Adam Rayner

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Adam Rayner
Born Adam Chance Angus Rayner
(1977-08-28) 28 August 1977 (age 39)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present

Adam Chance Angus Rayner (born on 28 August 1977 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire) is an English actor, who has appeared on television in Mistresses, At Home with the Braithwaites and Making Waves. He has also appeared on stage in The Rivals (Bristol Old Vic, 2004), Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2006) and Much Ado About Nothing (Novello, 2006).

He made an appearance as 'Dr. Gail' in the 2010 Christmas Special 'The Perfect Christmas' episode of the award winning BBC sitcom Miranda alongside Sally Phillips, Miranda Hart, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland and Patricia Hodge, and his character returned in Series 3, Episode 4: Je Regret Nothing.[1]

In November 2012, it was announced that Rayner was cast as Simon Templar in a pilot for a new television series based on the character.[2] Principal photography began on Monday, 17 December 2012 in Pacific Palisades, California.[3] Executive producer Roger Moore was unable to sell the pilot, and Rayner has since been cast as the lead in the FX television series, Tyrant, which débuted in June 2014.

Rayner's mother is American and father is English and also holds a dual citizenship for the UK and the United States. He married actress Lucy Brown,[4] on New Year's Eve 2015 and they have one son together- Jack born 28 December 2014.[5]



  1. ^ "Dr Gail returns to Series 3". 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2012-12-10). "Eliza Dushku To Co-Star In 'The Saint' Backdoor Pilot, Roger Moore To Co-Produce". Retrieved 2012-12-17. 
  3. ^ "Week One on the Set of The Saint". The Saint News. 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  4. ^ Ruben V. Nepales. "A palace built on strawberry fields". 
  5. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. 

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