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Rupert Graves


Born in a seaside resort town, Britain's Rupert Graves was born a rebel, resisting authority and breaking rules at an early age. In his teens he became a punk rocker and even found work as a circus clown and in traveling comedy troupes. In 1983 he made his professional stage debut in "The Killing of Mr. Toad" and went on to co-star with Harvey ... See full bio »
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Known For

V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta Dominic
(2005)
Death at a Funeral
(2007)
Sherlock
Sherlock DI Lestrade
(2010-2017)

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 2017 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Sebastian
- Masks (2017) ... Sebastian
 2016 The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Hapley
- The Moth (2016) ... Dr. Hapley
 2014-2015 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Gary
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.4 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.2 (2015) ... Gary
 2008-2014 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
Stirling Rogers
- Worricker: Turks & Caicos (2014) ... Stirling Rogers
- God on Trial (2008)
 2014 The Crimson Field (TV Mini-Series)
Maj Edward Crecy
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Maj Edward Crecy
 2014 Salting the Battlefield (TV Movie)
Stirling Rogers
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Stirling Rogers
 2013 Air Force One Is Down (TV Mini-Series)
Dragutin
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Dragutin
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Dragutin
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini-Series)
Felix Durrell
 2012 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Riddell
 2012 The Charles Dickens Show (TV Series)
Doctor John Snow
- Health (2012) ... Doctor John Snow
 2012 Sherlock Uncovered (TV Movie)
DI Lestrade
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
James Lavender
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... James Lavender
 2011 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
Nick Savage
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Nick Savage
 2010 Single Father (TV Mini-Series)
Stuart
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Stuart (uncredited)
 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Adrian Levene
- Fashion Victim (2010) ... Adrian Levene
 2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
John Smith
- Defence (2010) ... John Smith
 2010 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Alec Pickman
 2009 The Good Times Are Killing Me (TV Movie)
Lexy
 2008 God on Trial (TV Movie)
Mordechai
 2008 Midnight Man (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 3 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 2 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 1 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Danny Moore
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Danny Moore
 2007 The Dinner Party (TV Movie)
Roger
 2007 Clapham Junction (TV Movie)
Robin Cape
 2006 Son of the Dragon (TV Mini-Series)
The Lord of the North
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... The Lord of the North
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... The Lord of the North
 2005 MI-5 (TV Series)
William Sampson
- Episode #4.3 (2005) ... William Sampson
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Linus (voice)
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Octavian
- Part 1 (1999) ... Octavian
- Part 2 (1999) ... Octavian
 1996 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Huntingdon
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Huntingdon
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Huntingdon
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Huntingdon
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-Series)
- Slaughter (1996) ... (voice)
- Stalemate (1996) ... (voice)
- Collapse (1996) ... (voice)
 1995 Harry (TV Series)
Dominic Collier
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Dominic Collier
 1994 Open Fire (TV Movie)
David Martin
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Jones
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Neil
- Royal Celebration (1993) ... Neil
 1993 Una questione privata (TV Movie)
Milton
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Billy
- Happy Families (1992) ... Billy
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie)
Tonio
 1983 St. Ursula's in Danger (TV Movie)
Teddy
 1983 Good and Bad at Games (TV Movie)
Guthrie
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Jim Atkins
- Mona (1982) ... Jim Atkins
 1981 Vice Versa (TV Series)
Tipping
- The Reckoning (1981) ... Tipping
- The Escape (1981) ... Tipping
- The Letter (1981) ... Tipping
- The Fight (1981) ... Tipping
- The Trial (1981) ... Tipping
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Yan
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Prefect
- Yesterday's Hero (1978) ... Prefect
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Other Works:

He acted in Simon Callow's adaptation of Jacques Prevert's story, "Les Enfants Du Paradis," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Colin Farrell, James Purefoy, Helen McCrory, Joseph Fiennes, Colin George, Sylestra Le Touzel, Robert Demeger, Maggie Wells, Peter Spoule, James ... See more »


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I kind of always wanted to act, but to get a grant I would have needed two A-levels, and I was too far away from even O levels. I didn't know you could get a scholarship, so I determined early not to pursue that. See more »

Trivia:

Good friends with Una Stubbs. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive dark brown eyes

Star Sign:

Cancer

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