Colin Salmon is a critically acclaimed actor known for his role as Charles Robinson in the several James Bond films. The actor stepped into stardom with his roles in several Bond movies like The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day and Tomorrow Never Dies. He has equally had other notable roles in Resident Evil: Retribution, London Has Fallon, Mortal Engines, How To Stop Being A Loser, and Shank.
His television debut was made on the set of Prime Suspect 2 which earned him early fame. His debut in the movies was made in 1994 when he was cast in the film titled Captives. Today, Colin is celebrated as one of the most renowned actors in England.
With his dominating physique and baritone voice, he has endeared himself to lovers of entertainment all over the world. Colin Salmon is known to command the screen with his dense screen presence and bold posturing.
Colin’s other movies and television series include Dinotopia released in 2002, Immortalitym which debuted in 1998, Fanny and Elvis, which hit the big screen in 1999, and 2001’s Mind Games.
Colin Salmon was born on the 6th of December 1962 in Bethnal Green, London, England. The identity of Colin’s father is not known but his mother was a nurse named Sylvia Ivy Brudenell Salmon who died on the 22nd of September 1986. He was brought-up in Luton alongside his sister named Trudie.
The entertainer received his early education at Ramridge Primary School before proceeding to Ashcroft High School and Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School where he completed his high school education. After graduation, he joined the University of Miami for further education.
As a youth, Colin formed a punk rock band known as Friction with some of his friends, he performed as a drummer with the band. Colin Salmon was also a member of another band known as Tee Vees.
Family Life: Wife & Children
Colin Salmon is a married family man, having tied the knot with Fiona Hawthorne in June 1988. Thankfully, the couple has been together ever since. Fiona is Irish but works as an artist in London.
The couple’s marriage has endured for over three decades and still going. Together, they have four children – Eden, Sasha, Ben and Rudi.
Height & Weight
In 1993, Colin Salmon was ranked as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People worldwide by People Magazine and it is not difficult to understand why. The actor stands at an impressive height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.94 m) with a commensurate body weight of 91 kg. He also wears a shoe size of 12.5 US.
Other Facts About Colin Salmon
- 1. Net Worth
The popular actor has been earning an impressive salary since his debut in the entertainment industry. His net worth has been estimated to be $6 million. This comes from his accumulated salaries over the years after appearing in numerous blockbusters and being part of several successful film franchises.
- 2. Rumours and Controversy
The veteran actor has had his fair share of rumours and controversies in the past. A while ago, word broke out on the internet that he was leaving his wife in order to get married to someone in the entertainment industry, but it turned out to be false. Colin has also been a victim of a death hoax in the past.
- 3. Social Media Profile
Although Colin Salmon is active on Twitter, he lacks a presence on the other social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. So far, his Twitter handle has amassed over 25.7k followers.
- 4. Humanitarian work
The renowned actor has always been involved in several humanitarian projects; he is part of the Richard House Children’s Hospice and the African-Caribbean Leukemia Trust as a patron. He volunteers his services to the Prince’s Trust as an ambassador and also to St Anne’s Nursery where he functions as the chairman of governors.
His friend Samuel L. Jackson got him involved in the 2010 shooting of Stars Benefits Golf Tournament in Switzerland which was channelled towards raising funds for Samuel L. Jackson’s Foundation as well as the Swiss Red Cross. The part of the funds raised for the Red Cross was to assist in putting up a new hospital in one of Cambodia’s poorest Provinces known as Takéo Province.