ROBBIE COLTRANE Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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ROBBIE COLTRANE is one of the U. K. ’s most prolific and respected film and television actors with a multi-award winning career spanning 20 years.


His illustrious film career to date boasts 26 films including: the James Bond films World is Not Enough, the (1999) and Goldeneye (1995) in which he played Valentin Zukovsky and Warner Bros’ Message in a Bottle (1999); Buddy (1997);


Perhaps Coltrane is best known as Fitz in the internationally acclaimed and hugely popular television series Cracker. The three series of the phenomenally successful drama amassed an impressive array of awards including two BAFTA Best Drama Series Awards in 1995 and 1996; the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama; the 1993 Broadcasting Press Guilds Award for Best Series and the US Cable Ace Awards Best Movie or Mini Series.


Coltrane himself was bestowed with a staggering array of awards for his portrayal of the tough, wise cracking police psychologist, Fitz. Incredibly, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Television Actor three years in a row (1994, 1995 and 1996); Best Television Actor at the 1993 Broadcasting Press Guilds Awards; a Silver Nymph Award for Best Actor at the 1994 Monte Carlo Television Festival; Best Male Performer at the 1994 Royal Television Society Awards; FIPA’s Best Actor Award and a Cable Ace Award for Best Actor in a Movie or Mini Series.