Stephen Graham films, Early life, Career, Wife, Height, TV shows

10th Jan. 2018, 09:36 am
Stephen Graham films, Early life, Career, Wife, Height, TV shows
Quick Info
Birth Name: Stephen Graham
Date of Birth: 03/08/1973
Age: 44 years old
Nationality: English
Net Worth: $5 million

Stephen Graham is an English film and Television actor. Stephen Graham films are widely appreciable and he is known for his roles as Tommy in the  film Snatch (2000), Andrew “ Combo” Gascoigne in This Is England (2006). He also did its television sequels, This Is England ’86 (2010), This Is England ’88 (2011) and This Is England ’90 (2015). His portrayal of notorious bank robber Baby Face Nelson in Public Enemies (2009), Scrum in the Pirates of the Caribbean films and Al Capone in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire won him millions of fan following.

Early Life

Stephan Graham was born to a pediatric nurse mother and a social worker father. His paternal grandfather was Jamaican, and one of his grandmothers was Swedish.

How did Graham land up playing Tommy in Guy Richie’s film, Snatch?

After doing many small parts, he finally got his big break in an unexpected way, while playing the dim-witted Tommy in Guy Ritchie’s film, Snatch (2000).  When Graham replied “no,” Ritchie told the then-unknown actor, “He like his face,” and was asked if he could start work from Monday.

Graham didn’t really audition for the role as Tommy–one day, as he accompanied a friend to the audition for Ritchie and was asked if he was the next.

Career

Stephen Graham films have portrayed characters from several British and American regions, including Cockney, a Geordie, a Scouser, and a Scotsman; an Irish gang member in 19th-century New York City, a 1930s Chicago bank robber, a Brooklyn mobster, a Texan, and the short-fused English nationalist, “Combo”, in This Is England.

Stephen Graham films started his career with bit parts on ITV. He played Lee Sankey on Coronation Street (2006) in 1999.

He was also casted in smaller films like Pit Fighter (2005).

Graham then appeared in the critically acclaimed Gangs of New York (2002), directed by Martin Scorsese, and on television, playing Sgt. Then Myron ‘Mike’ Ranney in the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers (2001).

His acting course also includes brilliant performances in excellent works such as in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Parade’s End (2012) and Taboo (2017).

He is also nominated for an RTS Award for his work in ‘The Street’ and even for a British Independent Film Award for his work on ‘This Is England’.

Music Videos

Stephen Graham also appeared in the music videos which is directed by Johnny Depp. “I Remember” by Deadmau5 and Kaskade “Fluorescent Adolescent” and “When the Sun Goes Down” by the Arctic Monkeys and “Unlovable” by Babybird.

Graham also appeared in the music video “Soul Vampire” by neo-psychedelic Macclesfield-based band The Virginmarys, and the music video for “Turn” by Travis, also Kasabian’s video “You’re in Love with a Psycho.”

He appeared as an inmate within the open prison system for Goldie’s ‘I Adore You’ music video in Feb 2017.

In 2011, Graham starred in the BBC Christmas show Lapland, but when the series was announced, called Being Eileen, Graham’s role was recast to Dean Andrews.

He also made his appearance on a promotional video for a DLC of the video game Call of Duty: Ghosts, titled “CODnapped.” Graham is a fan of Premier League football team Liverpool F.C. and has appeared several times on Sky Sports football series Soccer AM.

Personal Life

 Stephen Graham got married to Hannah Walters in the year 2008.

Stephen Grahams and Hannah Walters
Stephen Grahams and Hannah Walters

Picture credit: Daily Mirror

This lovely couple is blessed with a son which they name as  Alfie and a daughter too for which they call as Grace. Their family is going on very happily with their children.

 Net Worth

Stephen Graham films and TV Shows made him the owner of $500000.

His Current net worth is around $ 5 million.

 

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