Rupert Penry-Jones

Born Sep 22, 1970

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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rupert Penry-Jones.


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 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 28 Years Old In 1999, he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon, playing the title role in Don Carlos at The Other Place theatre and Alcibiades in Timon of Athens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
2000 29 Years Old Both productions transferred to the Barbican Centre in London in 2000, where his performance as Don Carlos won the Ian Charleson Award.


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. … Read More
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 Penry-Jones married actress Dervla Kirwan in August 2007, following a three-year engagement. … Read More
He played the lead role of section leader Adam Carter for four series before leaving the show in 2008.
2009 38 Years Old 1 More Event
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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