Roger Allam


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Born October 26, 1953 in Bow, London, England as Roger William Allam, he is a British stage, television, film, and radio actor, best known for originating the role of Javert in the musical "Les Misérables", for playing Douglas Richardson in the radio series "Cabin Pressure" and for his roles as Lewis Prothero in V for Vendetta (2005), as Peter ... See full bio »

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V for Vendetta Lewis Prothero
(2005)
Speed Racer Royalton
(2008)
(2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Prime Minister Henry Pelham
(2011)

Filmography

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  The Mud Hut (pre-production)
Bill Stevens
 2022 Murder in Provence (TV Series) (filming)
Antoine Verlaque
- Episode #1.2 ... Antoine Verlaque
- Episode #1.3 ... Antoine Verlaque
- Episode #1.1 ... Antoine Verlaque
 2021 Tetris (post-production)
Robert Maxwell
 2012-2021 Endeavour (TV Series)
DI Fred Thursday / DCI Fred Thursday
- Terminus (2021) ... DCI Fred Thursday
- Scherzo (2021) ... DCI Fred Thursday
- Striker (2021) ... DCI Fred Thursday
- Zenana (2020) ... DCI Fred Thursday
- Raga (2020) ... DCI Fred Thursday
 2020 Say Your Prayers
Professor Huxley
 2020 Uncle Vanya
Serebrayakov
 2013-2017 Sarah and Duck (TV Series)
Narrator
- Ribbon Alvida (2017) ... Narrator
- Snowball Skate (2017) ... Narrator
- Cinema Scoot (2017) ... Narrator
- Haber Dasher (2017) ... Narrator
- Park Trimming (2017) ... Narrator
 2017 Finding Clive Teaser Trailer (Short)
Philip
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Ted Wallace
 2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Adrian Stone
- The Mountain (2016) ... Adrian Stone
- Saint John (2016) ... Adrian Stone
- Das Vergessen (2016) ... Adrian Stone
- Statice (2016) ... Adrian Stone
- A Prison Without Walls (2016) ... Adrian Stone
 2016 Ethel & Ernest
1930s Doctor (voice)
 2016 Shakespeare Live! from the RSC (TV Movie)
Performer
 2016 The Truth Commissioner
Henry Stanfield
 2015 Auction House: All Alone on Christmas (Short)
Narrator
 2015 The Lady in the Van
Rufus
 2015 A Royal Night Out
Stan
 2015 Mr. Holmes
Dr. Barrie
 2014 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Series)
Ken LeGrange
- Bi-Polar Polar Bear Aid (2014) ... Ken LeGrange
 2014 Q Pootle 5: Pootle All the Way! (TV Movie)
Father Christmas (voice)
 2014 Bad Education (TV Series)
Maurice Hewston
- The Exam (2014) ... Maurice Hewston
 2014/II The Tempest
Prospero
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie)
Werner Heisenberg (segment "Copenhagen")
 2013 The Book Thief
Narrator / Death (voice)
 2013 The Politician's Husband (TV Mini Series)
Marcus Brock
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Marcus Brock
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Marcus Brock
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Marcus Brock
 2007-2012 The Thick of It (TV Series)
Peter Mannion
- Episode #4.7 (2012) ... Peter Mannion
- Episode #4.6 (2012) ... Peter Mannion
- Episode #4.5 (2012) ... Peter Mannion
- Episode #4.3 (2012) ... Peter Mannion
- Episode #4.1 (2012) ... Peter Mannion
 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini Series)
General Campion
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... General Campion
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... General Campion
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... General Campion
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... General Campion
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... General Campion
 2012 Simon Schama's Shakespeare (TV Mini Series)
- This England (2012)
 2012 The Angels' Share
Thaddeus
 2012 The Woman in Black
Mr. Bentley
 2011 Trading Licks (Short)
Quentin
 2011 The Iron Lady
Gordon Reece
 2011 The Jury (TV Series)
John Mallory Q.C. / John Mallory Q.C
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... John Mallory Q.C.
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... John Mallory Q.C.
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... John Mallory Q.C
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... John Mallory Q.C.
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... John Mallory Q.C.
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Alistair
- Food (2011) ... Alistair
 2011 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Illyrio Mopatis
- The Wolf and the Lion (2011) ... Illyrio Mopatis
- Winter Is Coming (2011) ... Illyrio Mopatis
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Prime Minister Henry Pelham
 2010 Shakespeare's Globe: Henry IV, Part 1 (Video)
Falstaff
 2010 Shakespeare's Globe: Henry IV, Part 2 (Video)
Falstaff
 2010 Tamara Drewe
Nicholas Hardiment
 2009 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Det. Supt. Mackintosh
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Det. Supt. Mackintosh
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Det. Supt. Mackintosh
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Det. Supt. Mackintosh
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Det. Supt. Mackintosh
 2009 Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (TV Series)
General Arcadius
- Thrilla in the Villa (2009) ... General Arcadius (voice)
- Wench Trouble (2009) ... General Arcadius
- Golden Powers (2009) ... General Arcadius
 2009 Margaret (TV Movie)
John Wakeham
 2009 The Old Guys (TV Series)
Ned
- The Therapist (2009) ... Ned
 2008 Blithe Spirit
Charles Condomine
 2008 Inkheart
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Speed Racer
Royalton
 2008 The Curse of Steptoe (TV Movie)
Tom Sloan
 2007 A Class Apart (TV Movie)
Charles - Deputy headmaster
 2005-2006 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
David / Sir Hilary Donovan
- Gingers for Justice (2006) ... David
- Marrying Mohammed (2005) ... Sir Hilary Donovan
 2006 MI-5 (TV Series)
Paul Millington
- Gas and Oil: Part 2 (2006) ... Paul Millington
- Gas and Oil: Part 1 (2006) ... Paul Millington
 2006 The Queen
Robin Janvrin
 2006 The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Sir John Hamilton
 2005 V for Vendetta
Lewis Prothero
 2005 Tristram Shandy
Adrian
 2005 The Robinsons (TV Series)
Moogo
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Moogo
 2005 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Simon Featherstonehaugh
- The Seed of Cunning (2005) ... Simon Featherstonehaugh
 2003/III Strangers (Short)
Eric
 2003 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (TV Movie)
Christopher
 2003 Manchild (TV Series)
Dirty Dixon
- Episode #2.3 (2003) ... Dirty Dixon
 2002 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Alastair Graeme
- Eagle Day (2002) ... Alastair Graeme
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Benjamin Gold
- Thin Air: Part 2 (2002) ... Benjamin Gold
- Thin Air: Part 1 (2002) ... Benjamin Gold
 2002 Stranded (TV Movie)
Thomas Blunt
 2001 Chambers (TV Series)
Quentin Fuller-Carp
- A Case with a View (2001) ... Quentin Fuller-Carp
 1998-2000 The Creatives (TV Series)
Charlie Baxter
- Lenny the Bruce (2000) ... Charlie Baxter
- Et Tu Stumpy (2000) ... Charlie Baxter
- Doss Radge Bams (2000) ... Charlie Baxter
- Over a Week (2000) ... Charlie Baxter
- By the Way (2000) ... Charlie Baxter
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Walt Disney
 1998 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Graham Hayes
- Echoes of the Past (1998) ... Graham Hayes
 1998 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Alan Hollingsworth
- Faithful unto Death (1998) ... Alan Hollingsworth
 1997 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Denis Cornford
- Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997) ... Denis Cornford
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Ralph Marchbank
- Hitting the Nerve (1997) ... Ralph Marchbank
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
Chief Magus
- Daniel (1996) ... Chief Magus (voice)
 1995 Performance (TV Series)
King Richard II
- Henry IV (1995) ... King Richard II
 1994 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Peter Adams
- The End User: Part II (1994) ... Peter Adams
- The End User: Part I (1994) ... Peter Adams
- Free Trade (1994) ... Peter Adams
 1992-1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Series short)
Narrator / Duke Orsino
- The Winter's Tale (1994) ... Narrator (voice)
- Twelfth Night (1992) ... Duke Orsino (voice)
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Stephen Summerchild
- A Landing on the Sun (1994) ... Stephen Summerchild
 1990 Who Bombed Birmingham? (TV Movie)
Charles Tremayne
 1989 Ending Up (TV Movie)
Dr. Mainwaring
 1989 The fairy queen (La reine des fées) (TV Movie)
Oberon
 1981 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Keith
- Out of Sight, Out of Mind (1981) ... Keith
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Other Works:

He acted in David Edgar's play, "Mary Barnes," at the Studio of Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, West Midlands, England with Ann Mitchell, Timothy Spall, Patti Love, Simon Callow, and Thelma Whiteley in the cast. Peter Farago was director. See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Rebecca Saire  (2 children)

Children:

Allam, William
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Trivia:

Brother-in-law of Warren Saire. See more »

Trademark:

His deep, authorative voice

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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