Rafe Spall

Born Mar 10, 1983

Rafe Joseph Spall is an English actor on both stage and screen. He is perhaps best known for his titular role in Channel 4's Pete Versus Life and his roles in One Day, Anonymous, and the Ridley Scott film Prometheus. He recently played in the 2012 film Life of Pi.… Read More

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1983 Birth Born on March 10, 1983.


2004 21 Years Old While living in London Fields, he was in a relationship with his The Rotter's Club co-star Alice Eve from 2004 to 2006.
Spall has frequently collaborated with Edgar Wright, appearing in his films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End alongside Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Spall was also featured in Wright's segment in the 2007 Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez film Grindhouse.
2012 29 Years Old In 2012, Spall portrayed Canadian author Yann Martel in the Academy Award-winning drama film Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee and starring Suraj Sharma and Irrfan Khan. … Read More


2013 30 Years Old In 2013, he played the newlywed husband in I Give It a Year, a comedy about the trials and tribulations of a couple during their first year of marriage.
2014 31 Years Old In 2014, Spall appeared in the coming-of-age drama X+Y, alongside Asa Butterfield and Sally Hawkins, and the seasonal family comedy Get Santa.
2015 32 Years Old In 2015, he played John Hancock in the History Channel three-part series, Sons of Liberty, alongside Jim Broadbent, and appeared in the Academy Award-winning biographical comedy-drama The Big Short, alongside Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell. … Read More
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