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Rufus Frederik Sewell (born 29 October 1967) is an English actor. In film, he has appeared in The Woodlanders, Dangerous Beauty, Dark City, A Knight's Tale, The Illusionist, Tristan and Isolde, and Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence. On television, he starred in the 2010 mini-series The Pillars of the Earth. Earlier he played the hero, Will Ladislaw, in the BBC adaptation of George Eliot's Middlemarch. In 2003, he appeared in the lead role in Charles II: The Power and The Passion. He starred in the CBS drama Eleventh Hour which was cancelled in April 2009. On stage, he originated the role of Septimus Hodge in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and the role of Jan in Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll, which earned him an Olivier Award and a Tony Award nomination for the latter performance.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Rufus Frederik Sewell (born 29 October 1967) is an English actor. In film, he has appeared in The Woodlanders, Dangerous Beauty, Dark City, A Knight's Tale, The Illusionist, Tristan and Isolde, and Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence. On television, he starred in the 2010 mini-series The Pillars of the Earth. Earlier he played the hero, Will Ladislaw, in the BBC adaptation of George Eliot's Middlemarch. In 2003, he appeared in the lead role in Charles II: The Power and The Passion. He starred in the CBS drama Eleventh Hour which was cancelled in April 2009. On stage, he originated the role of Septimus Hodge in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and the role of Jan in Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll, which earned him an Olivier Award and a Tony Award nomination for the latter performance.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1967-10-29

Place of Birth Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Руфус Сьюэлл

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Pale Horse (2 episodes) as Mark Easterbrook
Paradise Lost as Samael
The Father
2019 Judy as Sidney Luft
2016 Victoria (8 episodes) as Lord Melbourne
2016 Gods of Egypt as Urshu
2016 Rise
2015 Blinky Bill the Movie as The Cat (voice)
2015 Killing Jesus as Caiaphas (3 episodes) as Caiaphas
2015 The Man in the High Castle (40 episodes) as John Smith
2014 The Devil's Hand as Jacob Brown
2014 Hercules as Autolycus
2014 The Brunchers as Tom
2013 I'll Follow You Down as Gabe
2013 The Sea as Carlo Grace
2013 All Things To All Men as Parker
2013 Zen (3 episodes)
2012 Restless (2 episodes) as Lucas Romer
2012 Hotel Noir as Felix
2012 Parade's End as Reverend Duchemin
2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as Adam
2010 The Tourist as The Englishman
2010 The Pillars of the Earth (8 episodes) as Tom Builder
2008 Eleventh Hour (18 episodes) as Dr. Jacob Hood
2008 Vinyan as Paul Belhmer
2008 John Adams (7 episodes) as Alexander Hamilton
2008 Downloading Nancy as Albert Stockwell
2006 The Holiday as Jasper
2006 Amazing Grace as Thomas Clarkson
2006 The Illusionist as Crown Prince Leopold
2006 Paris, Je T'Aime as William (Père-Lachaise)
2006 Tristan & Isolde as Marke
2005 The Taming of the Shrew as Tim Agnew
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (1 episode)
2005 The Legend of Zorro as Armand
2003 Charles II: The Power and The Passion (6 episodes) as Charles II
2003 Helen of Troy (2 episodes) as King Agamemnon of Mycenae
2002 Extreme Ops as Ian
2001 Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature as Angus
2001 A Knight's Tale as Count Adhemar of Anjou
2000 Bless the Child as Eric Stark
2000 Arabian Nights (2 episodes) as Ali Baba
1999 In a Savage Land as Mick Carpenter
1999 Uncorked as Ross
1998 Illuminata as Dominique
1998 The Very Thought of You as Frank
1998 Dark City as John Murdoch
1998 Dangerous Beauty as Marco Venier
1998 The Woodlanders as Giles Winterbourne
1996 Hamlet as Fortinbras
1996 Victory as Martin Ricardo
1995 Henry IV as Harry Percy (Hotspur)
1995 Carrington as Mark Gertler
1995 Cold Comfort Farm as Seth Starkadder
1994 A Man of No Importance as Robbie Fay
1994 Citizen Locke as Midshipman Clarke
1994 Middlemarch (6 episodes) as Will Ladislaw
1994 Dirtysomething
1993 Dirty Weekend as Tim
1992 Gone to Seed (6 episodes) as Billy Brooker
1991 Twenty-one as Bobby

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