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Bollywood fans know him as the villainous Captain Russell who snarled "tum saala ghulam log" in 2001 film 'Lagaan'

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In the film, Aamir Khan's village XI beats Captain Russell at cricket. Their prize - a tax waiver in the time of drought

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However, there is much more to British actor Paul Blackthorne than the words "dugna lagaan"

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Now 51, Paul Blackthorne spent months learning Hindi for 'Lagaan' - it was his first major film role

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Since then, he's appeared in films like 'A Christmas Carol' and 'Dumb And Dumber To'

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He's best-known to TV viewers as Quentin Lance from 'Arrow' - he reprised the role in 'The Flash' and 'Legends Of Tomorrow'

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Paul Blackthorne has also appeared in several other TV shows and had recurring roles on 'ER' and '24'

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He's an avid photographer and heads a charity that raises awareness about rhino poaching

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