Alan Ford

A longtime-character actor known for his rough Cockney speech, Englishman Alan Ford has only gotten more prolific with age. A favorite of action director Guy Ritchie, he began his career working in British television ... Read more »
Born: 03/14/1935

Filmography

Actor (15)

Cockneys Vs. Zombies 2013 (Movie)

Ray (Actor)

Night Dragon 2007 (Movie)

Hansen (Actor)

Exorcist: The Beginning 2004 (Movie)

Jefferies (Actor)

Keen Eddie 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Snatch 2000 (Movie)

Brick Top (Actor)

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1999 (Movie)

Alan (Actor)

A Last Embrace 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Buddy's Song 1990 (Movie)

Phil (Actor)

Give Us This Day 1981 (Movie)

Dan (Actor)

The Long Good Friday 1979 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

Law & Order 1977 (Movie)

Clifford Harding (Actor)

The Squeeze 1976 (Movie)

Taff (Actor)

Airborne (TV Show)

Actor

Lilyhammer (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

A longtime-character actor known for his rough Cockney speech, Englishman Alan Ford has only gotten more prolific with age. A favorite of action director Guy Ritchie, he began his career working in British television, appearing in supporting parts in series like the comedy program "Romany Jones" and the crime mini-series "Law & Order." Some of his early film work includes roles in early '80s films such as mobster movie "The Long Good Friday" and John Landis' horror comedy "An American Werewolf in London." After acting primarily in television during the 1980s, Ford went on appear in the star-studded 1992 biopic "Chaplin," sharing the screen with Hollywood stars such as Robert Downey Jr. (who portrayed the titular comic legend), Anthony Hopkins, and Dan Aykroyd. As the 1990s drew to a close, Ritchie tapped Ford to narrate and act in the cult crime hit "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." Following his memorable turn in the film, Ritchie again looked to Ford, using the actor to play the villainous gangster Brick Top in the stylish mob flick "Snatch." The film helped cement Ford's reputation as a leading portrayer of street toughs, and he would continue to turn in memorable performances in the crime genre, appearing in such gritty films as "Dead Man Running" and "Jack Falls."

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