Rupert Evans (Born 30 March 1977) is an English actor, who is well known in the United Kingdom for his television career.
Evans was born in Staffordshire, England on 30 March 1977.
Evans was educated at Bilton Grange School, a boarding independent school in the village of Dunchurch, near the market town of Rugby in Warwickshire in the West Midlands region of England, followed by Milton Abbey School, a boarding independent school in the village of Milton Abbas, near the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset in South West England, and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, at the time based in South Kensington in London.
Evans has secured a variety of television credits in the UK, including the BBC sitcom My Family, the drama Crime and Punishment starring John Simm and North and South. He also starred in ITV's High Stakes sitcom with Richard Wilson, and Paradise Heights, the BBC drama starring Neil Morrissey.
Evans' first major film role was as FBI Agent John Myers in director Guillermo del Toro's 2004 adaptation of the Mike Mignola comic book Hellboy. Evans appeared as King Richard IV, the head of a fictional royal family, in the short-lived The Palace. He also appeared in Agora, filmed in Malta with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella.