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Simon Russell Beale

Highest Rated:   95% Hamlet (1996)
Lowest Rated:   33% Alice in Wonderland (1999)
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Father was a surgeon in the British Army who was stationed in the Federation of Malay when Simon was born. Attended boarding school in England as a chorister while the rest of his family continued to live in Asia. Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company after attending Guildhall School, and met Sam Mendes, who directed him as the title character in Richard III and as Ariel in The Tempest. Toured with the Royal National Theatre's production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in 1996. Appointed a CBE (a Commander of the Order of theBritish Empire) in 2003. Replaced Tim Curry as King Arthur in Spamalot on Broadway in 2005.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
36% The Legend of Tarzan
  • Mr. Frum
2016
71% Into the Woods
  • Baker's Father
2014
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: King Lear
  • King Lear
2014
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: King Lear Encore
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet Legacy
  • Actor
2013
79% The Deep Blue Sea
  • William Collyer
2012
No Score Yet National Theater Live: The Magistrate
  • Actor
2012
83% My Week with Marilyn
  • Cotes-Preedy
2011
No Score Yet The Young Visiters
  • Prince of Wales
2003
85% An Ideal Husband
  • Sir Edward
1999
33% Alice in Wonderland
  • King of Hearts
1999
No Score Yet A Dance to the Music of Time
  • Widmerpool
1997
No Score Yet The Double Life of Franz Schubert: An Exploration of His Life and Work
  • Franz Schubert
1997
95% Hamlet
  • Second Gravedigger
1996
83% Persuasion
  • Charles Musgrove
1995
83% Orlando
  • Earl of Moray
1992

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Shakespeare Uncovered
2013-2015
  • Guest
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Falstaff
No Score Yet MI-5
2003-2011
  • Home Secretary William Towers Home Secretary
93% Penny Dreadful
2014-2016
  • Lyle Sir Ferdinand Lyle Ferdinand Lyle
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • John Adams
100% The Hollow Crown
2012-2016
  • Actor

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