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Simon Russell Beale

Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre. He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral School. He then attended Clifton College in Bristol on ... See full bio »
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 2014 Into the Woods
Baker's Father
 2013 Legacy (TV Movie)
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
- Henry V (2012) ... Falstaff
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012) ... Falstaff
- Henry IV, Part 1 (2012) ... Falstaff
 2012 Simon Schama's Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
- Hollow Crowns (2012)
- This England (2012)
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
 2011 1320
Chuff Henry
 2011 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Duchess / Introduced by
 2010 National Theatre Live: London Assurance
Sir Harcourt Courtly
 2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
John Adams
 2004 Dunkirk (TV Movie documentary)
Winston Churchill
 2003/III The Gathering
Luke Fraser
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short)
Napoleon (as Simon Russell-Beale)
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
King Cedric of Hearts / Society Man
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
- Post War (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The War (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The Thirties (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The Twenties (1997) ... Widmerpool
 1993 The Mushroom Picker (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Anthony
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Anthony
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Anthony
 1992 Downtown Lagos (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Heron
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Heron
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Heron
 1992 Orlando
Earl of Moray
 1988 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Mark Stibbs
- Art and Illusion (1988) ... Mark Stibbs
 1985 Time and the Conways (TV Movie)
Party Guest
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He acted in Christopher Hampton's play, "The Philanthropist", at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Danny Webb, Anna Madeley, Simon Day, Siobhan Hewlett and Simon Bubb in the cast. See more »

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

I hate my body. I hate it. I hate my looks. I hate my voice. So much of what I do on stage is really saying, 'Love me, despite the fact that I'm ugly.'


He was awarded The Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1996 (1995 season) for Best Supporting Performance for his performance in "Volpone" at the Royal National Theatre Olivier Stage. See more »


Rich, aristocratic voice

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