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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 4 June 1964London, England, UK
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sean Pertwee was born into a theatrical dynasty of actors. After training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sean began his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, most notably starring in Titus Andronicus directed by Deborah Warner.

After touring for 3 years Sean continued his classical training by playing Julius Caesar for the BBC and Macbeth for Michael Bogdanov's production for C4 films. Since then, he has become instantly recognisable for both his film and television work.

On Film Sean began on Jo Orton's biopic Prick up your Ears and went on to appear in Paul Anderson's Shopping, playing opposite Jude Law. Followed by performances in Event Horizon, Soldier, Doomsday, Love Honour and Obey, and the lead role in Neil Marshall's Dog Soldiers. Other notable film credits include Deadly Voyage, Wild Bill, Blue Juice where Sean played opposite Catherine Zeta Jones and Ewan Mcgregor and 51st State with Samuel L Jackson and Robert Carlyle. Most recently Sean played opposite Steve Cogan in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa,

Sean's extensive TV work saw him recently play the iconic role of Lestrade, in the CBS show Elementary with Jonny Lee Miller. He has also starred in The Musketeers, Poirot, the award winning Luther, and had a recurring role in the hugely popular Cold Feet with James Nesbit. Sean's other TV credits include Skins, Body Guards, Jo with Jean Reno, Chancer, The Young Indiana Jones, Clarrisa with Sean Bean and Camelot with Joseph Fiennes and Eva Green.

Sean is set to appear as a lead role, Alfred Pennyworth the unflappable butler, in the new Warner Bros. series of Gotham, which follows the story behind Commissioner James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival. Sean is a popular voiceover artist and he can frequently be heard voicing documentaries, animated films, commercials, TV series and video games including Fable, Killzone and Assassins Creed .

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Madeleine Charman

Spouse (1)

Jacqui Hamilton-Smith (12 June 1999 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

He is the son of Jon Pertwee.
He is a popular voice-over artist.
He is the first cousin, once removed, of Bill Pertwee.
He is the younger brother of Dariel Pertwee.
He is the nephew of Michael Pertwee.
He is the grandson of Roland Pertwee.

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