19 January 1957 |
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
||Actor, director, writer
Roger Ashton-Griffiths (born 19 January 1957) is an English character actor, screenwriter and film director.
Life and career
He graduated from Lancaster University (BMus) and the University of East London (MA Fine Art), and began his career as a singer with English National Opera at the London Coliseum.
He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's The Brothers Grimm and Brazil, A Knight's Tale, Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, Roman Polanski's Pirates, Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco and Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner.
He has also worked extensively in television, including Margaret and The Tudors, and portrays Mace Tyrell in Game of Thrones.