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Also Known As: Rafe Joseph Spall Died:
Born: March 10, 1983 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: East Dulwich, London, England, GB Profession:

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After playing a series of self-described "fat kid" roles early in his career, Rafe Spall decided to permanently change his eating habits and trim down. He began incorporating healthy eating and exercise into his daily life, vowing to become as sculpted and toned as a leading man. Soon enough, the pounds began to shed, and better roles followed, including sizable parts in "Anonymous" (2011) and Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (2012). In 2013 Rafe appeared as Rose Byrne's dapper newlywed husband in the romantic comedy "I Give It a Year," which would prove to be his first starring vehicle. The film earned him praise, as well as comparisons to Hugh Grant, while also establishing Rafe Spall as one of the film world's hottest young actors.

After playing a series of self-described "fat kid" roles early in his career, Rafe Spall decided to permanently change his eating habits and trim down. He began incorporating healthy eating and exercise into his daily life, vowing to become as sculpted and toned as a leading man. Soon enough, the pounds began to shed, and better roles followed, including sizable parts in "Anonymous" (2011) and Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" (2012). In 2013 Rafe appeared as Rose Byrne's dapper newlywed husband in the romantic comedy "I Give It a Year," which would prove to be his first starring vehicle. The film earned him praise, as well as comparisons to Hugh Grant, while also establishing Rafe Spall as one of the film world's hottest young actors.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 World's End, The (2013)
2.
 I Give it a Year (2013)
3.
 Life of Pi (2012)
4.
 Prometheus (2012)
5.
 Anonymous (2011)
6.
 One Day (2011)
7.
 SUS (2010)
9.
10.
 Kidulthood (2008)
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2001:
Made feature debut in British comedy-drama "Beginner's Luck"
2003:
Cast as Prince John opposite Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close in "The Lion in Winter" (Showtime)
2004:
Appeared in the horror-comedy "Shaun of the Dead," directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost
2006:
Cast in Ridley Scott's romantic drama "A Good Year," starring Russell Crowe
2007:
Starred opposite his father, Timothy Spall, for the first time in the British TV drama, "A Room With a View."
2007:
Reunited with director Edgar Wright, and co-stars Pegg and Frost in "Hot Fuzz"
2011:
Portrayed William Shakespeare in Roland Emmerich's period thriller "Anonymous"
2012:
Played a botanist aboard a space mission in "Prometheus," directed by Ridley Scott
2013:
First role as a leading man in "I Give It a Year."
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Education

National Youth Theatre: - 1997 - 2001

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