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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:
Pelicula American Satan 2017-10-13
Known For
Poster of Tutti pazzi per amore
Poster of Sin límites
Poster of Resistencia
Poster of L.A. Confidential
Series Tutti pazzi per amore 2017
Pelicula MMA Love Never Dies 2017-04-06
Pelicula American Satan Washington DC Reporter 2017-10-13
Pelicula Ustica: The Missing Paper onorevole Fragalà 2016-03-31
Series Intelligence DNI Adam Weatherly 2014-01-07
Pelicula Guardianes de la galaxia Kree Ambassador 2014-07-30
Pelicula Invocando al Demonio 2014-08-22
Pelicula Romeo y Julieta Lord Montague 2013-09-12
Series Verbrechen Unbekannter Mann (Episode 6) 2013-04-07
Series Project: S.E.R.A. Corvallis 2013-12-30
Pelicula The President's Staff 2013-12-02
Pelicula El caballero oscuro: La leyenda renace Wayne's Lawyer 2012-07-16
Pelicula Sin límites Man in Tan Coat 2011-03-08
Pelicula The Roommate Jeff Evans 2011-02-04
Pelicula Mission London Munroe 2010-04-16
Pelicula Resistencia Ben Zion Gulkowitz 2008-12-31
Pelicula Gladiator of Pompeii Massimo 2007-09-22
Pelicula Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Angelo Buono 2006-01-10
Pelicula La isla de los condenados Nigel 2005-03-07
Pelicula The Hungarian Servant August Dailermann 2004-05-21
Pelicula The Three-Legged Fox The General 2004-02-01
Pelicula Legami sporchi Raymond Toom 2004-01-01
Pelicula El mito de Bourne Martin Marshall 2004-07-23
Pelicula This Girl's Life Aronson 2004-12-03
Pelicula Frankenfish: la criatura del pantano Jeff 2004-10-09
Pelicula Lonely Place 2004-09-12
Pelicula Sin control Mason Cole 2002-05-19
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Pelicula Pearl Harbor Vice-Adm. Frank J. 'Jack' Fletcher 2001-05-21
Pelicula Chimera 2001-05-26
Pelicula Wildflowers Wade 2000-03-04
Pelicula Gladiator Quintus 2000-05-01
Pelicula Heartwood Jordan Barrett 1998-01-01
Pelicula Last Cut 1997-01-01
Pelicula L.A. Confidential Breuning - Dudley's Guy 1997-09-19
Pelicula The Final Scoop Marco 1993-01-01
Pelicula Tombstone: la leyenda de Wyatt Earp Frank Stillwell 1993-12-25
Pelicula Body Puzzle Michele 1992-03-20
Pelicula El guardaespaldas Greg Portman 1992-11-25
Pelicula La secta Damon 1991-03-01
Pelicula La caza del Octubre Rojo Loginov 1990-03-02
Pelicula El engendro del diablo Evan 1989-03-10
Pelicula The Prince of Terror Vincent Omen 1988-01-01
Pelicula Domino Gavros 1988-11-02
Pelicula Intimacy Porter 1988-02-11
Pelicula Mi hermana está pirada Gabor 1987-12-19