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Graham McTavish

Graham McTavish

Graham McTavish landed his role in RAMBO one week after moving to Los Angeles. An accomplished swordsman and horseman, his current credits--aside from his performance as the mercenary 'Lewis'-- include recent guest starring appearances on NCIS, NUMB3RS and CANE, all for CBS, and SHARPE'S CHALLENGE for ITV/BBC America, as well as being the face of Ford cars in Europe during a recent series of commercials. He has starred in THE GHOST WHISPERER: The Other Side and in Jason Connery's PANDEMIC, as well as earlier parts in films such as LARA CROFT: Tomb Raider with Angelina Jolie, and ALI G IN DA HOUSE with Sacha Baron Cohen.

Graham's career has spanned theatre, television and feature films worldwide, with roles varying from Urbo in HBO's ROME and as the Roman General Rapax in EMPIRE, to Jamie Tyrone in an acclaimed production of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. He has been notable as the long running master criminal, Pete Larson, in ITV's primetime drama: THE BILL, and in his remarkable one-man performance in THE STARVING in Dublin. He has toured throughout the world in his own play LETTERS FROM THE YELLOW CHAIR, playing Vincent Van Gogh, as well as performing numerous leading roles in such U.K. theatres as the Royal Court, and National Theatre in various productions including HAMLET for the legendary director Ingmar Bergman, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, and FOUR NIGHTS IN KNARESBOROUGH, for which he was nominated as best actor in the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards.

McTavish's first film performance was in Tobe Hooper's cult horror classic LIFEFORCE, and his most recent is in ABC's smash series LOST which will air in 2008. Graham, his wife Gwen and daughter Honor live between London, England, Santa Monica, California, and The Bay of Islands in New Zealand.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

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Selected Filmography

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Outlander: Season One
The Finest Hours
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