Rory Kinnear

Rory Kinnear (born 17 February 1978) is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. He is best known for playing Bill Tanner in the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre, and in various video games of the franchise. He is the youngest actor to play the role of Bill Tanner. He also won a Laurence Olivier Award for portraying Fopling Flutter in a 2008 version of The Man of Mode, and a British Independent Film Award for his performance in the 2012 film Broken. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.

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Skyfall (2012)

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When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Judi Dench  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ralph Fiennes

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Judi Dench  •  Javier Bardem  •  Ralph Fiennes

Quantum of Solace (2008)

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Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

Wish 143 (2009)

A fifteen-year-old boy with only months to live is granted one wish from the Dreamscape Charity. But David doesn’t want to go to Disneyland or meet Gary Neville; what he really wants is an hour alone with a naked woman  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Barnes
CAST:  Sam Holland  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Kieran Hardcastle  •  Lizzie Roper

A fifteen-year-old boy with only months to live is granted one wish from the Dreamscape Charity. But David doesn’t want to go to Disneyland or meet Gary Neville; what he really wants is an hour alone with a naked woman  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Barnes
CAST:  Sam Holland  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Kieran Hardcastle  •  Lizzie Roper

Man Up (2015)

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Lake Bell  •  Simon Pegg  •  Olivia Williams  •  Ken Stott

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Palmer
CAST:  Lake Bell  •  Simon Pegg  •  Olivia Williams  •  Ken Stott

Cuban Fury (2014)

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Griffiths
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ian McShane  •  Rashida Jones  •  Nick Frost

Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Griffiths
CAST:  Chris O'Dowd  •  Ian McShane  •  Rashida Jones  •  Nick Frost

No Time to Die (2021)

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cary Joji Fukunaga
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Naomie Harris  •  Rami Malek  •  Ralph Fiennes

Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cary Joji Fukunaga
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Naomie Harris  •  Rami Malek  •  Ralph Fiennes

The Imitation Game (2014)

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Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morten Tyldum
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Strong  •  Rory Kinnear

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morten Tyldum
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Strong  •  Rory Kinnear

Spectre (2015)

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A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Naomie Harris

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Ben Whishaw  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Naomie Harris

Broken (2012)

Three suburban English families' lives intertwine with tragic consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rufus Norris
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Eloise Laurence  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Zana Marjanović

Three suburban English families' lives intertwine with tragic consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rufus Norris
CAST:  Tim Roth  •  Eloise Laurence  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Zana Marjanović

The First Men in the Moon (2010)

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Thomas
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Mark Gatiss  •  Alex Riddell  •  Julia Deakin

Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Thomas
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Mark Gatiss  •  Alex Riddell  •  Julia Deakin

Lennon Naked (2010)

A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Coulthard
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Christopher Fairbank  •  Andrew Scott  •  Naoko Mori

A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Coulthard
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Christopher Fairbank  •  Andrew Scott  •  Naoko Mori

Mansfield Park (2007)

In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual politics of high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain B. MacDonald
CAST:  Billie Piper  •  Maggie O'Neill  •  Rory Kinnear  •  James D'Arcy

In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual politics of high ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain B. MacDonald
CAST:  Billie Piper  •  Maggie O'Neill  •  Rory Kinnear  •  James D'Arcy

Judas (2004)

Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus become good friends, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Robert Carner
CAST:  Johnathon Schaech  •  Jonathan Scarfe  •  Tim Matheson  •  Rory Kinnear

Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus become good friends, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Robert Carner
CAST:  Johnathon Schaech  •  Jonathan Scarfe  •  Tim Matheson  •  Rory Kinnear

Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959, encompassing her early relationship and marriage to oil millionaire Denis Thatcher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959, encompassing her early relationship and marriage to oil millionaire Denis Thatcher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niall MacCormick
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Samuel West  •  Rory Kinnear  •  Geoffrey Palmer

Wild Target (2010)

Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Emily Blunt  •  Rupert Grint  •  Rupert Everett

Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Emily Blunt  •  Rupert Grint  •  Rupert Everett

Muse of Fire (2013)

Funny, passionate, exciting, and smart: ‘Muse Of Fire’ will change the way you feel about Shakespeare forever. This unique feature documentary follows two actors, Giles Terera and Dan Poole, as they travel the world to find out everything they can about tackling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Poole  •  Giles Terera
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Judi Dench  •  Mark Rylance  •  Ralph Fiennes

Funny, passionate, exciting, and smart: ‘Muse Of Fire’ will change the way you feel about Shakespeare forever. This unique feature documentary follows two actors, Giles Terera and Dan Poole, as they travel the world to find out everything they can about tackling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Poole  •  Giles Terera
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Judi Dench  •  Mark Rylance  •  Ralph Fiennes

The Curse of Steptoe (2008)

In the early 1960s aspiring stage actor Harry H. Corbett jumps at the chance to play junk-dealer Harold Steptoe in a television comedy show 'Steptoe and Son'. However, the show's success proves to be a poisoned chalice for him, type-casting him and thwarting his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Samuels
CAST:  Jason Isaacs  •  Phil Davis  •  Roger Allam  •  Clare Higgins

In the early 1960s aspiring stage actor Harry H. Corbett jumps at the chance to play junk-dealer Harold Steptoe in a television comedy show 'Steptoe and Son'. However, the show's success proves to be a poisoned chalice for him, type-casting him and thwarting his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Samuels
CAST:  Jason Isaacs  •  Phil Davis  •  Roger Allam  •  Clare Higgins

National Theatre Live: Threepenny Opera (2016)

As London's East End scrubs up for the coronation, Mr and Mrs Peachum gear up for a bumper day in the beggary business. Keeping tight control of the city's underground – and their daughter’s whereabouts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Wickham
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Rosalie Craig  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Peter de Jersey

As London's East End scrubs up for the coronation, Mr and Mrs Peachum gear up for a bumper day in the beggary business. Keeping tight control of the city's underground – and their daughter’s whereabouts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Wickham
CAST:  Rory Kinnear  •  Rosalie Craig  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Peter de Jersey

Trespass Against Us (2016)

Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ends up caught between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Smith
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Georgie Smith

Three generations of the rowdy Cutler family live as outlaws in some of Britain's richest countryside – hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes, and taunting the police. Struggling to retain a way of life fast becoming extinct, Chad Cutler ends up caught between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Smith
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Lyndsey Marshal  •  Georgie Smith

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016)

From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, David Tennant, Catherine Tate and guests mark the life of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Doran  •  Bridget Caldwell  •  Robin Mason  •  Tim Taggart
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Catherine Tate  •  Judi Dench  •  Benedict Cumberbatch

From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, David Tennant, Catherine Tate and guests mark the life of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Doran  •  Bridget Caldwell  •  Robin Mason  •  Tim Taggart
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Catherine Tate  •  Judi Dench  •  Benedict Cumberbatch
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