STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 527 this week

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 »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and manager
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Simon Russell Beale? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Staff Picks: Childhood Fears

To celebrate Halloween, IMDb staff members recall some of their deepest childhood fears that were glimpsed on TV or at the movies.


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 463 people
created 03 Dec 2010
 
a list of 619 people
created 10 May 2012
 
a list of 21 people
created 14 Jun 2012
 
a list of 76 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Simon Russell Beale.

User Polls

4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: TV (17 credits)
 2010-2014 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
Lear / Hamlet / Joseph Stalin / ...
- King Lear (2014) ... Lear
- 50 Years on Stage (2013) ... Hamlet
 2013 Legacy (TV Movie)
Hookey
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Falstaff
- 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 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Duchess / Introduced by
 2006 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
John Adams
 2004 Dunkirk (TV Movie documentary)
Winston Churchill
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
King Cedric of Hearts / Society Man
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
Widmerpool
- Post War (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The War (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The Thirties (1997) ... Widmerpool
- The Twenties (1997) ... Widmerpool
 1993 The Mushroom Picker (TV Mini-Series)
Anthony
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Anthony
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Anthony
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Anthony
 1992 Downtown Lagos (TV Mini-Series)
Heron
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Heron
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Heron
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Heron
 1988 A Very Peculiar Practice (TV Series)
Mark Stibbs
- Art and Illusion (1988) ... Mark Stibbs
 1985 Time and the Conways (TV Movie)
Party Guest
Show Show Actor: Movie (11 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (16 credits)
Show Show Self: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Edward George Bulwer Lytton's play, "Money," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Patricia Hodge, Victoria Hamilton, Oliver Cotton, Clive Rowe, Roger Allam, Michael Bryant, and Jasper Britton in the cast. John Caird was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Simon Russell-Beale

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

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.'

Trivia:

For his performance in "Hamlet" at the Royal National Theatre, he won the 2000 John and Wendy Trewin Award at London Critics Circle Theater Award for Best Shakespearian Performance and the 2000 London Evening Standard Theater Award for Best Actor, as well as being nominated for the following awards: a Laurence Olivier Theater Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Actor. See more »

Trademark:

Rich, aristocratic voice

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
John Adams hanneybean
Yay...Simon fans! scarlett_ohara_1
Happy Birthday! My_Polish_Aardvark
Just met him!!! figaro1978
Doctor Who snake-phantom
KING LEAR - National Theatre Live ArminCallo-PalmSprings
Discuss Simon Russell Beale on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page