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Alun Armstrong
Alun Armstrong
Physical Information
Name Alun Armstrong
Born 17 July 1946
Occupational Information
Occupation Actor;
Portrays Brian Lane in New Tricks (2003-2013)
Family Information
Spouse Sue Armstrong
Children Tom Armstrong
Joe Armstrong
Dan Armstrong

Alun Armstrong (born 17 July 1946), is an English actor, best known for his portrayal of Brian Lane in the BBC crime drama New Tricks.

Early Life

Armstrong was born in Annfield Plain, County Durham, to a Methodist lay preachers family. He attended Annfield Plain Junior School and then went on to study at Consett Grammar School. He would later go on to study at the Royal Shakespeare Company and eventually pursue an acting career at various colleges. Prior to his acting career he was a bricklayer, gravedigger and was also an assistant stage manager for Cambridge Arts Theatre.





Personal Life

He is married to Sue Armstrong and together they have three sons - Tom, Joe and Dan.

He is a supporter of AFC Wimbledon, a similarity that he shares with his New Tricks counterpart.




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