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Alexander "Alex" Jennings (born 10 May 1957) is an English actor, who has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre. A three-time Olivier Award winner, he won for Too Clever by Half (1988), Peer Gynt (1996), and My Fair Lady (2003). He is the only performer to have won Olivier awards in the drama, musical and comedy categories. He played Prince Charles in the 2006 film The Queen. His other film appearances include The Wings of the Dove (1997), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), Babel (2006) and The Lady in the Van (2015). He also played Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, in the critically acclaimed Netflix series The Crown.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alexander "Alex" Jennings (born 10 May 1957) is an English actor, who has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre. A three-time Olivier Award winner, he won for Too Clever by Half (1988), Peer Gynt (1996), and My Fair Lady (2003). He is the only performer to have won Olivier awards in the drama, musical and comedy categories. He played Prince Charles in the 2006 film The Queen. His other film appearances include The Wings of the Dove (1997), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), Babel (2006) and The Lady in the Van (2015). He also played Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, in the critically acclaimed Netflix series The Crown.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1957-05-10

Place of Birth Essex, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Alexander Jennings

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 National Theatre Live: Hansard
2018 A Very English Scandal (3 episodes) as Peter Bessell
2016 The Crown (6 episodes) as David, Duke of Windsor
2016 Denial as Sir Charles Gray
2016 Churchill's Secret as Anthony Eden
2015 The Lady in the Van as Alan Bennett
2014 Castles in the Sky as Henry Tizard
2013 National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage as Henry Higgins
2013 Belle as Lord Ashford
2013 The Lady Vanishes as The Professor
2012 We'll Take Manhattan as John Parsons
2011 National Theatre Live: Collaborators as Bulgakov
2010 National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art as Benjamin Britten
2010 On Expenses
2009 The Last Days of Lehman Brothers as Timothy 'Tim' Geithner
2009 Whitechapel (18 episodes) as Anderson
2008 The 39 Steps as Captain Kell
2008 Hancock & Joan as John Le Mesurier
2008 10 Days to War (1 episode) as Vincent
2008 Fairy Tales (1 episode)
2008 The Disappeared as Adrian Ballan
2007 Cranford (7 episodes)
2007 The Restaurant (38 episodes)
2007 Inspector Lewis (1 episode) as Rev. Conor Hawes
2006 The State Within (1 episode)
2006 The Queen as Prince Charles
2006 Babel as Ken Clifford
2005 Riot at the Rite as Sergei Diaghilev
2005 A Very Social Secretary
2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason as Horatio
2004 Five Children and It as Father
2004 London (3 episodes) as Stephen Spender
2002 The Four Feathers as Colonel Hamilton
2002 Spooks (1 episode)
2000 Too Much Sun (6 episodes)
2000 Waking the Dead (2 episodes)
1999 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as Der Butler
1997 Liberty! (6 episodes) as King George III
1997 The Wings of the Dove as Lord Mark
1996 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Theseus / Oberon
1991 Ashenden (4 episodes)
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (1 episode) as Dr Roberts
1989 War Requiem as Blinded Soldier
1988 The Franchise Affair (6 episodes) as Nevil Bennet
1987 Inspector Morse (1 episode)
1982 Smiley's People (1 episode)

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