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Colin Salmon Wife, Age, Wikipedia, Children, Family, Height

Colin Salmon Biography – Colin Salmon Wiki

Colin Salmon is an English film and television actor. He is known for playing Charles Robinson in three James Bond films and James “One” Shade in the Resident Evil film series.

After attending Ashcroft High School, Salmon took on the role of drummer in the punk rock band the Friction, a group he co-founded with three friends from high school. The band had an active period from 1979 to 1980, during which they released a 7-inch EP, a live cassette, and a cassette EP, frequently performing in and around Luton.

Following this, Salmon briefly collaborated with another band, the Tee Vees, and later assumed the roles of singer and trumpeter in the mid-1980s Luton-based band, Catch. In addition to his drumming skills, Salmon is a trumpeter and leads his own jazz quartet, showcasing their talents at various venues, including the Dorchester Grill Room, and participating in events such as the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

Salmon gained recognition for his portrayal of Charles Robinson in James Bond films such as Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day.

His acting career began in 1992 with his feature debut as Sgt. Robert Oswald in the British mini-series Prime Suspect 2. Salmon has showcased his diverse talents in various productions, including playing Note Makoti in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, David Tyrel in the Sky One UK series Hex, and Dr. Rowan Dunlop in the eighth series of ITV’s Bad Girls.

His contributions extend to science fiction television, where he played Dr. Moon in two episodes of Doctor Who’s fourth series. Salmon’s film credits include Resident Evil, where he portrayed James “One” Shade, and he reprised the role in Resident Evil: Retribution. He appeared in the 2002 mini-series Dinotopia as Oonu, squad leader of the Skybax. Salmon has also recorded the role of Kerr Avon in the audio series of Blake’s 7.

His television appearances include the season finale of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, the UK version of Law & Order, and a role in Death in Paradise.

Salmon showcased his dancing skills on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing in its tenth series. In 2015, he played a fictional version of himself in the Netflix series Master of None. Salmon also portrayed Chudleigh Pomeroy in the 2018 film Mortal Engines.

Salmon joined the cast of EastEnders in 2023, taking on the role of George Knight, a newly introduced co-owner of the Queen Vic in the BBC soap opera.

Colin Salmon Age

He was born Colin Roy Salmon on 6 December 1961 in Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom.

Colin Salmon Wife

Salmon married Northern Irish visual artist Fiona Hawthorne in 1988 and the couple have four children.

Colin Salmon Children

He shares four children with his wife. They are Rudi, Sasha, Ben, and Eden.

Colin Salmon Parents

He was born in Bethnal Green, London, England, the son of Sylvia Ivy Brudenell Salmon, a nurse. Salmon is of Jamaican descent. He was brought up in Luton.

Sylvia Ivy Brudenell Salmon died on 22 September 1986.

Colin Salmon Family

Actor Salmon has a sister, Trudie.

Colin Salmon Height

The English actor stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall.

Colin Salmon Instagram

His Instagram handle is @colinrsalmon.