OBE (born 14 April 1961) is a Scottish actor. He is known for a variety of roles in films such as Trainspotting, The Full Monty, The World Is Not Enough, Angela's Ashes, The 51st State, and 28 Weeks Later. In addition to his film work, he is also known for his roles in the television shows Hamish Macbeth, and Once Upon a Time.
Screenwriter and director Marshall Lewy apparently wrote the role of burnt-out Scottish rock guitarist and former star of the nineties Britpop music scene Lachlan MacAldonich specifically for his leading man Robert Carlyle.
EIFF patron and prolific Scottish actor, Robert Carlyle will make an on-stage appearance at the festival to accompany his latest film, California Solo, directed by Victor Kossakovsky, who will also present a masterclass. Carlyle ...
Scottish actor Robert Carlyle has been signed to appear in the new Stargate series, Stargate Universe, the third series to be spun off from the original movie after the incredibly popular SG-1 and the later Atlantis.