RORY KINNEAR is an award-winning British actor, perhaps best known for his role as “Bill Tanner” in the James Bond films Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall and upcoming Spectre. Other film credits include Cuban Fury, Broken (won ‘Best Supporting Actor’ at the BIFA’s), Wild Target and most recently Academy Award and BAFTA nominated The Imitation Game with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Kinnear’s TV credits include the sitcom, Count Arthur Strong, the Tony Grisoni-written Southcliffe (for which he was nominated for a Bafta for Best Supporting Actor), Loving Miss Hatto, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, Rupert Goold's Richard II as “Bolingbroke” and, more recently, he could be seen starring as the title role in the ITV drama, Lucan.
Kinnear is also hugely respected for his theatre work, winning the Evening Standard Award’s ‘Best Actor’ in 2010, for his performances in Measure For Measure (Almeida Theatre) and Hamlet (National Theatre), and again in 2013 for his performance as “Iago” in Othello (National Theatre). For the latter role he has also picked up an Olivier Award – an award he won (‘Best Supporting Actor’) for his performance as “Sir Fopling Flutter” in The Man Of Mode in 2008. He has also been nominated twice before for his performances in both Hamlet and Burnt By The Sun.