Before breaking into British television and film, Ian McNeice
spent two years at the Salisbury Playhouse and attended the highly respected London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After graduating from LAMDA, he began an extensive theater career, including four years with he Royal Shakespeare Company. His tenure with the Company concluded with a Broadway run of Nicholas Nickleby.
McNeice then went on to a starring role in the BAFTA award-winning British television series Edge of Darkness. His American film breakthrough was playing opposite Jim Carrey as Fulton Greenwall in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls. His lengthy and impressive list of feature film and television credits on both sides of the Atlantic also includes From Hell, A Life Less Ordinary and most recently, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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