Russell George Tovey is an English actor. He is known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC’s supernatural drama Being Human. He has also starred as Harry Doyle in the drama-thriller series Quantico on the ABC network.
About Russell Tovey in brief
Russell George Tovey is an English actor. He is known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC’s supernatural drama Being Human, Rudge in both the stage and film versions of The History Boys. He has also starred as Harry Doyle in the drama-thriller series Quantico on the ABC network. He left the regular cast of the show at the start of the fourth season on 5 February 2012. In November 2012 AudioGO Ltd released an audiobook version of Mark Michowski’s Being Human-in novel Chasers, which is narrated by Tovey. In 2008 he expressed his desire to play darker roles: like drag queens, rent boys, rapist boys and someone who has been abused, though noting that he does not consider himself “fucked-up”. In 2009 the actor played a leading role in A Miracle at the Royal Court Theatre as Gary Trudell, a British soldier returning to Norfolk from abroad. In March 2009 he presented the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress to Margaret Tyzack for her performance in The Chvenor House at the Olivier Awards.
He played Midshipman Alonso Frame, in 2007 Doctor Who Christmas Special \”Voyage of the Damned\”. He played Steve in BBC Three sitcom Him & Her, Kevin Matheson in the HBO original series Looking and its subsequent series finale television film Looking: The Movie, Titanic midshipman Alonzo Frame in the Doctor Who episode ‘Voyages’ and as Henry Knight in BBC TV series Sherlock. He also starred in two pilots: Huge and Huge: The Young House, in which he played the lead role of a young soldier returning from abroad and a young woman who is the love interest of the British soldier. He appeared in the film version of Being Human and the TV series The Secret Life of the Royals, starring in the lead roles of David Walliams and Tom Hiddleston.