Gethin Anthony

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Gethin Anthony
Born (1983-10-09) 9 October 1983 (age 34)
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Gethin David L. Anthony (born 9 October 1983) is an English television and film actor best known for his role as Renly Baratheon in Game of Thrones.

Education[edit]

Gethin attended Ashton Hayes Primary School, Ashton Hayes, Cheshire and Christ Church Primary School, New Malden, Surrey. He attended the Tiffin School in Kingston-Upon-Thames. He received a Scholarship to the British American Drama Academy in London from July to August 2004. Anthony studied English Literature at Oxford University's Balliol College and was President of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, before training at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.[1]

Career[edit]

He played Grigory,[2] in Boris Godunov at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon from November 2012 to March 2013.[3]

He has appeared in Ten Days to War and Doctors, and played William in Copenhagen.[4] His most notable roles are Renly Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones[5][6][7] and Charles Manson in NBC's Aquarius.[8][9][10] In 2017, he voiced the character of Gil Brodie in the video game Mass Effect: Andromeda,[11] and he was in a play 'A Lie of the Mind' at Southwark Playhouse,London with Robert Lonsdale and Kate Fahy.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pinochet's Last Stand William Straw Debut
TV movie[13]
2008 Beyond the Rave Noddy Short
2009 Into the Storm 1st Pilot TV movie
2012 Dreck Herb
2014 Copenhagen William
2017 First Kill Levi Barrett
Kodachrome Jasper

Television[edit]

Title Year Role Network Notes Ref(s)
Holby City 2006 Drew Kramer BBC 1 episode
Doctors 2007 Dave Jones
10 Days to War 2008 Minister's Aid
Game of Thrones 2011–12 Renly Baratheon HBO 8 episodes [14]
Call the Midwife 2014 George Saint BBC
Aquarius 2015–16 Charles Manson NBC Main cast [15]

Video games[edit]

Year Game Developer Publisher Role
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition BioWare Electronic Arts Imshael, Ser Morris, additional voices
2017 Mass Effect: Andromeda Gil Brodie[16]

Theatre[edit]

Radio[edit]

  • BBC Radio 4's Small Acts of Kindness as Charlie
  • BBC Radio 4's Severed Threads as Jones
  • Radiotastic's The Minister of Chance as Sutu
  • BBC's Legsy Gets a Break as John

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gethin Anthony". United Agents. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.rsc.org.uk/explore/other-writers/boris-godunov-cast.aspx
  3. ^ "Boris Godunov, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon". The Independent. 
  4. ^ "Gethin it Done: GoT alum Gethin Anthony makes SF stop to promote new flick". sfreporter.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Interview: "Game of Thrones" Gethin Anthony Isn't Afraid of a Little Manscaping". newnownext.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  6. ^ Ugrin, Nicole. "Interview: Gethin Anthony talks Game of Thrones, Minister of Chance - | movies, TV, videogames, crowd-funding - Shadowlocked: find the future!". www.shadowlocked.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Renly Baratheon isn't happy about 'Game of Thrones' happenings". usatoday.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Smith, Krista. "Gethin Anthony on Going from Game of Thrones Into the Mind of Charles Manson". vanityfair.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "'Game of Thrones' Star on Transforming Into Charles Manson for 'Aquarius'". observer.com. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  10. ^ Harris, Bill; Network, Postmedia. "'Game of Thrones' star Gethin Anthony tackles Charles Manson for 'Aquarius'". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  11. ^ "GIL BRODIE". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 
  12. ^ Longman, Will (10 March 2017). "Exclusive: Casting announced for A Lie of the Mind at Southwark Playhouse". whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 
  13. ^ "2006 Pinochet - Filmography". 
  14. ^ Bundel, Ani (September 25, 2016). "Gethin Anthony Talks Positive Gay Role Models on Game of Thrones". Winter Is Coming. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  15. ^ Desta, Yohana (November 20, 2017). "Charles Manson Is Dead, but Hollywood Isn't Done with Him Yet". Vanity Fair. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  16. ^ "MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA – Natalie Dormer as Dr Lexi T'Perro". 

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