Simon Russell Beale

Actor
Simon Russell Beale, a British-born actor, appeared in a variety of movies throughout his career. Beale began his acting career appearing mainly in films, such as the Amanda Root dramatic adaptation "Persuasion" (1995) ... Read more »
Born: 01/12/1961

Filmography

Actor (15)

Penny Dreadful 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Into the Woods 2014 (Movie)

Baker's Father (Actor)

The Deep Blue Sea 2012 (Movie)

Sir William Collyer (Actor)

My Week With Marilyn 2011 (Movie)

Cotes-Preedy (Actor)

Deep Water 2007 (Movie)

(of Donald Crowhurst) (Voice)

John & Abigail Adams 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Gathering 2003 (Movie)

Luke Fraser (Actor)

Alice in Wonderland 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

An Ideal Husband 1999 (Movie)

Sir Edward (Actor)

Persuasion 1995 (Movie)

Charles Musgrove (Actor)

Orlando 1993 (Movie)

Earl of Moray (Actor)

Dunkirk (TV Show)

Actor

The Hollow Crown (Tv Show)

Actor

The Young Visiters (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Simon Russell Beale, a British-born actor, appeared in a variety of movies throughout his career. Beale began his acting career appearing mainly in films, such as the Amanda Root dramatic adaptation "Persuasion" (1995), the Peter Vaughan comedy adaptation "An Ideal Husband" (1999) and the dramatic adaptation "Orlando" (1993) with Tilda Swinton. He also was featured in the miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time" (1997-98). Beale worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Dunkirk" (). He also appeared in the TV special "John & Abigail Adams" (2005-06). He also starred in the TV movies "Alice in Wonderland" (1998-99) and "The Young Visiters" (2004-05). He also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Hamlet" (1996). Beale took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in "My Week With Marilyn" (2011) with Michelle Williams, the drama "The Deep Blue Sea" (2012) with Rachel Weisz and the James Corden box office smash fantastical comedy "Into the Woods" (2014). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Penny Dreadful" (2013-). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "The Hollow Crown" (2012-). Beale also acted in "The Gathering."

Relationships

Peter Beale

Father
was an army surgeon

Julia Beale

Mother
died of cancer in April 2000 at age 64

Andrew Beale

Brother
twin of Tim born in 1962

Tim Beale

Brother
twin of Andrew born in 1962

Katie Beale

Sister
younger

Lucy Beale

Sister
younger died c. 1972 at age four of a congenital heart defect

EDUCATION

Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge

Milestones

2003

Starred as a bumbling philosopher, in Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers"; received a Tony nomination

2001

Co-starred with Diana Rigg in "Humble Boy"

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