Date Of Birth

July 3, 1965


A Scottish actor Tommy Flanagan first found work as a painter, a decorator, and a disc jockey before becoming a professional actor. He became part of the Rain Dog Theatre until Mel Gibson spotted him, which eventually led to his breakthrough role as Morrison in 1995 movie Braveheart.

In 2000, Flanagan got even more exposure as he appeared in the movie Gladiator, alongside Russell Crowe. He played Cicero, the loyal friend of Maximus. This paved the way to more movie roles for Flanagan, who was then cast in Sin City, Dead Dogs Lie, All About the Benjamins, Strictly Sinatra, Hero Wanted and Smokin’ Aces. On TV, he also made his mark through roles on 24, Detroit 1-8-7 and Sons of Anarchy, where he currently stars as Filip “Chibs” Telford.

Place of Birth

Glasgow, Scotland

Birth Name

Tommy Flanagan



Fun Facts

-He has been married three times. His first marriage was with Rachel Flanagan, his second was with Jane Ford and his third is with Dina Livingston, whom he married in August 2010.

-He got his scars as a result of being attacked by thugs in Scotland.


2002: Copper Wing Award- Best Ensemble Acting for Dead Dogs Lie


2011 Grace and Danger
2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV series)
2008-2010 Sons of Anarchy (TV series)
2010 Lie to Me (TV series)
2010 Swifty & Veg (short)
2010 Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball (video)
2010 Luster
2009 Sons of Anarchy Season 1: Casting ‘Sons of Anarchy’
2009 Sons of Anarchy Season 1: The Bikes (video short)
2009 Sons of Anarchy Season 1: The Ink (video short)
2009 24 (TV series)
2008 Hero Wanted
2006 Smokin’ Aces
2006 When a Stranger Calls
2006 The Last Drop
2005 Sin City
2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator
2004/I Trauma
2003 Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
2002 All About the Benjamins
2001 Dead Dogs Lie
2001 Strictly Sinatra
2001/I Attila (TV movie)
2000 Hidden (short)
2000 Sunset Strip
2000 Rebus (TV series)
2000 Gladiator
1999 Ratcatcher
1999 Plunkett & Macleane
1997 The Game
1997 The Detail
1997 Face/Off
1997 The Saint
1996 Bad Boys (TV series)
1996 A Mug’s Game (TV series)
1996 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV series)
1995 Braveheart
1995 Jolly: A Life (TV movie)
1993 Taggart (TV series)
1993 Tis’ the Season to be Jolly (TV movie)
1992 Screen One (TV series)




6′ (1.83 m)