Burn Gorman is an English-American actor. He started his career in the late 1990s. The following decade, he guest starred on the TV shows Casualty and Funland. He then starred on the TV series Bleak House. He then became known for his role as Owen Harper on the TV show Torchwood. During this period, he also had roles in the movies Layer Cake, Colour Me Kubrick, and Penelope. In the late 2000s, he starred in the films The Oxford Murders and Cemetery Junction. In the 2010s, he portrayed Karl Tanner on Game of Thrones, Adam / Lewis Farber on Forever, and Major Edmund Hewlett on Turn: Washington’s Spies. He also starred as Dr. Hermann Gottlieb in the movie Pacific Rim.