plays the role of Police
Commissioner Loeb in Batman Begins. Most of his scenes were
with another British actor, Gary Oldman. He filmed both in London
and Chicago in America.
the BBC review of Batman Begins
in London was like shooting any other TV series but going to Chicago
was awesome" says Colin. "That was when you realise it
was Batman, I mean there were four hundred extras, helicopters,
men on horseback and Swat teams."
process of getting hired to do an American movie is not easy. Colin
was short-listed for a casting in 2003 and had to wait for months
before getting the call to do a further audition for the part.
being cast in the same film as someone doesn't guarantee that you'll
meet them. Colin got the chance to meet Katie Holmes but only saw
Christian Bale as he entered his trailer and waved to him.
expected, the premier was an exciting event for the whole family.
His son Joshua and wife Kate walked on the red carpet with him.
Colin signed some autographs of fans whilst Joshua spent some time
taking photographs of the event.
has lived in Lincolnshire for around 25 years and moved here when
his family moved with the RAF. He went to a public school in Cambridge
but spent many a summer in Lincoln.
he's not on a film set Colin splits his time in between London and
Lincoln. If work is slow as it sometimes is with actors, Colin does
voice overs, a handy skill that helps to pay the bills.
is the next movie that he features in. It's a thriller set in a
hospital and also stars Calista Flockhart. Colin is also working
on a sketch show with actor Don Gilet who currently stars in 55
degrees North. His passion is to direct and he has already started
to work towards this goal by writing a screen play.