SCOTLAND'S FINEST The rise and rise of actor Martin CompstonMARTIN Compston hit the big time when he landed the leading role on Line of Duty. The smash hit BBC series launched him into the spotlight, and he is now one of the UK's most in demand actors.

Who is Martin Compston? The rise and rise of Scotland’s finest actor

Martin Compston rose to fame with his leading role on the popular BBC series Line of Duty.

Since then, he has become one of the most sought-after actors in the UK.

Who is Martin Compston?

Born on May 8, 1984, Martin Compston is a Scottish actor renowned for his work in television and film.

Originally from Greenock, Inverclyde, in Scotland, Martin’s acting career began at a young age, landing his first role at 18.

After gaining recognition at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in Sweet Sixteen, Martin went on to star in the BBC series Monarch Of The Glen.

From 2003 to 2005, Martin portrayed Ewan Brodie in the TV show The Royal and Casualty before securing his role in Line Of Duty.

His film credits include appearances in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Doomsday, and Filth alongside James McAvoy.

Martin also played a role in the Oscar-nominated Mary Queen Of Scots and starred in the TV series The Nest.

Recently, he appeared in the ITV drama Our House, based on Louise Candlish’s novel.

Martin’s Norwegian Fling, which airs on BBC Two, follows him and friend Phil MacHugh as they embark on adventures in Norway.

The series will premiere on February 23, 2024, at 8pm.

Is Martin Compston married and does he have children?

Martin tied the knot with American actress Tianna Chanel Flynn in 2016 after a three-year courtship.

They share a son together, born in March 2020.

The couple prefers to keep their personal life private.

When was Martin Compston a pro footballer?

Martin pursued his dream of becoming a professional footballer, signing with Greenock Morton football club’s youth team.

He made two appearances for Morton in the 2001-2002 season before focusing on his acting career.