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Spud

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A mainly under-rated Irish electric powered folk group, who have been active with the mid to past due 70s. Their debut recording was made by the mentioned Irish fiddler, Donal Lunny, as well as the line-up contains Don Knox (fiddle), Michael Smith (bass), Austin Kenny (acoustic guitar) and Dermot O’Connor (acoustic guitar, vocals). By enough time they documented their most crucial work, Smoking AROUND THE Bog, O’Connor experienced departed, to become changed by multi-instrumentalist Ken Wilson and Dave Gaynor (drums). The recording, documented at Sawmills Studio room in Cornwall, experienced a great time, boozy ‘experience’, and included a fantastic cover of Richard Thompson’s ‘For Pity Of Doing Incorrect’. An additional Irish-only single discharge signified the finish of Spud, and its own ex-members have already been absent through the music scene for quite a while.

Quick Facts


Full Name Potato
Height 1.63 m
Nationality American
Albums Gnaw


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#Fact
1 Denmark connection: he has acted in "Prince of Jutland" and "Skagerrak" directed and produced by Danes, he has had a minor role in "Langt fra Las Vegas" the most successful sitcom in Denmark, and even starred in "Julien Donkey-Boy" which was made by the Danish concept "Dogma 95". Besides that he has appeared alongside several Danish actors in films as Alien vs. Predator, Black Hawk Down, Skagerrak and Prince of Jutland!.
2 Frequently plays characters who are physically assaulted in some way. His hand was cut in Trainspotting (1996), he was dragged by his head in a moving car in Snatch (2000), he became deafened by gunfire from a light machine gun in Black Hawk Down (2001), he was viciously beaten numerous times in Around the World in 80 Days (2004) and his arm was broken into pieces after being frozen in Snowpiercer (2013).
3 After working with Harmony Korine on Julien Donkey-Boy (1999), Ewen returned home and named his new-born daughter "Harmony".


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Accused 2012 TV Series Frank Best
Them from That Thing 2012 TV Mini-Series Various
Blackout 2012 TV Mini-Series Jerry Durrans
Page Eight 2011 TV Movie Rollo Maverley
Perfect Sense 2011 James
Moving On 2010 TV Series Adam
Dive 2010 TV Movie Stewart
Strike Back 2010 TV Series Gerald Baxter
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger 2010 Henry Strangler
One Night in Emergency 2010 TV Movie
The Day of the Triffids 2009 TV Mini-Series Walter Strange
MI-5 2009 TV Series Ryan Baisley
Wide Open Spaces 2009 Austin
The Zero Sum 2009 Leonard Paulson
My Name Is Earl 2008 TV Series Raynard
Faintheart 2008 Julian
Fool's Gold 2008/I Alfonz
Mediator 2008 Steven
CR: Alien vs. Predator 2007 Video Game Graeme Miller
Death at a Funeral 2007 Justin
Hallam Foe 2007 Andy
The Lost Room 2006 TV Mini-Series Harold Stritzke
Marvelous 2006 Lars
The Virgin Queen 2006 TV Mini-Series Sir James Melville
Elizabeth I 2005 TV Mini-Series King James VI
Match Point 2005 Inspector Dowd
Coming Up 2004 TV Series Johnny
Keep Right 2004 Short
AVP: Alien vs. Predator 2004 Graeme Miller
Around the World in 80 Days 2004 Inspector Fix
Carnival Sun 2003 Short Mark
The Rundown 2003 Declan
16 Years of Alcohol 2003 Jake
Skagerrak 2003 Gabriel
The Reckoning 2002/II Simon Damian
Fancy Dancing 2002 Bernard Schiff
Surrealissimo: The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali 2002 TV Movie Salvador Dali
Black Hawk Down 2001 Nelson
Pearl Harbor 2001 Lt. Red Winkle
Langt fra Las Vegas 2001 TV Series John Twain D'Wain
Bye Bye Baby 2001 TV Movie Galloway
Snatch 2000 Mullet
The Secret World of Michael Fry 2000 TV Mini-Series Michael Fry
Paranoid 2000/I Gordon
Love Story 1999 TV Short Nick
Julien Donkey-Boy 1999 Julien
The Acid House 1998 Colin 'Coco' Bryce (segment "The Acid House")
Deacon Brodie 1997 TV Movie Louis the apprentice
The Life of Stuff 1997 Fraser
Mojo 1997 Skinny
Harry Enfield and Chums 1997 TV Series Jockey / Jim
Rhinoceros Hunting in Budapest 1997 Chaz
Dead London 1996 Short Paul
Masculine Mescaline 1996 Short Steve Carlisle
Trainspotting 1996 Spud
The Bill 1994-1996 TV Series Paul Tovey / Sean Lewis
Skin 1995 Short Billy Boy
The Phoenix and the Magic Carpet 1995 Joe
Ruffian Hearts 1995 TV Movie Mick
Aristophanes: The Gods Are Laughing 1995 TV Movie
Judge Dredd 1995 Junior Angel
Alleyn Mysteries 1994 TV Series Walter McNabb
Royal Deceit 1994 Frovin
A Touch of Frost 1994 TV Series Gordon Hicks
Naked 1993 Archie
As You Like It 1992 Silvius
Screen Two 1991 TV Series Sammy Nelson
Forget About Me 1990 Broke
Meat 1990 Short Boy
Taggart 1990 TV Series Jason
Conquest of the South Pole 1989 TV Movie Penguin
The Gospel According to Vic 1986 Stevie Deans
The Riveter 1986 Short Slim
Wonder Woman 2017 post-production
T2: Trainspotting 2017 post-production Spud
Renegades 2017 completed Jim Rainey
Will 2017 TV Mini-Series filming
Houdini and Doyle 2016 TV Mini-Series Sherlock Holmes
Carousel 2016 Short Malcolm
My Milonga 2015 Short Charlie
Banished 2015 TV Series Reverend Johnson
The Devil You Know 2015 TV Mini-Series Israel Porter
Get Santa 2014 PC Finkerton
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014 Expert
Skumringslandet 2014 Rabbi Dunbar
A Poet in New York 2014 TV Movie John Malcolm Brinnin
Salting the Battlefield 2014 TV Movie Rollo Maverley
Turks & Caicos 2014 TV Movie Rollo Maverley
Exchange and Mart 2014 Short Mike
Snowpiercer 2013 Andrew
Drone 2013 Short Drone Operator
Jack the Giant Slayer 2013 Wicke
The Vatican 2013 TV Movie Monsignor Alberico Iemma
The Clear Road Ahead 2012 Short Man
Great Expectations 2012 Wemmick

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Song to Sing 2016 Short producer post-production
Carousel 2016 Short producer
My Milonga 2015 Short producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Song to Sing 2016 Short post-production

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trainspotting 1996 performer: "Two Little Boys"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Perfect Sense: Pure Perfection - Making Perfect Sense 2012 Video documentary short Himself
Movie Connections 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
The Culture Show 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
This Morning 2004 TV Series Himself
The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down' 2002 Video documentary Himself
Pearl Harbor: Boot Camp 2002 Video documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest Films 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Name of This Film Is Dogme95 2000 Documentary Himself
Venice Report 1997 TV Short documentary Himself
An Audience with Elton John 1997 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Shooting Stars 1996 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1996 1996 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2013 TV Series documentary Graeme Miller

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Best Actor Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)
1997 Empire Award Empire Awards, UK Best Debut Trainspotting (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Robert Robert Festival Best Supporting Actor (Årets mandlige birolle) Skagerrak (2003)
2002 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Acting Ensemble Black Hawk Down (2001) · Eric Bana
· William Fichtner
· Josh Hartnett
· Jason Isaacs
· Ewan McGregor
· Sam Shepard
· Tom Sizemore


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#Quote
1 Basically, movies come down to economics, and they're always too expensive. From a producer's point of view, an actor is either going to make him money or save him money.
2 I turned down plenty of films which proved to be hugely successful. And, of course, I've also had plenty of experiences where everyone thought we were doing brilliant work and it ended up pretty horrific. Same as any actor, really.
3 If I'm not working, I have home time with my family, and if I spend that stressing what's going to happen next, then it's a waste. I have a lot to be thankful for.
4 Whatever I do, it's crucial to me that I give it 100 per cent. It doesn't matter if it's a short film, stage, theatre, TV or blockbuster. It doesn't matter what level of budget or prestige it is.


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