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Rufus Frederik Sewell (born 29 October 1967) is an English actor. In film, he has appeared in The Woodlanders, Dangerous Beauty, Dark City, A Knight's Tale, The Illusionist, Tristan and Isolde, and Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence. On television, he starred in the 2010 mini-series The Pillars of the Earth. Earlier he played the hero, Will Ladislaw, in the BBC adaptation of George Eliot's Middlemarch. In 2003, he appeared in the lead role in Charles II: The Power and The Passion. He starred in the CBS drama Eleventh Hour which was cancelled in April 2009. On stage, he originated the role of Septimus Hodge in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and the role of Jan in Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll, which earned him an Olivier Award and a Tony Award nomination for the latter performance.
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Directed by: Christopher Menaul
As: Jacob Brown
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Directed by: Christian E. Christiansen
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Directed by: Richie Mehta
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Directed by: Brett Ratner
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Directed by: Sebastián Gutiérrez
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Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
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Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
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Directed by: Fabrice Du Welz
As: Albert Stockwell
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Directed by: Johan Renck
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Directed by: Nancy Meyers
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Directed by: Michael Apted
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Runtime: 120 min.
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Directed by: Brian Helgeland
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Directed by: Chuck Russell
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Directed by: Bill Bennett
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Directed by: Nick Hamm
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Directed by: John Turturro
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Directed by: Alex Proyas
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Directed by: Marshall Herskovitz
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Directed by: Phil Agland
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Runtime: 242 min.
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
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Runtime: 99 min.
Directed by: Mark Peploe
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Runtime: 121 min.
Directed by: Christopher Hampton
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Runtime: 105 min.
Directed by: John Schlesinger
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Runtime: 99 min.
Directed by: Suri Krishnamma
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Runtime: 102 min.
Directed by: Michael Winner
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Runtime: 92 min.
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