Rafe Spall

Rafe Spall

Infobox actor

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name = Rafe Spall
birthname = Rafe Joseph Spall
birthdate = Birth date and age|1983|3|10
location = East Dulwich, London, England, UK
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yearsactive = 2001 - present
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notable role = DS Andy Cartwright in "Hot Fuzz"
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Rafe Joseph Spall (born 10 March 1983) is an English actor.

He landed an agent after he was spotted in a National Youth Theatre production of "Nicholas Nickleby" and has since appeared on TV and the stage, and in films such as "The Calcium Kid" (2004) and "Hot Fuzz" (2007), as well as appearing in the "Grindhouse (film)" (2007) segment "Don't". He has also worked with the band Arkane.

In 2004, he appeared in the film "Shaun Of The Dead", and later in 2005, played football hooligan Swill in "Green Street" alongside Charlie Hunnam.

In 2007's "A Room with a View" he played George Emerson opposite his real life father actor Timothy Spall as George's father.


Spall was born in East Dulwich, London, England. He was named after the title character in "The Knight of the Burning Pestle" which his father played in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1981 production of the play, and which Rafe himself played in 2005. [ The Observer (2007). [http://observer.guardian.co.uk/magazine/story/0,,2197651,00.html Spall in the family] Retrieved 2007-11-11] . He attended the school Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College in New Cross Gate. From 2004–2006 he was in a relationship with his "The Rotter's Club" co-star Alice Eve. In 2007 he dated Alexandra Mann, a designer and stylist and is now in a relationship with Elize Du ToitFact|date=May 2008.


*"Beginner's Luck" (2001, feature film)
*"A Prayer For Owen Meany: On Faith" (2002, National Theatre) as various characters
*"Out of Control" (2002, TV) as Ray
*"Just A Bloke" (2002, Royal Court Theatre) as Nathan
*"The Lion in Winter" (2003, mini series) as Prince John
*"Shaun of the Dead" (2004, feature film) as Noel
*"The Legend of the Tamworth Two" (2004, TV) as Crustie
*"The Calcium Kid" (2004, feature film) as Stan
*"The Rotter's Club" (2005, miniseries) as Sean
*"Twisted Tales" (2005, TV series) guest starring as Dominic in the episode "Death Metal Chronicles"
*"Green Street" (2005, feature film) as Swill
*"The Last Drop" (2005, feature film) as Pvt Wellings
*"The Knight of the Burning Pestle" (2005, Young Vic Theatre) as Rafe
*"The Romantics" (2006, miniseries) as John Clare
*"Kidulthood" (2006, feature film) as Lenny
*"The Chatterley Affair" (2006, TV) as Keith
*"Cracker" (2006, TV) as DS McAllister
*"A Good Year" (2006, feature film) as Kenny
*"Wide Sargasso Sea" (2006, TV) as Edward Rochester
*"Dracula" (2006, TV) as Jonathan Harker
*"The Real Thing" (2006, BBC Radio 4) as Billy
*"Hide" (2007, BBC Radio 3) as the convict
*"Hot Fuzz" (2007, feature film) as DC Cartwright
*"John Gabriel Borkman" (2007, Donmar Warehouse) as Erhart Borkman
*"Alaska" (2007, Royal Court Theatre) as Frank
*"Get Off My Land" (2007, short film) as man
*"A Room with a View" (2007, TV) as George Emerson
*"He Kills Coppers" (2008, mini series) as Frank
*"Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me" (2008, TV) as Dennis Heymer
*" [http://www.theambassadors.com/tickets/london/trafalgarstudios/4310/hello-and-goodbye.html Hello and Goodbye] " (2008, English Touring Theatre) as Johnny
*"Words and Music:Crushed" (2008, BBC radio 3) as a guest reader


External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2005/01_january/17/rotters_spall.shtml Interview] about the BBC's "The Rotters' Club"
* [http://rafespall.com Rafe Spall Fansite]

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