Russell Tovey

1981 - Today

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Russell George Tovey (born 14 November 1981) is an English actor. He is known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being Human, Rudge in both the stage and film versions of The History Boys, Steve in the BBC Three sitcom Him & Her, Kevin Matheson in the HBO original series Looking and its subsequent series finale television film Looking: The Movie, Titanic midshipman Alonzo Frame in the Doctor Who episode "Voyage of the Damned" (a role he reprised in a cameo in "The End of Time: Part Two") and as Henry Knight in BBC TV series Sherlock. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Russell Tovey has received more than 4,045,208 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Russell Tovey is the 8,507th most popular actor (down from 7,707th in 2019), the 5,518th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,541st in 2019) and the 992nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 48.30

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  • 22

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  • 2.11

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  • 3.88

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Among actors, Russell Tovey ranks 8,507 out of 10,030Before him are Jessica Henwick, Paul Walter Hauser, Jason Ritter, Kevin Hooks, Isild Le Besco, and Bonnie Franklin. After him are Olga Buzova, Patrick Fugit, Christopher Egan, Sara Maldonado, Frank Kelly, and Anna Maria Mühe.

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Among people born in 1981, Russell Tovey ranks 538Before him are Stephen Hunt, Potito Starace, Robert Kranjec, Romain Sato, Kristin Størmer Steira, and Kirk Hinrich. After him are Cristina Scarlat, David Aganzo, Daisuke Nasu, Eli Manning, Cani, and Johnny Herrera.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Russell Tovey ranks 5,518 out of 6,924Before him are Tom Cullen (1985), Jessica Henwick (1992), James MacMillan (1959), Ann Widdecombe (1947), David Johnson (1951), and Mark Bowen (1963). After him are FKA Twigs (1988), Dave Rowntree (1964), Peter Sillett (1933), Steve Nicol (1961), Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster (1974), and John Parrott (1964).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Russell Tovey ranks 992Before him are Daniel Mays (1978), Keir Gilchrist (1992), Rachel Shelley (1969), Neil Jackson (1976), Tom Cullen (1985), and Jessica Henwick (1992). After him are Robson Green (1964), Ione Skye (1970), Joe Anderson (1982), Aml Ameen (1985), Jessie Cave (1987), and Mike Bailey (1988).

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