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Ken Stott stars in "One Day," opposite Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, as Steven. Stott's next performance is in the long-awaited two-part film version of "The Hobbit," being directed by Peter Jackson.

Audiences have seen Ken Stott in such features as Danny Boyle's "Shallow Grave"; Mike Nichols' "Charlie Wilson's War"; S.J. Clarkson's "Toast"; David Yates' multi-Emmy Award-winning telefilm "The Girl in the Café," Lasse Hallström's "Casanova"; Antoine Fuqua's "King Arthur"; Mike Hodges' "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"; Anand Tucker's "Saint-Ex"; Jake Scott's "Plunkett & Macleane"; Jim Sheridan's "The Boxer"; and Bill Forsyth's "Being Human." Stott also starred opposite Richard E. Grant in Peter Capaldi's Academy Award-winning short film "Franz Kafka's 'It's a Wonderful Life.'"

Stott is well-known for playing the title role of the detective inspector in the television drama "Rebus," as well as for the series "Messiah" and "The Vice." His other notable credits for U.K. television include Richard Laxton's telefilm "Hancock & Joan," in which he starred as the celebrated comedian Tony Hancock; Nicholas Renton's telefilm "Uncle Adolf," in which he starred as the title character; and the classic miniseries "The Singing Detective," written by Dennis Potter and directed by Jon Amiel.


A veteran of the theater, Stott has appeared in numerous productions at the Royal National Theatre, including "The Recruiting Officer," directed by Nicholas Hytner and for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award; and Arthur Miller's "Broken Glass," directed by David Thacker and for which he won an Olivier Award.

Stott's many other stage credits include Lindsay Posner's Duke of York production of "A View from the Bridge" as well as his Royal Court stagings of "American Bagpipes," "1953," "Colquhoun & Macbryde," and "The Misanthrope" at the Young Vic; Terry Hands' Royal Shakespeare Company stagings of "Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor"; Franco Zeffirelli's staging of "Filumena," with Joan Plowright and Frank Finlay; "Hamlet," directed by Jonathan Miller; "Oklahoma!," staged by James Hammerstein; "The Rose Tattoo," under the direction of Peter Hall; and the original London production of Yasmina Reza's "God of Carnage" as well as the Broadway staging, both directed by Matthew Warchus.



KEN STOTT: FACTS

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Height: 5' 7"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Wife: Elizabeth





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