Rupert Evans

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Rupert Evans
Born (1977-03-09) 9 March 1977 (age 38)
Staffordshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001-present

Rupert Evans (Born 30 March 1977) is an English actor who has appeared in television, film and theatre, including as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Early life[edit]

Evans was born in Staffordshire, England on 30 March 1977.


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,[1][2] 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.

Life and career[edit]

Evans has secured a variety of television credits in the UK, including the BBC sitcom My Family, the drama Crime and Punishment starring John Simm and North and South. He also starred in ITV's High Stakes sitcom with Richard Wilson, and Paradise Heights, the BBC drama starring Neil Morrissey.

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. Evans appeared as King Richard IV, the head of a fictional royal family, in the short-lived The Palace.[3] He also appeared in Agora, filmed in Malta with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella.






  1. ^ The Dreamboat: Rupert Evans Publisher: London Evening Standard. Published: 2 October 2009. Retrieved: 17 April 2013.
  2. ^ Milton Abbey School - Alumni Publisher: Tatler Schools Guide 2013. Retrieved: 17 April 2013.
  3. ^ The Stage / News / Asher and Evans to star in ITV1 royal drama
  4. ^ Wikipedia. Wikipedia  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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