Rupert Vansittart - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 31, 2020

Rupert Vansittart
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Braveheart
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 10, 1958 (age 64)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Rupert Nicholas Vansittart
Birth Place: Cranleigh, Surrey, England
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Central School of Speech and Drama
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Dutch)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Emma Vansittart
Children: 2


Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 95 kg (209.44 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown/Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Rupert Vansittart?

Rupert Vansittart is an actor by profession and British by nationality. Among all his numerous roles, he is best known for portraying Lord Yohn Royce in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Pride and Prejudice, and in Heartbeat as Lord Ashfordly.

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Rupert Vansittart: Age, Parents, Siblings

Rupert Vansittart’s birth took place on 10 February 1958 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England. He was born as Rupert Nicholas Vansittart to parents of Dutch and English origin. 

There are no further facts available on his parents, family, siblings, and childhood.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Central School of Speech and Drama.His ethnicity is English, Dutch.

Rupert Vansittart: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Rupert Vansittart is a happily married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Emma Kate Vansittart, who is the daughter of the actor, Moray Watson. The couple had married in 1987. He and his wife have two children, two daughters who are all grown up now.

Emma Kate Vansittart is also an actress and used to use her maiden name, Emma Watson. In 2000, when young actress Emma Watson was cast in Harry Potter movies, Emma Kate Vansittart agreed to give up her name and took her husband’s surname.

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Rupert Vansittart: Career

Before fame

Rupert Vansittart Started his professional career in 1985 as Jack in the TV series Bulman. This was followed by minor roles in Plenty (1985), Half Moon Street (1986), Buster (1988), Wish Me Luck (1988–1989), Chef! (1993), Braveheart (1994). He finally landed his breakthrough role in Pride and Prejudice (1995).

Films, Series

Since then Vansittart has starred in Mr. Bean series, The Thin Blue Line, Johnny English Reborn, Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Arsenic and Old Lace (2003), Midsomer Murders (2002), Margaret (2009), The Iron Lady, and as Lord Yohn Royce in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Vansittart has been active in theatre since 1989. He has portrayed roles in the production of A Westwood Diary (1996), Arsenic and Old Lace (2003), This House (2013), Great Britain (2014).


Vansittart has worked alongside Carice van Houten, Joe Dempsie, Gwendoline Christie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Source: timeincapp (Rupert Vansittart, Aidan Gillen in Game of Thrones)

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Rupert Vansittart: Net Worth, Salary

Vansittart’s net worth and salary have not yet been disclosed. There has been no estimate made as of yet. 

Rupert Vansittart: Social Media

On Social Media, he is not present on any famous platforms such as Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

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