Christopher Eccleston is the recipient of an Emmy Award and two BAFTA Award nominations, Eccleston is best known for his work on television and in film - in particular for his collaborations with directors Danny Boyle and Michael Winterbottom and writers Peter Flannery, Jimmy McGovern and Russell T. Davies.
Eccleston trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and made his professional acting debut onstage in a Bristol Old Vic production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Eccleston garnered attention for his film roles as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It and David Stevens in Shallow Grave and for his television performances in Cracker and Hillsborough. His BAFTA-nominated performance as Nicky Hutchinson in the BBC miniseries Our Friends in the North (1996) established Eccleston as a household name in the UK; he followed the serial with film roles in Jude, A Price Above Rubies, Elizabeth, eXistenZ, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Invisible Circus, The Others, 24 Hour Party People and 28 Days Later and television roles including the drama series Clocking Off and a second BAFTA-nominated performance as Messianic figure Stephen Baxter in the ITV drama serial The Second Coming.
Eccleston garnered widespread attention and acclaim for portraying the ninth incarnation of the title character in the 2005 revival of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who, becoming the first actor to play the role since 1996. He departed the role after a single series, winning a National Television Award and receiving Broadcasting Press Guild Award and BAFTA Cymru Award nominations for his performance. Eccleston has since appeared in the television series Heroes, The Shadow Line, Blackout, Lucan, The Leftovers, Safe House, Fortitude and The A Word and films including G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Thor: The Dark World and Legend. He won an International Emmy Award for his performance in an episode of the anthology series Accused. Onstage, Eccleston has played the title roles in productions of Hamlet and Macbeth as well as starring in productions of Miss Julie, A Doll's House and Antigone. Since 2017, Eccleston has narrated the documentary series Ambulance.
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- Pensacon 2023 - February 24-26, 2023 in Pensacola, FL 2022
- FedCon 2022 - June 3-5, 2022 in Bonn, Germany
Phoenix Fan Fusion 2022 - May 27-29, 2022 in Phoenix, AZCancelled Appearance
- Supanova Comic-Con & Gaming - Melbourne 2022 - March 5-6, 2022 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2021
- London Film & Comic Con 2021 - November 19-21, 2021 in London, UK
- Fan Expo Denver: Special Edition 2021 - October 29-31, 2021 in Denver, CO
- FanExpo Canada Limited Edition 2021 - October 22-24, 2021 in Toronto, ON, Canada
- Fan Expo Dallas 2021 - September 17-19, 2021 in Dallas, TX
Calgary Expo: Limited Edition 2021 - September 10-12, 2021 in Calgary, AB, CanadaCancelled Appearance
- Fan Expo Boston 2021 - September 3-5, 2021 in Boston, MA
- Dragon Con 2021 - September 2-6, 2021 in Atlanta, GA
MegaCon Orlando 2021 - August 12-15, 2021 in Orlando, FLCancelled Appearance London Film & Comic Con 2021 - July 23-25, 2021 in London, UKConvention Postponed 2020 Calgary Expo 2020 - July 17-19, 2020 in Calgary, AB, CanadaConvention Cancelled Fan Expo Dallas 2020 - June 19-21, 2020 in Dallas, TXConvention Cancelled MegaCon Orlando 2020 - June 4-7, 2020 in Orlando, FLConvention Cancelled Phoenix Fan Fusion 2020 - May 21-24, 2020 in Phoenix, AZConvention Postponed Calgary Expo 2020 - April 23-26, 2020 in Calgary, AB, CanadaConvention Postponed MegaCon Orlando 2020 - April 16-19, 2020 in Orlando, FLConvention Postponed Fan Expo Dallas 2020 - March 27-29, 2020 in Dallas, TXConvention Postponed
- Gallifrey One 2020 - February 14-16, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA 2019
- GalaxyCon Minneapolis 2019 - November 8-10, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN
- Rose City Comic Con 2019 - September 13-15, 2019 in Portland, OR
- London Film & Comic Con 2019 - July 26-28, 2019 in London, UK
Film & Comic Con Birmingham 2019 - June 1-2, 2019 in Birmingham, UKCancelled Appearance 2018
- London Film & Comic Con 2018 - July 27-29, 2018 in London, UK
14 confirmed guest appearances
View Christopher Eccleston on FanCons.com for 13 additional guest appearances