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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 and producer, known for Being Human (2008), The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) and Grabbers (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

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

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  Years and Years (TV Series) (filming)
Daniel Lyons
- Episode #1.6 ... Daniel Lyons
- Episode #1.4 ... Daniel Lyons
- Episode #1.5 ... Daniel Lyons
- Episode #1.3 ... Daniel Lyons
- Episode #1.2 ... Daniel Lyons
 2018/I The Sea (Short) (post-production)
David
 2019 The Good Liar (completed)
Steven
 2018 Shane the Chef (TV Series)
Shane
- Into the Woods (2018) ... Shane
- Mussel Bound (2018) ... Shane
- Where's Eddy? (2018) ... Shane
- Rhubarb Hoo-Ha (2018) ... Shane
- Shane's World Record (2018) ... Shane
 2018 Hymn of Hate (Short)
Sergeant George May
 2018 Freedom Fighters - The Ray (Video)
Ray
 2016-2018 Quantico (TV Series)
Harry Doyle
- Who Are You? (2018) ... Harry Doyle
- Ghosts (2018) ... Harry Doyle
- The Art of War (2018) ... Harry Doyle
- No Place Is Home (2018) ... Harry Doyle
- Fear Feargach (2018) ... Harry Doyle
 2017-2018 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series)
The Ray / Ray Terrill
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #2.3 (2018) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
 2017 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ray Terrill / The Ray
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 (2017) ... Ray Terrill / The Ray
 2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Ray Terrill / The Ray
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3 (2017) ... Ray Terrill / The Ray
 2017 Queers (TV Mini-Series)
Phil
- More Anger (2017) ... Phil
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Rupert Keynes
 2016 Mindhorn
Paul Melly
 2016 Looking (TV Movie)
Kevin Matheson
 2016 The Pass
Jason
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Series)
Simon Ogilvey
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Simon Ogilvey
 2016 The Comic Strip Presents Redtop (TV Movie)
Andy Coulson
 2015 Stick Man (TV Movie)
Dog (voice)
 2013-2015 The Job Lot (TV Series)
Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.4 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.2 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
 2015 The Lady in the Van
Young Man with Earring
 2015 Banished (TV Mini-Series)
James Freeman
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... James Freeman
 2014-2015 Looking (TV Series)
Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Home (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Sanctuary (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Glory (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for a Plot (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Gordon Freeman (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
 2015 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
King Charles II
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... King Charles II
 2014 Muumit Rivieralla
Moomin (English version, voice)
 2014 Effie Gray
George
 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 Arrival of the Guests (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 Mini-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 Mini-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 In Love With... (TV Series)
Jack
- In Love with Wilde (2012) ... Jack
 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 The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Albino Pirate (voice)
 2008-2012 Being Human (TV Series)
George / George Sands
- Eve of the War (2012) ... George
- The Wolf-Shaped Bullet (2011) ... George
- Though the Heavens Fall (2011) ... George
- Daddy Ghoul (2011) ... George
- The Longest Day (2011) ... George
 2012 Grabbers
Dr. Adam Smith
 2012 Sherlock (TV Series)
Henry Knight
- The Hounds of Baskerville (2012) ... Henry Knight
 2011 Lady Grey London (Short)
Rod
 2010 Huge
Carl
 2007-2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Midshipman Frame
- The End of Time: Part Two (2010) ... Midshipman Frame
- Voyage of the Damned (2007) ... Midshipman Frame
 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 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (TV Series)
Dave
- Pilot (2009) ... Dave
 2009 Roar (Short)
Tom
 2009/I Drop (Short)
Ben
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Series)
John Chivery
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... John Chivery
 2008 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
PC Terence Reed
- Murder Is Easy (2008) ... PC Terence Reed
 2008 Mutual Friends (TV Series)
Estate Agent
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Estate Agent
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Marcus Johnstone
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Marcus Johnstone
 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
 2006 The History Boys
Rudge
 2005 My Family and Other Animals (TV Movie)
Leslie Durrell
 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: Clouded Judgement (2002) ... Kieran Elcott
- Complicity: Part 2 (2001) ... Tyro Shaw
- Complicity: Part 1 (2001) ... Tyro Shaw
 2002 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Josh Palmer
- Kith and Kill: Part 2 (2002) ... Josh Palmer
- Kith and Kill: Part 1 (2002) ... Josh Palmer
 2002 Ultimate Force (TV Series)
Weasel
- The Killing House (2002) ... Weasel
 2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
Recruit
 2001 Poirot (TV Series)
Lionel Marshall
- Evil Under the Sun (2001) ... Lionel Marshall
 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:

Played the Groom in Brecht's "A Respectable Wedding" - Young Vic, London (2007). 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 »

Trivia:

He has played the same character (Ray Terrill / The Ray) in three different series: The Flash (2014), Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017).

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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