George Calil

Last updated

George Calil
Born (1973-03-29) 29 March 1973 (age 49)
Years active1996–present

George Calil (born 29 March 1973) [1] is an English actor known for his role in the TV mini-series Band of Brothers, where he portrayed Sergeant James H. "Mo" Alley, Jr.


Early life

Calil was born in England in 1973. He is the son of Lebanese businessman Ely Calil.


In 2004, Calil starring in the special drama September Tapes , as Don Larson, American journalist who travels to Afghanistan one year after 9/11, in an effort to learn the truth about the search for Osama Bin Laden. The film premiered and sold at the Sundance Film Festival. Also in 2004 he played the role of Pompey the Great in the remake of the 1960 film Spartacus .

In 2005 he starred in four feature films, Rollin' with the Nines, Pterodactyl , and The Film Maker, and in 2006 he played the lead role of Detective Alex Taylor in the feature film Lycanthropy .

Personal life

He also starred in the BBC drama, Holby City , in which he played the drug dealing boyfriend of Sandy. Sandy was played by Laura Sadler, who was Calil's girlfriend in real life. In June 2003, 22-year-old Sadler died after falling from the balcony of Calil's London home after the pair had allegedly taken cocaine. [2] Calil was arrested after Sadler's death but he was eventually released without charge after police confirmed they were treating Sadler's death as an accident. [3]



1996 Tiger Heart Jack
2004 September Tapes Don 'Lars' Larson
2004EMRAgent 6
2005 Pterodactyl Sterling
2006 Rollin' with the Nines Detective Newmyer
2006The Other HalfAlex
2006LycanthropyAlex Taylor
2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Police Killer
2008 Bad Day Harry McCann
2009 31 North 62 East Jacob


2001 Band of Brothers James H. (Mo) Alley Jr.8 episodes
2001 The Lost Battalion Pvt. Lowell R. HollingsheadTelevision film
2002 Relic Hunter Relic HunterEpisode: "So Shall It Be"
2002 Waking the Dead David Gold2 episodes
2002–2003 Holby City Sean Hunt11 episodes
2004 Spartacus Pompey Miniseries
2006The Miracles of Jesus Jesus
2007 Wraiths of Roanoke Thomas StevensTelevision film
2009 The Bill Kevin GearieEpisode: "Innocence Betrayed"

Related Research Articles

Laura Sadler English actress

Laura Ruth Sadler was an English actress. Best known for playing pupil Judi Jeffreys in the children's school drama series Grange Hill, and nurse Sandy Harper in the BBC One hospital drama series Holby City for three years from 2000 until her death in 2003.

Anne Gwendolyn "Wendy" Craig is an English actress who is best known for her appearances in the sitcoms Not in Front of the Children, ...And Mother Makes Three /...And Mother Makes Five and Butterflies. She played the role of Matron in the TV series The Royal (2003–2011).

Jason Flemyng British actor

Jason Iain Flemyng is an English actor. He is known for roles in British films such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000), both for Guy Ritchie, as well as Hollywood productions such as Rob Roy (1995), the Alan Moore comic book adaptations From Hell (2001) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). He has also appeared in prominent roles in both theatre and television in the UK. Flemyng speaks French fluently, and has made three films in that language. He won the Best Actor Award at the Geneva Film Festival for his role in 1996's Alive and Kicking.

James Cromwell American actor (born 1940)

James Oliver Cromwell is an American actor. Some of his best-known films include Babe (1995), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), The Green Mile (1999), Secretariat (2010), The Artist (2011), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

Kris Marshall English actor

Kristopher Marshall is an English actor, starring in films, television and on stage for more than 20 years. He has played Nick Harper in My Family, Colin Frissell in the 2003 film Love Actually, Gratiano in The Merchant of Venice, and Dave in the first series of Citizen Khan (2012). He played DI Humphrey Goodman in Death in Paradise from 2014 to 2017.

Stanley Tucci American actor and filmmaker

Stanley Tucci Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Involved in acting from a young age, he made his film debut in John Huston's Prizzi's Honor (1985), and continued to play a variety of supporting roles in films such as Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry (1997), Sam Mendes's Road to Perdition (2002), and Steven Spielberg's The Terminal (2004). In 1996, he made his directorial debut with the cult comedy Big Night which he also co-wrote and starred in alongside Tony Shalhoub. He also played Stanley Kubrick in the television film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. Tucci is also known for his collaborations with Meryl Streep in films such as The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Julie & Julia (2009). Tucci gained further acclaim and success with such films as Burlesque (2010), Easy A (2010), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Margin Call (2011), The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015), Spotlight (2015), Beauty and the Beast (2017), and Supernova (2020).

Sean Bean English actor

Sean Bean is an English actor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a theatre production of Romeo and Juliet in 1983. Retaining his Yorkshire accent, he first found mainstream success for his portrayal of Richard Sharpe in the ITV series Sharpe, which originally ran from 1993 to 1997.

George Segal American actor (1934–2021)

George Segal Jr. was an American actor, comedian and musician. He became popular in the 1960s and 1970s for playing both dramatic and comedic roles. After first rising to prominence with roles in acclaimed films such as Ship of Fools (1965) and King Rat (1965), he co-starred in the classic drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966).

Peter Gallagher American actor

Peter Killian Gallagher is an American actor. Since 1980, he has played roles in numerous Hollywood films. He is best known for starring as Sandy Cohen in the television drama series The O.C. from 2003 to 2007, recurring roles such as Deputy Chief William Dodds on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Stacey Koons on the Showtime comedy-drama Californication, and Nick on the Netflix series Grace & Frankie. He also played CIA Director of Clandestine Services (DCS) Arthur Campbell on Covert Affairs.

Robert Culp American actor, scriptwriter

Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson on I Spy (1965–1968), the espionage television series in which co-star Bill Cosby and he played secret agents. Before this, he starred in the CBS/Four Star Western series Trackdown as Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman in 71 episodes from 1957 to 1959. The 1980s brought him back to television as FBI Agent Bill Maxwell on The Greatest American Hero. Later he had a recurring role as Warren Whelan on Everybody Loves Raymond. Culp gave hundreds of performances in a career spanning more than 50 years.

Martin Shaw English actor

Martin Shaw is an English actor. He came to national recognition as Doyle in ITV crime-action television drama series The Professionals (1977–1983). Further notable television parts include the title roles in The Chief (1993–1995), Judge John Deed (2001–2007) and Inspector George Gently (2007–2017). He has also acted on stage and in film, and has narrated numerous audiobooks and presented various television series.

Patricia Ann Hodge, OBE is an English actress. She is best known on-screen for playing Phyllida Erskine-Brown in Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992), the title role in Jemima Shore Investigates (1983), Penny in Miranda (2009–2015) and Mrs Pumphrey in All Creatures Great and Small (2021–present).

Tom Hardy English actor, producer (b. 1977)

Edward Thomas Hardy is an English actor, producer, screenwriter and former model. After studying acting at the Drama Centre London, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001). He has since been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards and two British Academy Film Awards, receiving the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Matthew Goode British actor

Matthew William Goode is a British actor. He made his screen debut in 2002 with ABC's TV film feature Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister. His breakthrough role was in the romantic comedy Chasing Liberty (2004), for which he received a nomination at Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout Movie Star – Male. He then appeared in a string of supporting roles in films like Woody Allen's Match Point (2005), the German-British romantic comedy Imagine Me and You (2006), and the period drama Copying Beethoven (2006). He won praise for his performance as Charles Ryder in Julian Jarrold's adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited (2008), and as Ozymandias in the American neo-noir superhero film Watchmen (2009), based on the comics by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. He then starred in romantic comedy Leap Year (2010) and Australian drama Burning Man (2011), the latter earning him a nomination for Best Actor at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards.

Alison Steadman British actress

Alison Steadman is an English actress. She received the 1991 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for the Mike Leigh film Life Is Sweet and the 1993 Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Mari in the original production of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. In a 2007 Channel 4 poll, the ‘50 Greatest Actors’ voted for by other actors, she was ranked 42.

Reece Dinsdale is an English actor and director of stage, film and television. He is a Huddersfield Town fan. In 2017 he became a patron of the Square Chapel, an arts centre in Halifax. He is also an honorary patron of The Old Courts multi-arts centre in Wigan

Anna Maxwell Martin, sometimes credited as Anna Maxwell-Martin, is a British actress. She has won two British Academy Television Awards, for her portrayals of Esther Summerson in the BBC's 2005 adaptation of Bleak House and "N" in Channel 4's 2008 adaptation of Poppy Shakespeare. She is also known for her roles as DCS Patricia Carmichael in BBC One crime drama Line of Duty (2019–present) and as Kelly Major in Code 404 (2020–present). From 2016 to 2021, Maxwell Martin played the lead role in BBC TV comedy Motherland for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Female Comedy Performance.

Daniel Craig English actor

Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor. He gained international fame playing the secret agent James Bond in the film series, beginning with Casino Royale (2006) and in four further instalments, up to No Time to Die (2021).

Ian McDiarmid Scottish actor and stage director

Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and director of stage and screen, best known for portraying Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars film series. Making his stage debut in Hamlet in 1972, McDiarmid joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1974, and has since starred in a number of Shakespeare's plays. He has received an Olivier Award for Best Actor and a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his stage performances.

William Sadler (actor) American actor

William Thomas Sadler is an American stage, film, and television actor. His television and motion picture roles have included Chesty Puller in The Pacific, Luther Sloan in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Sheriff Jim Valenti in Roswell, convict Heywood in The Shawshank Redemption, Senator Vernon Trent in Hard to Kill, Death in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey and Bill & Ted Face the Music, and Colonel Stuart in Die Hard 2. He played Matthew Ellis in Iron Man 3, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and WHIH Newsfront. He also recurs as John McGarrett in the 2010 remake of the 1968 television series Hawaii Five-O, and the Boston boxing promoter and suspected drug dealer Gino Fish in the Jesse Stone television film series, opposite Tom Selleck, as a small-town police chief, he also played Don in the 1992 movie Trespass starring Ice Cube, Ice-T and Bill Paxton.


  1. "George Calil". IMDb. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  2. "Sadler death 'ruled accidental'". BBC News. 4 September 2003.
  3. " - Balcony fall star still critical - Jun. 17, 2003". Retrieved 25 August 2021.