Bollywood Queen 2002 Frank
The West Wing 2002 TV Series Russian Negotiator Nikolai Ivanovich
Man and Boy 2002 TV Movie Marty Mann
In Deep 2002 TV Series Jamie Lamb
Thieves 2001 TV Series Jack
Sexy Beast 2000 Teddy Bass
D.R.E.A.M. Team 1999 TV Movie Oliver Maxwell
Babylon 5: The River of Souls 1998 TV Movie Robert Bryson, Ph.D.
The Naked Truth 1997 TV Series Leland Banks / Leland
Madson 1996 TV Series John Madson
Soul Survivors 1995 TV Movie Otis Cooke
White Goods 1994 TV Movie Ian Deegan
Lovejoy 1986-1994 TV Series Lovejoy
Columbo 1990 TV Series Leland St. John
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception 1990 TV Movie Andre Marchand
Mistress of Suspense 1990 TV Series Steven Castle
Dick Francis: In the Frame 1989 TV Movie David Cleveland
Dick Francis: Twice Shy 1989 TV Movie David Cleveland
Dick Francis: Blood Sport 1989 TV Movie David Cleveland
Miami Vice 1987-1989 TV Series Gen. Manuel Borbon / Esteban Montoya
Dallas 1989 TV Series Don Lockwood
War and Remembrance 1988-1989 TV Mini-Series Philip Rule
Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin 1989 TV Series Charles Chaplin Snr
Minder 1989 TV Series Jack Last
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story 1988 TV Movie Roger Bushell
Chain Letter 1988 TV Movie The Messenger of Death
Dirty Dozen: The Series 1988 TV Series Lindberger
Grand Larceny 1987 Flanagan
CBS Summer Playhouse 1987 TV Series Marbury
The Murders in the Rue Morgue 1986 TV Movie Prefect of Police
American Playhouse 1986 TV Series Willy Wax
Braker 1985 TV Movie Alan Roswell
A.D. 1985 TV Mini-Series Sejanus
Torchlight 1985 Sidney
Too Scared to Scream 1985 Vincent Hardwick
Evergreen 1985 TV Mini-Series Paul Lerner
Ordeal by Innocence 1984 Philip Durrant
Bare Essence 1983 TV Series Niko Theophilus
Exposed 1983 Greg Miller
Grace Kelly 1983 TV Movie Prince Rainier of Monaco
Marco Polo 1982 TV Mini-Series Ali Ben Yussouf
Magnum, P.I. 1981-1982 TV Series Edwin Clutterbuck / David Norman
The Letter 1982 TV Movie Geoff
Cheaper to Keep Her 1981 Dr. Alfred Sunshine
Armchair Thriller 1980 TV Series Curtis
The Great Riviera Bank Robbery 1979 The Brain
Yesterday's Hero 1979 Rod Turner
The Fifth Musketeer 1979 Fouquet
The Pirate 1978 TV Movie Rashid
Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic 1978 TV Mini-Series Benjamin Disraeli
Will Shakespeare 1978 TV Mini-Series Christopher Marlowe
A Month in the Country 1977 TV Movie Beliayev
Code Name: Diamond Head 1977 TV Movie Sean Donovan / Father Horton / Colonel Millard Butler
Jesus of Nazareth 1977 TV Mini-Series Judas Iscariot
The Fantastic Journey 1977 TV Series Sir James Camden
Roots 1977 TV Mini-Series Sir Eric Russell
Most Wanted 1976 TV Series Colin Wyatt
The Lives of Jenny Dolan 1975 TV Movie Saunders
Police Woman 1975 TV Series Dan Markson
Matt Helm 1975 TV Series Paul
Space: 1999 1975 TV Series Anton Zoref
Journey Into Fear 1975 Banat
The Terrorists 1974/II Ray Petrie
ITV Playhouse 1968-1974 TV Series Derek / Tom / Caulfield
The Last of Sheila 1973 Anthony
Left Hand of Gemini 1972
Whose Life Is It Anyway? 1972 TV Movie Ken Harrison
Sitting Target 1972 Birdy Williams
ITV Sunday Night Theatre 1969-1972 TV Series Ken Harrison / David Garrick
Freelance 1971 Mitch
Villain 1971 Wolfe Lissner
The Devil's Widow 1970 Tom Lynn
Performance 1970 Noel - Black Musican (voice, uncredited)
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You 1970 Fred C. Dobbs
Battle of Britain 1969 Sgt. Pilot Andy
Rogues' Gallery 1969 TV Series David Garrick
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 Charlie Cartwright
Wuthering Heights 1967 TV Series Heathcliff
The Wednesday Play 1966 TV Series Frank
ITV Play of the Week 1963-1966 TV Series Mick / Frank Barnes / Arthur / ...
Armchair Theatre 1962-1966 TV Series Geoffrey / Roddy Cain
You Can't Win 1966 TV Series Joe Lunn
The Pleasure Girls 1965 Keith Dexter
Gypsy Girl 1965 Roibin
Redcap 1964 TV Series Sapper Russell
The Sullavan Brothers 1964 TV Series David Hemming
Love Story 1964 TV Series George Mason
Z Cars 1964 TV Series Barry Hepworth
First Night 1963 TV Series Max
Young and Willing 1962 Harry Brown

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lovejoy 1992-1994 TV Series 4 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
44 Inch Chest 2009 executive producer
Madson 1996 TV Series producer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadwood 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 performer: "I'd be satisfied for life"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
... Just a Job 2007 special thanks
Out of the Shadows 2004 Short thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pebble Mill 1992-1995 TV Series Himself
Aspel & Company 1993 TV Series Himself
Going Live! 1992 TV Series Himself
Jesus Christ, Movie Star 1992 TV Movie documentary Narrator
The 36th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Presenter
A Whole Scene Going 1966 TV Series Himself
How We Used to Live 2013 Documentary Narrator
The Jonathan Ross Show 2013 TV Series Himself
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 35mm 3D Special 2011 TV Movie Himself
Attack of the Show! 2011 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2011 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood 2011 TV Series Himself
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Coraline: U-Control Picture in Picture 2009 Video Himself
Coraline: Voicing the Characters 2009 Video short Himself
The View 2009 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 2008-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - 'John McCain: Reformed Maverick' Narrator
Séries express 2009 TV Series Himself
Death Race: Start Your Engines - Making a Death Race 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Death Race: Behind the Wheel - Dissecting the Stunts 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Film 2015 2008 TV Series Himself
HBO First Look 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Charlie Rose 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Theater Talk 2008 TV Series Himself
Broadway Beat 2007 TV Series Himself
The Dame Edna Treatment 2007 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
Fuse Celebrity Playlist 2006 TV Series Himself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sean Connery 2006 TV Special Himself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2006 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Himself
Cattle Drive 2006 TV Series Himself
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
The WIN Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Forty Years of Fuck 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2005 TV Series Himself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2005 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2005 TV Series Himself
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2005 TV Special documentary Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Television Series [Drama]
Making 'Deadwood': Season Two 2005 TV Short documentary Himself
GMTV 2004 TV Series Himself
War & Remembrance: Behind the Scenes 2004 Video short Himself
Richard & Judy 2004 TV Series Himself
Making 'Deadwood': The Show Behind the Show 2004 TV Short documentary Himself
Terror in Moscow 2003 TV Movie documentary Narrator (voice)
Jack and Bill 2001 TV Movie documentary Narrator
Live Talk 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Hollywood Greats 1999 TV Series documentary Narrator
Living Proof 1997 TV Series documentary Himself - Narrator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Captain Jokes Parrot's Adventures 2013 TV Mini-Series Blackbeard
Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie 2012 Video Blackbeard (segment "Captain Jokes Parrot")
Funny Show Presents: Captain Jokes Parrot 2012 Video short Blackbeard
Broadway Beat 2008 TV Series Max
The Wire 2006 TV Series Al Swearengen
Sir John Mills' Moving Memories 2000 Video documentary Himself
The Hellstrom Chronicle 1971 Documentary Himself - Actor in Film Clip from If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Performance 44 Inch Chest (2009) · Ray Winstone
· John Hurt
· Tom Wilkinson
· Stephen Dillane
· Joanne Whalley
· Melvil Poupaud
· Steven Berkoff
2005 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Deadwood (2004)
2004 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2004 TCA Award Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Deadwood (2004)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actor Game of Thrones (2011)
2011 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
2011 Golden Nymph Monte-Carlo TV Festival Mini-Series - Best Performance by an Actor The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
2011 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Villain Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
2010 Fright Meter Award Fright Meter Awards Best Supporting Actor Case 39 (2009)
2010 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
2009 Annie Annie Awards Best Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production Kung Fu Panda (2008)
2009 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Voice-Over Performance Kung Fu Panda (2008)
2008 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Character You REALLY Don't Want to Make Angry Deadwood (2004)
2007 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2007 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004) · Jim Beaver
· Powers Boothe
· Sean Bridgers
· W. Earl Brown
· Dayton Callie
· Brian Cox
· Kim Dickens
· Brad Dourif
· Anna Gunn
· John Hawkes
· Jeffrey Jones
· Paula Malcomson
· Gerald McRaney
· Timothy Olyphant
· Molly Parker
· Leon Rippy
· William Sanderson
· Brent Sexton
· Bree Seanna Wall
· Robin Weigert
· Titus Welliver
2006 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2005 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2005 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Lead Actor Deadwood (2004)
2005 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Nine Lives (2005) · Kathy Baker
· Amy Brenneman
· Elpidia Carrillo
· Glenn Close
· Stephen Dillane
· Dakota Fanning
· William Fichtner
· LisaGay Hamilton
· Holly Hunter
· Jason Isaacs
· Joe Mantegna
· Molly Parker
· Mary Kay Place
· Sydney Tamiia Poitier
· Aidan Quinn
· Miguel Sandoval
· Amanda Seyfried
· Sissy Spacek
· Robin Wright
2005 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2005 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Outstanding Actor in a Series, Drama Deadwood (2004)
2005 TCA Award Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Deadwood (2004)
2005 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Actor in Drama Series Deadwood (2004)
2004 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Lead Actor Deadwood (2004)


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#Quote
1 I became a high-functioning alcoholic and drug taker. I would always remember my lines, and always be on time, but some of the films I was in then I have no recollection of having done them.
2 My wife is American, though, and she's been my wife for 36 years, and I do love the place. When I see all this Trump bullshit, all his bombast and stupidity, I think that's not the America I know.
3 That was a volatile time in my life. Lunacy. Off the rails for a year and a half. Sylvia was a great girl, but we were hardly seeing each other towards the end, because we were always away filming in different parts of the world and then, when we did meet, we would fight.
4 Giving up smoking was the hardest one of all - tougher than alcohol and drugs. I was smoking at work out of boredom a lot of the time. You'd finish filming a scene and have three hours until the next one. I always say that movies pay me to wait around - and I do the acting for free.
5 The bad boy: always more fun. It's funny. When you're in your early 20s, you go ahead and do everything. And it's very hard to judge yourself. It's like when you're in drama school, and you're playing a 60-year-old in Russian plays, and you get criticized, and you say, 'What the hell, I'm an 18-year-old trying to be a 60-year-old Russian?' But the bad boy, I had a knack for it from the start.

#Trademark
1 Jet black hair
2 Calm, rasping voice
3 Frequently plays cold-eyed, calculating villains

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