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Birthday: Apr 03, 1955
Place of Birth: Auburn, California, USA

Tomas Arana

He co-starred as Quintus in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000), the Dreamworks-Universal movie and winner of five Oscars, including Best Picture, co-starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, and Oliver Reed. Three of Tomas Arana's more recent films are: La volpe a tre zampe (2005), directed by Sandro Dionisio, a Teatri Uniti (Angelo Curti)/Cattelya Production that co-stars Miranda Otto, Angela Luce, and Nadja Uhl; Outpatient (2002), directed by Alec Carlin, with Justin Kirk and Catherine Kellner and the Jean-Claude Van Damme action film, Derailed (2002), directed by Bob Misiorowski. He was in Chimera (2001), directed by Pappi Corsicato, with Iaia Forte and Tommaso Ragno. He has appeared in more than 40 films, ranging from large budget Hollywood Studio pictures to Independent films in both the U.S. and Europe. His studio pictures include L.A. Confidential (1997) (as Bruening, a rogue cop), The Bodyguard (1992) (as Portman, Kevin Costner's antagonist and Whitney Houston's assassin), The Hunt for Red October (1990) (as Loginov, the Russian Saboteur), Tombstone (1993), and First Kid (1996). He played Lazarus in Martin Scorsese's controversial The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). He was also featured in the Sundance-developed Wildflowers (1999), an independent film by Melissa Painter starring Clea DuVall and Daryl Hannah. Arana has played leading and supporting roles in over 30 European productions including films by directors such as Lina Wertmüller, Liliana Cavani, Carlo Verdone, Michele Soavi and with one of Japan's most successful directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara in the Toho production See You (1988). In theatre, Arana was the producer as well as a leading actor in the internationally acclaimed Theatre Company Falso Movimento, based in Naples, Italy. Under Arana and the artistic director Mario Martone (now a major Italian Film Director), Falso Movimento won many awards including Best Play of the Year, Best Set Design and the prestigious Mondello Prize. The company toured worldwide for more than nine years at major International Festivals including London, Frankfurt, New York, Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Jerusalem, and others. Tomas Arana grew up in San Francisco and studied classical theatre at its prestigious American Conservatory Theatre, afterwards relocating to New York and acting in off-Broadway productions. He then hitchhiked throughout Europe and ended up living in Naples, Italy, where he worked in the Lucio Amelio Art Gallery, working with such artists as Warhol, Rauschenberg, Beuys, Richter, Longobardi, Clemente, Gilbert & George, etc. Andy Warhol painted his portrait, which is now part of his extensive art collection. He has both U.S. and Italian citizenship. He is married and has two sons. IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
The Prince of Terror Vincent Omen 1988
Legami sporchi Raymond Toom 2004
The President's Staff 2013
The Hungarian Servant August Dailermann 2004
The Church Evan 1989
Body Puzzle Michele 1992
Derailed Mason Cole 2002
Mission London Munroe 2010
Gladiator of Pompeii Massimo 2007
Domino Gavros 1988
The Final Scoop Marco 1993
Wildflowers Wade 2000
Last Cut 1997
Chimera 2001
Lonely Place 2004
MMA Love Never Dies 2017
Rosso di sera Pais 1989
Don't Stop Me Now Eden Bauen 2019
Private Property Nigel 2005
Ustica: The Missing Paper onorevole Fragalà 2016
Intimacy Porter 1988
Over the Line The Warden 1995
The Possession of Michael King Augustine 2014
The Three-Legged Fox The General 2004
The Bodyguard Greg Portman 1992
Frankenfish Jeff 2004
My Sister and I Gabor 1987
Love Strikes Lorenzo Fieschi 2010
This Girl's Life Aronson 2004
The Roommate Rebecca's Dad 2011
Defiance Ben Zion Gulkowitz 2008
Panama Sugar 1990
Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Angelo Buono 2006
The Sect Damon 1991
Limitless Man in Tan Coat 2011
Gladiator General Quintus 2000
Romeo & Juliet Lord Montague 2013
The Bourne Supremacy Martin Marshall 2004
The Hunt for Red October Loginov 1990
Tombstone Frank Stillwell 1993
American Satan Washington DC Reporter 2017
L.A. Confidential Breuning - Dudley's Guy 1997
Guardians of the Galaxy Kree Ambassador 2014
Heartwood Jordan Barrett 1998
Pearl Harbor Jack Fletcher 2001
The Dark Knight Rises Wayne's Lawyer 2012
Series Cast Year
Project: S.E.R.A. Corvallis 2013
CSI: Miami 2002
Tutti pazzi per amore 2008
Intelligence DNI Adam Weatherly 2014
Verbrechen Unknown Man 2013
The Hunger Rick McCabe 1997
Rebecca, la prima moglie 2008
Justice League Unlimited Tharok 2004
6 passi nel giallo Marc Douglas 2012
The New Pope Thomas Altbruck 2020
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Without a Trace Chuck 2002
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