Roger Ashton-Griffiths

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Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Born (1957-01-19) 19 January 1957 (age 62)
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor, director, writer

Roger Ashton-Griffiths (born 19 January 1957) is an English character actor, screenwriter and film director.[1]

Life and career

Roger Ashton-Griffiths graduated from Lancaster University (BMus), University of East London (MA Fine Art)and the University of East Anglia (PhD Creative & Critical Writing), and began his career as a singer with English National Opera at the London Coliseum.

He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Dreamchild (1985), Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), Gene Wilder's Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Roman Polanski's Pirates (1986), Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Mountains of the Moon (1990), Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990), Shadowlands (1993), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), The Wind in the Willows (1996), A Knight's Tale (2001), Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York (2002), Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco (2014) and Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner (2014).

He has also worked extensively in television, including Jack the Ripper, The Odyssey, Merlin, Margaret, The Tudors, and Doctor Who. He portrays Lord Mace Tyrell in Game of Thrones in Season 4 and Season 5.[2]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Grace of Monaco Alfred Hitchcock
2014– Game of Thrones Lord Mace Tyrell
2014 Mr. Turner Henry William Pickersgill
2015 The Lobster
2016 Father Brown Cardinal Bonipogio Episode 4.5 "The Daughter of Autolycus"


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