Rufus Sewell currently stars in the hugely-successful Amazon series, The Man in the High Castle, and has received critical acclaim for his performance as ‘Lord Melbourne’ in Victoria for PBS and BBC. His other television work includes the role of ‘Petruchio’ in the BBC production of The Taming of the Shrew, for which he received a BAFTA nomination, and lead roles in The Pillars of the Earth, John Adams, and Charles II, directed by Joe Wright. Rufus first gained attention on screen for his performance as ‘Will Ladislaw’ in the BBC adaptation of Middlemarch. He received further acclaim in Christopher Hampton’s feature film Carrington, opposite Emma Thompson and Jonathan Pryce. Other screen work includes Alex Proyas’ Dark City, Illuminata, directed by and co-starring John Turturro, and Kenneth Branagh’s Hamlet. Coming up, he will star as ‘Sidney Luft’ in Rupert Goold’s Judy Garland biopic, Judy, opposite Renee Zellweger and Michael Gambon.
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