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Mark Rylance


Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen. The winner of 2 Olivier Awards and 3 Tony Awards, as well as a BAFTA for his role in The Government Inspector. He will play the title role in Steven Spielberg's The BFG (2016). Rylance was born David Mark Rylance Waters... See full bio »

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 2014-2015 Bing (TV Series)
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- Toy Party (2015) ... Flop
- Eggy Head (2015) ... Flop
- Woof! (2015) ... Flop
- Lunch (2015) ... Flop
- Mine (2015) ... Flop
 2015 The Gunman
Cox
 2013 Days and Nights
Stephen
 2011/I Anonymous
Condell
 2011 Blitz
Roberts
 2009/III Nocturne (Short)
Frank
 2003 Richard II (TV Movie)
King Richard II
 2001 Intimacy
Jay
 1995 Loving (TV Movie)
Charlie Raunce
 1995 Angels and Insects
William Adamson
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Hamlet / Himself
- The History of Hamlet (1995) ... Hamlet / Himself
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series)
Conn Ellis
- Love Lies Bleeding (1993) ... Conn Ellis
 1986-1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
John Healy / Gavin
- The Grass Arena (1992) ... John Healy
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Gavin
 1987 Hearts of Fire
Fizz
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
Nikki Fodor
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Other Works:

His credits at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre where he was artistic director (1996-2005) include: Proteus in "Two Gentlemen of Verona" (1996, also NYC), "Henry V" (1997), Mr Allwit in "The Chaste Maid of Cheapside" (1997), Bassanio in "The Merchant of Venice" (1998), Hippolito in "The Honest Whore" (1998), Cleopatra in "Antony and... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

In July 2011, Mark gave the Tony Award he had earned in "Jerusalem" to Mickey Lay, a 71-year-old builder and resident of Pewsey, a small village west of London. Lay had inspired and helped him to create the Gypsy character he played in his acclaimed Broadway role. See more »

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