OUR House actor Martin Compston is well known for his role as Inspector Steve Arnott in the BBC series Line of Duty.
And now for the third year, he will be taking part in Soccer Aid 2022 in hopes to raise money for Unicef.
Who is Martin Compston?
Martin Compston was born May 8, 1984 – making him 38 years old.
He was born in Greenock, Inverclyde, in Scotland to parents Liz and Jim.
He attended his local secondary school, St Columba’s.
Compston started acting as a teenager, landing his first role aged 18.
He auditioned for the lead role in Ken Loach’s Sweet Sixteen, which was being filmed in his hometown.
After it took the Cannes Film Festival by storm, Martin became an instant celebrity and landed a role in the BBC drama series Monarch Of The Glen.
He starred as cheeky teenager Ewan Brodie from 2003 to 2005.
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What TV shows has Martin Compston been in?
In 2006 he starred in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints alongside Robert Downey Jnr.
Two years later he appeared in 2008 film Doomsday, then football movie Damned United in 2009.
In 2012 in starred in When The Lights Went Out and then Filth, alongside James McAvoy, in 2013.
Martin had bit parts in The Royal and Casualty before landing his role in Line Of Duty.
He also starred as Dr Robert Traill in Series 2 of Victoria.
And in 2018 he played Earl of Bothwell in the Oscar-nominated Mary Queen Of Scots alongside Margot Robbie.
Martin had a busy year in 2018 as he was also cast as Burnham in The Aftermath starring Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgard.
In 2020, he starred alongside Sophie Rundle in the TV series The Nest.
More recently, in March 2022, Compston appeared in the new ITV drama Our House.
The drama series is based on the novel Our House by Louise Candlish
Is Martin Compston married and does he have children?
In June 2016, Martin married American actress Tianna Chanel Flynn after a three-year romance.
The pair met in Los Angeles in a hotel bar, back in 2013.
Flynn is best known for Secret Diary Of An American Cheerleader.
Their wedding was a traditional Scottish ceremony in Greenock.
They had a son in March 2020 together, but they leave his personal life very private.
When was Martin Compston a pro footballer?
It had been Martin's ambition to play professional football having been a huge Celtic fan since he was a boy and going to watch them play with his brother Barry.
He left secondary school in his fifth year and signed to Greenock Morton football club’s youth team.
He made two appearances in the 2001-2002 season for Morton – the same season they were relegated from the Scottish Football League’s First Division.
Martin has joined the 2022 lineup for Soccer Aid playing on the World XI side.
He even used his footballing talent in Soccer Aid in both 2018 and 2019.
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