Rufus Sewell

Birth Place: Twickenham, Middlesex, ENGLAND

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[West End]
Old Vic London Revival Production, 2016
Serge [Replacement]

[West End]

Original Broadway Production, 2007

Original Broadway Production, 1995

Rufus Sewell Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Actor

Rufus Sewell, Rock 'N' Roll

Theatre World Awards - 1995 - Performance

Rufus Sewell, Translations

Rufus Sewell Videos

Rufus Sewell News

Allison Janney Joins THE DIPLOMAT Season 2

Netflix announced that Allison Janney (I, Tonya; The West Wing) will guest star in Season 2 of The Diplomat. The Diplomat is a Golden Globe, Emmy, SAG, PGA, and CCA-nominated series and has received numerous additional accolades since it premiered last year.

Chicago Shakespeare Welcomes New Artistic and Executive Leadership to Drive Innovation and Creativity in Theater

Chicago Shakespeare is welcoming new artistic and executive leadership, who are set to bring fresh ideas, innovation, and creativity to the theater scene. Prepare to be amazed by the exciting changes happening at Chicago Shakespeare.

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Launch Music Mondays in July

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the return of Music Mondays; the hit summer concert series that invites artists to perform for audiences and share stories of their time on and off the stage.

Choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO Dies at 91

The legendary choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO died peacefully on Sunday night, 21 May.

Netflix Renews THE DIPLOMAT For Season Two

Netflix has renewed political drama The Diplomat for a second season. The Diplomat premiered on April 20 and debuted at #1 on Netflix’s weekly global Top 10 TV English list. In its first weekend, the series had 57.48M hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 86 countries.

THE DIPLOMAT Starring Keri Russell to Premiere on Netflix in April

From showrunner Debora Cahn (THE WEST WING, HOMELAND), THE DIPLOMAT is a high-stakes, contemporary political drama about the transcendence and torture of long-term relationships, between countries and people. Also starring David Gyasi, Ali Ahn, Rory Kinnear, and Ato Essandoh, with executive producers Debora Cahn, Janice Williams, and Keri Russell.


A night of celebration of multicultural points of view presented through a contemporary collection of various works in theater, poetry, and music. The event will take place at Playwrights Downtown on 2/17/23 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Wish at the door.

VIDEO: Netflix Drops KALEIDOSCOPE Series Trailer

Netflix debuts official video trailer for the suspenseful heist drama, Kaleidoscope. The series stars Giancarlo Esposito (he/him), Paz Vega (she/her), Rufus Sewell (he/him), Tati Gabrielle (she/her), Peter Mark Kendall (he/him), Rosaline Elbay (she/her), Jai Courtney (he/him) and Niousha Noor (she/her).

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

Netflix Announces Cast of New Crime Thriller Series JIGSAW

The Cast Includes Giancarlo Esposito, Paz Vega, Rufus Sewell, Tati Gabrielle, Peter Mark Kendall, Rosaline Elbay, Jai Courtney, and Niousha Noor.

These are `Happy Days' Indeed for Trevor Nunn

The 60th anniversary production of Beckett's masterwork Happy Days, newly opened at west London's Riverside Studios, is indistinguishable from the keen eye of its director, Trevor Nunn, who across more than six decades has contributed many of the most significant (not to mention quite a few of the best) productions in my experience. We look back at a seismic career and select five productions for the ages.

Luke Bracey Will Star in Baz Lurhmann's ELVIS

Variety reports that Luke Bracey has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's upcoming 'Elvis' biopic. He will play Jerry Schilling, one of the members of the famous 'Memphis Mafia.'

Broadway Rewind: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Living Legend, Chita Rivera!

'This episode of Broadway Rewind is such a treat', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'because it has CHITA!' We also visit with the cast of Tom Stoppard's play, Rock N' Roll which starred Brian Cox, Rufus Sewell, but we start things off ay the first day of rehearsal for Tracy Letts' groundbreaking play, August: Osage County, which came to Broadway following a sold-out run at Steppenwolf.

Yola Joins ELVIS as Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Variety reports that Yola has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis.' The British singer will play Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Rufus Sewell Joins Baz Luhrmann's Musical ELVIS Biopic

Variety reports that Rufus Sewell has joined the cast of 'Elvis' as the King's father, Vernon Presley.

VIDEO: Watch Renee Zellweger's Oscar Acceptance Speech

Watch Renee Zellweger's Oscar 2020 acceptance speech for Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Judy Garland in JUDY below!

Renee Zellweger Wins the Oscar for Best Actress!

Renée Zellweger has won Best Actress at the 2020 Oscars for her role in Judy! The 2020 Oscars are airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

JUDY llega hoy a los cines

Hoy 31 de enero llega a los cines de todo España el biopic JUDY, en el que se retrata la vida de la leyenda del cine, el teatro y la canción Judy Garland durante algunos de los años más difíciles de su vida.

AGATHA CHRISTIE'S THE PALE HORSE Premieres March 13 on Prime Video

On March 13, 2020, Amazon Prime Video will premiere Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse in the US. The bewitching two-part mystery stars Emmy and BAFTA-nominated actor, Rufus Sewell (The Man in the High Castle). BAFTA-nominated writer, Sarah Phelps, adapted the acclaimed 1961 novel for television and served as executive producer.

Renee Zellweger Wins the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Leading Role!

Renee Zellweger has won the 2020 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for starring as Judy Garland in Judy. The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are nationally simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 19, 2020, celebrating the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year.


Rufus Sewell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Rufus Sewell has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Rufus Sewell's first West End show was Old Times which opened in 2013

Rufus Sewell has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for his role in "Rock 'n' Roll." He was also nominated for Best Actor at the Olivier Awards and the Evening Standard Awards for the same play. Additionally, Sewell received a Performance nomination at the Theatre World Awards for his work in "Translations."

Rufus Sewell has won several awards for his performances on Broadway. He won the Best Actor award at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Rock 'N' Roll". He also received the Best Actor award at the Evening Standard Awards for the same production. Additionally, Sewell was recognized for his performance in "Translations" and received the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards.

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