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Stanley Townsend (born August 1961) played Anatol Stolnavich in 24: Live Another Day.

Biography and career Edit

Stanley Townsend was born in Dublin, Ireland. He attended Wesley College Dublin, and then Trinity College, where he studied Maths and Civil Engineering. During this time, Townsend became interested in acting, co-founding the Rough Magic Theatre company with writer Declan Hughes and director Lynne Parker. He went on to perform in several productions and plays around the UK.

After theatre, Townsend decided to pursue a career in film and TV. He has had guest appearances on Spooks and Ripper Street, and following his role on 24, had a supporting role on the musical comedy series Galavant (with Timothy Omundson).

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • A Girl from Mogadishu (2019)
  • Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
  • Standby (2014)
  • The Physician (2013)
  • 1st Night (2010)
  • The Nativity Story (2006)
  • What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • Rat (2000)
  • Moll Flanders (1996)
  • In The Name of the Father (1993)
  • Taffin (1988)

Television appearances

  • Informer (2018)
  • Kat and Alfie: Redwater (2017)
  • Galavant (2015-2016)
  • Ripper Street (2013)
  • Ashes to Ashes (2010)
  • Rough Diamond (2007)
  • Wire in the Blood (2003)
  • DDU (1999)
  • Nighthawks (1988)

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