16 September 1974
London, England, UK
Edmund "Ed" Stoppard (born 16 September 1974) is an English actor.
Both of his parents were from Jewish families. He was educated at Caldicott School, Stowe School and Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He studied French at Edinburgh University and then trained at LAMDA.
His film credits include starring as one of the main characters in The Pianist, Henryk Szpilman. He also starred as the main character, Thomas, in Joy Division and as Lieutenant Addis in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.
His stage credits include the title role in English Touring Theatre's 2005 Hamlet alongside Anita Dobson (which also ran at the New Ambassadors Theatre) in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and Konstantin in Chekhov's The Seagull at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2003. His West End credits include Tom Wingfield in a 2007 revival of The Glass Menagerie at the Apollo Theatre and the UK premiere of Wit.
In 2008 Stoppard returned to the stage in the Hampstead Theatre production of Amy Rosenthal's D.H. Lawrence biodrama On The Rocks, alongside Nick Caldecott and Charlotte Emmerson. He appeared in a revival of Arcadia, written by his father, at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End in June 2009 alongside Samantha Bond and Neil Pearson. He played Valentine Coverly.
He has also worked behind the scenes on films such as Rogue Trader.
In 2010, he was cast in the role of Sir Hallam Holland in the 2010 BBC sequel to Upstairs, Downstairs. and he also appeared in Any Human Heart, the Channel Four mini-series adaptation of William Boyd's critically acclaimed novel of the same name, alongside Matthew Macfadyen.
Most recently Stoppard was cast as Adrien Deume, a Swiss diplomat, Ariane's husband, in a screen version of Albert Cohen's novel Belle du Seigneur. The film will be released in France on 19 June 2013. He also voiced and lent his likeness for Dimitri Mishkin in GoldenEye 007 for the Wii.
In early 2012, he played the role of Peter in the Trafalgar Studios' production of the Francois Archambault play The Leisure Society.
Film and television credits
|1999||Fiancée, TheThe Fiancée||Boy on motorbike||Short film|
|2000||Little Vampire, TheThe Little Vampire||Von Sackville-Bagg|
|Relic Hunter||Laurent Halezan||2 episodes: M.I.A., A Good Year|
|2001||Queen of Swords||Ambassador Ramirez||Episode: The Emissary|
|2001||Murder in Mind||James Hillier||Episode: Sleeper|
|2002||Pianist, TheThe Pianist||Henryk|
|2002||Summer Things||Rick||Original title: Embrassez qui vous voudrez|
|2003||Ferrari||Ferrari's alter ego|
|2003||JD Pilot||Thomas||Short film|
|2003||In Search of the Brontës||Monsieur Heger||Mini-series|
|2005||Somme, TheThe Somme||Captain Charlie May||TV film|
|2006||Joy Division||Thomas (older)|
|2006||Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire||Josephus||Docudrama|
|2007||Tchaikovsky: 'The Creation of Genius'||Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky||Docudrama|
|2007||Tchaikovsky: 'Fortune and Tragedy'||Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky||Docudrama|
|2007||Marple: At Bertram's Hotel||Malinowski||TV film|
|2007||Inspector Lynley Mysteries, TheThe Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Conrad McCaffrey||Episode: Limbo|
|2008||Brideshead Revisited||Bridey Flyte|
|2009||Terror! Robespierre and the French Revolution||Herault||Documentary|
|2010||Last Temptation of Chris, TheThe Last Temptation of Chris||Chris||Short film|
|2010||Scooterman||Scooterman aka Gerald Jones||Short film|
|2010||Upstairs, Downstairs||Sir Hallam Holland||Mini-series sequel|
|2011||The Man Who Crossed Hitler||Hans Litten||TV film|
|2011||Britain's Greatest Codebreaker||Alan Turing||Docudrama|
|2012||Papadopoulos & Sons||Rob||Feature Film|
|2012||Belle du Seigneur||Adrien Deume|
|2013||Silent Witness||James Embleton||'Legacy' episode|
|2013||The Politician's Husband||Bruce Babbish||Mini-series|
- "All About Jewish Theatre - Tom Stoppard’s "Travesties" on Stage in Connecticut". Jewish-theatre.com. 2005-06-05. Retrieved 2013-06-22.
- Julie McCaffrey (2010-02-13). "Queen honours The Mirror's Dr Miriam Stoppard with OBE - Mirror Online". Mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-22.
- Billington, Michael (2008-07-02), On the Rocks Review, The Guardian, retrieved 2009-03-02
- Bassett, Kate (2008-07-06), On the Rocks, Hampstead Theatre, London, The Independent, retrieved 2009-03-02
- Ed Stoppard interview: Arcadia The Telegraph. 19 May 2009
- Upstairs, Downstairs is back with a new cast Daily Mail 25 July 2010.
- Why Kathy Burke is coming in from the cold Daily Mail. 22 October 2010.
- Britain's Greatest Codebreaker
- BBC Press Release
- Screen Daily (29 March 2013). "Papadopoulos & Sons". Retrieved 10 April 2013.