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Christopher Villiers

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Christopher Francis Villiers

Born: Wed 7th September 1960 (age: 53)

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Christopher Villiers is an English actor.

He is known for his part in the top rated ITV1 soap operaEmmerdale in which he plays the role of the solicitor Grayson Sinclair. He also played the part ofCaptain Nigel Croker in Mile High from 2004 to 2005. He appeared in films such as The Scarlet PimpernelTop Secret!Bloody SundayKidulthood and First Knight. In 2003 he co-wrote (with actor/playwright/producer Richard Everett) and co-produced (again, with Everett) the critically well-received British feature filmTwo Men went to War. In 1983, he starred in Sweet Sixteen with Penelope Keith and in 1998 he had a minor part in Sliding Doors. In 1996 he had a significant role in Sharpe's Siege. He has also appeared in an episode of Adventure Inc. when filming transferred to the UK for four episodes. He is also a script writer. In 2009 he was seen in the five part drama series Collision for ITV.

Villiers was born in London and educated at Stowe School. His siblings are Cat Villiers, a film producer, and Jay Villiers, an actor. He is also related to the Earl of Clarendon.

In 1995, Villiers co-founded 2020 Casting Ltd., one of the largest film background (extras) agencies in the country. Company credits include: GladiatorBridget Jones's DiaryShakespeare in LoveStar Wars,United 93. Villiers also appeared in two episodes of Midsomer Murders, The Killings at Badger's Drift and Death's Shadow, in the latter his character burned to death in a caravan.

In 2007, he guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio drama Absolution (having previously appeared in the TV two-part serial The King's Demons, back in 1983).

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