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      Simon Russell Beale

      Simon Russell Beale

      Highest Rated: 95% The Death of Stalin (2017)

      Lowest Rated: 53% Firebrand (2023)

      Birthday: Jan 12, 1961

      Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia

      British actor Simon Russell Beale showed his talent on the Hollywood big screen, appearing in a long line of successful films. In 2001, he co-starred with Diana Rigg in "Humble Boy." In 2003, he starred as a bumbling philosopher in Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers," for which he received a Tony nomination. Beale's early acting career mostly consisted of roles in various films, such as the dramatic adaptation "Orlando" (1993) with Tilda Swinton, "Persuasion" (1995) with Amanda Root and "Hamlet" (1996) with Richard Attenborough. He also appeared in the Peter Vaughan comedy adaptation "An Ideal Husband" (1999). He also was featured in the miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time" (1997-98). He also appeared in the TV movie "Alice in Wonderland" (NBC, 1999). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Christina Ricci horror flick "The Gathering" (2003), the Michelle Williams dramatic adaptation "My Week With Marilyn" (2011) and the drama "The Deep Blue Sea" (2012) with Rachel Weisz. He also appeared in the TV special "John & Abigail Adams" (PBS, 2005-06). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Young Visiters" (BBC, 2004-05). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the James Corden box office smash fantastical comedy "Into the Woods" (2014), the Alexander Skarsgård hit action picture "The Legend of Tarzan" (2016) and the dramatic adaptation "My Cousin Rachel" (2017) with Rachel Weisz. He also had a part in the TV miniseries "The Hollow Crown" (2012-16). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Penny Dreadful" (Showtime, 2014-16). Most recently, Beale acted in "The Death of Stalin" (2017).

      Highest rated movies

      The Death of Stalin
      Hamlet
      Benediction
      Museo
      Persuasion
      The Outfit
      An Ideal Husband
      Operation Mincemeat

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      Simon Russell Beale PERSUASION, Simon Russell Beale, Sophie Thompson, Emma Roberts, Victoria Hamilton, 1995, (c)Sony Pictures Classics THE DEEP BLUE SEA, Simon Russell Beale, 2011. ©Music Box Films THE DEEP BLUE SEA, from left: Rachel Weisz, Simon Russell Beale, 2011. ©Music Box Films Penny Dreadful, Timothy Dalton (L), Simon Russell Beale (R), 'Verbis Diablo', Season 2, Ep. #2, 05/10/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Danny Sapani (L), Simon Russell Beale (R), 'Memento Mori', Season 2, Ep. #8, 06/21/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Memento Mori', Season 2, Ep. #8, 06/21/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Glorious Horrors', Season 2, Ep. #6, 06/07/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Above the Vaulted Sky', Season 2, Ep. #5, 05/31/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale (L), Timothy Dalton (R), 'Above the Vaulted Sky', Season 2, Ep. #5, 05/31/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Night Work', Season 1, Ep. #1, 05/11/2014, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Verbis Diablo', Season 2, Ep. #2, 05/10/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Verbis Diablo', Season 2, Ep. #2, 05/10/2015, ©SHO Penny Dreadful, Simon Russell Beale, 'Closer Than Sisters', Season 1, Ep. #5, 06/08/2014, ©SHO THE DEEP BLUE SEA, Simon Russell Beale, 2011. ©Music Box Films THE DEEP BLUE SEA, Simon Russell Beale, 2011. ©Music Box Films THE DEATH OF STALIN, FROM LEFT: SIMON RUSSELL BEALE AS LAVRENTI BERIA, ANDREA RISEBOROUGH (CENTER) AS SVETLANA, STEVE BUSCEMI AS NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV, 2017. © IFC FILMS THE DEATH OF STALIN, FROM LEFT: STEVE BUSCEMI AS NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV, JASON ISAACS AS FIELD MARSHAL ZHUKOV, SIMON RUSSELL BEALE AS LAVRENTI BERIA, 2017. © IFC FILMS THE DEATH OF STALIN, SIMON RUSSELL BEALE AS LAVRENTI BERIA, 2017. © IFC FILMS THE DEATH OF STALIN, JEFFREY TAMBOR (CENTER) AS GEORGY MALENKOV, SIMON RUSSELL BEALE (RIGHT) AS LAVRENTI BERIA, 2017. © IFC FILMS

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      53% No Score Yet Firebrand Stephen Gardiner (Character) - 2023
      85% 92% The Outfit Roy (Character) $3.3M 2022
      93% 65% Benediction Robbie Ross (Character) $201.1K 2021
      83% 66% Operation Mincemeat Winston Churchill (Character) - 2021
      58% 54% A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge (Voice) - 2020
      63% 42% Radioactive Professor Lippmann (Character) - 2019
      88% 74% Museo Frank Graves (Character) $81.2K 2018
      61% 67% Operation Finale David Ben-Gurion (Character) $17.6M 2018
      95% 79% The Death of Stalin Lavrentiy Beria (Character) $8.0M 2017
      71% 49% Into the Woods The Baker's Father (Character) $128.0M 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Legacy Hookey (Character) - 2013
      81% 52% The Deep Blue Sea William Collyer (Character) $1.1M 2011
      No Score Yet 40% The Gathering Luke Fraser (Character) - 2002
      85% 69% An Ideal Husband Sir Edward (Character) $18.5M 1999
      95% 89% Hamlet Second Gravedigger (Character) $4.4M 1996
      87% 83% Persuasion Charles Musgrove (Character) $3.7M 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mushroom Picker Anthony (Character) - 1993

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shakespeare Uncovered Guest,
      Host
      2015 2018
      89% 88% Vanity Fair Mr Sedley (Character) 2018
      91% 90% Penny Dreadful Ferdinand Lyle (Guest Star) 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Great Performances Unknown (Character),
      Guest
      2013-2014
      98% 82% The Hollow Crown Unknown (Character) 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon Schama's Shakespeare and Us Unknown (Character) 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ancient Worlds Unknown (Voice) 2010
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dunkirk Winston Churchill (Character) 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Dance to the Music of Time Widmerpool (Character) 1997