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Name: Roger Allam  
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Date of Birth: 26th October 1953
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Profession: Actor
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Roger Allam (born 26 October 1953) is an English actor, best known for his stage career. He played Inspector Javert in the original London production of Les Misérables.

He has been nominated three times for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, winning once. He has also been nominated for, and won, the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He has also appeared in many radio dramas for the BBC. In 2001, he starred in BBC Radio 4's adaptation of Les Misérables, as Jean Valjean.

In 2003, he starred as Willy Brandt in Michael Frayn's play Democracy.

In December 2004 and January 2005, Roger Allam appeared as the villainous Abernazer in a pantomime of Aladdin at the Old Vic theatre, with Ian McKellen, Maureen Lipman and Sam Kelly.


  • A Cock and Bull Story (2005) (post-production)
  • The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: The Seed of Cunning (2005) (TV)
  • The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) (TV)
  • Strangers (2003/III)
  • Stranded (2002) (TV)
  • RKO 281 (1999) (TV)
  • The Creatives (1998) TV Series
  • A Landing On the Sun (1994) (TV)
  • Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992) (mini series) TV Series (voice)
  • The Investigation: Inside a Terrorist Bombing (1990) (TV)
  • Ending Up (1989) (TV)
  • The fairy queen (La reine des fées) (1989) (TV)
  • Wilt (1989)

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