Tomas Arana Actor Gladiator Defiance Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo w/coa $250 RetailItem code: RA-1780
Shipping is available with this item.Reserve Price 1.00
Tomas Arana Actor Gladiator Defiance Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo w/coa $250 Retail
Arana was born in Auburn, California. He grew up in San Francisco and studied classical theatre at the American Conservatory Theater and at the City College of San Francisco. Afterwards he relocated to New York and acted in off-Broadway productions. He then hitchhiked throughout Europe and ended up living in Naples, Italy, where he worked in the famous Lucio Amelio Art Gallery. There he worked with such artists as Warhol, Beuys, Rauschenberg, Richter, Longobardi, Clemente, Gilbert & George, etc. Andy Warhol painted his portrait, which is now part of Arana's extensive art collection. He lives between Italy and Hollywood and has three sons.
Arana has played leading and supporting roles in over 30 European productions including films by directors such as Lina Wertmüller, Liliana Cavani, Carlo Verdone, Michele Soavi and with one of Japan's most successful directors: Koreyoshi Kurahara in the Toho production See You. He appeared as Quintus in Ridley Scott's epic motion picture Gladiator, Michael Bruening in Curtis Hanson's L.A. Confidential and he also appeared in the second film of the Bourne series, The Bourne Supremacy. In theatre, Arana was the producer and a leading actor in the internationally acclaimed theatre company Falso Movimento, based in Naples, Italy. Under Arana and artistic director Mario Martone (now an Italian film director), Falso Movimento won many awards including Best Play of the Year and Best Set Design, as well as the Mondello Prize.
Arana also played the GRU sleeper agent Loginov in the 1990 film adaptation of Tom Clancy's novel The Hunt for Red October, the would-be killer in 1992's The Bodyguard starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, a Belarusian resistance leader in Edward Zwick's 2008 film Defiance, and The Man In The Tan Coat in 2011's Limitless alongside Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. He appeared in the third installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, as Bruce Wayne's lawyer. In 2013 Arana performed as mysterious assassin in the miniseries Crimes of the German television broadcaster ZDF. In 2014, Arana appeared as a Kree ambassador in Guardians of the Galaxy.
We guarantee all our autographed items to be authentic and stand behind it with a 100% money back guarantee on the full amount of the item (Including any taxes or S+H) if it does not pass a PSA/DNA authentication.
We obtain all our autograph items from Collectors (Purchase of large Collections/Autograph Hunters), Other memorabilia companies, Large Wholesale Lots from eBay, Charity auctions and from time to time we do signings with celebrities. Sometimes the auto items come with COA's and sometimes they do not. We belong to a number of authentication verification companies i.e, Startiger.com. We check all autographs before we sell or list them to make sure they look like other authenticated autographs and confirmed originals from that particular person(s). We have been in the collectibles industry for many years and it is very important to us to sell original items, our reputation is everything. Please feel confident that our items are original.