Adrian Scarborough

Adrian Scarborough

Highest Rated: 94% Last Resort (2000)

Lowest Rated: 35% Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Birthday: May 10, 1968

Birthplace: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, UK

From the mid-1990s onward, reliable character actor Adrian Scarborough nourished countless scenes in pictures spanning size and genre. Working with directors as formidable as Kenneth Branagh, Robert Altman, Stephen Fry, Mike Leigh, and Tom Hooper, Scarborough became a virtual fixture of British film and television. Adrian Philip Scarborough was born on May 10, 1968 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England. He turned early to acting, studying the trade at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, at which he was honored among his classmates with the Chesterton Award for Best Actor. Following graduation, Scarborough toggled between roles in film and television, incepting his big screen career with a part in the historical biopic "The Madness of King George" (1994), and his small screen career with roles on the crime drama program "The Governor" (ITV 1995-96) and the animated children's series "The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends" (BBC 1992-95). Scarborough's film roles from then on ranged in scope and theme, coming to form as comedies like Kenneth Branagh's "A Midwinter's Tale" (1995) and "The Revengers' Comedies" (1998), and dramas like Robert Altman's "Gosford Park" (2001), Stephen Frears' "Dirty Pretty Things" (2002), and Mike Leigh's "Vera Drake" (2004). As the years went on, Scarborough began to find more and more recurring television roles, beginning with the novel series adaptation "Cranford" (BBC One 2007), the sitcom "Gavin & Stacey" (BBC Three 2007-08 / BBC One 2009-2010), and the horror comedy series "Psychoville" (BBC Two 2009-2011). No stranger to working with well respected directors, Scarborough nabbed two roles under the direction of the renowned Tom Hooper, appearing first in the Best Picture Academy Award-winning film "The King's Speech" (2010) and then in the Best Picture Academy Award-nominated musical drama "Les Misérables" (2012). Scarborough remained busy as ever thereafter, appearing in comedy films like "Delicious" (2013) and "A Little Chaos" (2014), as well as television series like "Plebs" (ITV2 2013-) and "Up to the Women" (BBC Four 2013-15).

Highest rated movies

Last Resort
Vera Drake
Love Is the Devil: Study of a Portrait of Francis Bacon
On Chesil Beach
The History Boys
To Kill a King
A Little Chaos




89% 88% 1917 Major Hepburn (Character) $159.2M 2019
37% 58% Patrick Mr. Peters (Character) - 2018
68% 61% On Chesil Beach Lionel Mayhew (Character) $741.6K 2017
49% 49% A Little Chaos Daniel Le Vielle (Character) $551.6K 2014
No Score Yet 33% Delicious Victor (Character) - 2013
35% 59% Elizabeth: The Golden Age Calley (Character) $16.3M 2007
No Score Yet 60% The Trial of Tony Blair Unknown (Character) - 2007
66% 70% The History Boys Wilkes (Character) $2.7M 2006
92% 84% Vera Drake Frank (Character) $3.8M 2004
60% 50% To Kill a King Sergeant Joyce (Character) - 2003
94% 86% Last Resort Council Official (Character) $114.7K 2000
No Score Yet 61% St. Ives Le Bon (Character) - 1999
70% 61% Love Is the Devil: Study of a Portrait of Francis Bacon Daniel Farson (Character) $343.0K 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Willows in Winter Nephew Mole (Voice) - 1996


No Score Yet No Score Yet Killing Eve: Killer Episodes Unknown (Character) 2021
65% 94% Sanditon on Masterpiece Dr Fuchs (Character) 2019
89% 86% Killing Eve Raymond (Character) 2019
54% 94% Blunt Talk Harry Chandler (Character) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Brown Clive Trueman (Character) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Edge of Heaven Gary (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Abney & Teal Abney (Voice) 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mrs Biggs Bernard Powell (Character) 2012
92% 67% Doctor Who Kahler-Jex (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 100% Upstairs Downstairs Mr. Warwick Pritchard (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2010 2012
No Score Yet 100% Cranford Mr. Johnson (Character) 2007 2009
88% 93% Kingdom Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gavin & Stacey Pete (Character) 2008-2009
No Score Yet 100% Midsomer Murders Eddie Carfax (Character) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bill Tommy (Character) 1991