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Tomas Arana

He co-starred as Quintus in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000), the Dreamworks-Universal movie and winner of five Oscars, including Best Picture, co-starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, and Oliver Reed. Three of Tomas Arana's more recent films are: La volpe a tre zampe (2005), directed by Sandro Dionisio, a Teatri Uniti (Angelo Curti)/Cattelya Production that co-stars Miranda Otto, Angela Luce, and Nadja Uhl; Outpatient (2002), directed by Alec Carlin, with Justin Kirk and Catherine Kellner and the Jean-Claude Van Damme action film, Derailed (2002), directed by Bob Misiorowski. He was in Chimera (2001), directed by Pappi Corsicato, with Iaia Forte and Tommaso Ragno. He has appeared in more than 40 films, ranging from large budget Hollywood Studio pictures to Independent films in both the U.S. and Europe. His studio pictures include L.A. Confidential (1997) (as Bruening, a rogue cop), The Bodyguard (1992) (as Portman, Kevin Costner's antagonist and Whitney Houston's assassin), The Hunt for Red October (1990) (as Loginov, the Russian Saboteur), Tombstone (1993), and First Kid (1996). He played Lazarus in Martin Scorsese's controversial The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). He was also featured in the Sundance-developed Wildflowers (1999), an independent film by Melissa Painter starring Clea DuVall and Daryl Hannah. Arana has played leading and supporting roles in over 30 European productions including films by directors such as Lina Wertmüller, Liliana Cavani, Carlo Verdone, Michele Soavi and with one of Japan's most successful directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara in the Toho production See You (1988). In theatre, Arana was the producer as well as a leading actor in the internationally acclaimed Theatre Company Falso Movimento, based in Naples, Italy. Under Arana and the artistic director Mario Martone (now a major Italian Film Director), Falso Movimento won many awards including Best Play of the Year, Best Set Design and the prestigious Mondello Prize. The company toured worldwide for more than nine years at major International Festivals including London, Frankfurt, New York, Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Jerusalem, and others. Tomas Arana grew up in San Francisco and studied classical theatre at its prestigious American Conservatory Theatre, afterwards relocating to New York and acting in off-Broadway productions. He then hitchhiked throughout Europe and ended up living in Naples, Italy, where he worked in the Lucio Amelio Art Gallery, working with such artists as Warhol, Rauschenberg, Beuys, Richter, Longobardi, Clemente, Gilbert & George, etc. Andy Warhol painted his portrait, which is now part of his extensive art collection. He has both U.S. and Italian citizenship. He is married and has two sons. IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

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Apr 3, 1955 In Auburn - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Skin 1981-08-27
Latest Project:
Movie Don't Stop Me Now 2019-04-18
Known For
Poster of Crime Stories
Poster of Defiance
Poster of Tutti pazzi per amore
Poster of Derailed
Movie Don't Stop Me Now Eden Bauen 2019-04-18
Movie MMA Love Never Dies 2017-04-06
Movie American Satan Washington DC Reporter 2017-10-13
Movie Ustica: The Missing Paper onorevole FragalĂ  2016-03-31
Movie Incarnate Felix 2016-12-01
Series Intelligence DNI Adam Weatherly 2014-01-07
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Kree Ambassador 2014-07-30
Movie The Possession of Michael King Augustine 2014-08-22
Series Crime Stories Unbekannter Mann (Episode 6) 2013-04-07
Movie Romeo & Juliet Lord Montague 2013-09-12
Series Project: S.E.R.A. Corvallis 2013-12-30
Movie The President's Staff 2013-12-02
Movie The Dark Knight Rises Wayne's Lawyer 2012-07-16
Movie The Roommate Rebecca's Dad 2011-02-04
Movie Limitless Man in Tan Coat 2011-03-08
Movie Mission London Munroe 2010-04-16
Movie Love Strikes Lorenzo Fieschi 2010-04-13
Series Rebecca, la prima moglie 2008-01-01
Movie Defiance Ben Zion Gulkowitz 2008-12-31
Series Tutti pazzi per amore Riccardo Balestrieri 2008-12-07
Movie Gladiator of Pompeii Massimo 2007-09-22
Movie Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Angelo Buono 2006-01-10
Movie Private Property Nigel 2005-03-07
Movie Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' Self 2005-06-07
Movie The Hungarian Servant August Dailermann 2004-05-21
Movie Legami sporchi Raymond Toom 2004-01-01
Movie The Three-Legged Fox The General 2004-02-01
Movie The Bourne Supremacy Martin Marshall 2004-07-23
Movie This Girl's Life Aronson 2004-12-03
Series Justice League Unlimited Tharok 2004-07-31
Movie Frankenfish Jeff 2004-10-09
Movie Lonely Place 2004-09-12
Movie Derailed Mason Cole 2002-05-19
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Pearl Harbor Jack Fletcher 2001-05-21
Movie Chimera 2001-05-26
Movie Wildflowers Wade 2000-03-04
Movie Gladiator General Quintus 2000-05-01
Movie Heartwood Jordan Barrett 1998-01-01
Movie Last Cut 1997-01-01
Movie L.A. Confidential Breuning - Dudley's Guy 1997-09-19
Movie Bella Mafia 1997-11-16
Movie The Final Scoop Marco 1993-01-01
Movie Tombstone Frank Stillwell 1993-12-25
Movie Body Puzzle Michele 1992-03-20
Movie The Bodyguard Greg Portman 1992-11-25
Movie The Sect Damon 1991-03-01
Movie The Hunt for Red October Loginov 1990-03-02
Movie Panama Sugar 1990-05-04
Movie Rosso di sera Pais 1989-01-24
Movie The Church Evan 1989-03-10
Movie The Prince of Terror Vincent Omen 1988-01-01
Movie Intimacy Porter 1988-02-11
Movie See You 1988-05-18
Movie Domino Gavros 1988-11-02
Movie My Sister and I Gabor 1987-12-19
Movie The Skin U.S. Soldier (uncredited) 1981-08-27