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Rufus Sewell

Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of ... See full bio »

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 2016 Victoria (TV Series) (filming)
Lord Melbourne
 2015 Blinky Bill the Movie
The Cat (voice)
 2015 Killing Jesus (TV Movie)
 2014 Dangerous Liaisons (TV Movie)
Philip Fitzgerald Julien
 2014 The Devil's Hand
Jacob Brown
 2014/I Hercules
 2013 I'll Follow You Down
 2013 The Sea
Carlo Grace
 2013 All Things to All Men
Jonathan Parker
 2013 The Brunchers (Short)
 2012 Restless (TV Movie)
Lucas Romer
 2012 Hotel Noir
 2011 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Aurelio Zen
- Zen: Ratking (2011) ... Aurelio Zen
- Zen: Cabal (2011)
 2011 Zen (TV Mini-Series)
Aurelio Zen
- Ratking (2011) ... Aurelio Zen
- Cabal (2011) ... Aurelio Zen
- Vendetta (2011) ... Aurelio Zen
 2008-2009 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Jacob Hood
- Medea (2009) ... Dr. Jacob Hood
- Olfactus (2009) ... Dr. Jacob Hood
- Subway (2009) ... Dr. Jacob Hood
- Electro (2009) ... Dr. Jacob Hood
- Minamata (2009) ... Dr. Jacob Hood
 2008 Vinyan
Paul Bellmer
 2008 Downloading Nancy
Albert Stockwell
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
William (segment "Pere-Lachaise")
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
 2004 Taste (TV Movie)
Michael Kuhleman
 2003 The Last King (TV Mini-Series)
Charles II
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Charles II
 2003 Victoria Station (Short)
The cabbie
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini-Series)
 2002 Extreme Ops
 2001 Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (TV Movie)
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)
Ali Baba
 1999 In a Savage Land
Mick Carpenter
 1998 Illuminata
 1995 Carrington
Mark Gertler
 1994 A Night with a Woman, a Day with Charlie (TV Short)
 1994 Citizen Locke (TV Movie)
Midshipman Clarke
 1992-1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Clive / Mike Costain
- Dirtysomething (1994) ... Clive
- The Last Romantics (1992) ... Mike Costain
 1993 Dirty Weekend
 1992 Gone to Seed (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Billy
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Billy
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Billy
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Billy
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Billy
 1991 Twenty-One
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He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Laurence Olivier Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" "The Walls" play;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The ... See more »

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First I was seen as a brooding bloke on a horse, and then a baddie, and then a king. See more »


Reprises his role and outstanding performance as Jan in Tom Stoppard's new play "Rock and Roll" on Broadway, New York City until March 2008. See more »


Often plays Villains See more »



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