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9 March 1976 |
Staffordshire, England, UK
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Rupert Evans (born 9 March 1976) is an English actor who has appeared in television, film, and theater. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Evans was brought up on a farm in rural Staffordshire, England, near Stoke-on-Trent. Evans was educated at Bilton Grange School, a boarding independent school in the village of Dunchurch, near the market town of Rugby in Warwickshire in the West Midlands region of England, followed by Milton Abbey School, a boarding independent school in the village of Milton Abbas, near the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset in South West England, and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, at the time based in South Kensington in London.
Evans' first major film role was as FBI Agent John Myers in director Guillermo del Toro's 2004 adaptation of the Mike Mignola comic book Hellboy. He also appeared in Agora, which was filmed in Malta with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella.
Evans has starred as Edmund Allingham in the BBC's The Village; as Elliot Howe in Rogue; as Peter Fleming in Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond; and as Brother Godwyn in World Without End. He also starred in ITV's High Stakes sitcom with Richard Wilson, and Paradise Heights, the BBC drama starring Neil Morrissey. Evans is a lead in the Amazon series (with the most watched Amazon pilot) The Man in the High Castle.
- Venetian Heat
- Macbeth
- Sweet Panic (2003)
- Breathing Corpses (2005)
- Romeo and Juliet (2006) as Romeo
- Kiss of the Spider Woman (2007) Donmar Warehouse, London & tour
- Life Is a Dream (2009) Donmar Warehouse
- Fear (2013),  Bush Theatre
- The Browning Version (1994; uncredited)
- Crime and Punishment (2002) as student
- Hellboy (2004) as FBI agent John Myers
- Guantanamero (2006) as Ali/Jeb
- Sidney Turtlebaum (2008) as Gabriel
- Agora (2009) as Synesius
- The Incident (aka Asylum Blackout, 2011) as George
- Elfie Hopkins (2012) as Mr. Gammon
- The Canal (2014) as David
- Belly of the Bulldog (2015) as Reeves
- The Boy (2016) as Malcolm
- American Pastoral (2016) as Jerry Levov
- High Stakes (2001), as Charlie, in "Father Figure"
- My Family (2001), as Tom, in "All Roads Lead to Ramon"
- Lexx (2002), as Cleasby, in "Prime Ridge" (season 4, episode 14)
- Paradise Heights (2002) as Toby Edwards (in 6 episodes)
- Rockface (2002–2003) as Jamie Doughan (in 7 episodes)
- Sons and Lovers (2003) as Paul Morel
- North & South (2004) as Frederick Hale
- Fingersmith (2005) as Richard Rivers
- ShakespeaRe-Told — A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) as Xander
- The Palace (2008) as King Richard IV
- Emma (2009) as Frank Churchill
- The Little House (2010) as Patrick
- Dark Matters: Twisted But True (2012), as Fritz Haber in "Postively Poisonous, Beauty and Brains, Medusa's Heroin" (season 2, episode 4), and as Dr. Goldberger in "Amnesiac, Party Poopers, Risky Radiation" (season 2, episode 5)
- World Without End (2012) as Godwyn
- The Village (2013–) as Edmund Allingham (in 12 episodes)
- Agatha Christie's Poirot (2013), as Harold Waring in "The Labours of Hercules"
- Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond (2014) as Peter Fleming
- Rogue (2014) as Elliott
- The Secrets (2014) as Tom in "The Conversation"
- The Man in the High Castle (2015) as Frank Frink
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