Rafe Spall

After playing a series of self-described "fat kid" roles early in his career, Rafe Spall decided to permanently change his eating habits and trim down. He began incorporating healthy eating and exercise into his daily ... Read more »
Born: 03/10/1983 in East Dulwich, London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (25)

Black Mirror 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Black Mirror 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Sons of Liberty 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Get Santa 2014 (Movie)

Steve (Actor)

What If 2014 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

A Brilliant Young Mind 2013 (Movie)

Humphreys (Actor)

Earthbound 2013 (Movie)

Joe Norman (Actor)

I Give it a Year 2013 (Movie)

Josh (Actor)

The World's End 2013 (Movie)

Young Man (Actor)

Life of Pi 2012 (Movie)

Writer (Actor)

Prometheus 2012 (Movie)

Milburn (Actor)

Anonymous 2011 (Movie)

William Shakespeare (Actor)

One Day 2011 (Movie)

Ian (Actor)

Powder 2010 (Movie)

Joe Potter (Actor)

SUS 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Scouting Book for Boys 2009 (Movie)

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A Room With a View 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Dracula 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Hot Fuzz 2007 (Movie)

DC Andy Cartwright (Actor)

A Good Year 2006 (Movie)

Kenny (Actor)

Kidulthood 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Green Street Hooligans 2005 (Movie)

Swill (Actor)

The Calcium Kid 2004 (Movie)

Stan Parlour (Actor)

The Lion in Winter 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Cracker: A New Terror (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

After playing a series of self-described "fat kid" roles early in his career, Rafe Spall decided to permanently change his eating habits and trim down. He began incorporating healthy eating and exercise into his daily life, vowing to become as sculpted and toned as a leading man. Soon enough, the pounds began to shed, and better roles followed, including sizable parts in "Anonymous" (2011) and Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (2012). In 2013 Rafe appeared as Rose Byrne's dapper newlywed husband in the romantic comedy "I Give It a Year," which would prove to be his first starring vehicle. The film earned him praise, as well as comparisons to Hugh Grant, while also establishing Rafe Spall as one of the film world's hottest young actors.

Relationships

Elize Du Toit Actor

Wife

Alice Eve Actor

Companion

Timothy Spall Actor

Father
Born Feb. 27, 1957

EDUCATION

National Youth Theatre

1997 - 2001
Landed his first agent after performaning in the National Youth Theatre's rendition of "Nicholas Nickleby."

Milestones

2013

First role as a leading man in "I Give It a Year."

2012

Played a botanist aboard a space mission in "Prometheus," directed by Ridley Scott

2011

Portrayed William Shakespeare in Roland Emmerich's period thriller "Anonymous"

2007

Starred opposite his father, Timothy Spall, for the first time in the British TV drama, "A Room With a View."

2007

Reunited with director Edgar Wright, and co-stars Pegg and Frost in "Hot Fuzz"

2006

Cast in Ridley Scott's romantic drama "A Good Year," starring Russell Crowe

2004

Appeared in the horror-comedy "Shaun of the Dead," directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

2003

Cast as Prince John opposite Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close in "The Lion in Winter" (Showtime)

2001

Made feature debut in British comedy-drama "Beginner's Luck"

Bonus Trivia

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Lost more than 70 pounds before become a leading man.

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Was rejected from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

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Son of celebrated British character actor, Timothy Spall.

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