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Clive Mantel

Clive Mantel
Full name
Clive Mantel
Date Of Birth
03 June 1957
Place Of Birth
Barnet, Hertfordshire, UK
6.46 ft   (1.969 m)
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Clive Mantle is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and a former member of the National Youth Theatre. He has worked on television, film and in the theatre.

His first and most prominent role on television was as Little John in 'Robin of Sherwood' (1984 - 1986), still regarded as one of the iconic presentations of the Robin Hood legend on screen. Other roles on television include ten years as Doctor Mike Barratt in 'Casualty' between 1988 and 1998, before transferring to its spin-off series 'Holby City' between 1999 and 2001; two episodes of 'The Vicar of Dibley' in 1998, an ongoing role as Greatjon Umber in the HBO fantasy series 'Game of Thrones (2011 - ), and a memorable turn has Doctor Frankland in 'Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville' (2012)

Clive's first role in film was cut from 'Superman IV: The Quest for Peace' (1987), but he finally appeared in a minor role in the Sherlock Holmes inspired film 'Without a Clue' (1988), which starred Michael Caine as Holmes and Ben Kingsley as Watson. His other film credits include 'Mack the Knife' (1989), 'Alien3' (1992) and 'Upstaged' (2005).

On stage, Clive performed with the National Youth Theatre for five years. One of his most iconic roles was as Lennie in the adaptation of John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'. He won the 1986 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer for his performance, and in total performed in six separate productions of the play. His extensive theatre credits include roles in 'Coming Clean', 'Educating Rita' and 'Troilus and Cressida'.

Series 4

The Six Thatchers  * S4E1

The Lying Detective  * S4E2

The Final Problem  * S4E3


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