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Paddy Considine is a British actor who portrayed Simon Ross in The Bourne Ultimatum.

He was born in 1973 in Staffordshire, to an Irish father. At 17 he enrolled in a performing arts course at Burton college, where he met Shane Meadows. Meadows worked with Considine in several short films, before casting him A Room for Romeo Brass, where he portrayed a loner who befriended two children. From there Considine's career took off, appearing in many films and gaining international recognition. Considine has also directed several shorts, with Dog Altogether winning a Bafta.

Selected filmography[]

  • Blitz (2011)
  • Submarine (2010)
  • Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee (2009)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  • Hot Fuzz (2007)
  • Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
  • In America (2003)
  • 24 Hour Party People (2002)
  • Last Resort (2002)
  • A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

Television appearances[]

  • The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2011)
  • Red Riding (2009)
  • My Zinc Bed (2008)
  • Pu-239 (2006)