Mark Strong

57th Annual BFI London Film Festival - Closing Gala and "Saving Mr. Banks" World Premiere - Arrivals

Strong in 2013, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Marco Giuseppe Salussolia

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 5 August, 1963

*Italian (father)
*Austrian (mother)

Mark Strong is a British actor. He is known for his roles in the films Syriana, RocknRolla, Body of Lies, Sherlock Holmes, and Robin Hood, among many others. He often portrays villains or antagonists of varying backgrounds.

His father, Giuseppe Salussolia, was Italian (from Piedmont). His mother, Waltraud (Schrempf), was Austrian.

Mark is married to executive Liza Marshall, with whom he has two children.


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6 Responses

  1. muricansareallmutts says:


  2. andrew says:

    he is the son of Giuseppe A. Salussolia and Waltraud D. Schrempf

  3. J.J. says:

    correction; his eyes are forest green (green+brown) and his hair is virtually black (noirette)

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