12 Things You Don't Know About Tommy Flanagan
Monday, Nov 28, 2016, 8:31 am
Tommy Flanagan, the Scottish actor who famously portrayed Chibs Telford on the FX's television series, Sons of Anarchy, is very well known in the United States and around the world. Even though Tommy Flanagan has acted in numerous films throughout his career, it was the Chibs role that fetched him a lot of popularity. The 51-year-old actor is known for his distinctive scars on the face. It has been nearly two years the last episode of Sons of Anarchy was aired, but the fans of the show never seem to be in a mood to forget the show or its characters like Chibs. Find out 12 interesting things you probably don't know about Tommy Flanagan.
4.He Grew Up In A Poverty-Stricken Neighborhood
Tommy Flanagan spent his entire childhood in Easterhouse, an undeveloped suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. Easterhouse is considered one of the most deprived localities of Western Europe. This place is often regarded as one of the worst places to live in the United Kingdom. The situation was even worse a few decades ago. Tommy once described Easterhouse as a place where a quarter of million people squeezed together, with tons of dirty, snotty, and malnourished children running on the concrete of poverty. Back in his days, this place was notorious for housing most dangerous English criminals and gang members.
5.The Many Professions Of Tommy Flanagan
Born to Elizabeth and David Flanagan in 1965, the Sons of Anarchy star, Tommy Flanagan had a rough childhood. During his childhood, he served a local church as an altar boy. Flanagan learned DJ-ing as he was growing up and started working at a local nightclub. He was doing great until that unfortunate knife attack happened. After he fully recovered from the assault, he worked in a theater for three years as per his friends' suggestion. Flanagan friends told him that his distinctive appearance could easily fetch him specialty roles in TV and movies.
6.He Married Thrice
Tommy Flanagan first married Rachel Flanagan in 1998. She was a casting manager, and the couple said to have met on a movie set. Their marriage didn't last long, and Tommy and Rachel parted ways in 2001. He married an American girl named Jane Ford in 2007, and as per the sources available on the internet, Jane was into the music business at that time. Tommy divorced her in 2010 just after three years of their marriage. After splitting up with Jane, he married his current wife Dina Livingston who now has a 4-year-old daughter with him.