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A longtime-character actor known for his rough Cockney speech, Englishman Alan Ford has only gotten more prolific with age. A favorite of action director Guy Ritchie, he began his career working in British television, appearing in supporting parts in series like the comedy program "Romany Jones" and the crime mini-series "Law & Order." Some of his early film work includes roles in early '80s films such as mobster movie "The Long Good Friday" and John Landisâ¿¿ horror comedy "An American Werewolf in London." After acting primarily in television during the 1980s, Ford went on appear in the star-studded 1992 biopic "Chaplin," sharing the screen with Hollywood stars such as Robert Downey Jr. (who portrayed the titular comic legend), Anthony Hopkins, and Dan Aykroyd. As the 1990s drew to a close, Ritchie tapped Ford to narrate and act in the cult crime hit "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." Following his memorable turn in the film, Ritchie again looked to Ford, using the actor to play the villainous gangster Brick Top in the stylish mob flick "Snatch." The film helped cement Fordâ¿¿s reputation as a leading portrayer of street toughs, and he would continue to turn in memorable performances in the...

A longtime-character actor known for his rough Cockney speech, Englishman Alan Ford has only gotten more prolific with age. A favorite of action director Guy Ritchie, he began his career working in British television, appearing in supporting parts in series like the comedy program "Romany Jones" and the crime mini-series "Law & Order." Some of his early film work includes roles in early '80s films such as mobster movie "The Long Good Friday" and John Landisâ¿¿ horror comedy "An American Werewolf in London." After acting primarily in television during the 1980s, Ford went on appear in the star-studded 1992 biopic "Chaplin," sharing the screen with Hollywood stars such as Robert Downey Jr. (who portrayed the titular comic legend), Anthony Hopkins, and Dan Aykroyd. As the 1990s drew to a close, Ritchie tapped Ford to narrate and act in the cult crime hit "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." Following his memorable turn in the film, Ritchie again looked to Ford, using the actor to play the villainous gangster Brick Top in the stylish mob flick "Snatch." The film helped cement Fordâ¿¿s reputation as a leading portrayer of street toughs, and he would continue to turn in memorable performances in the crime genre, appearing in such gritty films as "Dead Man Running" and "Jack Falls."

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 Night Dragon (2008)
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 Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) Jefferies
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 Snatch (2000) Brick Top
6.
 Chaplin (1992) Warder
7.
 Buddy's Song (1990) Phil
8.
 Give Us This Day (1982) Dan
9.
 Long Good Friday, The (1979) Jack
10.
 Law & Order (1978) Clifford Harding
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