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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
As a possible dark-horse, how about Philip Glenister, of Ashes to Ashes? He has played in historical costume dramas, including Vanity Fair, Sharpe and Hornblower – the last role inspiring some ardent fans – and while only six-foot, he would be convincing in a boarding-party melee.