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Martin Compston is a Scottish actor primarily recognized for his riveting portrayal of Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott in the British crime drama series “Line of Duty.” Initially gaining attention with his role in Ken Loach’s 2002 film “Sweet Sixteen.”

Over the years, Compston has amassed a varied body of work. Aside from “Line of Duty,” he has appeared in many television shows and movies including “Monarch of the Glen,” “In Plain Sight,” and the gritty crime drama film “The Disappearance of Alice Creed.”

Martin Compston has worked alongside actors such as Adrian Dunbar, Vicky McClure, Kelly Macdonald, Stephen Graham, and Thandie Newton in “Line of Duty.” In film, he teamed up with Gemma Arterton in “The Disappearance of Alice Creed” and was directed by filmmaker Ken Loach in “Sweet Sixteen.” He has also worked with actors like Gerard Butler in “The Wee Man,” Eddie Marsan in “Filth,” and Morven Christie and Lindsey Coulson in the television drama “The Nest.”

Compston hasn’t gone unnoticed. His work in “Sweet Sixteen” brought him the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Additionally, his role in “Line of Duty” has garnered widespread critical acclaim, securing him a place as a consistent nominee at various awards ceremonies, such as the National Television Awards. The series itself has won a Royal Television Society Award and has been nominated for multiple BAFTA awards.