Toby Stephens was on born 21 April 1969 in London and he is an English stage, television and film actor.
Biography and Career
Toby Stephens was on born 21 April 1969 in London and he is an English stage, television and film actor, best known for playing supervillain Gustav Graves in the James Bond film Die another Day and Edward Fairfax Rochester in the BBC television adaptation of Jane Eyre.
He is the son of Maggie Smith and Robert Stephens. He wdoas educated at Aldro and Seaford College and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He began his film career with the role of Othello in 1992's Orlando. He has since made regular appearances on television and on stage.
He has gained acclaim as a stage actor of distinction, notably playing the title role in a
Royal Shakespeare Company production of Coriolanus shortly after graduation from LAMDA; that same season he played Claudio in Measure for Measure for the RSC.
He also played Stanley Kowalski in a West End production of Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire and Hamlet in 2004. He has appeared on Broadway in Ring Round the Moon.
He played the lead in the film Photographing Fairies and played Orsino in Trevor Nunns film of Twelfth Night. In 2002 he took on the role for which he is most widely known, that of Gustav Graves in the James Bond movie Die another Day.
In 2005 he played the role of a British army captain in the Indian film, Mangal Pandey, portraying events in the Indian rebellion of 1857. The following year he returned to India to play a renegade British East India Company officer in Sharpes Challenge.
In late 2006 he starred as Edward Rochester in the BBC television adaptation of Jane Eyre and The Wild West in February 2007 for the BBC in which he played General George Armstrong Custer in Custer's Last Stand.
Birth Name: Toby Stephens
Birth: 21 April 1969
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