Tom Bateman (actor)

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Tom Bateman
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Bateman in 2008, with Susanne Sheehy
Thomas Jonathan Bateman

(1989-03-15) 15 March 1989 (age 29)
Years active2011–present

Thomas Jonathan Bateman (born 15 March 1989)[1] is an English actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles on the television series Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015), Jekyll and Hyde (2015), and in the film Murder on the Orient Express (2017).[2][3]

Life and career[edit]

Bateman was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire. He starred in Sky TV's 2013 television series The Tunnel. He has 13 siblings, including a twin brother, named Merlin.

He appeared as Giuliano de' Medici in the 2013 - 2015 TV series Da Vinci's Demons. In 2015 he starred as the title character in the 10-episode British television series Jekyll and Hyde.

In 2017, he appeared in the comedy film Snatched and as Bouc in the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express. In August 2018, he was announced as the lead character in ITV's Beecham House, which will air in 2019.[4] He played the role of the main villain in the 2019 film Cold Pursuit.[5]

He portrayed William Shakespeare in the original London production of Shakespeare in Love in 2014.



Year Title Role Notes
2011 Much Ado About Nothing Claudio
2015 Creditors Michael Redmane
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale Florizel
2016 Exposure Charlie Short film
2017 B&B Marc
Snatched James
Murder on the Orient Express Bouc
Hi-Lo Joe Tony
2019 Cold Pursuit Viking


Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Tunnel Danny Hillier 7 episodes (season 1)
Da Vinci's Demons Giuliano de' Medici 10 episodes (season 1&2)
2015 Jekyll and Hyde Dr. Robert Jekyll / Hyde
2016 Cold Feet Justin Parker 2 episodes (season 6)
2018 Vanity Fair Rawdon Crawley 6 episodes (miniseries)
Into the Dark Wilkes Episode: "The Body"


  1. ^ "".
  2. ^ "Mr Jekyll Will See You Now". Marie Claire. 20 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Tom Bateman on playing both Jekyll and Hyde: 'Hopefully we can get the Doctor Who audience'". Guardian (UK). 25 Oct 2015.
  4. ^ Ling, Thomas (20 August 2018). "ITV announces star-studded period drama Beecham House". Radio Times. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  5. ^ Ford, Rebecca (March 15, 2017). "Liam Neeson Revenge Thriller 'Hard Powder' Adds Tom Bateman (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 22, 2017.

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