Roger Allam - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 25, 2020
|Best Known For:||Endeavour, Game of Thrones|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Born on :||October 26, 1953 (age 68)|
|Birth Name /
|Roger William Allam|
|Birth Place:||Bow, London, England|
Christine Allam (sister)
|High School:||Christ's Hospital|
|Wife's Name:||Rebecca Saire|
Thomas Allam (son)
|Height:||1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown/ Grey|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Roger Allam?
Roger Allam is an actor by profession and British and nationality. He is best known for his portrayal of Inspector Javert in the stage musical Les Misérables, as Illyrio Mopatis in Game of Thrones, as Lewis Prothero in V for Vendetta and in Endeavour.
Roger Allam: Age, Parents, Siblings
Roger Allam was born as Roger William Allam on 26 October 1953 in Bow, London, England. His father was a vicar of St Mary Woolnoth while details of his mother are not known. He was raised with two siblings- sisters Christine and Sylvia.
Growing up Allam revealed that he wanted to become a bus driver, engine driver or a folk singer. Only in his teens, after a visit to the theatre, did he decide that he wanted to become an actor. For education, he attended Christ's Hospital and later at Manchester University.
His ethnicity is not known.
Roger Allam: Wife, Children, Divorce
Roger Allam is a happily married man. He married girlfriend Rebecca Saire after dating for several years. Saire is also an actress and sister of Warren Saire.
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Their marriage date has not yet been revealed but we do know that they have two children together- both sons. Their son William Allam was born in summer of 2002. However, their other son Thomas Allam’s date of birth and other details are not known.
Allam is living happily with his wife without any signs or rumors of extramarital affairs or divorce.
Roger Allam: Career
Roger Allam’s career began in 1976 with the theatre production of Vinegar Tom. In the theatre, he portrayed characters in Two Gentlemen of Verona (1981), All's Well That Ends Well (1981-1983), Les Misérables (1985-1986), The Fairy Queen (1989), The Cherry Orchard (2000), The Moderate Soprano (2015), Limehouse (2017) among numerous others.
In TV series Roger Allam has starred in Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992), Waking the Dead (2002), Muffin The Mule (2005- present), The Thick of It (2007-2012), Endeavour (2012- present), and Game of Thrones (2011), to name a few.
In the field of films, Allam is seen in The Queen (2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), The Iron Lady (2011), The Hippopotamus (2017) etc.
Over the years Roger Allam has worked with Gillian Anderson, Ian McKellen, Maureen Lipman, Sam Kelly, Frances Barber, Dame Helen Mirren.
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Roger Allam: Awards, Nominations
Allam has been nominated for 2000's and 2004’s Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor. Among the nominations, he won 2000’s Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor and 2002’s Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor.
Roger Allam: Net Worth, Salary
Allam has the net worth of $5 Million while his salary is still under review.
Roger Allam: Social Media
As for social media presence, the actor is active on Twitter and also has his official website. He, however, is absent from Instagram and Twitter.
Also read: List of Game of Thrones cast
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