Tom Hughes (actor)
18 April 1985 |
Chester, Cheshire, England
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (B.A., 2008)|
Tom Hughes (born 18 April 1985) is an English actor. His roles include Michael Rogers in Agatha Christie's Marple, Jonty Millingden in the ITV drama Trinity, Chaz Jankel in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Bruce Pearson in Cemetery Junction, and Nick Slade in the BBC legal drama Silk. He also played Joe Lambe, the lead role in the 2014 BBC Cold War drama The Game. In 2016, he starred in the role of Prince Albert in the ITV drama Victoria.
Hughes was born and brought up in Upton by Chester, Cheshire, where he attended the local high school. His father, Roy, is a musician. He attended the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre group. He was a member of the Cheshire Youth Theatre and the Jigsaw Music Theatre Company, and graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in acting.
In 2009, he featured in the spin-off BBC series Casualty 1909, and in ITV's Trinity. In 2010, he appeared in Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll as Dury's bandmate Chaz Jankel, and starred as rebellious Bruce Pearson in comedy-drama Cemetery Junction, by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. In the same year he appeared in Sweet Nothings by David Harrower at the Young Vic, directed by Luc Bondy, and was nominated for a BIFA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. In 2011, he was named one of the 42 BAFTA Brits to Watch.
In 2016, he appeared as Prince Albert in season one in ITV's series, Victoria, and later reprised his role for the second series. He is set to appear in the Christmas episode, also.
|Casualty 1909||Dr. Harry Ingrams||6 episodes|
|Trinity||Jonty Millington||8 episodes|
|2010||Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll||Chaz Jankel|
|Cemetery Junction||Bruce Pearson||Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer|
|2011||Page Eight||Ralph Wilson||Television film|
|Silk||Nick Slade||6 episodes|
|2012||Richard II||Aumerle||Television film|
|2013||The Lady Vanishes||Max||Television film|
|About Time||Jimmy Kincade|
|Eight Minutes Idle||Dan|
|Stay with Me|
|Dancing on the Edge||Julian||5 episodes|
|Agatha Christie's Marple||Michael Rogers||Episode: "Endless Night"|
|Columbite Tantalite||Mark||Short film|
|2014||I Am Soldier||Sergeant/Trooper Mickey Tomlinson|
|Derek||Andy 'The Fit Guy'||1 episode|
|2015||The Game||Joe Lambe||UK TV serial|
|Dare to Be Wild||Christy Collard|
|2016||Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories||Eddie Barrow||Episode: "Feeders and Eaters"|
|Realive - Project Lazarus||Marc Jarvis|
|2016–present||Victoria||Prince Albert||TV series|
|Paula||James Morecroft||TV series|
- Hughes, Tom (23 May 2015). "Soccer AM - Tom Hughes". Soccer AM. Sky Sports. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
It was 1997. My birthday's 18th April. I was 12.
- "Chester actor Tom Hughes stars in BAFTA-nominated film". Chester Chronicle. 28 January 2010.
- "Cemetery Junction – Official Sony Pictures United Kingdom Movie Site". Sony Pictures.
- "Cemetery Junction – Tom Hughes and Jack Doolan interview". Indie London.
- "BBC One Programmes – Silk". BBC.
- "BBC One Programmes – Silk – Nick Slade – actor Tom Hughes". BBC.
- "BBC America - the Game". BBC.
- Hughes' IMDb profile, imdb.com; retrieved 16 April 2011.
- "Sweet Nothings – Young Vic". Young Vic. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "2010 Nominations – British Independent Film Awards". British Independent Film Awards. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Discover More About Our 42 Brits". BAFTA. Retrieved 6 October 2017.