Rupert Penry-Jones

Rupert Penry-Jones

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1970-09-22 (50 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

33 Movies · 24 TV shows

Biography

Rupert William Penry-Jones (born 22 September 1970) is a British actor, known for his performances as Adam Carter in Spooks, Clive Reader in Silk, DI Joseph Chandler in Whitechapel, and Mr Quinlan in the American horror series The Strain.

Personal Life

Penry-Jones married Irish actress Dervla Kirwan in August 2007, following a three-year engagement. They met in 2001 at a production of J. B. Priestley's Dangerous Corner. They have two children.

Early Life

Penry-Jones was born in London, the son of Welsh actor Peter Penry-Jones and English actress Angela Thorne. His brother, Laurence Penry-Jones, is an actor turned ambulance driver who is married to actress Polly Walker.On BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are?, broadcast in August 2010, it was revealed that Penry-Jones' maternal grandfather, William, had served with the Indian Army Medical Corps at the Battle of Monte Cassino and that his earlier ancestors had a long-standing connection with the Indian Army. Penry-Jones also discovered that he had Anglo-Indian ancestry from the early 19th century.Penry-Jones was educated at Dulwich College in Dulwich, London, until age 17 when he was enrolled at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Movies & TV shows

2022.

1 Movie
The Batman

The Batman

2022
In his second year as the caped crusader Batman, billionaire Bruce Wayne finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a mysterious sociopath known as the Riddler.

2021.

1 TV show
TV
The Drowning

The Drowning

2021
Jodie has been rebuilding her life since losing her son eight years ago, but when she sees Daniel for the first time, she is convinced she has found her missing son.

2020.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Getting to Know You

Getting to Know You

2020
When his drunken ex-girlfriend won't leave him alone, a man asks a married woman staying at the same hotel to pretend to be his wife. What could go wrong? It's not like two strangers spending a weeken...
Love Sarah

Love Sarah

2020
A young woman wants to open her own bakery in London. She enlisted the help of an old friend and her grandma.
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears

2020
After freeing a young Bedouin girl from her unjust imprisonment in Jerusalem, an Australian adventuress, together with her devoted police detective friend, begins to uncover a decade-old mystery conce...
TV
The Royals and the Tabloids

The Royals and the Tabloids

2020
The royals don't like the press.
TV
Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia

2020
The human, troll and magical worlds are at odds in a time-bending adventure in Camelot, where conflict is brewing between the human, troll and magical worlds.

2019.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Vita & Virginia

Vita & Virginia

2019
In 1920s London, literary icon Virginia Woolf and socialite Vita Sackville-West ran in different circles. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair,...
TV
The Commons

The Commons

2019
The Commons is an absorbing character-driven relationship drama and a story about motherhood as the ultimate act of faith in humanity.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
Stan Lee's Lucky Man

Stan Lee's Lucky Man

5.73
2016
Harry is going to lose everything. On the night when his huge debts are to be called in, he meets the enigmatic Eve, who gives him a mysterious bracelet said to endow the wearer with immense luck. Har...

2015.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
In Vitro

In Vitro

2015
The directorial debut of actor Toby Stephens, this uncompromising new short film explores how infertility can erode a marriage and one man's reaction to cold science replacing passion.
A Little Chaos

A Little Chaos

7
2015
Le Ntre hired a landscape gardener to build the gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they are drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
TV
Life In Squares

Life In Squares

6
2015
The three-part series centres on the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant as t...
Crown for Christmas

Crown for Christmas

2015
A struggling New York artist reluctantly accepts to act as a governess. The prince is attracted to the princess when she befriends him. She finds herself swept up in romance, royalty and the spirit of...

2014.

1 TV show
TV
The Strain

The Strain

5.79
2014
The story of Dr is told in a high concept thriller. The Center for Disease Control Canary Team is in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hall...

2013.

2 Movies
Defeating the Hackers

Defeating the Hackers

2013
Exploring the murky and fast-paced world of the hackers out to steal money and identities and wreak havoc with people's online lives, and the scientists who are joining forces to help defeat them.
Edward VIII's Murderous Mistress

Edward VIII's Murderous Mistress

2013
The extraordinary story of Edward VIII's first love affair, involving a murder trial, a secret cache of vanished letters, and a cover-up to save the reputation of the future King.

2012.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Red Tails

Red Tails

2012
The story of the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
TV
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

2012
In this two-part miniseries adaptation of the classic adventure novel, young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can direct a schooner to an island known for buried treasure. But aboard the ship is a myst...
TV
The Last Weekend

The Last Weekend

2012
Ian and Em were invited to spend a weekend in the Suffolk countryside by their old friend, and they were expecting an idyllic holiday. With irreversible consequences, the competitive edge to the men's...

2011.

1 TV show
TV
Silk

Silk

6.55
2011
Silk was first shown in 2011. A group of barristers are trying to get the rank of Queen's Counsel.

2009.

1 TV show
TV
Whitechapel

Whitechapel

6
2009
There are people in London's East End.

2008.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Burn Up

Burn Up

2008
An oil industrialist, an environmental activist and a politician are in conflict in this drama set around a summit on climate change.
The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

2008
A mining engineer on a holiday from the African colonies finds London life dull. It's more than he bargained for when a secret agent comes into his room and gives him a notebook about the beginning of...

2007.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Joe's Palace

Joe's Palace

2007
The drama centered on the relationship between a strange and wealthy Londoner and a teenager who takes care of his empty house.
TV
The Alan Titchmarsh Show

The Alan Titchmarsh Show

2007
The Alan Titchmarsh Show is hosted by Alan Titchmarsh. It was first broadcasted on ITV on September 3, 2007. The show's main focus is the "Best of British" theme with many of the shows' segments focus...
Persuasion

Persuasion

8
2007
The Jane Austen novel was published in 1818 and is the newest adaptation. At the age of nineteen, Anne fell in love with a naval officer.

2006.

1 Movie
Krakatoa: The Last Days

Krakatoa: The Last Days

2006
The eruption of Krakatoa volcano is depicted in a documentary. The volcano was located in the Sunda strait in Indonesia and had an eruption that resulted in a very hot tsunami. More than 36,000 people...

2005.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Casanova

Casanova

6
2005
Russell T Davies wrote and directed the 2005 British television comedy drama serial, Casanova. The 3-episode series was first aired on digital television station BBC Three from 13 March, with a repeat...
Match Point

Match Point

5.83
2005
Match Point is Woody Allen's satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match begins when he has t...

2003.

1 TV show
TV
Cambridge Spies

Cambridge Spies

6
2003
There were double agents in British history.

2002.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Spooks

Spooks

6
2002
The British Security Service work against the clock to safeguard the nation in a tense drama series. The series follows the work of a group of MI5 officers based at the service's Thames House headquar...
The Four Feathers

The Four Feathers

2002
The story is set in 1885 and follows a British officer who resigns his post when he learns of a plan to ship out to Sudan. Four white feathers were sent to him by his friends and fiancée. He disguises...

2001.

1 Movie
Charlotte Gray

Charlotte Gray

2001
The drama is set in France during World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hopes of saving her lover. Sebastian Faulks wrote the...

2000.

1 TV show
TV
North Square

North Square

2000
Channel 4 broadcasted North Square at the end of 2000. The series was filmed in and around Park Square. The show didn't get a large audience because most of the legal firms are located here. ABC broad...

1999.

1 Movie
Virtual Sexuality

Virtual Sexuality

1999
Desperate to find her perfect man Justine goes to a technology fair with her classmates. She discovers that she can create her perfect man even if she only uses an electronic facsimile when she tries ...

1998.

4 Movies
The Student Prince

The Student Prince

1998
The Queen's youngest son is going to university because he's not good enough at anything else. Barry left school at fifteen because he didn't have time for the royal family. He isn't going to enjoy it...
Hilary and Jackie

Hilary and Jackie

6
1998
Hilary du Pré-Finzi saw her sister's tragic story from a different point of view.
The Tribe

The Tribe

1998
Property developer Jamie has to evict some weird, post-modern hippies from a building. But they slowly drag him into their dark underworld of bizarre rituals and dangerous liaisons.
Still Crazy

Still Crazy

1998
It was the Strange Fruit in the 70s. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man died from an overdose. They died when lightning struck the stage. W...

1997.

4 Movies
The Moth

The Moth

1997
A story of class conflict and its influence on romance is presented in this 1940s drama. Robert Bradley leaves the shipyards to work in his uncle's furniture business but soon finds himself at odds wi...
Food of Love

Food of Love

1997
A group of ex-university students reunite to perform a Shakespeare play in a quaint English village.
Bent

Bent

6
1997
Max was forced to run for his life after having a tryst with a German soldier. In the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form of human being, so Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pret...
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

1997
Charlotte Bronte's novel is being filmed again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard ...

1996.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Ring

The Ring

1996
A young German woman is separated from her family during World War II. She fell in love with a German officer after being freed. When Berlin's husband was killed by the Russians, she fled to America, ...
TV
Cold Lazarus

Cold Lazarus

6
1996
A group of scientists are on the verge of a major breakthrough as they begin to tap into the memory of a man who died in the 1990s.

1995.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm

1995
In this adaptation of the British novel, a plucky London society girl orphans at age 19 finds a new home with some rough relatives. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement from her mischiev...
TV
Faith in the Future

Faith in the Future

1995
The British television show Faith in the Future ran from 1995 to 1998. Faith Greyshott is single after splitting from her long-term partner at the end of Second Thoughts. With her daughter Hannah away...

1994.

2 Movies
Fatherland

Fatherland

1994
There is a fictional account of what might have happened if Hitler had won the war. Germany's war crimes have been kept a secret since the 1960s. Hitler wants to talk to the US president. An American ...
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

1
1994
Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life and reveals the fates of horses and people who own and command them.

1992.

1 TV show
TV
Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous

6
1992
Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, is driven up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness by their immature fun-loving mother and her best friend. In-jokes and heavy doses of...

1989.

1 TV show
TV
Agatha Christie's Poirot

Agatha Christie's Poirot

6.24
1989
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first clas...

1988.

1 TV show
TV
This Morning

This Morning

1988
This Morning is a British daytime television programme broadcast on ITV. It is currently presented by Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby on Monday to Thursday with Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes pr...

1964.

1 TV show
TV
Horizon

Horizon

6.8
1964
There are amazing science stories, mysteries and worlds you've never seen before.

Unknown Year.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Prisoners of Paradise

Prisoners of Paradise

Lucy Gladwell was sent from England to live with her uncle in 1925. Lucy fell in love with Krishna after falling in love with her violent uncle who was not the benign influence he pretended to be.
Pegasus Bridge

Pegasus Bridge

Funding ceased due to the pullout of backers. The success of the D-Day landings depended on the capture of two bridges, one of which became known as the Pegasus Bridge.
TV
Persuasion

Persuasion

Persuasion is a 2007 British television film adaptation of Jane Austen's eponymous novel. It was directed by Adrian Shergold and the screenplay was written by Simon Burke. Sally Hawkins stars as the p...
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