Sean Harris at the world premiere of "Prometheus" on May 31, 2012
|Born|| Sean George Harris|
February 8, 1966 (age 49)
Bethnal Green, London, England
|Years active||1994 - present|
|Known for|| Prometheus (2012) |
Harry Brown (2009)
Sean Harris is the actor who portrays Micheletto Corella.
Harris was born in Bethnal Green, London, England. Trained at the Drama Centre London. He also appeared in the cult horror Creep, in which he played a psychopathic killer stalking the London Underground. Harris appeared in his first British feature film lead in the independent film Saxon, released in 2008.
Other notable roles include serial killer Ian Brady, one of the notorious culprits of the Moors Murders, on ITV1's See No Evil: The Moors Murders, and Nick Sidney in the cult mockumentary Brothers of the Head. Harris played Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Michael Winterbottom film 24 Hour Party People. He has also appeared in the 2007 film Outlaw and in the television film Wedding Belles by Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh. Harris played the drug dealer Stretch in Harry Brown. Harris played reporter Fred Hale in a new film adaptation of Brighton Rock, released in February 2011. Harris appeared in the British thriller film A Lonely Place to Die previously known as The Grave at Angel's Peak directed by Julian Gilbey.
Harris appeared in a short film, Native Son, playing a troubled young soldier who returns home to the Highlands from a war overseas but finds difficulty settling back into rural life. The film was written and directed by Scottish director Scott Graham and premiered the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. He played Fifield in the Ridley Scott 2012 sci-fi film, Prometheus.
Harris's television credits include Channel 4's drama series Cape Wrath as Gordon Ormond, the BBC series Ashes to Ashes as Arthur Layton, the Waking the Dead episode Pietà as former Serb war criminal Radovan Sredinić and as the corrupt Inspector Bob Craven in Channel 4's critically acclaimed Red Riding series. In the recent BBC TV drama Five Daughters, he played Brian Tobin, co-founder of The Iceni Project, a drugs treatment facility based in Suffolk, England.