Martin Compston is a Scottish actor who was born in Renfrewshire, Scotland on May 8, 1984. During his teenage years, Martin used to regularly go to football games of Celtic and dreamed of playing for them one day. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde....Read more Compston got quite good grades, as he got As and Bs in his higher exams but later left school after his fifth year to pursue his dream of being a professional football player for Celtic. His acting career began when director Ken Loach saw him at an audition at his high school and gave him the lead role in the movie “Sweet Sixteen”. After the success of the movie, the actor gained fame. He also appeared in “Barney Thomson” and “Hunter’s Prayer”.