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Owen Teale

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Owen Teale
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Owen Nigel Courtney Teale

Born: Sat 20th May 1961 (age: 56)

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Owen Teale is a Welsh actor.

Trained at the Guildford School of Acting, Teale made his television debut in The Mimosa Boys in 1984. He later appeared in Knights of God (1989), Great Expectations (1989), Waterfront Beat (1990) and Boon (1990) before being cast as Will Scarlet in the 1991 TV movie Robin Hood. He went on to appear in such series as DangerfieldBallykissangel and the long-runningBelonging, and later Spooks and Murphy's Law. In 2005, he played a lead role in Marian, Again�opposite Stephen TompkinsonSamantha Beckinsale and Kelly Harrison�in which he was the abusive husband of Harrison's eponymous character.

His film debut was in War Requiem in 1989. He later appeared as Lophakin in the 1999 adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, opposite Charlotte Rampling as Ranevskaya and Alan Bates as Gayev. His appearance in King Arthur, as Pelagius, was relegated to the DVD extended edition. He played infamous Nazi judge Roland Freisler in the HBO film Conspiracy. In 2006 he appeared in the Torchwood episode "Countrycide"; in 1985, he had appeared in the Doctor Who serial Vengeance on Varos as "Maldak". In 2006 he had a role in the HBO UK TV movieTsunami: The Aftermath. In 2007, he guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio drama The Mind's Eye. In the same year, he starred in The Last Legion. In 2011, appeared as Ser Alliser Thorne in the HBO TV adaptation of George R. R. Martin's novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, called Game of Thrones.

Teale won the 1997 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as Torvald opposite Janet McTeer in Ibsen's A Doll's House.

In 2012 Teale played Dai in the TV comedy drama series Stella and Robert Holland, the fictional UK Foreign Secretary in the TV drama series Kidnap and Ransom.

He is married to the actress Sylvestra le Touzel.

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