Tom Hughes (actor)
|Born||18 April 1985|
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Partner(s)||Jenna Coleman (2016–present)|
Tom Hughes (born 18 April 1985) is an English actor, known for his roles as Prince Albert in the ITV drama Victoria and Joe Lambe in the BBC drama The Game. Hughes has also portrayed 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. In 2019, it was announced that Hughes would play the role of Christopher Marlowe in the second series of A Discovery of Witches.
Hughes was born and brought up in Upton by Chester, Cheshire, where he attended the local high school. 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. Hughes is the former guitarist of indie band Quaintways. His father, Roy, is also a musician.
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 2011, he appeared as pupil barrister Nick Slade in BBC legal drama Silk, as well as the BBC thriller Page Eight, alongside Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz. In 2013, he starred in the BFI/BBC film, based on the award winning novel, 8 Minutes Idle as the lead role Dan Thomas.
In 2016, he began appearing as Prince Albert in the ITV historic drama series Victoria. Hughes has been in a relationship with his Victoria co-star Jenna Coleman since 2016. In 2019, he starred in the film Red Joan alongside Judi Dench.
|2009||Casualty 1909||Dr. Harry Ingrams||6 episodes|
|2009||Trinity||Jonty Millington||8 episodes|
|2010||Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll||Chaz Jankel|
|2010||Cemetery Junction||Bruce Pearson||Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer|
|2011||Page Eight||Ralph Wilson||Television film|
|2011||Silk||Nick Slade||6 episodes|
|2012||Richard II||Aumerle||Television film|
|2013||The Lady Vanishes||Max||Television film|
|2013||About Time||Jimmy Kincade|
|2013||8 Minutes Idle||Dan Thomas|
|2013||Stay with Me|
|2013||Dancing on the Edge||Julian||5 episodes|
|2013||Agatha Christie's Marple||Michael Rogers||Episode: "Endless Night"|
|2013||Columbite Tantalite||Mark||Short film|
|2014||I Am Soldier||Sergeant/Trooper Mickey Tomlinson|
|2014||Derek||Andy 'The Fit Guy'||S2 Ep4|
|2014||The Game||Joe Lambe||Main role|
|2015||Dare to Be Wild||Christy Collard|
|2016||Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories||Eddie Barrow||Episode: "Feeders and Eaters"|
|2016||Realive – Project Lazarus||Marc Jarvis|
|2016–present||Victoria||Prince Albert||Main role|
|2017||Paula||James Morecroft||Recurring role; 3 episodes|
|2018||Red Joan||Leo Galich||Film|
|2019||Corto Maltese||Corto Maltese||Film|
|2020||A Discovery of Witches||Kit Marlowe||Recurring role|
|2020||The Laureate||Robert Graves||Lead role, Filming|
- 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.
- "Tom Hughes joins the cast of Sky's A Discovery of Witches". Radio Times. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
- Hughes' IMDb profile, imdb.com; retrieved 16 April 2011.
- "Chester actor Tom Hughes stars in BAFTA-nominated film". Chester Chronicle. 28 January 2010.
- "The Game's Tom Hughes on leg-shaving and rock star roles". ShortList. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
- "Cemetery Junction – Official Sony Pictures United Kingdom Movie Site". Sony Pictures.
- "Cemetery Junction – Tom Hughes and Jack Doolan interview". Indie London.
- "Sweet Nothings – Young Vic". Young Vic. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "2010 Nominations – British Independent Film Awards". British Independent Film Awards. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Discover More About Our 42 Brits". BAFTA. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
- "BBC One Programmes – Silk". BBC.
- "BBC One Programmes – Silk – Nick Slade – actor Tom Hughes". BBC.
- Reporters, Telegraph (18 September 2016). "'Victoria' stars Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes 'secretly dating in real life'". The Telegraph.