Rufus Sewell

Rufus Sewell is an acclaimed film, television, and stage actor, who has been nominated for Emmy, Tony, and Olivier Awards throughout his career. Most recently, Rufus wrapped production on Netflix’s highly anticipated feature film, Scoop, in which he transforms into ‘Prince Andrew’ opposite Gillian Anderson, Keeley Hawes, and Billie Piper – directed by The Crown’s Philip Martin. He can now be seen starring opposite Keri Russell in Netflix’s drama series The Diplomat, for which he is currently in production on a second season. Prior to this, Rufus was seen starring in Netflix’s series Kaleidoscope, M. Night Shyamalan's Old, and inFlorian Zeller’s Academy Award winning feature, The Father, alongside Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. Additionally,Rufus starred as ‘Sidney Luft’ in Rupert Goold’s Academy Award winning feature Judystarring Renee Zellweger. Rufuscompleted four seasons of the hugely successful Amazon show The Man in The High Castle, and featured in the second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, in which he received a 2019 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Sewell first gained attention on screen for his performance as ‘Will Ladislaw’ in the BBC adaptation of Middlemarch.Sewell’s other screen work includes: Carrington,Cold Comfort Farm, Hercules, Hotel Noir, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Vinyan, Downloading Nancy, The Illusionist,Paris Je T’Amie, The Holiday, The Legend of Zorro, Tristan & Isolde, A Knight’s Tale,Dark City, Dangerous Beauty, Illuminata,The Very Thought of You, Bless the Child, Victory, Hamlet, The Woodlanders, and A Man of No Importance. Sewell’s television work includes the role of ‘Petruchio’ in theBBC production of The Taming of the Shrew, for which he received a BAFTA Best Actor nomination, and lead roles in Killing Jesus(History Channel); Zen(Left Bank Pictures/BBC);Pillars of the Earth(Starz/Channel 4); Eleventh Hour(produced by Jerry Bruckheimer); John Adams(HBO); Charles II, directed by Joe Wright (BBC); and Restlessdirected by Edward Hall.

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