Biography

Rory Kinnear (born 17 February 1978) is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre.

He is best known for playing Bill Tanner in the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre, and in various video games of the franchise. He is the youngest actor to play the role of Bill Tanner. He also won a Laurence Olivier Award for portraying Fopling Flutter in a 2008 version of The Man of Mode, and a British Independent Film Award for his performance in the 2012 film Broken. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.

Rory Kinnear (born 17 February 1978) is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre.

He is best known for playing Bill Tanner in the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre, and in various video games of the franchise. He is the youngest actor to play the role of Bill Tanner. He also won a Laurence Olivier Award for portraying Fopling Flutter in a 2008 version of The Man of Mode, and a British Independent Film Award for his performance in the 2012 film Broken. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1978-02-17

Place of Birth London, England

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (1 episode) as Dr. Peter Craft
2020 Bond 25 as Bill Tanner
2019 Catherine the Great (0 episodes) as Minister Panin
2019 Years and Years (6 episodes) as Stephen Lyons
2019 Brexit: The Uncivil War as Craig Oliver
2018 Watership Down (2 episodes) as Cowslip (voice)
2018 Peterloo as Henry Hunt
2018 National Theatre Live: Macbeth as Macbeth
2017 National Theatre Live: Young Marx as Marx
2017 Quacks (6 episodes) as Robert Lessing
2017 Guerrilla (6 episodes) as Pence
2017 iBoy as Ellman
2016 Trespass Against Us as P.C Lovage
2016 National Theatre Live: Threepenny Opera as Captain Macheath aka Mac the Knife
2016 Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2016 The Roof as Yet Another Fan
2015 Spectre as Bill Tanner
2015 Man Up as Sean
2015 The Casual Vacancy (3 episodes) as Barry Fairbrother
2014 The Imitation Game as Detective Robert Nock
2014 Penny Dreadful (27 episodes) as John Clare / The Creature
2014 Cuban Fury as Gary
2013 Lucan as Lord Lucan (2 episodes) as Lord Lucan
2013 National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage as Iago
2013 Muse of Fire as Himself
2013 National Theatre Live: Othello as Iago
2013 Southcliffe (4 episodes) as David Whitehead
2013 Count Arthur Strong (20 episodes) as Michael Baker
2012 Loving Miss Hatto as Young Barrington Coupe
2012 Skyfall as Bill Tanner
2012 Broken as Bob Oswald
2011 Black Mirror (1 episode) as Michael Callow
2011 Women in Love (2 episodes) as Rupert Birkin
2010 National Theatre Live: Hamlet as Hamlet
2010 Lennon Naked as Brian Epstein
2010 The First Men in the Moon as Bedford
2010 Vexed (3 episodes) as Dan Bishop
2010 Wild Target as Gerry Bailey
2009 Wish 143 as Wishman
2008 Quantum of Solace as Bill Tanner
2008 Beautiful People (1 episode) as Ross
2008 The Curse of Steptoe as Alan Simpson
2008 Ashes to Ashes (1 episode)
2008 Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley as Denis Thatcher
2007 Cranford (1 episode) as Septimus Hanbury
2007 Comedy Showcase (1 episode) as Rob Black
2007 Mansfield Park as Rushworth
2007 Five Days (10 episodes)
2004 Judas as Andrew
2003 The Second Coming (2 episodes) as Father Dillane
2002 Ultimate Force (1 episode)
2001 Messiah (2 episodes)
2001 Judge John Deed (1 episode)
2000 Waking the Dead (2 episodes)
1996 Silent Witness (2 episodes)

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