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19 January 1957 |
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Actor, director, writer|
Life and career
Roger Ashton-Griffiths graduated from Lancaster University (BMus), University of East London (MA Fine Art) and the University of East Anglia (PhD Creative & Critical Writing), and began his career as a singer with English National Opera at the London Coliseum.
He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Dreamchild (1985), Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), Gene Wilder's Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Roman Polanski's Pirates (1986), Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Mountains of the Moon (1990), Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990), Shadowlands (1993), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), The Wind in the Willows (1996), A Knight's Tale (2001), Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York (2002), Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco (2014) and Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner (2014).
He has also worked extensively in television, including Jack the Ripper, The Odyssey, Merlin, Margaret, The Tudors, Doctor Who, Coronation Street and Father Brown. He portrays Lord Mace Tyrell in Game of Thrones in Season 4 and Season 5.
|2002||Gangs of New York||P T Barnum|
|2010||You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger||Jonathan|
|2014||Grace of Monaco||Alfred Hitchcock|
|2014–||Game of Thrones||Lord Mace Tyrell|
|2014||Mr. Turner||Henry William Pickersgill|
|2016||Father Brown||Cardinal Bonipogio||Episode 4.5 "The Daughter of Autolycus"|