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November 3, 1969
Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, playwright, comedian, singer, composer, musician|
|Children||Esme Ruby Stone
Roxana May Stone
|Parent(s)||Russel Stone (stepfather)
Joanne Stone (mother)
|Relatives||Madeline Bell (Aunt)|
Rhashan Stone (born November 3, 1969) is an American-born British actor and comedian. He is best known for appearing in many comedy shows such as Desmond's and Mutual Friends. Stone is also a stage actor who has performed in numerous productions for The Royal Shakespeare Company, The National Theatre, The Royal Court and in London's West End. His roles have included the heroic soldier Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, the drag queen Sanzo in Trance, Hero in the Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and the king's brother Clarence in Richard III. Stone is a singer and musician in a wide range of styles, including jazz, soul and gospel. He is also a classically trained singer, musician and composer, and also works occasionally as a playwright.
When he was six years old his mother married an English singer called Russell Oliver (later Russell Stone) and they moved to Norfolk to live with him. Together, his mother and stepfather formed the singing duo R&J Stone. They were very successful and became known for their song "We Do It". His aunt Madeline Bell was also involved in the music industry and became the lead singer for Blue Mink. Stone himself also became a multi-instrumentalist; he played the guitar, piano, drums, oboe, trumpet and trombone.
When Stone was 11 his mother died from a brain tumor. Later, Stone joined Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Even before he graduated he was offered a role in the musical Five Guys Named Moe. He has worked consistently ever since in theatre and television.
|1996||Goodnight Sweetheart||James T|
|1997||The Detectives||Dr Monk|
|1998||Picking Up The Pieces||Steve|
|2002||Holby City||Craig Campbell|
|2003||The Bill||Paul Sharpe|
|2003||Wondrous Oblivion||Frank Worrell||Film|
|2003||The Crouches||Sam||2 episodes|
|2006||Perfect Day: The Millennium||Steve|
|2007||Casualty||Ken Gilroy||1 episode|
|2008||Bike Squad||Sgt. Trev Ellington|
|2008||A Deal Is A Deal||Ash|
|2009||Taking The Flak||Jeremy Morrison|
|2009||Land Girls||Cpl. Willard Lacey|
|2009||Coppers||D.S. Gordon Fenterman|
|2009||The Armstrong and Miller Show||Various Characters|
|2010||Dollhouse||Test Subject||1 episode|
|2009-2011||Horrible Histories||Various||4 episodes|
|2011||Black Mirror||Jeff||Episode: "The Entire History of You"|
|2011||Strike Back: Project Dawn||Major Oliver Sinclair||10 episodes|
|2012||Strike Back: Vengeance||Major Oliver Sinclair||7 episodes|
|2012||Silk||Ed Marmor||2 episodes|
|2014||Bluestone 42||Colin Walters, Minister for the Armed Forces||1 episode|
|2014||The Smoke||Mal Milligan||8 episodes|
|2016||Agatha Raisin||Jez Bloxby|
|2017||Apple Tree Yard||Robert|
|2017||Carters Get Rich||Tony Carter||Lead role of Sky 1 sitcom|
Stone married actress Olivia Williams in 2003. The couple have two children, Esmé Ruby and Roxana May.