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Christopher Eccleston


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Birth Name: Christopher Eccleston
Born: 02/16/1964
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB

A product of the Manchester area, the rangy Eccleston was raised on a council estate and concentrated on playing sports while growing up. At age 16, he worked as a manual laborer and later in a warehouse. On a lark, he enrolled in a drama class at Salford Technical College where he landed a romantic lead in a play. Although he was miscast, the experience fueled his desire to perform and to the surprise of many, Eccleston landed a spot at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. When he graduated, he faced a long stretch of unemployment during which he held done a variety of odd jobs, and, as he told one interviewer, "the rejection fired a determination in me." Eventually he was cast in t... Continue Bio >>


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