|Rafe Spall Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||March 10, 1983|
|Spouse||Elize du Toit|
Rafe Spall is an English actor, stage actor, and voiceover artist who has been cast in many on-screen projects including The Big Short, The War of the Worlds, X+Y, A Room with a View, Anonymous, Pete Versus Life, Swallows and Amazons, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Desperate Romantics, Roadies, Shaun of the Dead, and Grandpa’s Great Escape.
Rafe Joseph Spall
King’s College Hospital, Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom
West Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Rafe Spall studied at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College, a state secondary school located in New Cross, London.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Stage Actor
- Father – Timothy Spall (Character Actor, Occasional Presenter)
- Mother – Shane (née Baker)
- Siblings – Pascale Spall (Older Sister), Mercedes Spall (Younger Sister)
- Others – Joseph L. Spall (Paternal Grandfather), Sylvia R. Leonard (Paternal Grandmother)
Rafe Spall is represented by –
- Troika, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rafe Spall has dated –
- Alice Eve (2004-2006)
- Elize du Toit (2008-Present) – In February 2008, he met actress Elize du Toit and the couple eventually tied the knot on August 14, 2010. They parent 3 children – a daughter named Lena (born 2011), a son named Rex (born November 2012) and another son born in 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
- Tall stature
- Pentagonal face
Rafe Spall Facts
- He got his name from the protagonist in The Knight of the Burning Pestle. Both Rafe and his father have also played that role.
- Ever since his younger years, he has struggled with his weight and has described it as a “painful” experience. Being overweight also reduced his career opportunities and he later lost a significant amount of weight.
- In 2009, Rafe Spall appeared as William Holman Hunt in the 6-part television drama serial, Desperate Romantics.
- From 2010 to 2011, he was cast as Pete Griffiths in the comedy-drama sitcom, Pete versus Life, in which he starred alongside Pippa Duffy, Reece Ritchie, and Scarlett Alice Johnson.
- Rafe Spall played the role of Martin Humphreys in the 2014 drama film, X+Y, co-starring alongside Asa Butterfield, Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, and Jo Yang. His performance in the movie got him nominated for a BIFA Award for “Best Supporting Actor”.
- As a voiceover artist, he has worked on projects such as Grandpa’s Great Escape and My Online Nightmare.
- He is a huge fan of Crystal Palace.
- Rafe Spall has also been a part of numerous stage productions including Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet by Nick Payne, Betrayal by Harold Pinter, and A Prayer for Owen Meany by Simon Bent.
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