His face might be more familiar than his name – is that not the very definition of a great character actor as opposed to a star? – but Eddie Marsan has had an illustrious career to date. Which other actor can claim to have appeared in films by Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Michael Mann, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mike Leigh and Terrence Malick? Nuance is central to every performance, whether he is the villain in mainstream Hollywood blockbusters like 'Hancock', the wife-beating monster in Paddy Considine’s 'Tyrannosaur', or meek best friend in 'The World’s End'. He’s at his best as a council clerk attempting to find the relatives of a deceased man in the quiet, moving 'Still Life'.