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Name: Rupert Penry-Jones  
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Date of Birth: 22nd September 1970
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Profession: Actor
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Rupert Penry-Jones (born 22 September 1970 in London, England, United Kingdom; sometimes credited as Rupert Penry Jones) is a British actor. He is best known for his roles in BBC television dramas such as Spooks, Casanova and Cambridge Spies.

His father is Peter Penry-Jones, his mother is actress Angela Thorne and his brother Laurence Penry-Jones is also an actor.

In 1995 he appeared with his mother on television in Cold Comfort Farm. He attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His performance in "Don Carlos" with the Royal Shakespeare Company earned him the Ian Charleson Award.

He has dated singer Kylie Minogue but now lives with actress Dervla Kirwan, with whom he has one daughter. He and Kirwan both appeared in Casanova in 2005, although they did not share any scenes.


  • Casanova (TV) – Grimani (2005)
  • Spooks (TV) – Adam Carter (2004–)
  • Poirot: Sad Cypress (2003) (TV) – Roddy Winter
  • Cambridge Spies (2003) (TV) – Donald Maclean
  • A Family Man (2002) – Tarquin
  • The Four Feathers (2002) – Willoughby
  • Charlotte Gray (2001) – Peter Gregory
  • North Square (2000) TV Series – Alex Hay
  • Virtual Sexuality (1999) – Jake
  • Still Crazy (1998) – Young Ray
  • Hilary and Jackie (1998) – Piers du Pré
  • The Tribe (1998) (TV) – Dietrich
  • Food of Love (1997) – Head office
  • Bent (1997) – Guard on road
  • Jane Eyre (1997) (TV) – St John Rivers
  • The Moth (1997) (TV) – Stanley Thorman
  • The Student Prince (1997) (TV) – The Prince
  • The Ring (1996) (TV) – Gerhard von Gotthard
  • Cold Lazarus (1996) (TV) – Policeman/Militiaman
  • Cold Comfort Farm (1995) – Dick Hawk-Monitor
  • Fatherland (1994) (TV) – SS Cadet Hermann Jost
  • Black Beauty (1994) – Wild-looking Young Man

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