Burn Gorman

Burn Gorman became familiar to television audiences as Owen Harper, the troubled, womanizing doctor on "Torchwood" (BBC Three, BBC Two, BBC One, BBC HD, BBC One HD, Starz HD, BBC America, 2006-2011). Prior to that role ... Read more »
Born: 09/01/1974 in Hollywood, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (32)

Pacific Rim 2: Maelstrom 2018 (Movie)

Gottlieb (Actor)

Jamestown 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Turn 2013 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

And Then There Were None 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Guernica 2016 (Movie)

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Imperium 2016 (Movie)

Morgan (Actor)

In a Valley of Violence 2016 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

Crimson Peak 2015 (Movie)

Holly (Actor)

Forever 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

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Game of Thrones 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

JIMI: All Is By My Side 2014 (Movie)

Michael Jeffery (Actor)

Laid Off 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Low Down 2014 (Movie)

Parole Officer Wiggenhern (Actor)

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2013 (Tv Show)

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Pacific Rim 2013 (Movie)

Gottlieb (Actor)

Revenge 2013 (Tv Show)

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Spies of Warsaw 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

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The Hour 2010 - 2013 (TV Show)

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Red Lights 2012 (Movie)

Benedict Cohen (Actor)

The Dark Knight Rises 2012 (Movie)

Stryver (Actor)

Up There 2012 (Movie)

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The Oxford Murders 2010 (Movie)

Podorov (Actor)

Torchwood: Inside the Hub 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Wuthering Heights 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Penelope 2008 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

Torchwood 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

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Fred Claus 2007 (Movie)

Elf (Actor)

Low Winter Sun 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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Best Man, Worst Friend 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Layer Cake 2005 (Movie)

Gazza (Actor)

Bleak House (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Burn Gorman became familiar to television audiences as Owen Harper, the troubled, womanizing doctor on "Torchwood" (BBC Three, BBC Two, BBC One, BBC HD, BBC One HD, Starz HD, BBC America, 2006-2011). Prior to that role, however, he had nearly a decade of work in film and TV as well as an impressive stage resume. Gorman broke into TV with appearances on shows such as "Coronation Street" (ITV, STV, UTV, 1960- ), "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries" (BBC One, PBS, 2001-08), and the miniseries "Bleak House" (BBC One, 2005). Following the success of "Torchwood," he continued working in television and movies, including roles in "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) and "Pacific Rim" (2013), underscoring his status as a dependable and recognizable screen actor.

EDUCATION

Manchester Metropolitan University

Milestones

2013

Worked with director Guillermo del Toro in "Pacific Rim"

2012

Appeared in "The Dark Knight Rises"

2011

First leading role in a film with "Up There"

2006

Cast in "Torchwood"

2004

Appeared in "Layer Cake" with Daniel Craig

1998

First TV role on "Coronation Street"

Bonus Trivia

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Has described his father, a linguistics professor, as a hippie.

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Is a noted musician and award-winning human beatbox.

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Although British, Gorman was born in Hollywood, CA and lived there until he was 7.

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