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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 Mi hermana está pirada 1987-12-19
Latest Project:
Movie MMA Love Never Dies 2017-04-06
Known For
Poster of Tutti pazzi per amore
Poster of Sin lĂ­mites
Poster of Resistencia
Poster of L.A. Confidential
Movie MMA Love Never Dies 2017-04-06
Series Tutti pazzi per amore 2017
Movie Ustica: The Missing Paper onorevole FragalĂ  2016-03-31
Movie Invocando al Demonio 2014-08-22
Movie Guardianes de la galaxia Kree Ambassador 2014-07-30
Series Intelligence DNI Adam Weatherly 2014-01-07
Series Project: S.E.R.A. Corvallis 2013-12-30
Movie The President's Staff 2013-12-02
Movie Romeo y Julieta Lord Montague 2013-09-12
Series Verbrechen Unbekannter Mann (Episode 6) 2013-04-07
Movie El caballero oscuro: La leyenda renace Wayne's Lawyer 2012-07-16
Movie Sin límites Man in Tan Coat 2011-03-08
Movie The Roommate Jeff Evans 2011-02-04
Movie Mission London Munroe 2010-04-16
Movie Resistencia Ben Zion Gulkowitz 2008-12-31
Movie Gladiator of Pompeii Massimo 2007-09-22
Movie Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Angelo Buono 2006-01-10
Movie La isla de los condenados Nigel 2005-03-07
Movie Legami sporchi Raymond Toom 2004-01-01
Movie The Three-Legged Fox The General 2004-02-01
Movie The Hungarian Servant August Dailermann 2004-05-21
Movie El mito de Bourne Martin Marshall 2004-07-23
Movie Lonely Place 2004-09-12
Movie Frankenfish: la criatura del pantano Jeff 2004-10-09
Movie This Girl's Life Aronson 2004-12-03
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie Sin control Mason Cole 2002-05-19
Movie Chimera 2001-05-26
Movie Pearl Harbor Vice-Adm. Frank J. 'Jack' Fletcher 2001-05-21
Movie Gladiator Quintus 2000-05-01
Movie Wildflowers Wade 2000-03-04
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 Tombstone: la leyenda de Wyatt Earp Frank Stillwell 1993-12-25
Movie The Final Scoop Marco 1993-01-01
Movie El guardaespaldas Greg Portman 1992-11-25
Movie Body Puzzle Michele 1992-03-20
Movie La secta Damon 1991-03-01
Movie La caza del Octubre Rojo Loginov 1990-03-02
Movie El engendro del diablo Evan 1989-03-10
Movie Domino Gavros 1988-11-02
Movie Intimacy Porter 1988-02-11
Movie The Prince of Terror Vincent Omen 1988-01-01
Movie Mi hermana está pirada Gabor 1987-12-19