facebook twitter rss
Russell Tovey stars in "Looking" on HBO as Kevin.

British actor Russell Tovey attended the Soho Theatre Young Writers' Course in 2001. He is also a very successful actor and played Rudge in Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" at the National Theatre, in the West End, and on the international tour and Broadway, not to mention on screen in Nicholas Hytner's film version of the play.

Tovey started acting at his local youth drama club, before landing his first screen role in the children's television series "Mud," which ran for two series. On stage, he first appeared in "The Recruiting Officer" in Chicester before landing small roles at the National Theatre in London in various productions, including "Henry V." He soon worked his way up there to the role of Roger in the theater's adaptation of Phillip Pullman's fantasy novel series "His Dark Materials." He then got his big break in "The History Boys." He also notably played Tintin in the 2006 adaptation of the Herge character at the Barbican Centre.

On UK television,Tovey is most well known for playing George Sands, the werewolf in the beloved cult BBC Three series "Being Human." Other roles include the midshipman Alonso Frame, opposite David Tennant, in "Doctor Who: The Voyage of the Damned" and "The End of Time, Part Two," John Chivery in the 2008 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Little Dorrit," and Steve in the BBC Three comedy "Him & Her."

In 2012 Tovey appeared as the troubled Henry Knight in "Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville." He is also a member of the ensemble cast of the horror comedy "Grabbers," which screened at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival before release later in the year, and lent his voice to "The Pirates! The Band of Misfits," alongside Martin Freeman.

In 2013 Tovey was featured among in the ITV comedy "The Job Lost," the BBC drama "What Remains" and the thriller film "Blackwood." He will also soon be seen in the period drama "Effie Gray," opposite Dakota Fanning and Emma Thompson.


How tall is Russell Tovey? How old is Russell Tovey? Find out here.

Age: 34 years old
Birthday: November 14, 1981
Height: 5' 9 ¾"
Full Name / Real Name: Russell George Tovey
Birthplace: Essex, England, UK

Murray Bartlett, Jonathan Groff and Frankie J. Alvarez in "Looking" 'Looking' Season 2 Continues to Explore Gay Life — Premiering Sunday, January 11, the sophomore season of the HBO series takes a frank look at the experiences of three close friends living in San Francisco as they explore the options available to a new generation of gay men seeking fulfillment in love and life. Read more...
"Looking" (HBO TV show) cast Jonathan Groff to Star in 'Looking' — Premiering Sunday, January 19, the new HBO series explores the exciting and varied options available to a new generation of gay men, seeking fulfillment in love and life in San Francisco. Read more...

"Fargo" (TV show) cast members Allison Tolman and Bob Odenkirk Critics' Choice Television Awards 2014 Nominations — "The Big Bang Theory," "Fargo," "The Good Wife," "Masters of Sex" and "The Normal Heart" all score the most nods for thee 4th annual event with five each. Read more...

Who is Russell Tovey dating? What do you think of Russell Tovey?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.