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Peter Sullivan stars in "The Borgias" on Showtime as Cardinal Sforza.

Peter Sullivan is a theater, film and television actor known mainly for working with theater companies and writers from both Europe and the United States. He joined the National Youth Theatre in 1982 where he played Edmond in "King Lear" and then joined the Old Vic Youth Theatre playing the title role in "Macbeth." In 1988 he joined the Catalan performance group La Fura Dels Baus and toured the world with them in their trilogy of spectacles "Accions," "Suz/O/Suz" and "Tier Mon." In 1990 he was asked by Deboah Warner to join the National Theatre in London to tour "King Lear" and "Richard III," directed by Richard Eyre, staying on to play in "Napoli Millionaria" as part of the Lyttelton Theatre company. He also worked extensively at the National Theatre Studio, where he formed The Actors' Group.

He left the National to work with David Freeman, playing Pentheus in Opera Factory's "Bacchae" at the Queen Elizabeth Hall before moving into television to play the lead in Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais' sitcom "Over the Rainbow." He was nominated for the Evening Standard Best Newcomer award for his portrayal of Ray in Simon Bennet's "Drummers," directed by Max Stafford-Clark, at the New Ambassadors in London's West End. He also played SS Colonel Karl Schoengarth in the multi-award winning BBC and HBO film "Conspiracy," written by Loring Mandel and directed by Frank Pierson. He then played Jack the Ripper in Jonathan Kent's revival of Wedekind's "Lulu" in a new version by Nicolas Wright, which started at the Almeida theater before transferring to the Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C.

He has worked extensively for Peter Gill, appearing in both "Way of the World" and "Certain Young Men" at the Almeida Theatre, as well as in a number of plays at the Royal Court Theatre, contributing to their recent book "Inside Out." At the Court he played "The Husband" in Debbie Tucker Green's "Stoning Mary" directed by Marianne Elliott, originated the role of Ferdinand in Tom Stoppard's "Rock n Roll" directed by Trevor Nunn which transferred to the West End and Broadway as well as playing Cash in Dominic Cooke's first play as artistic director, "The Pain" and "The Itch" by the American writer Bruce Norris. Most recently he played Mortensgaard in Antony Page's acclaimed revival of Ibsen's "Rosmersholm" in a new version by Mike Poulson, once again at the Almeida.

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