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Ray Winstone stars in "Snow White and the Huntsman," opposite Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron, as Gort.

Ray Winstone recently starred with Ben Kingsley in Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" and voiced the character of Bad Bill, the Gila Monster, in the animated film "Rango." In 2010, Ray Winstone appeared in several films, among them the biographical drama "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll," about musician Ian Drury; the thriller "13," opposite Mickey Rourke; "Edge of Darkness," opposite Mel Gibson; "London Boulevard," based on the Ken Bruen novel; and the action adventure "Tracker" in the role of a former Boer War guerrilla.

Winstone previously starred in Steven Spielberg's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," opposite Harrison Ford, He also starred in "44 Inch Chest," "Fathers of Girls," the romantic comedy "Fool's Gold" and in the title role of "Beowulf," the groundbreaking motion-capture action film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Just prior to that, he appeared in Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning drama "The Departed" and in Anthony Minghella's "Breaking and Entering," opposite Jude Law and Juliette Binoche.

In 2007, Winstone received The Richard Harris Award, for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film, at the British Independent Film Awards.

Winstone won a 1998 British Independent Film Award for Best Actor and earned a BAFTA Award nomination for his performance in Gary Oldman's "Nil by Mouth." The following year, he earned another British Independent Film nomination for his work in Tim Roth's drama "The War Zone." He received his third British Independent Film Award nomination for his lead performance in "Sexy Beast." Additionally, he shared a National Board of Review Award for Best Ensemble for the 2001 film "Last Orders." Winstone earned an Australian Film Institute Award nomination for Best Actor for his work in the violent western "The Proposition."

Born in Hackney in the East End of London, Winstone was a champion boxer in school and fought twice for England. He studied acting at the Corona School before director Alan Clarke cast him in the controversial project "Scum," which was originally produced as a BBC play but was banned due to its' brutally violent content. Later remade as a feature film, "Scum" launched Winstone's career. His subsequent credits include "Quadrophenia," "Ladybird, Ladybird," "Face," "The Sea Change," "The Very Thought of You," "Agnes Brown" and "Fanny & Elvis." More recent films include Anthony Minghella's "Cold Mountain" and Antoine Fuqua's "King Arthur." Additionally, he voiced the role of Mr. Beaver in the fantasy blockbuster "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."

Winstone's television credits include the award-winning "Henry VIII" and "Vincent" (Granada/ITV), the latter for which he won an International Emmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor. His recent credits include the three-part BBC drama "Great Expectations," as the character Abel Magwitch, and "The Sweeney," as the character Jack Regan. He also starred in "Elfie Hopkins" for his production company, Size 9 Productions. His other credits include the British telefilm "Compulsion," HBO's "Last of the Ninth" and the TV miniseries "Ben Hur."


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Age: 59 years old
Birthday: February 19, 1957
Height: 5' 10"
Full Name / Real Name: Raymond Andrew Winstone
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England, UK
Wife: Elaine Winstone

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