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30 September 1970|
Catterick, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
|Alma mater||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art|
Alistair Petrie (born 30 September 1970) is an English actor, known for his supporting roles in films, such as Philip Lisle in The Bank Job, various characters, including Felix Finch in Cloud Atlas, Stirling Moss in Rush and General Davits Draven in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
In television, Petrie is known for portraying Geoff in Channel 4's Utopia, Alexander "Sandy" Langbourne in The Night Manager alongside Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie, Robert Greenlaw in BBC1's Undercover, "Deep State" opposite Mark Strong for Fox Television.
He is a director of This Red Rock, a film and television production company and is on the board of Shared Experience Theatre Company.
He is patron of the premature birth charity, Borne, and a supporter of Team Margot.
Born in Catterick, North Riding of Yorkshire, Petrie was brought up in the Middle East, mainland Europe and East Africa. His father was a RAF fighter pilot. He trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
He spent his early career in theatre around the country before joining the RSC where productions included Troilus and Cressida and Ibsen's Brand opposite Ralph Fiennes. In 2005, he joined the National Theatre, where he stayed for 28 months performing in His Dark Materials, Shakespeare's Henry IV alongside Sir Michael Gambon and David Edgar's Playing With Fire'. In 2007 he appeared in Marc Munden's The Mark of Cain, The Whistleblowers and Cranford. As well as other TV work such as Emma and The Forsyte Saga: To Let, he has also appeared in the music video for "Bellissimo" by Ilya, directed by the Guard Brothers (January 2004).
Other theatre work includes The Earl of Wessex - the part played by Colin Firth in the film - in the hit 2015 West End Production of "Shakespeare in Love". He played the role of Man in Shared Experience's Mine at the Hampstead Theatre.
He and his wife were the first married couple to together successfully swim the English Channel in 2007 in 12 hours and 21 minutes as part of a fundraising challenge to support the neo natal unit at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. In the same year, they also cycled from Paris to London, competed in the London Triathlon and ran the London Marathon.
|2005||Man to Man||Beckinsale|
|2007||The Mark of Cain||Major Rod Gilchrist|
|2008||The Bank Job||Philip Lisle|
|A Bunch of Amateurs||Rupert Twist|
|2010||Devil's Playground||Andy Billing|
|Cloud Atlas||Haskell Moore's Dinner Guest 1
|Vendetta||DCI Spencer Holland|
|2014||The Face of an Angel||Steve|
|A Little Chaos||De Ville|
|2015||Kicking Off||Anthony Greaves|
|Victor Frankenstein||Chief Inspector|
|2016||God's Kingdom||Alexander||Short film|
|Rogue One||General Draven|
|Scarlet and Black||Hussar||TV mini-series|
|1994||All Quiet on the Preston Front||Big Matt||Episode: "Diesel's Garage"|
|1996||Emma||Robert Martin||TV movie|
|1998||Game On||Charles||Episode: "Wedding Day"|
|Jonathan Creek||Duncan Proctor||Episodes: "The Problem at Gallows Gate: Part 1"|
"The Problem at Gallows Gate: Part 2"
|1999||My Wonderful Life||Ollie||Episode: "Chinese Walls"|
|Dalziel and Pascoe||Young James Westropp||Episode: "Recalled to Life"|
|2000||The Stretch||Jonathon Nichols||TV mini-series|
|Second Sight||Neil||Episode: "Parasomnia"|
|2002, 2011||Holby City||Mark Noble
Colonel John Appleton
|Episodes: "Second Chances"|
"No Credit, No Blame"
|2002-2003||The Forsyte Saga||George Forsyte||TV mini-series|
|2002||Celeb||Photographer||Episode: "The Guest"|
|2003||State of Mind||Nick Grainger||TV mini-series|
|2006||Perfect Disaster||Doug||TV Series documentary|
Episode: "Mega Flood"
|2007||The Whistleblowers||Christopher Rowe||Episode: "No Child Left Behind"|
|Cranford||Major Gordon||Episode: "August 1842"|
|2008||Mutual Friends||Carl Cato|
|2009||Gracie!||Basil Dean||TV movie|
|2010||The Taking of Prince Harry||Jack Pastor|
|2011||Midsomer Murders||Clifford Bunting||Episode: "Not in My Back Yard"|
|Strike Back||Kenneth Bratton||Episodes: "Project Dawn #3"|
"Project Dawn #4"
|Death in Paradise||Gordon Foster||Episode #1.5|
|2012||Whitechapel||Dr. Simon Mortlake||Episode #3.5|
|2013||The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane||Dr. Casement||TV movie|
|The Escape Artist||Julian Fowkes||TV mini-series|
Episode: "Part 1"
|Lucan||Jimmy Goldsmith||TV movie|
|2014||Sherlock||Major James Sholto||Episode: "The Sign of Three"|
|Vera||Stuart Bayliss||Episode: "On Harbour Street"|
|The Game||Andrew||TV mini-series|
|2016||The Night Manager||Lord Sandy Langbourne||TV mini-series|
|New Blood||Charles Matherson||Episode #1.4|
|Harley and the Davidsons||Edsel Ford||Episode: "Legacy"|
|2018||The Terror||Dr. Stephan S. Stanley|
|Deep State||George White|
- "Alistair Petrie Quotes - BrainyQuote". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- "Alistair Petrie - Biphoo". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- "BBC One - Sherlock, Series 3, The Sign of Three". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- "The cast of BBC's Pride and Prejudice: Where are they now?". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
- "Alistair Petrie - Sherlocked USA". Retrieved August 7, 2017.
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