Martin Compston Biography

Birthday: 1984-05-08
Place of Birth: Greenock, Renfrewshire
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard Grade Exams and obtained three As and two Bs in his Higher results. He left school after his fifth year to pursue his dream as a footballer and was soon signed by Morton Football Team. In 2000, director Ken Loach discovered him at an audition at his old high school and gave him the lead role in Sweet Sixteen (2002/I). The movie was filmed in Martin's home area, including Greenock, Gourock, Inverkip, Kilmalcolm, and Wemyss Bay. The film was a huge success, which shot Martin into full view of the public and even gave some fame to Inverclyde. However, many counselors thought that this was bad publicity because the film has to do with drugs and underage drinking. However, Ken Loach then made a statement that the movie was not based on Greenock and Inverclyde - but was only filmed there, as that was where Martin was located. Compston reunited with Loach for the omnibus film Tickets (2005)

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Line of Duty DS Steve Arnott 2012 Crime
The Ice Cream Girls Marcus 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Sweet Sixteen 1983 Reality Tv
Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) Jed 2004 Drama
Tickets Jamesy 2005 Comedy, Drama
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints 2006 Comedy
Wild Country 2006 Horror
Red Road Stevie 2006 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
True North Sean 2007 Drama, Thriller
Freakdog Sean 2009 Horror, Thriller
The Disappearance of Alice Creed Danny 2010
SoulBoy Joe McCain 2010 Comedy, Drama, Music
Donkeys Stevie 2010 Comedy, Drama
Ghosted Paul 2011 Drama, Thriller
7lives Rory 2011 Fantasy, Thriller
Four Lover 2011 Thriller
How to Stop Being a Loser Adam 2011 Comedy
L'enfant d'en haut Mike 2012 Crime, Drama
Strippers vs Werewolves Scott 2012 Comedy, Horror
Piggy Joe 2012 Thriller
When the Lights Went Out Mr. Price 2012 Drama, Horror, Thriller
The Wee Man Paul Ferris 2013 Drama
Filth Gorman 2013 Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Legend of Barney Thomson Chris 2015 Game Show, 0, 0
Scottish Mussel Ritchie 2015 Comedy
Pimp Zeb 2018