Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance

18.01.1960 (64 years) (Ashford, Kent, UK)

Sir David Mark Rylance Waters (born 18 January 1960), known professionally as Mark Rylance, is an English actor, theatre director, and playwright. He was the first artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe in London, between 1995 and 2005. His film appearances include Prospero's Books (1991), Angels and Insects (1995), Institute Benjamenta (1996), and Intimacy (2001). Rylance won the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Bridge of Spies (2015). Rylance played the title role in Steven Spielberg's The BFG (2016), a live-action film adaptation of the children's book by Roald Dahl, and appeared in Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017), based on the British evacuation in World War II. He appeared as James Halliday in Spielberg's 2018 film Ready Player One, based on the novel of the same name. After training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, Rylance made his professional debut at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow in 1980. He appeared in the West End productions of Much Ado About Nothing in 1994 and Jerusalem in 2010, winning the Olivier Award for Best Actor for both. He has also appeared on Broadway, winning three Tony Awards: two for Best Actor for Boeing Boeing in 2008 and Jerusalem in 2011, and one for Best Featured Actor for Twelfth Night in 2014. On television, he won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for his role as David Kelly in the 2005 Channel 4 drama The Government Inspector and for playing Thomas Cromwell in the 2015 BBC Two mini-series Wolf Hall. For Wolf Hall, he also received Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations. Rylance is a patron of the London International Festival of Theatre. He is also a patron of the London-based charity Peace Direct, which supports peace-builders in areas of conflict, and of the British Stop the War Coalition´┐╝. In 2016, he was named in the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

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The Outfit (2022)

IMDB: 7.1 (42820 votes)
Bones and All (2022)

IMDB: 7 (26193 votes)
Don't Look Up (2021)

IMDB: 7.2 (541624 votes)
Ready Player One (2018)

IMDB: 7.5 (281540 votes)
Dunkirk (2017)

IMDB: 7.9 (510236 votes)
The BFG (2016)

IMDB: 6.4 (76418 votes)
Bridge of Spies (2015)

IMDB: 7.6 (N/A votes)
Days and Nights (2014)

IMDB: 4.7 (899 votes)
Twelfth Night (2013)

IMDB: 8.9 (247 votes)
Muse of Fire (2013)

IMDB: 7.3 (135 votes)
Anonymous (2011)

IMDB: 6.9 (38687 votes)
Blitz (2011)

IMDB: 6.2 (79427 votes)
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

IMDB: 6.7 (115034 votes)
The Government Inspector (2005)

IMDB: 7.6 (172 votes)
Intimacy (2001)

IMDB: 6.1 (10923 votes)
Loving (1996)

IMDB: 7.1 (13 votes)
Love Lies Bleeding (1993)

IMDB: 8.4 (39 votes)
The Grass Arena (1992)

IMDB: 8.5 (98 votes)
Prospero's Books (1991)

IMDB: 6.9 (5838 votes)
Hearts of Fire (1987)

IMDB: 4.5 (402 votes)

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