Tom Riley (actor)

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Tom Riley
I want Candy London Movie Premiere (48).jpg
Riley at the premiere of I Want Candy in 2007
Born (1981-04-05) 5 April 1981 (age 33)
Maidstone, Kent, England
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 2006–present

Tom Riley (born 5 April 1981)[1] is an English actor and producer.

Early life[edit]

Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent.[1] He became involved in drama in his hometown at the age of four, and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He attended Maidstone Grammar School. He studied English literature and drama at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 2002 with first class honours.[1] He then set up a small theatre company before starting a three-year acting course at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), completing his studies in 2005.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2006 A Few Days in September David
2007 Return to House on Haunted Hill Paul
2007 I Want Candy Joe
2009 Happy Ever Afters Freddie Butler
2009 St. Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold Romeo
2015 Kill Your Friends Parker-Hall

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Casualty 1906 Dr. James Walton 1 episode
2007 Agatha Christie's Marple Bobby Argyle Episode: "Ordeal by Innocence"
2007 Freezing Dave Beethoven
2008 Casualty 1907 Dr. James Walton 1 episode
2008 Lewis Philip Horton Episode: "And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea"
2008 Freezing Dave Beethoven 2 episodes
2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot Raymond Boynton Episode: "Appointment with Death"
2008 Lost in Austen George Wickham
2009 No Heroics Nigel / Brainstorm Pilot
2010 Bedlam Rob
2010 Bouquet of Barbed Wire Gavin Sorensen
2011–2012 Monroe Dr. Laurence Shepherd 12 episodes
2013–present Da Vinci's Demons Leonardo da Vinci
2014 Doctor Who Robin Hood Episode: "Robot of Sherwood"

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Vertical Hour Royal Court Theatre[2]
2010 Hurts Given and Received Riverside Studios
2011 Arcadia Ethel Barrymore Theatre[3]
2011 My City Almeida Theatre[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Biography". Tom Riley. 
  2. ^ Billington, Michael (23 January 2008). "Theatre review: The Vertical Hour". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Brantley, Ben (17 March 2011). "The 180-Year Itch, Metaphysically Speaking". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Billington, Michael (16 September 2011). "My City – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 

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