Rupert Penry-Jones

Born Sep 22, 1970
Age 44
Hometown London
Other Names Penry-Jones, Rupe...

Rupert William Penry-Jones is an English actor, best known for his role as Adam Carter in the British television series Spooks, also broadcast under the title MI-5 and various other notable roles in the British television industry.

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1970 Birth Born on September 22, 1970.


1995 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995 he appeared with his mother on television in Cold Comfort Farm.
1996 25 Years Old He was cast as Richard in the premiere staging of Stephen Poliakoff's Sweet Panic at Hampstead Theatre in 1996. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old In 1998 he created the role of the Boy in Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby at the Almeida Theatre.
1999 28 Years Old In 1999 he joined the RSC at Stratford-upon-Avon, playing the title role in Don Carlos at The Other Place and Alcibiades in Timon of Athens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.


2001 30 Years Old At the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds in 2001 he was cast as Robert Caplan in J. B. Priestley's thriller "time-play" Dangerous Corner opposite Dervla Kirwan, who played Olwen Peel. … Read More
2003 32 Years Old From July to October 2003 at the National's Cottesloe Theatre he played the leading role of Louis XIV in Nick Dear's historical drama Power.
2004 33 Years Old In 2004, he joined the cast in series 3 of the BBC's BAFTA-winning series Spooks.
2007 36 Years Old He married actress Dervla Kirwan in August 2007, following a three-year engagement, after having met in a theatre production, Dangerous Corner, in 2001. … Read More
He played the lead role of section leader, Adam Carter for 4 series before leaving the show in 2008.
In 2009, he was cast as the lead in the unaired ABC pilot The Forgotten but was unceremoniously replaced when the pilot was picked up and replaced by Christian Slater. … Read More
2010 39 Years Old He was scheduled to appear alongside other celebrities in Soccer Aid 2010, but broke a bone in his knee during training, putting him in a plaster cast and ruling him out of the final match on 6 June 2010. … Read More
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