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Ray Fearon

Ray Fearon was born in London in 1967, one of eight children, and was a junior international tennis player in his teens. He trained as an actor at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama. His early stage roles included Othello, Charles Surface in 'The School for Scandal', Betty/Martin in 'Cloud Nine', Longaville in 'Love's Labour's Lost', Ferdinand in 'The Tempest', and Pete in 'Blues for Mr Charlie'. His early work in London included Caryl Churchill's 'Serious Money' at the Royal Court Theatre at the age of 17, Hugo/Fred in 'Ring Round the Moon' at the Lilian Baylis Theatre, the one-man show 'The Invisible Man' at the Bridewell Theatre, and Pierre in 'Venice Preserv'd' at the Almeida Theatre. He has also worked at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre, Manchester Contact Theatre, Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, and the Barn Theatre, Kent. His film credits include Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996), and The Clandestine Marriage (1999). On television, he has made appearances in The Bill (1984), "Waking the Dead" (2000/II), A Christmas Carol (2000), and "As If" (2001/I) amongst others. His radio work includes 'Who Killed Palamino Milero?', 'Pawn Shop Blues', 'The Good Doctor Johnson', 'The Toko Losh', and 'A Raisin in the Sun'. With the Royal Shakespeare Company, he has performed First Knight/First Tempter in 'Murder in the Cathedral', Prince of Morocco in 'The Merchant of Venice', Stubb in 'Moby Dick', Brachiano in 'The White Devil', Paris in 'Troilus and Cressida', the Marquis of Posa in 'Don Carlos' and, for Michael Attenborough, Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet' and Othello in 'Othello'. In 2002, he played the title role for Adrian Noble in Shakespeare's 'Pericles' for the RSC at the Roundhouse and then at Stratford. A year later, he appeared as Oberon in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. In 2004, he starred in Steve Water's 'World Music' at the Donmar Warehouse and in Roy Williams' 'Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads' at the National Theatre. The following year, he joined the cast of the UK's most popular television serial, Coronation Street (1960), playing Nathan Cooper.

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Jun 1, 1967 In London - England - UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hamlet 1996-12-25
Latest Project:
Movie Barbie 2023-07-19
Known For
Poster of Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation
Poster of Ein Sommer in Kapstadt
Poster of In Search of Shakespeare
Poster of A Christmas Carol
Movie Barbie Dan at the FBI 2023-07-19
Movie Memory Special Agent Gerald Nussbaum 2022-04-28
Movie Christmas in Paradise Felix 2022-11-11
Movie The Protégé Duquet 2021-08-19
Movie The Lady of Heaven Abu Bakr 2021-12-10
Movie Father Christmas Is Back Felix 2021-11-07
Movie Red Dwarf: The Promised Land Rodon 2020-04-09
Movie 2036 Origin Unknown Sterling Brooks 2018-06-08
Movie Beauty and the Beast Père Robert 2017-03-16
Movie The Foreigner Commander Richard Bromley 2017-09-28
Movie The Hooligan Factory Midnight 2014-06-13
Movie National Theatre Live: Macbeth Macduff, Thane of Fife, nobleman of Scotland 2013-07-19
Movie Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation Benjamin Lee 2012-03-02
Movie Julius Caesar Mark Anthony 2012-06-24
Movie Boys On Film 8: Cruel Britannia Sous Chef (segment "The Chef's Letter") 2012-05-28
Movie Ein Sommer in Kapstadt Gabriel Swart 2010-08-25
Movie Lulu and Jimi Jimi 2009-01-22
Series Moving On Steve 2009-05-18
Series Revelations Unknown 2005-04-13
Series Keen Eddie Unknown 2003-06-03
Series In Search of Shakespeare Various 2003-06-28
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Firenze (voice) 2001-11-16
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie A Christmas Carol Jacob Marley 2000-11-20
Movie The Clandestine Marriage Brush 1999-11-12
Movie Hamlet Francisco 1996-12-25