Tom Riley (actor)

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

Tom Riley (born 5 April 1981 in Maidstone, Kent) is an English film, television and theatre actor.


Riley was involved in drama in his home town of Maidstone, Kent, since the age of four and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He studied English literature and drama at University of Birmingham, graduating in 2002 with first class honours, and set up a small theatre company before deciding to go to drama school.. He started the three-year professional acting course at LAMDA the same year, completing his studies in 2005.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Casualty 1906 Dr James Walton 1 episode
A Few Days in September David
2007 Return to House on Haunted Hill Paul
Marple: Ordeal by Innocence Bobby Argyle
Freezing Dave Beethoven
I Want Candy Joe
2008 Casualty 1907 Dr. James Walton 1 episode
Lewis: And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea Philip Horton
Freezing Dave Beethoven 2 episodes
Lost in Austen George Wickham
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Appointment with Death Raymond Boynton
2009 Happy Ever Afters Freddie Butler
No Heroics Nigel/Brainstorm (US pilot)
St. Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold Romeo
2010 Bouquet of Barbed Wire Gavin Sorensen
Bedlam Rob
2011/12 Monroe Dr Laurence Shepherd 12 episodes
2013- Da Vinci's Demons Leonardo da Vinci lead
2014 Doctor Who Robin Hood [2] "Robot of Sherwood"[3]
2015 Kill Your Friends Filming


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Media related to Tom Riley at Wikimedia Commons


  1. ^ "Biography". Tom Riley. 
  2. ^ "Series 8: Da Vinci’s Demons’ Tom Riley Cast". Doctor Who TV. 2 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood". Tom 18 August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Billington, Michael (23 January 2008). "Theatre review: The Vertical Hour". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Brantley, Ben (17 March 2011). "The 180-Year Itch, Metaphysically Speaking". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Billington, Michael (16 September 2011). "My City – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  • [1] Tom Riley – Biography

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