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Russell Tovey was born on November 14, 1981 in Essex, England as Russell George Tovey. He is an actor, known for Being Human (2008), Him & Her (2010) and Grabbers (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Being Human
Being Human George / George Sands
(2008-2012)
Him & Her
Him & Her Steve
(2010-2013)
Grabbers
Grabbers Dr. Adam Smith
(2012)
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Pirates! Band of Misfits The Albino Pirate
(2012)

Filmography

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 2016-2018 Quantico (TV Series)
Harry Doyle
- Episode #3.1 (2018) ... Harry Doyle
- KUMONK (2017) ... Harry Doyle
- ODYOKE (2017) ... Harry Doyle
- MKTOPAZ (2017) ... Harry Doyle
- MOCKINGBIRD (2017) ... Harry Doyle
 2017 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series)
The Ray / Ray Terrill
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Ray Terrill / The Ray (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... The Ray / Ray Terrill (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... The Ray (voice)
 2017 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ray Terrill / The Ray
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 (2017) ... Ray Terrill / The Ray
 2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Ray Terrill / The Ray
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3 (2017) ... Ray Terrill / The Ray
 2017 Queers (TV Mini-Series)
Phil
- More Anger (2017) ... Phil
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Rupert Keynes
 2016 Mindhorn
Paul Melly / The Kestral
 2016 Looking: The Movie (TV Movie)
Kevin Matheson
 2016 The Pass
Jason
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Mini-Series)
Simon Ogilvey
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Simon Ogilvey
 2016 Comic Strip Presents RED TOP (TV Movie)
Andy Coulson
 2015 Stick Man (TV Short)
Dog (voice)
 2013-2015 The Job Lot (TV Series)
Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.6 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.4 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.3 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
- Episode #3.2 (2015) ... Karl Lyndhurst
 2015 The Lady in the Van
Young Man with Earring
 2015 Banished (TV Series)
James Freeman
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... James Freeman
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... James Freeman
 2014-2015 Looking (TV Series)
Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Home (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Sanctuary (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Glory (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for a Plot (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
- Looking for Gordon Freeman (2015) ... Kevin Matheson
 2015 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
King Charles II
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... King Charles II
 2014 Muumit Rivieralla
Moomin (English version, voice)
 2014 Effie Gray
George
 2014 Blackwood
Jack
 2014/I Pride
Tim
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Delivery Man
 2010-2013 Him & Her (TV Series)
Steve
- The Disco (2013) ... Steve
- The Speeches (2013) ... Steve
- The Ceremony (2013) ... Steve
- The Arrival of the Guests (2013) ... Steve
- The Morning (2013) ... Steve
 2013 Snow... Sex & Suspicious Parents (TV Series)
Narrator
- After the Holiday (2013) ... Narrator
- Max & Daryl (2013) ... Narrator
- Chase & Ben (2013) ... Narrator
 2013 The Dog Rescuers (TV Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.9 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Narrator
 2013 Around Again (Short)
British soldier
 2013 Talking to the Dead (TV Series)
DS Huw Brydon
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... DS Huw Brydon
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... DS Huw Brydon
 2013 BBC Comedy Feeds (TV Series)
- Kerry (2013)
 2013 What Remains (TV Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Michael
 2013 The King Is Dead (Short)
Nicky
 2012 Is This a Joke? (Short)
Tim
 2012 Tower Block
Paul
 2012 So You Want to Be a Pirate! (Video short)
The Albino Pirate (voice)
 2012 Coming Up (TV Series)
Carl
- New Cross (2012) ... Carl
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Footman
- Walking the Dogs (2012) ... Footman
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Albino Pirate (voice)
 2008-2012 Being Human (TV Series)
George / George Sands
- Eve of the War (2012) ... George
- The Wolf-Shaped Bullet (2011) ... George
- Though the Heavens Fall (2011) ... George
- Daddy Ghoul (2011) ... George
- The Longest Day (2011) ... George
 2012 Grabbers
Dr. Adam Smith
 2012 Sherlock Uncovered (TV Movie)
Henry Knight
 2012 Sherlock (TV Series)
Henry Knight
- The Hounds of Baskerville (2012) ... Henry Knight
 2012 In Love With... (TV Mini-Series)
Jack
- In Love with Wilde (2012) ... Jack
 2011 Lady Grey London (Short)
Rod
 2010 Huge
Carl
 2007-2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Midshipman Frame
- The End of Time: Part Two (2010) ... Midshipman Frame
- Voyage of the Damned (2007) ... Midshipman Frame
 2009 In Passing (Short)
Henry Travers
 2007-2009 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series)
Budgie
- Episode #3.3 (2009) ... Budgie
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Budgie
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Budgie (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Budgie
 2009 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Dave
 2009 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (TV Series)
Dave
- Pilot (2009) ... Dave
 2009 Roar (Short)
Tom
 2009/I Drop (Short)
Ben
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
John Chivery
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... John Chivery
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... John Chivery
 2008 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
PC Terence Reed
- Murder Is Easy (2008) ... PC Terence Reed
 2008 Mutual Friends (TV Series)
Estate Agent
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Estate Agent
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Marcus Johnstone
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Marcus Johnstone
 2007 Annually Retentive (TV Series)
Ben
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.2 (2007) ... Ben
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... Ben
 2006 The History Boys
Rudge
 2005 My Family and Other Animals (TV Movie)
Leslie Durrell
 2005 Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series)
Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Robbie McManus, Police Technician
 2001-2005 Holby City (TV Series)
Adam Spengler / Jerome Hibbert
- Soft Centred (2005) ... Adam Spengler
- Borrowed Time (2001) ... Jerome Hibbert
 2003 Servants (TV Mini-Series)
John Walters
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... John Walters
 2003 William and Mary (TV Series)
Aaron Patterson
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Aaron Patterson
 2001-2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Tyro Shaw / Kieran Elcott
- 068 (2002) ... Kieran Elcott
- Complicity: Part 2 (2001) ... Tyro Shaw
- Complicity: Part 1 (2001) ... Tyro Shaw
 2002 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Josh Palmer
- Kith and Kill: Part 2 (2002) ... Josh Palmer
- Kith and Kill: Part 1 (2002) ... Josh Palmer
 2002 Ultimate Force (TV Series)
Weasel
- The Killing House (2002) ... Weasel
 2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
Recruit
 2001 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Lionel Marshall
- Evil Under the Sun (2001) ... Lionel Marshall
 2000 Anchor Me (TV Movie)
Young Nathan
 2000 Hope & Glory (TV Series)
Gary Bailey
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... Gary Bailey
 1998 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Stable Boy
- Speedy Death (1998) ... Stable Boy
 1996 Spywatch (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis Sealey
 1994-1995 Mud (TV Series)
Bill
- Episode #2.1 (1995) ... Bill
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Bill
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Bill
 1967 Look and Read (TV Series)
Dennis Sealey ("Spywatch" series) (1996)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the Groom in Brecht's "A Respectable Wedding" - Young Vic, London (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I came out to myself when I was about 15 or 16, and to my parents when I was 18. When you come out to your parents, that's when it's properly official... The only thing I can give to young gay people is that when I was growing up there were no role models that were blokey, that were men. Everybody was flamboyant and camp, and I remember going, 'That's not me, so even though I think I am gay, I ... See more »

Trivia:

He has played the same character (Ray Terrill / The Ray) in three different series: The Flash (2014), Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2017).

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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