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Russell Tovey


Russell Tovey was born on November 14, 1981 in Essex, England as Russell George Tovey. He is an actor, known for Grabbers (2012), The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) and Being Human (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

Grabbers
Grabbers Dr. Adam Smith
(2012)
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Pirates! Band of Misfits The Albino Pirate
(2012)
Being Human
Being Human George / George Sands
(2008-2012)
The History Boys
(2006)

Filmography

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  The Hippopotamus (post-production)
Rupert Keynes
 2016 Quantico (TV Series)
Harry Doyle
- ODENVY (2016) ... Harry Doyle
- LCFlutter (2016) ... Harry Doyle
- Aquiline (2016) ... Harry Doyle
- KMFORGET (2016) ... Harry Doyle
- Kubark (2016) ... Harry Doyle
 2016 The Pass
Jason
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Mini-Series)
Simon Ogilvey
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Simon Ogilvey
 2016 Comic Strip Presents RED TOP (TV Movie)
Andy Coulson
 2015 Stick Man (TV Short)
Dog (voice)
 2015 The Lady in the Van
Young Man with Earring
 2015 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
King Charles II
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... King Charles II
 2014 Muumit Rivieralla
Moomin (English version, voice)
 2014 Blackwood
Jack
 2014/I Pride
Tim
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Delivery Man
 2010-2013 Him & Her (TV Series)
Steve
- The Disco (2013) ... Steve
- The Speeches (2013) ... Steve
- The Ceremony (2013) ... Steve
- The Morning (2013) ... Steve
 2013 Snow... Sex & Suspicious Parents (TV Series)
Narrator
- After the Holiday (2013) ... Narrator
- Max & Daryl (2013) ... Narrator
- Chase & Ben (2013) ... Narrator
 2013 The Dog Rescuers (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Narrator
 2013 Around Again (Short)
British soldier
 2013 Talking to the Dead (TV Series)
DS Huw Brydon
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... DS Huw Brydon
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... DS Huw Brydon
 2013 BBC Comedy Feeds (TV Series)
- Kerry (2013)
 2013 What Remains (TV Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Michael
 2013 The King Is Dead (Short)
Nicky
 2012 Is This a Joke? (Short)
Tim
 2012 Tower Block
Paul
 2012 So You Want to Be a Pirate! (Video short)
The Albino Pirate (voice)
 2012 Coming Up (TV Series)
Carl
- New Cross (2012) ... Carl
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Footman
- Walking the Dogs (2012) ... Footman
 2012 Sherlock Uncovered (TV Movie)
Henry Knight
 2012 In Love with Wilde (TV Series)
Jack
 2012 Grabbers
Dr. Adam Smith
 2011 Lady Grey London (Short)
Rod
 2010 Huge
Carl
 2009 In Passing (Short)
Henry Travers
 2007-2009 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series)
Budgie
- Episode #3.3 (2009) ... Budgie
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Budgie
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Budgie (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Budgie
 2009 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Dave
 2009 Roar (Short)
Tom
 2009/I Drop (Short)
Ben
 2008 Mutual Friends (TV Series)
Estate Agent
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Estate Agent
 2007 Annually Retentive (TV Series)
Ben
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.2 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... Ben
 2005 Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series)
Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
 2001-2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Adam Spengler / Jerome Hibbert
- Soft Centred (2005) ... Adam Spengler
- Borrowed Time (2001) ... Jerome Hibbert
 2003 Servants (TV Mini-Series)
John Walters
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... John Walters
 2003 William and Mary (TV Series)
Aaron Patterson
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Aaron Patterson
 2001-2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Tyro Shaw / Kieran Elcott
- 068 (2002) ... Kieran Elcott
 2002 Ultimate Force (TV Series)
Weasel
- The Killing House (2002) ... Weasel
 2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
Recruit
 2000 Anchor Me (TV Movie)
Young Nathan
 2000 Hope & Glory (TV Series)
Gary Bailey
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... Gary Bailey
 1998 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Stable Boy
- Speedy Death (1998) ... Stable Boy
 1996 Spywatch (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis Sealey
 1994-1995 Mud (TV Series)
Bill
- Episode #2.1 (1995) ... Bill
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Bill
 1967 Look and Read (TV Series)
Dennis Sealey ("Spywatch" series) (1996)
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Other Works:

Appeared in George Farquhar's "The Recruiting Officer" - Chichester Festival Theatre (2000). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I came out to myself when I was about 15 or 16, and to my parents when I was 18. When you come out to your parents, that's when it's properly official... The only thing I can give to young gay people is that when I was growing up there were no role models that were blokey, that were men. Everybody was flamboyant and camp, and I remember going, 'That's not me, so even though I think I am gay, I ... See more »

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