Rupert Graves


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Britain's Rupert Graves made his professional stage debut in 1983 in The Killing of Mr. Toad and went on to co-star with Harvey Fierstein in the London production of Torch Song Trilogy. By the mid-80s he was a presence in quality films and TV, including Merchant Ivory films Room With A View where he played Freddy Honeychurch and Maurice where he ... See full bio »

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Sherlock DI Lestrade / Inspector Lestrade
(2010-2017)
V for Vendetta Dominic
(2005)
Maurice Alec Scudder
(1987)
(2007)

Filmography

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  The Reunion (TV Mini Series) (filming)
  Dali Land (post-production)
Captain Moore
  Seacole (post-production)
Major Harvey
 2021 McDonald & Dodds (TV Series)
Gordon Elmwood
- The Man Who Wasn't There (2021) ... Gordon Elmwood
 2020 Riviera (TV Series)
Gabriel Hirsch
- Episode #3.8 (2020) ... Gabriel Hirsch
- Episode #3.7 (2020) ... Gabriel Hirsch
- Episode #3.6 (2020) ... Gabriel Hirsch
- Episode #3.5 (2020) ... Gabriel Hirsch
- Episode #3.4 (2020) ... Gabriel Hirsch
 2020 Emma.
Mr. Weston
 2019 The War of the Worlds (TV Mini Series)
Frederick
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Frederick
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Frederick
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Frederick
 2019 A Working Mom's Nightmare (TV Movie)
Eddie
 2019 Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans
Governor General Paulinus
 2019 Special Couple
Watson
 2018/I Silencio
Peter
 2018 Swimming with Men
Luke
 2018 Krypton (TV Series)
Ter-El
- Pilot (2018) ... Ter-El
 2017 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Sebastian
- Masks (2017) ... Sebastian
 2010-2017 Sherlock (TV Series)
DI Lestrade / Inspector Lestrade
- The Final Problem (2017) ... DI Lestrade
- The Lying Detective (2017) ... DI Lestrade
- The Six Thatchers (2017) ... DI Lestrade
- The Abominable Bride (2016) ... Inspector Lestrade
- His Last Vow (2014) ... DI Lestrade
 2016 The Family (TV Series)
John Warren
- What Took So Long (2016) ... John Warren
- Election Day (2016) ... John Warren
- Betta Male (2016) ... John Warren
- Sweet Jane (2016) ... John Warren
 2016/II Sacrifice
Duncan Guthrie
 2016/I Native
Cane
 2016 The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Hapley
- The Moth (2016) ... Dr. Hapley
 2015 Valentine's Kiss (TV Mini Series)
Nicholas Whiteley
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Nicholas Whiteley
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Nicholas Whiteley
 2015 Bone in the Throat
Rupert
 2014-2015 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Gary
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.4 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Gary
- Episode #3.2 (2015) ... Gary
 2014 The Crimson Field (TV Series)
Maj Edward Crecy
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Maj Edward Crecy
 2014 Salting the Battlefield (TV Movie)
Stirling Rogers
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Stirling Rogers
 2013 Hitler of the Andes (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Tutankhamun: The Mystery of the Burnt Mummy (2013) ... Narrator (voice)
 2013 The White Queen (TV Mini Series)
Lord Thomas Stanley
- The Final Battle (2013) ... Lord Thomas Stanley
- The Princes in the Tower (2013) ... Lord Thomas Stanley
- The King Is Dead (2013) ... Lord Thomas Stanley
- Poison and Malmsey Wine (2013) ... Lord Thomas Stanley
- Love and Death (2013) ... Lord Thomas Stanley
 2013 Air Force One Is Down (TV Mini Series)
Dragutin
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Dragutin
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Dragutin
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini Series)
Felix Durrell
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Felix Durrell
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Felix Durrell
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Felix Durrell
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Felix Durrell
 2012 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Riddell
- Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) ... Riddell
 2012 Fast Girls
David Temple
 2012 The Charles Dickens Show (TV Series)
Doctor John Snow
- Health (2012) ... Doctor John Snow
 2009-2011 Garrow's Law (TV Series)
Sir Arthur Hill / Sir Arthur
- Episode #3.4 (2011) ... Sir Arthur Hill
- Episode #3.3 (2011) ... Sir Arthur Hill
- Episode #3.2 (2011) ... Sir Arthur Hill
- Episode #3.1 (2011) ... Sir Arthur Hill
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... Sir Arthur
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
James Lavender
- Arriving in Paradise (2011) ... James Lavender
 2011 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
Nick Savage
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Nick Savage
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Nick Savage
 2011 Case Sensitive (TV Series)
Mark Bretherick
- The Point of Rescue: Part 2 (2011) ... Mark Bretherick
- The Point of Rescue: Part 1 (2011) ... Mark Bretherick
 2010 Single Father (TV Mini Series)
Stuart
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Stuart (uncredited)
 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Adrian Levene
- Fashion Victim (2010) ... Adrian Levene
 2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
John Smith
- Defence (2010) ... John Smith
 2010 Made in Dagenham
Peter Hopkins
 2010 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Alec Pickman
- Falling Darkness (2010) ... Alec Pickman
 2010 Wallander (TV Series)
Alfred Harderberg
- The Man Who Smiled (2010) ... Alfred Harderberg
 2009 The Good Times Are Killing Me (TV Movie)
Lexy
 2008 Marple (TV Series)
Lance Fortescue
- A Pocket Full of Rye (2008) ... Lance Fortescue
 2008 God on Trial (TV Movie)
Mordechai
 2008 Midnight Man (TV Mini Series)
Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 3 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 2 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
- Part 1 (2008) ... Daniel Cosgrave
 2008 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Colonel John Garrett
- Duty and Honour: Part 2 (2008) ... Colonel John Garrett
- Duty and Honour: Part 1 (2008) ... Colonel John Garrett
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Danny Moore
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Danny Moore
 2007 To Be First (TV Movie)
Doctor Christiaan Barnard
 2007 The Dinner Party (TV Movie)
Roger
 2007/I The Waiting Room
George
 2007/V Intervention
Mark
 2007 Clapham Junction (TV Movie)
Robin Cape
 2007 Death at a Funeral
Robert
 2006 Son of the Dragon (TV Mini Series)
The Lord of the North
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... The Lord of the North
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... The Lord of the North
 2005 V for Vendetta
Dominic
 2005 A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (TV Movie)
William Shakespeare
 2005 MI-5 (TV Series)
William Sampson
- Divided They Fall (2005) ... William Sampson
 2005 Rag Tale
Editor - The Rag, Eddy Somerset Taylor
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Linus (voice)
 2003 The Last King (TV Mini Series)
George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham
 2002-2003 The Forsyte Saga (TV Series)
Young Jolyon Forsyte / Jolyon Forsyte Jr. / Jolyon Forsyte
- Episode #2.4 (2003) ... Jolyon Forsyte
- Episode #2.3 (2003) ... Jolyon Forsyte Jr.
- Episode #2.2 (2003) ... Jolyon Forsyte Jr.
- Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Jolyon Forsyte Jr.
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Young Jolyon Forsyte
 2002 Extreme Ops
Jeffrey
 2000 Take a Girl Like You (TV Series)
Patrick Standish
- Part 1 (2000) ... Patrick Standish
- Part 3 (2000) ... Patrick Standish
- Part 2 (2000) ... Patrick Standish
 2000 Room to Rent
Mark
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini Series)
Octavian
- Part 1 (1999) ... Octavian
- Part 2 (1999) ... Octavian
 1999 Dreaming of Joseph Lees
Joseph Lees
 1999 All My Loved Ones
Nicholas Winton
 1999 The Blonde Bombshell (TV Mini Series)
Dennis Hamilton
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Dennis Hamilton
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Dennis Hamilton
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies
Oliver Knightly
 1998 The Soldier's Leap (Short)
Christian
 1997 Mrs Dalloway
Septimus Warren Smith
 1997 Bent
Officer on Train
 1996 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (TV Mini Series)
Huntingdon
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Huntingdon
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Huntingdon
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Huntingdon
 1996 Intimate Relations
Harold
 1996 Different for Girls
Paul Prentice
 1995 The Innocent Sleep
Alan Terry
 1995 Harry (TV Series)
Dominic Collier
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Dominic Collier
 1994 The Madness of King George
Greville
 1994 Open Fire (TV Movie)
David Martin
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Jones
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Neil
- Royal Celebration (1993) ... Neil
 1993 A Private Affair (TV Movie)
Milton
 1992 Damage
Martyn
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Billy
- Happy Families (1992) ... Billy
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread
Philip Herriton
 1991 The Sheltering Desert
Hermann Korn
 1990 The Children
Gerald Ormerod
 1990 The Plot to Kill Hitler (TV Movie)
Axel von dem Bussche
 1988 A Handful of Dust
John Beaver
 1987 Fortunes of War (TV Mini Series)
Simon Boulderstone
- The Middle East: January 1943 (1987) ... Simon Boulderstone
- Egypt: September 1942 (1987) ... Simon Boulderstone
- Egypt: April 1941 (1987) ... Simon Boulderstone
 1987 Maurice
Alec Scudder
 1985 A Room with a View
Freddy Honeychurch
 1984 Puccini (TV Movie)
Tonio
 1983 St. Ursula's in Danger (TV Movie)
Teddy
 1983 Good and Bad at Games (TV Movie)
Guthrie
 1982 Starting Out (TV Series)
John
- Them and Us (1982) ... John
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Jim Atkins
- Mona (1982) ... Jim Atkins
 1981 Vice Versa (TV Series)
Tipping
- The Reckoning (1981) ... Tipping
- The Escape (1981) ... Tipping
- The Letter (1981) ... Tipping
- The Fight (1981) ... Tipping
- The Trial (1981) ... Tipping
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Yan
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Prefect
- Yesterday's Hero (1978) ... Prefect
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Other Works:

He acted in John Ford's play, "'Tis Pity She's Whore," in a British National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Clive Francis and Bridget Turner in the cast. Alan Ayckbourn was director. See more »


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Susie Lewis  (5 children)

Parents:

Richard Harding Graves | Mary Lucilla Graves
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Personal Quote:

The urge to act became the overriding force in my life. It thrilled me. There's a moment with acting when you're in the groove, and you and what you're trying to do are seamlessly one. That happens sometimes, and I'm really happy it can happen to me. See more »

Trivia:

Left school at the age of 15; he ran away from his hometown of Weston-super-Mare to join the circus as a clown. His stage name was Tomato, later changed to Otto. See more »

Trademark:

Often in period dramas See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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