Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson

Date Of BirthFebruary 12, 1978
Age42 years 3 months 18 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthLondon, United Kingdom
Zodiac SignAquarius
Profession Actor
Nickname Boycey

Personal Information
Residence London, England
Religion Christianity
Language English
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye colorLight Blue
Hair colorLight Blonde
Weight75 KG
165 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Brother Andy Anderson
Sister Vicki Anderson
Nephew Jacob Anderson (Son of sister)
Relatives Bethany Anderson Rich
Stephanie Clark (Girlfriend? Friend?)
Education Qualifications
Alma MaterWebber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
Career Information
Debut (Movies) Engaged to Kill(2006)
The Firm(2009)
Years Active 2000-
Debut (TV) Pink Serenade
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Food BBQ
Favorite MovieThe Warriors
LikesIce Cream
Favorite Sports Team Tottenham Hotspur
Social Networks, Web links
Instagram ProfilePaul Anderson Instagram Profile
More Information
Friends Adrien Sauvage
Alexander Cooke
Gregory Burke
Noomi Rapace ([3])
Talisa Carling
Christian Cooke
Indie Nelson


Paul Anderson is a British TV & Movie, Stage actor. He is known for playing Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders, Anderson in The Revenant(2015), Sebastian Moran in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows(2011), Leslie Lewis in '71 (2014), Albert Donoghue in Legend (2015) among others

Childhood - Family

Paul Anderson was born on 12th February 1978 in London, England, United Kingdom. His mother worked in a pub as a barmaid. [3]

He has a sister named Vicki Anderson & a Nephew in Jacob Anderson (actor who played "Grey worm" in Game of Thrones).

He has an older brother whom he looks up to, he says "My older brother has a big say in what I do and what is good and what is not. Sometimes he has too much of a say in it". Paul sends his scripts to his brother for approval. [2]


Interesting Facts & Trivia


He has many tattoos on the front side of his body. A Cross on his chest. Letters below his left chest, A diagram on his right chest.

Paul Anderson Tattoos

[ Paul Anderson Tattoos ]



Peaky Blinders

Paul plays- 'Arthur Shelby'- the man in charge, the leader of the pack in Peaky blinders. He runs pubs and gambling rackets.

Paul was attracted towards the character because of the script. He is a fan of the writer Steven Knight. Otto Bathurst, the director first 3 episodes had created a good impression on him, which helped Paul take up the role of Arthur. 

Paul Anderson in Peaky Blinders

[ Paul Anderson in Peaky Blinders ]


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2019 Tijuana Bible Nick  
2019 Feedback Andrew Wilde  
2018 Robin Hood Guy of Gisbourne  
2017 24 Hours to Live Jim Morrow  
2017 Hostiles Corp. Tommy Thomas  
2016 Brimstone Frank  
2015 The Revenant Anderson  
2015 In the Heart of the Sea Caleb Chappel  
2015 Legend Albert Donoghue  
2014 Electricity Barry O'Connor  
2014 '71 Sergeant Leslie Lewis  
2013 Still Life Homeless Man  
2012 Passion Dirk  
2012 The Sweeney Francis Allen  
2012 Piggy Piggy  
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Col Sebastian Moran  
2011 A Lonely Place to Die Chris  
2009 The Firm Bex  
2008 Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me Roger  


TV Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2013-2019 Peaky Blinders Arthur Shelby Main Role; 31 Episodes
2013 The Great Train Robbery Gordon Goody "A Robber's Tale", "A Copper's Tale" (Season 1 Episode 1-2)
2013 Top Boy Mike 3 Episodes; Season 2 Episodes 1-3
2008-2011 Inspector Lewis Alastair Darlow/ Frank Sporetti "The Great and the Good" (Season 2 Episode 4); "Wild Justice" (Season 5 Episode 2)
2011 The Promise Sgt. Frank Nash 4 Episodes; Season 1 Episodes 1-4
2009 Midsomer Murders Graham Spate "The Black Book' (Season 12 Episode 2)
2008 Ashes to Ashes PC Murder Suspect Season 1 Episode 8
2007 Silent Witness D.S. Dave Leeson "Peripheral Vision: Part 1 & 2" (Season 11 Episode 9-10), 
2005 Doctor Who Jason "The Christmas Invasion" (Season 2 Episode 0); Special Episode


Short movies List

Year Short movie Character Comments
2014 Chandide Dervish  
2010 The Basement Jake  




  1. Paul Anderson Wiki
  2. Paul Anderson BBC Interview- Arthur Shelby
  3. Interview Magazine- Peaky Blinders interview
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