Rugby Actors and Actresses

This is a list of actors and actresses who played rugby league or rugby union at some point in their life time. Work in progress, will continue to add photos and other information as they come to light. If you are aware of any actors/actresses missing from this list, please comment below.
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Daniel Craig
Actor, Skyfall
Daniel Craig is an English actor. Craig trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage. His film debut was in the drama The Power of One (1992). Other early appearances were in the Disney family film A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) and the biographical film Elizabeth (1998)...
“ Played for Hoylake RFC. Much was made at the film casino royal's release about Daniel Craig's buff body. Being in such prime condition was not new to the actor, as at one point he had been a semi-professional rugby player. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Peter O'Toole
O'Toole was one of several actors to be Oscar-nominated for playing the same role in two different films: he played King Henry II in both Becket (1964) and The Lion in Winter (1968). O'Toole played Hamlet under Laurence Olivier's direction in the premiere production of the Royal National Theatre in 1963...
“ O'Toole played rugby league as a child in Leeds and was also a rugby union fan, attending Five Nations matches with friends and fellow rugby fans Richard Harris, Kenneth Griffith, Peter Finch and Richard Burton

Richard Harris & Peter O'toole at munster rugby -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOU3gDncP4k ” - maximum_2083
 
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Richard Harris
A genuine star of cinema on screen and a fiery hell raiser off screen, Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family. He was the son of Mildred Josephine (Harty) and Ivan John Harris, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for literature...
“ Before teaching at hogwarts, professor dumbledore was a talented rugby player. Richard harris played several matches for Garryowen FC, as well as various junior sides. He remained a fan of the Munster team his entire life, and used to go and watch matches with Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton.

After his funeral, ivan harris spoke of how his brother was laid out wearing his Munster rugby jersey. It was richards dying wish. - http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Eulogy+to+star+Harris.-a095396924

Richard Harris & Peter O'toole at munster rugby -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOU3gDncP4k ” - maximum_2083
 
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Richard Burton
Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless regarded as one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins...
“ Richard Burtons Last match:- http://wesclark.com/rrr/burton.html ” - maximum_2083
 
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Gerard Butler
Actor, 300
Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents divorced when he was a child...
 
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Julian McMahon
Actor, Nip/Tuck
Julian Dana William McMahon was born in Sydney, Australia, the second of three children of Lady Sonia McMahon (née Sonia Rachel Hopkins) and Sir Billy McMahon, the longest continuously serving government minister in Australian history, serving over 21 years as a government minister before serving as Prime Minister of Australia from March 1971 to December 1972...
 
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Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro...
“ Represented Spain -> http://www.rugbyunplugged.com/images/Javier%20Bardem%20Spain%20rugby.jpg ” - maximum_2083
 
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Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio. The son of actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham, he graduated from the University of Manchester and continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, obtaining a Master of Arts in Classical Acting...
“ Benedict cumberbatch posing for a a group photo - https://i.imgur.com/QQ1q54R.jpg ” - maximum_2083
 
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Tom Hiddleston
Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory school...
“ He played rugby at Cambridge University but gave it up for his love of acting.

Posing for a rugby photo:-
http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/33300000/Tom-Hiddleston-Rugby-Team-tom-hiddleston-33312062-500-500.jpg ” - maximum_2083
 
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Dwayne Johnson
Actor, WWE Raw
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his mother is of Samoan background (her own father was Peter Fanene Maivia...
“ Played a few games before grid iron took centre stage. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ Played rugby union and rugby league and is also co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league team. For the movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Russell Crowe had the crew of his ship play rugby together while they were not filming so they could bond and better work as a team. ” - maximum_2083
 
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“ Former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s. A New South Wales State of Origin and Australian international representative forward, he played club football with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Wigan Warriors, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and North Queensland Cowboys.

http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2008/10/19/va1237517328409/38-Ian-Roberts-(rugby-league).-6306996.jpg ” - maximum_2083
 
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Matt Damon
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent...
“ Played a few games prior to his role in invictus. This is the second movie you can see Matt Damon playing rugby. He also plays rugby in The Departed.Clint Eastwood-During the making of the film invictus, Clint Eastwood became a fan of rugby. While in South Africa, he would watch hours of rugby every night and come in the next morning and talk about the games. Eventually, he began to enjoy the games.

Invictus Trailer:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlZTzsC8e4g ” - maximum_2083
 
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Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill is a British actor. Cavill began his career starring as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He star in minor and supporting roles in television shows such as BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and The Tudors before transitioning to more mainstream Hollywood films such as Tristan & Isolde, Stardust and Immortals...
“ Played as a flanker in his rugby days but stopped playing due to injury.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svr7w53Gqt4 ” - maximum_2083
 
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Jonny Lee Miller
Jonny Lee Miller (sometimes credited with an H) was born on November 15, 1972, in Kingston, England, UK, to actors Anna Lee and Alan Miller, and the grandson of actor Bernard Lee. After appearing in many high school plays at his selective state grammar school, Johnny dropped out at 17, to pursue acting full time...
“ Played a few seasons for Santa Monica Rugby Club and used to show up at a few games with then gal-pal Angeline Jolie ” - maximum_2083
 
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Kris Kristofferson
Actor, Blade II
Kris Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, to Mary Ann (Ashbrook) and Lars Henry Kristofferson. His paternal grandparents were Swedish, and his father was a United States Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in California...
“ ex-player and also founder of the santa monica rugby club ” - maximum_2083
 
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Stephen Fry
Self, QI
Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 percent gay...
 
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Cesare Danova
Tall, dark, and handsome, Italian actor Cesare Danova (pronounced Chez-a-ray Da-NO-va) was a true Renaissance man. As a boy, it appeared he might become a professional athlete. But his family wanted him to become a doctor. Cesare, by his own account, studied medicine with such diligence that he suffered a nervous breakdown shortly before he was to take his degree...
“ Represented Italy ” - maximum_2083
 
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Mark Harmon
Actor, NCIS
Thomas Mark Harmon was born in Burbank, California, to football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress Elyse Knox (née Kornbrath). Harmon played college football and found success as one of TV's hunkiest actors. While many of his roles have relied on good looks, Harmon was impressive as the suave doctor on St. Elsewhere who contracted AIDS...
“ played prep school rugby at Harvard School in Studio City and one season of rugby at UCLA at fullback. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Paul Rudd
Actor, Ant-Man
Paul Stephen Rudd was born in Passaic, New Jersey. His parents, Michael and Gloria, both from Jewish families, were born in the U.K. He has one sister, Julie, who is three years younger than he is. Paul traveled with his family during his early years, because of his father's airline job at TWA. His family eventually settled in Overland Park...
“ Rugby Scene - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIC8wm3gzJY ” - maximum_2083
 
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“ Indian cinema star Rahul Bose takes months out of his film career every year to play for the Indian National Rugby Team.

http://www.bollywood.com/rahul-bose-plays-rugby-coach-kashmiris ” - maximum_2083
 
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Boris Karloff
Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein". William Henry Pratt was born on November 23...
 
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Will Young
Actor, Runaways
Has a twin brother called Rupert and an older sister, Emma. William's mother, Annabel, runs a market garden and lives with his father, Robin, a business man. He represented his school, Wellington College, in rugby, football, basketball, athletics, long jump and triple jump. William went to Exeter University at 19 and received a 2.2 in politics...
 
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Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, Poland...
 
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“ Son of the great rugby league immortal, wally lewis. Lincoln played rugby league whilst in his youth. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Ross Kemp
Actor, EastEnders
Ross Kemp was born on July 21, 1964 in Barking, Essex, England. His mother, Jean, was a hairdresser and his father, John, was a policeman with the Metropolitan Police force. He has a brother named Darren who is a documentary producer for the BBC. Ross attended Shenfield High School, where he is remembered as an excellent athlete...
 
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Bram Stoker
Writer, Dracula
Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery of...
 
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Gérard Depardieu
Actor, Life of Pi
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along with Patrick Dewaere and Miou-Miou...
“ ex-player and vice-president of Bordeaux-Begle rugby club in france. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Jean Dujardin
Actor, The Artist
In 1995 he began his first one man show, the same year he met Bruno Salomone, Eric Collado, Emmanuel Joucla and Eric Massot with whom he created the "Nous C nous". In 1999, he became "Loulou" in Un gars, une fille. This part permitted him to show his talent to a larger public. Since the end of "Un gars, une fille" in 2003, he has appeared in many films.
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Matt Nable
Actor, Riddick
Matthew "Matty" Nable is a former Rugby League footballer turned actor. After playing in the Winfield Cup Premiership for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and South Sydney Rabbitohs during the 1990s, he wrote and starred in the rugby league-centred drama The Final Winter in 2007. He is a good friend and...
“ Matt Nable rose through the junior ranks at the Manly-Warringah sea eagles and made five appearances for the Graham Lowe coached team in 1991 and 1992. Following this he wouldn't appear in the premiership until 1995 when he played three games for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

After another season in England where he played for Carlisle before moving to the London Broncos. Nable retired from football aged 23

The Final Winter trailer:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqnH1VGTUdE ” - maximum_2083
 
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Barry Pepper
Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, as the youngest of three sons. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. When Barry was five years old...
 
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Sean Faris
Sean Hardy Faris was born in Houston, Texas, to Katherine (Miller) and Warren Stephen Faris. His ancestry is English, along with some German, Scottish, and Irish. Faris moved to Ohio at age 12 and has been honing his craft in Los Angeles since moving four years upon his high school graduation. He received an MTV Movie Award for his lead role in Summit Entertainment's hit Never Back Down...
 
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Michael Desante
Hailing from the Middle East, Michael Desante is an actor, producer and writer classically trained in all his areas of expertise; all delivered with an intellectually charming personality. From "The Hurt Locker," Kathryn Bigelow's critically acclaimed movie, to independent films such as "The Last Stop,"...
 
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Manu Bennett
Gracing international covers such as Muscle and Fitness and Men's Health Manu Bennett is capturing the attention of filmmakers and fans with his extraordinary presence and talent. Of Maori, Irish and Scottish descent and born in Rotorua, New Zealand to singer Ted Bennett and bikini model Jean Bennett...
 
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Billy Campbell
American actor Billy Campbell was born on July 7, 1959 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He came to prominence playing Luke Fuller on Dynasty, the gay lover of character Steven Carrington, on what was then the top-rated TV show in America. He followed this up playing Detective Joey Indelli on Crime Story...
“ Played for the Virginia RFC, Santa Monica Rugby Club and Chicago Lions. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Dave Annable
David Rodman Annable was born on September 15, 1979, in Suffern, New York, to Tammi and Rodman John Annable. He has one sister named Rebecca and a half-sister named Stacy. His mother is Jewish and his father has English, German, Irish and French ancestry. Dave grew up in Walden, a small town in upstate New York...
 
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Bill Jacobson
Bill Jacobson grew up in the small Northwest city of Tacoma. He first started acting at the age of 10 doing school theater on a regular basis. His acting teachers always looked to Bill to help carry the performances and felt he had something special that could lead him to discover his talents even more...
 
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Chris Farley
Actor, Tommy Boy
Christopher Crosby Farley was born on February 15, 1964, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Mary Anne (Crosby) and Thomas Farley, who owned an oil company. Among his siblings are actors Kevin P. Farley and John Farley. He was of Irish heritage. Farley studied theatre and communications on Marquette University...
 
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“ Stuntwoman, not only was a rugby player but was the Assistant Coach of the USA National Women's Rugby team for many years. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Jessica Harbeck
Stunts, Ant-Man
Based out of Los Angeles, Jess has a combined love for stunt performing and stunt coordinating. With a background rooted in a lifetime of athletic competition, working as a team on set is a natural fit. She is an avid climber, surfer, and lover of nature. Most importantly, a life experiencer.
“ Played fullback for the University of Colorado women's rugby team ” - maximum_2083
 
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Natalie Curfman
Actress, Gotcha!
Natalie Rose Curfman was born and raised in the small town of Kingston, located on the Pudget Sound. Through her childhood of being raised on a successful pony farm, she gained a flair for entertainment. She carried her compassion for performance through high school and college. At Central Washington...
 
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Rebeka Choudhury
Actress, Paranoia
Rebeka Choudhury was born in Bangladesh and partially raised in the United States, calling NYC home. She enrolled in Fordham University earning a Bachelor's of Science in Finance & Economics, with extracurriculars in dance and rugby. During her studies she took an acting elective and was thrilled by the new sense of expression she found within the medium...
 
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Miranda Kwok
Miscellaneous Crew, Spartacus: War of the Damned
Motorcyclist. Black Belt Martial Artist. Captain of the Rugby Team. Miranda tackles any challenge that presents itself -- from jumping out of an airplane to counseling at a crisis center to backpacking across China in search of a lost bloodline. Miranda's journey into the arts began at the age of ten when she attended Claude Watson...
 
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André the Giant
When Andre The Giant challenged Hulk Hogan for the WWF World's Heavyweight Wrestling Championship of The World at WrestleMania III in 1987, he hadn't lost a single's match since 1971. His 3,000 plus winning streak was ended when Hogan picked up the 7 foot tall and 500 pound Giant and body slammed him for the pin...
 
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Phil Gwilliam
Born and raised in St Helens, Merseyside, England. Before becoming an actor, Phil excelled in the sport of Rugby League where he played for Blackbrook, Lancashire, St Helens and Warrington. Both his Dad, Alan and Uncle, Ken played professionally for St Helens and Warrington Rugby League Clubs. At 19 after suffering an injury during a tackle...
“ Played for Blackbrook, Lancashire, St Helens and Warrington. ” - maximum_2083
 
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“ Played rugby for London Broncos, Saracens and later Harlequins ” - maximum_2083
 
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Masashi Nagadoi
Tokyo-born Masashi Nagadoi received a B.A. in International Studies and Economics Business from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota with International Economics Honor Society (Omicron Delta Epsilon) in 1987, and worked as a management business consultant at Arthur Young International (now Ernst&Young) in Los Angeles before attending UCLA's Graduate Film School...
“ All-Minnesota Rugby Football team member as scrum-half ” - maximum_2083
 
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Daniel Logan
Daniel Logan, born in New Zealand, started acting when he was 10 years old. He got his break when Auckland children's rugby teams were being scouted to find a boy for a TV commercial. After auditioning with hundreds of other young rugby players, Daniel got the part, his first acting role, playing a little boy who gets knocked into the mud by Auckland rugby star Michael Jones...
 
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Robert Capron
Robert began his acting career when he was eight years old by enrolling in an after school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company. Later that year he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity's production of A Christmas Carol. Since that time Robert has performed a variety of roles on stage...
 
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Trey Loney
Trey got his start in the entertainment industry by doing background roles on popular t.v. shows and films. He then decided he wanted to do speaking roles, and proceeded to book the first film role he auditioned for. He loves to be on set, and makes friends wherever he goes. Trey comes from a long line of entertainers...
 
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Ricardo Hoyos
Ricardo Antonio Hoyos was born November 27, 1995. He has green eyes and dark brown hair. He is Peruvian, Ecuadorian, and Irish. He can play the guitar. Surprisingly, Ricardo has dual citizenship in the USA and Canada. He has worked on many shows including the famous Canadian show Degrassi as a skate-boarder named Zig...
 
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William Tapley
William Tapley trained at RADA. He grew up in Australia and England, finishing schooling in America. He represented Britain in the 1996 Camel Trophy (off-road driving), making the first ever motorised crossing of the Borneo jungle. Plays rugby (clubs have included London Wasps and Harlequins), rides motorbikes...
“ Plays rugby (clubs have included London Wasps and Harlequins) ” - maximum_2083
 
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Jonathan Linsley
Jonathan was born in Yorkshire and went to school in Skipton "the Gateway to the Dales." His first loves in life were, Rugby Union (he played for Upper Wharfedale) Football (life long Leeds United supporter) and the Theatre. Thanks to Mr Thomas a dedicated English teacher who nurtured in him a love of drama he auditioned for...
“ rugby fan and played for Upper Wharfedale in england ” - maximum_2083
 
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Daniel Cudmore
Born in Vancouver and raised in Squamish, British Columbia, Daniel grew up in an athletic household. The middle of three boys, Daniel excelled at a number of different sports including ski racing, snowboarding, football and rugby. However, in addition to his vast interest in athletics, Daniel always had a passion for the arts...
“ ex player and brother Jaime plays for the Canadian National Rugby team. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Geno Segers
Actor, Banshee
Geno Segers is an actor and voice-artist possessing an active background in many fields of entertainment and athletics. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and with his athletic prowess, participated in football, wrestling and track during his high school and college years. While attending school at Western Carolina University (WCU)...
“ Represented the USA ” - maximum_2083
 
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David Lee Valle
Mini Bio: David Lee Valle has been working exclusively in the Louisiana film industry for seven years. He has a BFA degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Criminal Justice Degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Kalamazoo Michigan. David grew up in Boston. After graduating...
“ ex player of the University Rugby Club in Massachusett USA ” - maximum_2083
 
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“ English actor and former boxer and rugby league player. He is the son of Terry Fogerty, a rugby league player during the 1960s and '70s who played at club level for Halifax, Wigan and Rochdale Hornets, and at international level for Great Britain. ” - maximum_2083
 
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Martin Herdman
Actor, Revolver
Martin has been an actor for over 20 years. As well as his many TV and film roles, he is also an accomplished stage actor having appeared in many classical and contemporary productions. At the age of 29, he came to acting late. However, he feels that his previous careers as a professional heavyweight boxer and international rugby league player thoroughly prepared him for the tough world of acting...
 
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Ewan Bailey
Ewan Bailey was born in 1966 in Brighton, Sussex,as Ewan Thomson, the son of Dr. Bruce Thomson, a noted Rugby Union player who represented Scotland at international level. He attended Brighton College and read Modern History at Keble College, Oxford, before studying drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London...
“ Represented Scotland ” - maximum_2083
 
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Steve Le Marquand
Steve was born in Perth in 1967. His family soon moved to Sydney where he completed his schooling. After two years working his way around Australia on a motorbike he studied acting at Penrith (Theatre Nepean) in Sydney's outer west. His first job was a TV commercial for Arnott's Ruffles which was banned a day after its release for sacrilege...
“ ex Player and fan of the penrith panthers ” - maximum_2083
 
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Jordan Prainito
From an early age Jordan was encouraged to be immersed in nature. Archery, firearms use, spear fishing, diving, angling and skippering the family boat were all part of Jordan's childhood along side his practicing piano from the age of 5. By the time the family moved to Melbourne Jordan was an accomplished singer...
“ Represented Victoria at the Australian National Championships 2010 ” - maximum_2083
 
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Carter Oosterhouse
Born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, Carter is the youngest of four children. He began learning carpentry skills at the age of 11. He continued working in construction and carpentry on and off throughout high school and college. He attended Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan...
 
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Anthony Higgins
In the early 1960s Anthony was a student at Rushden Secondary School. He appeared in many school plays, and his performances in the starring roles of Long John Silver in 'Treasure Island' and Sweeney Todd in 'The Demon Barber' were outstanding. About this time he also performed in Rushden's Cosmpolitan Club's youth drama productions, before going on to train as a professional actor.
 
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Don Francks
A man who has many irons in the entertainment fire, hirsutely handsome Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician Don Francks (also known as "Iron Buffalo") was born Donald Harvey Francks on February 28, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia. One can, with confidence, add drummer, poet, motorcyclist...
 
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Edmund Gwenn
There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to mind, but there aren't many others. However, one who made it was Edmund Gwenn...
 
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Chris Edgerly
Edgerly was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and moved at the age of 2 with his mom and two brothers to Savannah, Georgia. He attended Benedictine Military High School and the University of Georgia later on, where he would entertain his friends with lots of impressions. After a season of rugby at the university...
 
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Ingo Rademacher
Ingo Rademacher was born in the small village of Iserlohn-Letmathe, West Germany. Ingo lived on the European continent until his parents moved to New South Wales, Australia, in 1981. His sister, Anne, and he helped his parents work a 400-acre cattle and Angora goat station there. "I played rugby and worked the ranch...
 
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Kaine Bennett Charleston
Born in Sydney, Australia. Kaine is a mad supporter of the South Sydney Rabbithos rugby league team. He later moved to Hilo High School where he excelled in Football, Baseball, Soccer, Track, and Cross Country. A prospect with several Major League Baseball Orginizations, Kaine played baseball at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo...
 
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Grayson McCouch
McCouch grew up in Chappaqua, NY and received a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in theater from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY where he also played varsity lacrosse and rugby. McCouch went on to receive a graduate degree from the British American Drama Academy, Oxford-Yale program in London. McCouch spent four seasons with the Williamstown Theater Festival...
 
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Quinn Emmett
Quinn Emmett was born in Williamsburg, Virginia. He attended Lafayette High School and Colgate University, graduating in 2005. He was on the varsity swim team in college, as well as playing club baseball and rugby. Quinn has studied with the Upright Citizens Brigade and Howard Fine, and is a regular improv performer with his team "Junk Rope"...
 
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Marsh Mokhtari
Although Marsh Mokhtari was born in the UK, his father's nautical career took him to Persia for his first six years. He then spent the next 19 years in the UK. He holds a degree in 'Medical Physics' from the University of Newcastle. While at Newcastle he played American football for the UK national team and had a short career as a pro-athlete...
 
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David Bendito
Actor, Kisses
Cinephile since a kid,he started to study filmmaking at 17, being interrupted because of a motorcycle accident. Later became a professional diver, sailer and diving instructor. Vocational adventurer, he move to Madrid on 2000 where combines training and working as international actor and his work as producer...
 
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Thorsten Kaye
Thorsten moved to the US in 1985 on a track (decathlon) scholarship to the United States International University in San Diego. Although Thorsten majored in physical education (and minored in drama), a serious motorcycle accident forced him to choose a different direction. He played soccer for a while...
 
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Nicholas G. Cooper
Actor, Ubermensch
Nicholas G. Cooper was born in Queensland, Australia. As the son from a long line of bricklayers, Nicholas played rugby football in Sydney for a while. During his time with the National Rugby League (NRL), his first minor piece of work in acting was for a romance promotional. Although the agency kept his name on their books...
 
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Ramey Short
Ramey Short is a South African actor that's done both local & international work in film, television & commercials. He mad a name for himself when he played the character of 'Dr Quinton Meyer' on 'Binnelanders' television series between 2008-2014. In 2015 he filmed two South African feature films ('Snaaks...
 
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Michael Matthew Barker
Football was Michael's ultimate passion until a severe knee and shoulder injury in his senior year shattered his dreams. A Summa honors student, Michael has always possessed a zest for doing what most other people cannot attain. This ambition led him to the entertainment world where he has worked in multiple capacities for many years...
 
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Tom Bott
Actor, Shank
Tom Bott was born and raised in Surrey, England and grew up on a farm. As a boy Tom played a lot of Rugby and was the Surrey Judo champion two years running before having to stop to allow a back injury to heal. Tom has always had a deep love of the sea, during his teen years he was a qualified lifeguard and received the RYA 1, 2 ,3, Red, White and Blue for sailing...
 
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Pacharo Mzembe
Since been named inside "The ten next big names in stage acting" by the Sydney Morning Herald (2010) - Pacharo has graced the stages of the Melbourne Theatre Company (2), Belvoir St Theatre Company (2) & his home state theatre companies: Queensland Theatre Company (1) & La Boite Theatre Company (3)...
 
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Ron Shimshilashvili
Shimshilashvili was born in Netanya, Israel, and later at the age of 3 moved to Antwerp, Belgium. His parents named hem Ron Rafael because when they were young they listened to the songs of a famous Israeli Hip Hop/Pop singer Ron Shoval and Rafael is the name of the grandfather. They gave him the nickname "Dubi"...
 
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Rob Jenkins
Actor, Undead
Rob was born in Brisbane, Australia. He attended Aspley State High School from 1988 to 1991. While bored in class, he was known to perform on desks by singing, dancing and doing impersonations. However, he resisted the pleas of teachers to study Speech and Drama. Although being a promising footballer in his teens...
 
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Danny F Smith
Actor, Surrogates
Danny was born in San Francisco, California on April 24th, the second of two boys to Wayne and Cathy Smith. His father Wayne is a decorated officer in the San Francisco Police Department and his mother Cathy worked as a Kaiser Permanente nurse for 30 years. Danny attended College Park High School in Pleasant Hill California...
 
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Christopher Whitlow
Christopher trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Professional Actors Centre of London. He recently played the 'Paramedic' on the acclaimed BBC series 'Inside Number 9' by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. Other recent credits include playing 'Marco' in the BAFTA award winning TV series 'REV.' directed by Peter Cattaneo and the character of 'Jimmy'...
 
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Reece Kirk
Reece Kirk was born July 19, 1984 in Wollongong, just south of Sydney, Australia. Reece began his career in the entertainment industry right out of High School by fulfilling his childhood dream of becoming a Pro Wrestler. Always athletic, Reece excelled every sport that he came across. His favorite being Rugby League, which he played his entire teenage years...
 
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David William Bryan
Originally a professional rugby player from Hull, East Yorkshire, David studied a Business Management degree at Leeds University before training as an actor at the Stella Adler Studio in New York, playing Hamlet in his final year. He returned to the UK in 2012 and now lives in London.
 
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Jesse Murphy
Jesse Murphy is an American actor, model, and singer. He has attended USF,SMC, UCLA and currently studies at MC. While at college, he became a certified personal trainer specializing in sports nutrition. Growing up, he has always shown a love for the arts. Throughout high school, he has performed in three plays holding the lead in two of them...
 
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Nicholas Kattar
Nicholas Kattar is originally from Lawrence, MA. but as a child grew up traveling extensively and living in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. He spent his childhood in Singapore, Texas, and England, and graduated from Gonzaga high school in Dublin, Ireland Nicholas Kattar graduated Berklee College of Music with a music degree in 2004...
 
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Grant J. Garland
Actor, Ad Nauseam
Grant Garland, born 03.04.79 in Sydney Australia, first discovered his love of performing and storytelling at high school when he co-wrote, directed and acted in a number of high school theatre productions. It wasn't until many years later that the pull to perform was too strong to ignore. He enrolled in a screen actor's course...
 
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Binky van Bilderbeek
Actor, Derailed
Born in Middlesex, England, Binky went to Merchiston Castle Boys School in Edinburgh, Scotland. There he enjoyed a variety of sports, most predominantly rugby. This talented young actor caught the eyes of his drama teachers, and Binky went on to entertain his fellow students, his passion for acting eventually leading him to the Two Lights Theatre Company in California...
 
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Jake William Smith
Jake William Smith is an actor and stand up comedian/performance artist.He was born in South London in 1982 to Ann-Colette Smith and Barry Smith. Raised in South London he took part and won a poetry competition for the London Borough Of Sutton at the age of 9 yrs old for his performance of 'The Supermarket Manager'...
 
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Kaya Redford
Kaya Francis Redford has been honored with the title "Award-Winning Director" for Homeless in America, a Hi-Def Documentary he produced and directed, on the plight of the homeless with interviews from the Los Angeles Police Chief, Los Angeles Mayor, CEO of LA Mission, KCAL 9 News Anchor and a great cast comprising of star celebrities and homeless individuals...
 
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Gardiner Millar
Actor, Godzilla
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gardiner has been a professional actor in Vancouver since 1997, he has appeared in many science fiction series, including recurring roles in Stargate-SG1 and Flash Gordon. A former black belt in Uechi-Ryu karate, he also placed second in the 1987 heavyweight division...
 
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Tommy Hayes
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tommy attended Millsaps College (Masters of Business) and University of Mississippi (Law School). Also studied in London, Munich, Vienna, and Buenos Aires. While studying in Mississippi, Tommy competed in college level baseball and rugby. His first taste of acting occurred when he took part in the play Cactus Flower...
 
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Campbell Maynes
Director, Inertia
Campbell was born on January 20, 1975 in Brisbane, Australia, the third of four children. His father Onus is an accountant and his mother Sandra a school teacher. As a kid, he loved playing sport and going to the beach with his family. He represented his city and state in rugby and later completed a Bachelor of Business Degree at the Queensland University of Technology...
 
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Marc Appleby
Marc was born in Scotland but grew up in the north of England. The eldest son of the Jeff and Pauline Bolton he grew up at Burtree Hall, a rambling estate in the county of Cumbria. Marc's younger sister is a housewife and steam train enthusiast. Marc attended Appleby Grammar School a thousand year old institution for trainee English Gentlemen where he excelled in Rugby...
 
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James A. Swan
James is a Co-Executive Producer for the "Wild Justice" TV series on the National Geographic Channel, which is inspired by a document5ary that he produced through his own production company, Snow Goose Productions, LLC. He grew up on a Michigan island in Lake Erie, Grosse Ile. In high school he won awards in football...