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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 won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies (... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Ready Player One (pre-production)
James Donovan Halliday
 2017 Dunkirk (filming)
 2016 The BFG
The BFG
 2014-2015 Bing (TV Series)
Flop
- Show (2015) ... Flop (voice)
- Mobile Phone (2015) ... Flop
- Toy Party (2015) ... Flop
- Eggy Head (2015) ... Flop
- Woof! (2015) ... Flop
 2015 The Gunman
Cox
 2011/I Anonymous
Condell
 2011 Blitz
Roberts
 2009/III Nocturne (Short)
Frank
 2003 Richard II (TV Movie)
King Richard II
 2001 Intimacy
Jay
 1986-1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Charlie Raunce / John Healy / Gavin
- Loving (1996) ... Charlie Raunce
- The Grass Arena (1992) ... John Healy
- The McGuffin (1986) ... Gavin
 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
 1993 Encounters: In Lambeth (TV Movie)
William Blake
 1987 Hearts of Fire
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 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie)
Nikki Fodor
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Other Works:

He played Cleopatra in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the Bankside Globe Theatre in London, England with Paul Shelley; John McEnery; Ben Walden; Danny Sapani (Charmian); Mark Lewis Jones; and Toby Cockerell (Octavia) in the cast. Giles Block was director. 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:

Stepfather of actress Juliet Rylance (from his marriage to her birth mother Claire). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Steven Spielberg

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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