Tomas Arana

Tomas Arana

He co-starred as Quintus in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000), the Dreamworks-Universal movie and winner of five Oscars, including Best Picture, co-starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, and Oliver Reed. Three of Tomas Arana's more recent films are: La volpe a tre zampe (2005), directed by Sandro Dionisio, a Teatri Uniti (Angelo Curti)/Cattelya Production that co-stars Miranda Otto, Angela Luce, and Nadja Uhl; Outpatient (2002), directed by Alec Carlin, with Justin Kirk and Catherine Kellner and the Jean-Claude Van Damme action film, Derailed (2002), directed by Bob Misiorowski. He was in Chimera (2001), directed by Pappi Corsicato, with Iaia Forte and Tommaso Ragno. He has appeared in more than 40 films, ranging from large budget Hollywood Studio pictures to Independent films in both the U.S. and Europe. His studio pictures include L.A. Confidential (1997) (as Bruening, a rogue cop), The Bodyguard (1992) (as Portman, Kevin Costner's antagonist and Whitney Houston's assassin), The Hunt for Red October (1990) (as Loginov, the Russian Saboteur), Tombstone (1993), and First Kid (1996).

He played Lazarus in Martin Scorsese's controversial The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). He was also featured in the Sundance-developed Wildflowers (1999), an independent film by Melissa Painter starring Clea DuVall and Daryl Hannah. Arana has played leading and supporting roles in over 30 European productions including films by directors such as Lina Wertmüller, Liliana Cavani, Carlo Verdone, Michele Soavi and with one of Japan's most successful directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara in the Toho production See You (1988). In theatre, Arana was the producer as well as a leading actor in the internationally acclaimed Theatre Company Falso Movimento, based in Naples, Italy. Under Arana and the artistic director Mario Martone (now a major Italian Film Director), Falso Movimento won many awards including Best Play of the Year, Best Set Design and the prestigious Mondello Prize. The company toured worldwide for more than nine years at major International Festivals including London, Frankfurt, New York, Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Jerusalem, and others. Tomas Arana grew up in San Francisco and studied classical theatre at its prestigious American Conservatory Theatre, afterwards relocating to New York and acting in off-Broadway productions. He then hitchhiked throughout Europe and ended up living in Naples, Italy, where he worked in the Lucio Amelio Art Gallery, working with such artists as Warhol, Rauschenberg, Beuys, Richter, Longobardi, Clemente, Gilbert & George, etc. Andy Warhol painted his portrait, which is now part of his extensive art collection. He has both U.S. and Italian citizenship. He is married and has two sons.

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YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017MMA Love Never Dies2017-04-06
2016Ustica: The Missing Paperonorevole Fragalà2016-03-31
2014The Possession of Michael King2014-08-22
2014Guardians of the GalaxyKree Ambassador2014-08-01
2013The President's Staff2013-12-02
2013Romeo & JulietLord Montague2013-10-07
2012The Dark Knight RisesWayne's Lawyer2012-07-20
2011LimitlessMan in Tan Coat2011-03-08
2011The RoommateJeff Evans2011-02-04
2010Mission LondonMunroe2010-04-16
2010Colpo di fulmineLorenzo Fieschi2010-04-13
2008DefianceBen Zion Gulkowitz2008-12-31
2007Gladiator of PompeiiMassimo2007-09-22
2006Rampage: The Hillside Strangler MurdersAngelo Buono2006-01-10
2005Private PropertyNigel2005-03-07
2004This Girl's LifeAronson2004-12-03
2004FrankenfishJeff2004-10-09
2004Lonely Place2004-09-12
2004The Bourne SupremacyMartin Marshall2004-07-23
2004The Hungarian ServantAugust Dailermann2004-05-21
2004The Three-Legged FoxThe General2004-02-01
2004Legami sporchiRaymond Toom2004-01-01
2002DerailedMason Cole2002-05-19
2001Chimera2001-05-26
2001Pearl HarborVice-Adm. Frank J. 'Jack' Fletcher2001-05-21
2000GladiatorQuintus2000-05-01
2000WildflowersWade2000-03-04
1998HeartwoodJordan Barrett1998-01-01
1997L.A. ConfidentialBreuning - Dudley's Guy1997-09-19
1997Last Cut1997-01-01
1995Over the LineThe Warden1995-10-10
1993TombstoneFrank Stillwell1993-12-25
1993The Final ScoopMarco1993-01-01
1992The BodyguardGreg Portman1992-11-25
1992Body PuzzleMichele1992-03-20
1991The SectDamon1991-03-01
1990The ChurchEvan1990-08-22
1990The Hunt for Red OctoberLoginov1990-03-02
1988DominoGavros1988-11-02
1988IntimacyPorter1988-02-11
1988The Prince of TerrorVincent Omen1988-01-01
1987My Sister and IGabor1987-12-19