The family lived in a small, terraced house in Blodwell Street. Eccleston attended Joseph Eastham High School, won the Best actor category at the 1997 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, was the first actor to play the role and played a character named Claude. Eccleston starred opposite Archie Panjabi in a Short film in 2009, agreed to do the film, portrayed the villainous Malekith in the sequel in 2013 and is an avid charity worker becoming a Mencap charity ambassador. Eccleston refuses to abandon hope, starred in an ensemble, has been nominated in the Best actor category at the British Academy Television Awards and sat on the 2nd Amazonas International Film Festival Film Jury in November. Eccleston appeared on the BBC Four World Cinema Award show in February, was cast as John Lennon in a BBC production, identified as an atheist. The director Norman Jewison was chairman of the Jury.
English actor, Avid charity worker becoming a Mencap charity ambassador, First actor to play the role