Langley Kirkwood is an English-born South African actor known for his roles in television shows such as Backstage, Isidingo, Charlie Jade and the second season of Snitch.
He has also made guest appearances in Wild At Heart and Hard Copy. He played the role of Nolan Murray in the M-Net soccer drama series League of Glory, in 2010; and the guest starring role of Interpol agent Liam Hartley in the M-Net soapie The Wild, in 2012.
Kirkwood has appeared in the following made-for-TV movies:
Die Spesenritter (1999) Der Kranichmann (2002) Für immer verloren (2003) Red Water (2003) King Solomon's Mines (2004) Dracula 3000 (2004)
He has also acted in the mini-series Natural Rythm (1997) and The Triangle (2005).
Kirkwood has appeared in the following feature films to date:
Pirates of the Plain (1999) Berserker (2001) Final Solution (2001) The Red Phone (2001) Consequence (2002) Forever Lost (2002) Ultimatum (2003) Citizen Verdict (2003) Consequence (2003) The Dashing Diner (2003) The Bone Snatcher (2003) Dead Easy (2004) Charlie (2004) Country of My Skull (2004) Blast! (2004) Murmur (2004) The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (2007) Doomsday (2007)
He played the role of Kruger in the 2006 direct-to-video release Mercenary For Justice.
In 2008 he played the role of Sgt. Steven Lovell in the HBO Iraq war mini-series Generation Kill.
Kirkwood has an extensive theatre resume as well, which includes roles in the productions Shooting Billy the Kid at the Market Theatre (1996); Indiscretions at the Civic Theatre (1996); Mojo at the Market Theatre (1996); Southern Born for Artscape in 1999; Hello and Goodbye at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town (2000); Birdy (2000) at the Civic Theatre in Johannesburg; Locked (2001) for Artscape; and Death of a Salesman at the Baxter and Market theatres in 2001.
He is married to former Calvin Klein supermodel Josie Borain. The couple have three children: Peter-Raven, Willow and Phoenix.
Awards and Nominations
Best performance by a new actor: FNB Vita for Shooting Billy the Kid (1996) Best supporting actor nomination: FNB Vita for Southern Born (1999) Best actor nomination: FNB Vita for Birdy (2000) Best actor award: Fleur du Cap award for Death of a Salesman (2002)