Tobias Menzies - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 25, 2020

Tobias Menzies
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Outlander
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 7, 1974 (age 48)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Hanan Tobias Simpson Menzies
Birth Place: London, England
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Peter Menzies
Mother's Name: Gillian Menzies
Siblings: 1

Luke Menzies (brother)

High School: Frensham Heights School
University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: 13 inch
Chest Size: 39 inch
Waist Size: 32 inch

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Who is Tobias Menzies?

Tobias Menzies is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He has acted in theatre, TV, and films.

Source: The Edge (Tobias Menzies)

Tobias Menzies: Age, Parents, Siblings

Tobias Menzies’s birth took place on 7 March 1974 in London, England as Hanan Tobias Simpson Menzies. His parents are Gillian (née Simpson), an English literature and drama teacher, and Peter Menzies, a BBC radio producer. He has a sibling too, a brother named Luke Menzies, who is now a solicitor.

Education, Ethnicity

Menzies was educated at the Perry Court Rudolf Steiner School. There he trained in movement, singing and instrumental music which is collectively known as the Steiner System. He also attended Frensham Heights School and later went to Deborah Moody's Year Out Drama Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Tobias Menzies also has studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated from the same with a BA degree in Acting in 1998.

His ethnicity includes English, Scottish.

Tobias Menzies: Wife, Children, Divorce

Menzies was in a relationship with Kristin Scott Thomas. The two had begun dating in 2005 after meeting on the sets of  As You Desire Me. The couple has now separated and Menzies is currently single.

Thomas was then a married woman and was married to François Olivennes with whom she has three children. Thomas and Olivennes divorced in 2005, ending their 17 years of marriage.

Tobias Menzies: Career

Before fame

Tobias Menzies used to work with a British improv comedy company called The Spontaneity Shop. He began his acting career with series such as Foyle's War (2002), Midsomer Murders (1997) and Casualty (1986)

Source: Screener (Tobias Menzies in Outlander )

Also read: Anton Lesser - Actor of The Crown, Game of Thrones 

Films, Series

Over the years, Tobias Menzies has acted in Rome (2005–07), Casino Royale (2006)Spooks, as Edmure Tully in Game of ThronesThe Thick of It,  The Honourable Woman (2014), Outlander (2014), The Terror (2016), The Crown (2018).

In theatre Menzies has been credited as an actor for the plays The History Boys, Three Sisters, Hamlet,  Persuasion  (2007), The Cherry Orchard, The Relief of Belsen (2007). 

Source: The Independent (Tobias Menzies in Game of Thrones)


Tobias Menzies has worked with Jon Jones, Aidan Gillen, Joanna Lumley, Alexandra Dowling, Genevieve O'Reilly, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman.

Tobias Menzies: Awards and Nominations

Menzies has earned nominations for Ian Charleson Awards (2015), Saturn Awards (2015), Golden Globe Award (2016) and has won EWwy Awards (2015) and Satellite Awards (2016).

Also read: Joseph Mawle - Actor, Writer of Game of Thrones, The Passion 

Tobias Menzies: Net Worth, Salary

The salary of the actor is still under review while sources have claimed his net worth to be around $4million.

Tobias Menzies: Social Media

As for social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, he is absent. There are some fan accounts that are completely dedicated to Menzies.

Also read: List of Game of Thrones cast

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