Rufus Sewell | Biography

Posted On: 27 Jul, 2014

Rufus Sewell | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 29, 1967
Age 53 Years 5 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Yasmin Abdallah (div.), Amy Gardner (div.)
Girlfriend Alice Eve (broke up)
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner Not Yet
Divorced? Yes
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 1.83 m
Weight 82 kg
Children/Kids William Douglas Sewell

Rufus Frederik Sewell is an English actor born on 29 October 1967 in Twickenham, England. He is best known for his role in The Woodlanders, Dark City, Meet Frank, The Illusionist, Dangerous Beauty, A Knight's Tale, Tristan and Isolde, and Martha, Daniel and Laurence. He was born to parents, William, an Australian animator, and Jo Sewell, a Welsh artist and waitress.

Sewell attended Orleans Park School, a state comprehensive school in Twickenham and later joined West Thames College. Knowing his keen interest in drama, he was sent to Central School of Speech and Drama in London where he learned comedy and acting.

In 1992, Sewell appeared in a TV series Gone to Seed, where he appeared as Billy. The same year, he was seen in Screen Two, where he played Mike Costain Clive.

Later in 1994, Sewell appeared in four TV series A Night with a Woman, a Day with Charlie, Middlemarch, Citizen Locke and A Man of No Importance. The following year, he appeared in one episode of Performance.

In 2003, he appeared in four episodes of Charles II: The Power and the Passion. Sewell was seen as Petruchio in Shakespeare-Told in the year 2005, for which he was nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.

Sewell also had the recurring role in Eleventh Hour, where he played Dr. Jacob Hood. Other TV series played by Sewell includes John Adams, The Pillars of the Earth, Zen, Parade's End, and Restless.

Sewell has also appeared in many movies. In 1996, Sewell appeared in a movie Hamlet, portraying Fortinbras and in 1998 he played in five movies such as Dangerous Beauty, Dark City, Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence, Illuminata and At Sachem Farm.

His other movies include In a Savage Land, Bless the Child, A Knight's Child, Extreme Ops, Taste, The Legend of Zorro, and Tristan and Isolde. Recently, Sewell has played a movie like Where the Devil Hides, The Sea, and All Things to All Men. His movie Hercules is scheduled to release in July of 2014, where he will appear as Autolycus.

Sewell also played the main vampire Adam in the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and also had a small role in The Tourist, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp.

Sewell has played in several TV films like Arabian Nights as Ali Baba; Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature as Angus, Helen of Troy as Agamemnon.

Sewell is described as a person with a lazy eye, deep, gravelly voice, glass eye and as a dreadful villain. Sewell also had an eye surgery before. As a result, he has a scar just below his right eye. Standing at the height of 6 feet tall, Rufus can win the hearts of many girls by his sexy looking eyes and surprising talent. This talented actor has reached 46 years old in his age.

Talking about his personal life, Sewell is a married man. He has been married twice. He was first married to Australian fashion journalist Yasmin Abdallah in 1999, but their relationship didn't get stronger, and they divorced a few months later.

Again in 2004, he married his girlfriend Amy Gardner, whom he was dating for few years. His wife is a scriptwriter and producer. The couples had a son named William Douglas Sewell.

But the couples later filed for a divorce. After that, he was also in a relationship with actress Alice Eve for two years. Currently, he is single, and there are no any rumors about his affair with any woman.

Oh and the legendary Mike Garson and Zachary Alford (I'll stop now)

His short biography can also be found in Wiki and IMDb. Likewise, he can also be followed on Twitter and Instagram as well as his page in Facebook can be liked to get his latest updates.