Rufus Sewell – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Rufus Sewell British Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Average
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 82 kg (180.7 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Nickname `Rufus
Gender Male
Age 56 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth October 29, 1967
Full Name Rufus Frederik Sewell
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Birthplace Twickenham, Middlesex, England
Religion Not Known
Published on October 4, 2019 on 02:19 AM
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Rufus Frederik Sewell is a British film and stage actor. He is known for his movies, like; ‘Carrington’ (1995), ‘Hamlet’, (1996), ‘Dangerous Beauty’ (1998), and the latest one ‘Old’ (2021) for which he got huge acclaim in his career life. And viewers are in love with his remarkable performances.

Among others, Dark City (1998), A Knight’s Tale (2001), The Legend of Zorro (2005), The Illusionist (2006), Amazing Grace (2006), The Holiday (2006), Judy (2019), The Father (2020), and many others.


Rufus Sewell made his career in films and also worked on stage and television as well. He is better known for starring in television roles in Middlemarch (1994), Charles II: The Power and the Passion (2003), John Adams (2008), and many more.

Additionally, Rufus Sewell starred in Eleventh Hour (2008–2009), Zen (2011), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), Parade’s End (2012), Victoria (2016–2017), to name a few.

Among other acting credits, he is known for appearing in The Man in the High Castle (2014–2019), and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019).

In 2020, the actor also appeared in the Agatha Christie TV adaptation The Pale Horse.


Rufus Sewell has earned several nominations and also won the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Best Actor in a play. He is also a nominee of Tony Awards, Drama League Awards, and others.



Rufus Sewell Education

School: Orleans Park School

College: Central School of Speech and Drama, London

Rufus Sewell Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: “Dark City”



Net Worth: USD $5 Million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: William Sewell

Mother: Jo Sewell

Brother: Caspar Sewell

Sister: None

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Amy Gardner (m. 2004–2006), Yasmin Abdallah (m. 1999–2000)

No. of Children: 1 Son

Son: William Douglas Sewell

Daughter: None

Past Relationships:

Alice Eve (2006 – 2008)
Donna Air (2000)
Helena Bonham Carter (1999)
Kate Winslet (1995 – 1996)
Helen McCrory
Catalina Guirado

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Who is Rufus Sewell?

Rufus Sewell is a British actor, born on 29 October, 1967 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.

How old is Rufus Sewell?

Rufus Sewell is 56 years old as of June 2024.

How tall is Rufus Sewell?

Rufus Sewell is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

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