Stephen Dillane (born 30 November 1956, London) is a British theatre, film and television actor.
He studied history and political science at the University of Exeter. Then for three years he worked as a correspondent for the London weekly “Croydon Advertiser”. He also studied at the Bristol old Vic Theatre School. As a television actor, he made his 1985 debut in an episode of the Remington Steele detective series. It soon began to receive regular interference for television production. At the same time he performed in the capital’s theaters (for example, in the Royal National Theatre) in the adaptation of the play ” Angels in America, hamlet, Tip, Uncle Vanya and others. In 2000, he appeared on Broadway on the real Thing. Starred also in numerous motion pictures, in particular Horatia’s hamlet towards Mel Gibson and Merlin’s King Arthur, received starring roles in the alley of snipers and a Neat game in history. He collaborated with Robert Redford in the film profession: spy, also starred in watches and in the trilogy Goal!, and in 2012 joined the cast of the second season produced by hbo “Game of thrones”.
In 2009, he received the British Academy Television Awards for best actor for his film role in the television film the Shooting of Thomas Hurndall. In 2000, for his performance on Broadway, the awards included Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for best actor. Thomas Jefferson’s role in John Adams earned him a 2008 Emmy nomination for best supporting actor.