Who is Roger Allam?
Roger William Allam is an eminent British actor who has performed on stage, in film, on television, and on the radio. He played Inspector Javert in the original London production of the stage musical Les Miserables. First Officer Douglas Richardson in the award-winning radio series Cabin Pressure and DCI Fred Thursday in the TV series Endeavour.
Also, he is known for his role as Illyrio Mopatis in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Royalton in Speed Racer, Lewis Prothero in the 2005 adaptation of V for Vendetta, and as Peter Mannion MP in The Thick Of It. Because of his impersonation of Robert Maxwell in the movie Tetris, he recently received acclaim. And has been nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award six times, winning thrice.
How Old Is Roger Allam?
He is 69 years old as of April 2023, having been born on October 26, 1953, in Bow, London, England. Roger Allam shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Hillary Clinton, Drew Gooden, Seth MacFarlane, Keith Urban, and many more.
Roger Allam Family
Who are Roger Allam’s Parents?
He was born to William Sydney Allam (Father) and Kathleen Allam (Mother). His father was the rector of St. Mary Woolnoth.
Does Roger Allam have Siblings?
He has two sisters by the name of Christine and Sylvia.
Roger Allam Education
He received his education at Christ’s Hospital and Manchester University.
Roger Allam Wife
He is married to the love of his life Rebecca Saire (born on April 16, 1963) a British actress and writer.
Roger Allam Kids
He and his wife Rebecca have two kids. Two sons by the name of William Allam and Thomas Allam.
Roger Allam Career
In 1983, he played Mercutio for the Royal Shakespeare Company. From 1985 to 1986, he played Inspector Javert in the original London production of the stage musical Les Miserables. Also, he has appeared in many radio dramas for the BBC. In 2001, he starred in BBC Radio 4’s adaptation of Les Miserables as Valjean. In 2000, he played Adolf Hitler at the Royal National Theatre in David Edgar’s Albert Speer. Because of his role as Captain Terri Denis, he won an Oliver Award as Best Actor in 2001, in a revival of Privates on Parade, opening in December 2001 at the Donmar Warehouse, Covent Garden.
He then co-starred at the Comedy Theatre in November 2002 with Gillian Anderson in Michael Weller’s romantic comedy What the Night Is For. In 2003, he appeared as former West German federal chancellor Willy Brandt in Michael Frayn’s play Democracy. Which opened in the Royal National Theatre at the Cottesloe Theatre. He stayed with the show for its transfer to the West End. In December 2004 and January 2005, he appeared as the villainous Abanazar in a pantomime of Aladdin at the Old Vic theatre, co-starring Ian McKellen, Maureen Lipman, and Sam Kelly. Once again with Ian McKellen and Frances Barber, he reprised his role at the Old Vic in 2006-07. In August 20005, he appeared in Blackbird by David Harrower alongside Jodhi May at the Edinburgh Festival in a production by German star director Peter Stein.
The play transferred to London in the Albery Theatre in February 2006. Subsequently, Blackbird won a best new play award. In 2006, he appeared in Stephen Frear’s film The Queen, starring Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren as the Queen’s private secretary. The following year in February, he performed in the 1960s farce Boeing-Boeing at the Comedy Theatre in the West End. Co-starring Frances de la Tour, Mark Rylance, and Tamzin Outhwaite. Also in 2007, he appeared for the first time as Peter Mannion MP in the special episodes of the BBC comedy The Thick of It. He then reprised the role in the third series (2009) and returned in the final series (2012) as part of the expanded regular cast. In 2008, he played the role of Max Reinhardt, the Salzburg Festival impresario Michael Frayn’s play Afterlife.
The following year, she played Albin/Zara in La Cage aux Folles at the Playhouse in London. In the 2010 season, he played Falstaff in Henry IV, Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2 at Shakespeare’s Globe. He won the Olivier Award for Best Actor. In October 2010, he was reunited with his former cast mates from Les Miserables in the 25th-anniversary concert for a performance of “One Day More”. In January 2012, he starred in the first series Endeavour. Also, he starred as Serebrayakov in the play Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov in April 2012 at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The following year, he played the role of Prospero in William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London alongside Colin Morgan as Ariel. At the 2013 Olivier Awards, he presented Michael Frayn with a Special Lifetime Award which was aired by ITV1.
Also, he reteamed with Stephen Frears in Tamara Drewe, the film version of Posy Simmond’s popular comic strip. He then narrated the Channel 4 series The Auction House. In October and November 2016, he appeared in the BBC series The Missing as Brigadier Adrian Stone. Since January 2020, he has co-starred in the BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series Conversations from a Long Marriage with Joanna Lumley. As of February 2023, the show is in its fourth series. In March 2022, he debuted in the lead role of Antoine Verlaque in Murder in Provence. This is a BritBox cosy crime drama based on the Verlaque & Bonnet detective novels by ML Longworth alongside Nancy Carroll (The Crown) as his romantic partner Marine Bonnet. He voices the demon Azazel in the 2022 Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.
An Audiobooks Career
He has narrated several audiobooks, including Solar by Ian McEwan.
Roger Allam Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0 inches (1.83m) and has unknown weight.
Roger Allam’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the Internet and a net worth of $5 million.