Rupert Evans

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Rupert Evans
Born (1976-03-09) 9 March 1976 (age 40)
Staffordshire, England, UK
Nationality English
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present
Home town Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

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.

Early life[edit]

Evans was brought up on a farm in rural Staffordshire, England, near Stoke-on-Trent.[1] 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,[2][3] 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.


Early in his career, Evans appeared in the drama Crime and Punishment starring John Simm, and North and South starring Richard Armitage.

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;[4] as Elliot Howe in Rogue; as Peter Fleming in Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond;[5] and as Brother Godwyn in World Without End.[6] 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)[7] The Man in the High Castle.

In 2014, Evans starred in the horror film The Canal, and in 2016 had a supporting role in the horror film The Boy.






  1. ^ Bishop, Caroline (30 September 2009). "RUPERT EVANS". Official London Theatre. Society of London Theatre. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Eyre, Hermione (2 October 2009). "The Dreamboat: Rupert Evans". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Tatler Schools Guide 2013>Milton Abbey School — Alumni". Tatler. Condé Nast Publications. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Village> Characters> Edmund Allingham". BBC. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  5. ^ Goodwin, Kyle. "Rupert Evans Interview". Drafted Magazine. Archived from the original on 19 April 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  6. ^ Espinoza, Javier (29 November 2012). "Rupert Evans Revs Things Up a Notch". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  7. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy; Andreeva, Nellie (18 February 2015). "Amazon Orders 5 Original Series Including Man In The High Castle, Mad Dogs". Deadline. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "Fear". Bush Theatre. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 

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