Rafe Spall Actor

Rafe Spall

One of Britain’s rising acting stars, Rafe Spall is currently at work on Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated sci-fi thriller Prometheus, starring alongside Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, and Noomi Rapace. He will next be seen on-screen in Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous, starring as William Shakespeare opposite Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, David Thewlis, Joely Richardson, and Mark Rylance.

His other films include Edgar Wright’s hits Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz; Menhaj Huda’s award-winning independent feature Kidulthood; Ridley Scott’s A Good Year, with Russell Crowe; Tom Harper’s The Scouting Book for Boys; and Alan Brennan’s upcoming Earthbound.

Mr. Spall has starred on television in Desperate Romantics and Pete Versus Life, the latter in the title role. He also recently completed production on the six-part The Shadow Line, written and directed by Hugo Blick with a cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor and Christopher Eccleston.

His telefilm credits include Andrei Konchalovsky’s The Lion in Winter, with Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close; Nicholas Renton’s A Room with a View, starring opposite Elaine Cassidy; Adrian Shergold’s He Kills Coppers; John Alexander’s Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me, starring opposite David Walliams; Bill Eagles’ Dracula; and Brendan Maher’s Wide Sargasso Sea, starring as Edward Rochester opposite Rebecca Hall.

Mr. Spall’s theatre credits include Just a Bloke and Alaska, at the Royal Court; The Knight of Burning Pestle, at the Young Vic, Michael Grandage’s production of John Gabriel Borkman, at the Donmar Warehouse; and, most recently, If There Is, I Haven’t Found It Yet, at the Bush.

Filmography Rafe Spall

Prometheus de Ridley Scott 2012
Earthbound de Alan Brennan 2011
Anonymous de Roland Emmerich 2011
One Day de Lone Scherfig 2011
Sus de Robert Heath 2010
The Scouting Book for Boys de Tom Harper 2009
Hot Fuzz de Edgar Wright 2007
A Good Year de Ridley Scott 2006
Kidulthood de Menhaj Huda 2006
The Last Drop de Colin Teague 2006
Hooligans de Lexi Alexander 2005
The Calcium Kid de Alex De Rakoff 2004
Shaun of the Dead de Edgar Wright 2004
Beginner's Luck de James Callis, Nick Cohen 2001