Langley Kirkwood

Full / Real Name: Langley Jack Kirkwood
Born: 14 April 1973 (42 years old)
Gender: Male



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Langley Kirkwood is an English-born South African actor known for his roles in television shows such as Backstage, Isidingo, Charlie Jade, the second season of Snitch and the international series Black Sails.

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)
Atlantis: End of a World, Birth of a Legend (2011)
Die Jagd nach dem weißen Gold (2012)
The Challenger Disaster (2013)

He has also acted in the mini-series Natural Rhythm (1997), The Triangle (2005) and The Bible (2013).

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)
Endgame (2009)
Invictus (2009)
Dredd (2012)
Felix (2013)
Son of God (2014)
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014)
Tiger House (2014)
The Salvation (2014)

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.

In 2013/2014 he had a recurring role in the Starz adventure series Black Sails in which he played Captain Bryson.

In April 2014 he was signed to the third season of Banshee as Colonel Douglas Stowe, a former commando who runs an illegal business from Banshee's Camp Genoa.

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)

Television Roles



Colonel Douglas Stowe


Vince Turner


Sgt. Steven Lovell

Gustav (1998)

Nolan Murray

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson


Dieter Hendricks


Liam Hartley




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