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Rupert Evans in The Man in the High Castle.

About Rupert Evans (1977 – ____)

Rupert Evans was brought up on a farm in rural Staffordshire, England, near Stoke-on-Trent. Evans was educated at Bilton Grange School, a boarding independent school in the village of Dunchurch, near the market town of Rugby in Warwickshire in the West Midlands region of England, followed by Milton Abbey School, a boarding independent school in the village of Milton Abbas, near the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset in South West England, and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, at the time based in South Kensington in London.

Early in his career, Evans appeared in the drama Crime and Punishment starring John Simm, and North and South starring Richard Armitage.

Evans' first major film role was as FBI Agent John Myers in director Guillermo del Toro's 2004 adaptation of the Mike Mignola comic book Hellboy. He also appeared in Agora, which was filmed in Malta with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella.

Evans has starred as Edmund Allingham in the BBC's The Village; as Elliot Howe in Rogue; as Peter Fleming in Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond; and as Brother Godwyn in World Without End. He also starred in ITV's High Stakes sitcom with Richard Wilson, and Paradise Heights, the BBC drama starring Neil Morrissey. Evans is a lead in the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle.

In 2014, Evans starred in the horror film The Canal, and in 2016 had a supporting role in the horror film The Boy.

Rupert Evans's movie credits include...

Year Movie Role
1994The Browning Versionuncredited
2002Crime and Punishmentstudent
2004HellboyFBI agent John Myers
2006GuantanameroAli/Jeb
2008Sidney TurtlebaumGabriel
2009AgoraSynesius
2011The Incident (aka Asylum Blackout)George
2012Elfie HopkinsMr. Gammon
2014The CanalDavid
2015Belly of the BulldogReeves
2016The BoyMalcolm
2016American PastoralJerry Levov

Rupert Evans's television credits include...

Year Show/Series Role
2001High StakesCharlie, in "Father Figure"
2001My FamilyTom, in
"All Roads Lead to Ramon"
2002LexxCleasby in "Prime Ridge"
(season 4, episode 14)
2002Paradise HeightsToby Edwards (in 6 episodes)
2002–2003RockfaceJamie Doughan (in 7 episodes)
2003Sons and LoversPaul Morel
2004North & SouthFrederick Hale
2005FingersmithRichard Rivers
2005ShakespeaRe-Told
— A Midsummer Night's Dream
Xander
2008The PalaceKing Richard IV
2009EmmaFrank Churchill
2010The Little HousePatrick
2012Dark Matters: Twisted But TrueFritz Haber in
"Postively Poisonous, Beauty and Brains, Medusa's Heroin" (season 2, episode 4), and as Dr. Goldberger in "Amnesiac, Party Poopers, Risky Radiation" (season 2, episode 5)
2012World Without EndGodwyn
2013–2014The VillageEdmund Allingham
(in 12 episodes)
2013Agatha Christie's PoirotHarold Waring in
"The Labors of Hercules"
2014Fleming: The Man Who Would Be BondPeter Fleming
2014RogueElliott
2014The SecretsTom in "The Conversation"
2015The Man in the High CastleFrank Frink

Memorable Quotes by Rupert Evans

“ What makes a man a man? It's the choices he makes. Not how he starts things but how he finishes them. ”

“ Essentially, I never know what I'm going to do until I read the script, but a good story is a good story. I would like to do more modern stuff, but ultimately, it doesn't matter to me — good stories are timeless. ”

“ When I was 15, I went on a cricket tour of Zimbabwe with my school. My defining memory of it was stroking a semi-tame lioness at a game reserve. I grew up on a farm, so I felt I had an affinity with animals, and when it put a paw out, I thought I'd connected with it. But its claws came out and nicked my leg. Then I did the most stupid thing: I ran. ”

“ On his favorite James Bond gadget: I always loved Live and Let Die (1973), when Roger Moore undid the zip on Miss Caruso's dress with his magnetic watch. I was a big watch freak as a kid and loved Casios with calculators on. I definitely got that from Bond. ”

“ I always think people who stretch themselves are interesting. That's something to admire, isn't it? ”

“ Our work, particularly in film and television, has become more and more last minute, so technology is vital. It has made us much more flexible. I've reduced my paper output massively by reading scripts on iPad. Researching roles, especially historical ones, is a lot easier online. I've just done Lucan on ITV, so spent a lot of time surfing the web, reading up on my character, painter Dominick Elwes. Auditioning over Skype is becoming a lot more common too. My latest job was Rogue, an American cop drama with T'handie Newton', and I had to do a Skype meeting with the showrunner for that. ”

Things You May Not Know About Rupert Evans

Trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, whose alumni include Terence Stamp, Julia Ormond, Rupert Friend, Angela Lansbury, Matthew Goode, Sue Johnston, Minnie Driver and Julian Fellowes.

He was originally slated to reprise the role of Agent John Myers in the Hellboy II: The Golden Army but he was not available so his character was written out as having been transferred to Antarctica.

He admires Simon Russell Beale and Ralph Fiennes.

Hie favorite TV show is The West Wing (1999).

He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Rupert Evans in The Man in the High Castle (2015)... pictures three and five with D.J. Qualls.
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Evans and Marcus Garvey in The Incident (aka Asylum Blackout) (2011).
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With Lauren Cohan in The Boy (2016).
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Evans in Hellboy (2004)... second picture with John Hurt... picture three with Hurt, Ron Perlman, and Doug Jones... fourth picture with Perlman and Selma Blair.
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Evans and Romola Garai in Emma (2009).
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Rupert Evans in Agora (2009).