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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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Known For

Into the Woods
Into the Woods Baker's Father
(2014)
My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn Cotes-Preedy
(2011)
The Deep Blue Sea
The Deep Blue Sea Sir William Collyer
(2011)
Orlando
Orlando Earl of Moray
(1992)

Filmography

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 2018 Museo (post-production)
Frank Graves
 2017 The Toll (Short) (post-production)
 2017 The Death of Stalin
Lavrentiy Beria
 2017 My Cousin Rachel
Couch
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
Mr. Frum
 2014-2016 Penny Dreadful (TV Series)
Ferdinand Lyle
- No Beast So Fierce (2016) ... Ferdinand Lyle
- The Day Tennyson Died (2016) ... Ferdinand Lyle
- And They Were Enemies (2015) ... Ferdinand Lyle
- And Hell Itself My Only Foe (2015) ... Ferdinand Lyle
- Memento Mori (2015) ... Ferdinand Lyle
 2016 Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (TV Movie)
Richard II
 2014 Into the Woods
Baker's Father
 2014 King Lear
Lear
 2013 Legacy (TV Movie)
Hookey
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie)
Hamlet
 2012 Timon of Athens
Timon
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV 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)
 2010-2011 MI-5 (TV Series)
Home Secretary / William Towers / Wiliam Towers
- Episode #10.6 (2011) ... Wiliam Towers
- Episode #10.5 (2011) ... William Towers
- Episode #10.4 (2011) ... William Towers
- Episode #10.3 (2011) ... William Towers
- Episode #10.2 (2011) ... William Towers
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
Cotes-Preedy
 2011 The Deep Blue Sea
Sir William Collyer
 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
- John & Abigail Adams (2006) ... John Adams
 2004 Dunkirk (TV Movie documentary)
Winston Churchill
 2003 The Young Visiters (TV Movie)
Prince of Wales
 2002 The Gathering
Luke Fraser
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short)
Napoleon (as Simon Russell-Beale)
 1999/I An Ideal Husband
Sir Edward
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
King Cedric of Hearts / Society Man
 1997 The Temptation of Franz Schubert (TV Movie)
Franz Schubert
 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
 1996 Hamlet
Second Gravedigger
 1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Charles Musgrove
- Persuasion (1995) ... Charles Musgrove
 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
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Thersites in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production n Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1991 the production transferred to the Pit Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, Amanda Root, Norman Rodway, Alfred Burke, Paul Jesson, Richard Ridings, Ciaran Hinds, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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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:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Drama. See more »

Trademark:

Rich, aristocratic voice

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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