Cristian Solimeno


41 years
27 April 1975
London, England, UK
6' 1" (1,85 m)

Known for Arturo Merzario in Rush . He is an English actor, writer and director. Solimeno was born in Paris. He has played Jason Turner in Footballers' Wives, and has also had a number of guest roles in other British television series, and appeared in the 2000 film Dead Babies, 2005 Happy New Year special of The Vicar of Dibley and the 2006 series Strictly Confidential. He was The Guardian in Highlander: The Source …

He is an actor and editor, known for Rush (2013), La madre del mal (2007) and Los inmortales: el origen (2007)...

Cristian studied mime and physical theater at the Desmond Jones school, dance At Trinity Laban conservatoire of music and dance, and martial arts at The Bob Breen Academy, all in London, England.

Cristian was a member of the Royal Court youth theatre, The Young Vic youth theatre and Youngblood which was based at Riverside Studios.

Cristian started his own theatre company when he was 19 years old with Jesse Lawrence. It was called Firewater productions and they wrote and performed several plays before turning their attentions to film.

Cristian first achieved fame as an actor playing the character of Jason Turner in the smash hit television series, Footballers wives. The character came second to the Daleks in a poll to discover the most evil television villains of all time.

Cristian continues to divide his time between acting and film making.

Cristian regularly works with award winning cinematographer Bruce Melhuish.

Cristian has worked several times with award winning actor/director Andy Nyman.

Cristian has a tattoo on his right arm quoting Albert Camus' 1951 novel, The Rebel. It is in French and translates as "What is a rebel? A man who says no".