Biography

Russell George Tovey (born 14 November 1981) is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. Tovey is best known for playing the role of a werewolf, George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being Human. His other notable roles include Rudge in both the stage and film version of The History Boys, Steve in the BBC Three sitcom Him & Her, Kevin Matheson in the HBO original series Looking and as Henry Knight on BBC TV series Sherlock.

Russell George Tovey (born 14 November 1981) is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. Tovey is best known for playing the role of a werewolf, George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being Human. His other notable roles include Rudge in both the stage and film version of The History Boys, Steve in the BBC Three sitcom Him & Her, Kevin Matheson in the HBO original series Looking and as Henry Knight on BBC TV series Sherlock.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1981-11-14

Place of Birth Billericay, Essex, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Russell George Tovey

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The King is Dead as Nicky
2019 The Good Liar as Steven
2019 Years and Years (6 episodes) as Daniel Lyons
2019 The Sea as David
2018 Freedom Fighters: The Ray as Ray Terrill / The Ray (voice)
2017 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (12 episodes) as Ray Terrill / The Ray (voice)
2017 Queers. (1 episode) as Phil
2017 National Theatre Live: Angels in America: Part 2 - Perestroika as Joe Pitt
2017 National Theatre Live: Angels in America: Part 1 - Millennium Approaches as Joe Pitt
2017 The Hippopotamus as Rupert Keynes
2016 Mindhorn as Paul Melly
2016 Stick Man as Dog (voice)
2016 Looking: The Movie as Kevin Matheson
2016 The Pass as Jason
2016 The Night Manager (6 episodes) as Simon Ogilvey
2016 DC's Legends of Tomorrow (1 episode) as Ray Terrill / The Ray
2016 Red Top as Andy Coulson
2015 The Lady in the Van as Young Man with Earring
2015 Supergirl (1 episode) as Ray Terrill / The Ray (uncredited)
2015 Quantico (35 episodes) as Harry Doyle
2015 Banished (7 episodes) as James Freeman
2014 The Flash (1 episode) as Ray Terrill / The Ray
2014 Pride as Tim
2014 Blackwood as Jack
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Delivery Man
2014 Effie Gray as George
2014 Looking (15 episodes) as Kevin Matheson
2013 Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide as Narrator (voice)
2013 Talking to the Dead as DS Huw Brydon
2013 What Remains (4 episodes) as Michael
2012 Tower Block as Paul
2012 Grabbers as Dr. Adam Smith
2012 The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as The Albino Pirate (voice)
2011 Is This a Joke? as Tim
2011 Lady Grey London as Rod
2010 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (1 episode)
2010 Him & Her (25 episodes) as Steve
2010 Sherlock (1 episode) as Henry Knight
2010 Huge as Carl
2009 Roar as Tom
2009 Being Human (23 episodes) as George Sands
2009 In Passing as Henry Travers
2008 Little Dorrit (14 episodes) as John Chivery
2008 Mutual Friends (1 episode) as Estate Agent
2007 Doctor Who: Voyage of the Damned as Midshipman Alonso Frame
2006 The History Boys as Rudge
2005 My Family and Other Animals as Leslie Durrell
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (1 episode) as PC Terence Reed
2003 Servants (1 episode)
2002 Ultimate Force (1 episode)
2001 Messiah (3 episodes)
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes as Recruit
1999 Holby City (1 episode) as Adam Spengler (1 episode) as Jerome Hibbert
1996 Silent Witness (2 episodes)
1996 Spywatch (10 episodes) as Dennis Sealey
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (1 episode) as Lionel Marshall
1984 The Bill (2 episodes)

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