|Tom Brooke Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||1978|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Tom Brooke is a British actor, best known for his role in BBC’s Sherlock between 2014 and 2017 as Bill Wiggins, as well as BBC One’s drama TV series Bodyguard as Andy Apsted in 2018. His early performances were in Pirate Radio (2009) as Pirate Kevin and The Veteran as Dany Turner in 2011. He was also known for having played Lothar Frey in Game of Thrones in 2013, during the key episode of the season 3, named Red Wedding.
In 2016, he was cast as angel Fiore in Preacher TV series created and produced by AMC and Amazon Prime and had his last appearance on the show in 2017. Tom also played DC Rick Johnson in the first 2 episodes of Dark Heart (2018). He was also a well-known theater actor in London between years 2006 and 2010 and acted in Berberian Sound Studio play in London, England, at the beginning of 2019. In early 2019, Tom also starred in a comedy film Ilkley as a character named Vic.
He was born in 1978 and is about 41 years old as of 2019.
London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Tom first attended Alleyn’s School in Dulwich, South London, United Kingdom.
He then went on to study at the Hull University in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
Tom was later trained in the art of acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
- Father – Paul Brooke (Actor)
Tom is represented by –
- Troika (Talent Agent), London, England, United Kingdom
- Management 360 (Manager), Beverly Hills, California, United States
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is of British descent.
- Fringe haircut
- Slim, tall physique
- Mole under left eye
- Striking green eyes
Tom appeared in a pilot advertisement for Stella Artois beer in 2004.
Best Known For
- Starring in Pirate Radio (2009) movie as Thick Kevin
- Playing Bill Wiggins in BBC’s well-known TV series Sherlock between 2014 and 2017 and Lothar Frey in season 3 of Game of Thrones in 2013
- Playing angel Fiore in AMC/Amazon Prime’s TV series Preacher between 2016 and 2017
- Appearing in the Bodyguard TV Series (2018) as Andy Apsted
Tom Brooke made his theatrical film debut in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason in 2004 where he played the role of a Production Assistant.
First TV Show
He made his TV show debut on Murder Prevention in 2004, where he played the role of DC Mark Rosen in 6 episodes.
Tom Brooke Facts
- He had a minor role as a Production Assistant in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) alongside Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant.
- Tom’s father is an actor as well and appeared in the previous film in the series, Bridget Jones Diary (2001) as Mr. Tits Pervert.
- He was trained as a theater actor and played Mark in After the End (2005), a theater play in Bush Theatre in London, England.
- Another well-known play he starred in was Jerusalem, where he played Lee in 2011 at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England.
- He starred in a well known HBO TV series Game of Thrones in 2013, for 2 episodes of the 3rd season as Lothar Frey, and was later replaced by another actor. His co-stars were Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, and others.
- His role in Game of Thrones in the Red Wedding episode inspired his play at the Berberian Sound Studio stage at the Donmar Warehouse in London, England in 2019.
- Tom’s co-stars in Sherlock (2010-2017), where he played Bill Wiggings, were Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
- He was awarded a TMA Award in the category of “Best Supporting Actor” for his appearance and performance in The Long and the Short and the Tall (2006) at the Sheffield Lyceum.
- Tom was cast in the pilot, and later as the main cast of Preacher from 2016 to 2017 as an angel Fiore that descended onto Earth. One of the first episodes featured a chainsaw fight in a church, after which he was cut to pieces but regenerated fully due to his superpowers, which hooked around 2 million viewers in the USA only, according to Nielsen Media Research. The TV series was based on the Preacher comics and adapted for the television screen.
- He is not on social media.
Featured Image by Tom Brooke / Instagram