Rupert Penry-Jones

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  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Landed his first role, as Caliban in Dulwich College's performance of The Tempest, at age 13.
  • Made television debut alongside his mother in Cold Comfort Farm, a TV movie in 1995.
  • Booked a few modeling jobs and was the face of Lypsyl lip balm while looking for work as an actor.
  • Made London stage debut as Fortinbras in the production of Hamlet at the Hackney Empire Theatre in 1995, where Ralph Fiennes played the title character.
  • Met wife while they were in a stage production of Dangerous Corner, a play by JB Priestley in 2001.
  • Cast as Carl in The Priority, a play written by Michael Wynne at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2009.


  • Peter Penry-Jones — Father
  • Dervla Kirwan — Wife
  • Florence — Daughter
  • Angela Thorne — Mother
  • Laurence Penry-Jones — Brother
  • Peter — Son


  • Attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, England


  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor

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