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Toby Stephens

Toby Stephens, in keeping with a long line of interesting Bond villains, is cast as Gustav Graves in Die Another Day.

The son of the late Sir Robert Stephens and Dame Maggie Smith, Toby established himself as an actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company, winning several prestigious awards. On stage he has appeared in the title role of David Thacker's Coriolanus, for which he was awarded the Sir John Gielgud Award for Best Actor as well as the Ian Charlson Award, Stephen Pimlott's Measure for Measure and Unfinished Business, Adrian Noble's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and John Caird's Anthony and Cleopatra. With director Sir Peter Hall, Stephens appeared in A Streetcar Named Desire and All's Well That Ends Well.

After starring in Hall's production of Tartuffe on the West End stage, Stephens made his screen debut in Sally Potter's Orlando in 1992. More recently he appeared as the young Frank Corvin in Space Cowboys, Ross in The Announcement, Jay Gatsby in the TV version of The Great Gatsby, Charles in the television production of Perfect Strangers, and Fergus Wolff in Possession.

Other television credits include Sir Peter Hall's production of The Camomile Lawn, Mike Barker's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and Eddie Carbone's A View from the Bridge.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Toby Stephens Facts

BirthdayApril 21, 1969 (53)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Toby Stephens compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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