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Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes is an English actor. He has portrayed Prince Albert in the ITV drama Victoria since 2016. He has also starred in Agatha Christie's Marple as Michael Rodgers. He also appears in the Amazon series Man in the High Castle.

Early Life

Hughes was born and brought up in Upton by Chester, Cheshire, where he attended the local high school. His father, Roy, is a musician. He attended the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre group. He was a member of the Cheshire Youth Theatre and the Jigsaw Music Theatre Company, and graduated with come from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in performing.

Career

In 2009, he featured in the spin-off BBC series Casualty 1909 and in ITV's Trinity. In 2010, he appeared in Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll as Dury's bandmate Chaz Jankel, and starred as rebellious Bruce Pearson in comedy-drama Cemetery Juction, by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. In the same year, he appeared in Sweet Nothings by David Harrower at the Young Vic, directed by Luc Bondy, and was nominated for a BIFA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. In 2011, he was named one of the 42 BAFTA Brits to Watch.

Also in 2011, he starred in BBC legal drama Silk as a pupil barrister named Nick Slade, as well as thriller Page Eight alongside Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Tortoise Charlie Short Film
2009 Storage Jason
2009 Casualty 1909 Dr Harry Ingrams 6 episodes
2009 Trinity Jonty Millington 8 episodes
2010 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll Chaz Jankel
Cemetery Junction Bruce Pearson Nominated— British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer
2011 Page Eight Ralph Wilson Television film
Silk Nick Slade 6 episodes
2012 Richard II Aumerle Television film
2013 The Lady Vanishes Max Television film
About Time Jimmy Kincade
Eight Minutes Idle Dan
Stay with Me
Dancing on the Edge Julian 5 episodes
Agatha Christie's Marple Michael Rogers Episode: "Endless Night"
Columbite Tantalite Mark Short film
2014 I Am Soldier Sergeant/Trooper Mickey Tomlinson
Derek Andy 'The Fit Guy' 1 episode
2015 The Game Joe Lambe UK TV serial
Dare to Be Wild Christy Collard
The Incident Joe
2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories Eddie Barrow Episode: "Feeders and Eaters"
London town Johnny
Realive - Project Lazarus Marc Jarvis
2016–present Victoria Prince Albert TV series
2017 Madame Steven Frederick
Paula James Morecroft TV series