Tommy J Flanagan

Acting was the last thing on Tommy Flanagan's mind after being slashed across the face while working as a DJ. The attack left Flanagan with a large permanent facial scar. He found a new sense of purpose after joining ... Read more »
Born: 07/03/1965 in Glasgow,

Filmography

Actor (33)

Running Wild 2016 (Movie)

Jon Kilpatrick (Actor)

Gotham 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Revenge 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sons of Anarchy 2008 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Conan 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Officer Down 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Detroit 1-8-7 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

24 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball 2009 (Movie)

Lazlo Soot (Actor)

Hero Wanted 2008 (Movie)

Derek (Actor)

Smokin' Aces 2007 (Movie)

Lazlo Soot (Actor)

When a Stranger Calls 2006 (Movie)

The Stranger (Actor)

Sin City 2005 (Movie)

Brian (Actor)

Alien vs. Predator 2004 (Movie)

Mark Verheiden (Actor)

Trauma 2004 (Movie)

Tommy (Actor)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

Irish Henchman (Actor)

All About the Benjamins 2002 (Movie)

Williamson (Actor)

Attila 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Attila: The Making of an Epic Mini-Series 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Strictly Sinatra 2001 (Movie)

Michelangelo (Actor)

Gladiator 2000 (Movie)

Cicero (Actor)

Ratcatcher 2000 (Movie)

Da (Actor)

Sunset Strip 2000 (Movie)

Duncan (Actor)

Plunkett & Macleane 1999 (Movie)

Eddie (Actor)

Face/Off 1997 (Movie)

Leo Fry (Actor)

The Game 1997 (Movie)

Solicitor--Taxi Driver (Actor)

The Saint 1997 (Movie)

Scarface (Actor)

Braveheart 1995 (Movie)

Morrison (Actor)

Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser 1989 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Evening at Pops (07/18/87) 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Talmage Farlow 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)

Peaky Blinders (Tv Show)

Actor
Music (2)

That Old Feeling 1997 (Movie)

("Somewhere Along the Way") (Song Performer)

Biography

Acting was the last thing on Tommy Flanagan's mind after being slashed across the face while working as a DJ. The attack left Flanagan with a large permanent facial scar. He found a new sense of purpose after joining Robert Carlyle's Raindog Theatre Company in his native Glasgow, Scotland. It gave Flanagan direction and after appearing on several UK TV productions including "Screen One" (BBC, 1989-1993), and "Taggart" (ITV, 1983-2010), he scored his first big break in Mel Gibson's "Braveheart" (1995). Due to his distinctive appearance, Flanagan was often cast in as villains, criminals or hard men, but directors soon learned he could bring depth and nuance to any character, in particular garnering praise for his portrayal of Da in Lynne Ramsey's "Ratcatcher" (1999). Mixing UK TV with huge blockbusters, he added roles in "Gladiator" (2000), "AVP: Alien vs Predator" (2004), "Sin City" (2005) and "When a Stranger Calls" (2006) to his resume. However it was his role as Scottish biker Filip 'Chibs' Telford (a 'chib' is Scottish slang for a blade or knife) across seven seasons of "Sons of Anarchy" (FX, 2008-2014) where Flanagan really made an impact on American television. This lead to guest appearances on "24" (Fox, 2001-2010), "Detroit 1-8-7" (ABC, 2010), and "Revenge" (ABC, 2011-15) among others.

Relationships

Rachel Flanagan Set Production Assistant

Ex-Wife

Diane Livingston Apprentice

Wife

Milestones

2014

Recurring role in "Revenge" (ABC)

2008

Cast as Filip 'Chibs' Telford in "Sons of Anarchy" (FX)

2000

Played Cicero in "Gladiator"

1999

Starred in "Ratcatcher"

1995

Film debut in "Braveheart"

1992

TV debut in "Screen One" (BBC)

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