Hugh Quarshie is a British actor. He had his career beginnings in the 1970s. He became more active in the ’80s, appearing in the films The Dogs of War, Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, Highlander, and La Chiesa. During the 1990s, he starred as Dr Tom Carey in the TV series Medics. In 1999, he played Captain Panaka in the film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. He went on to star in the 2003 movie Conspiracy of Silence. The actor is best known for his role as Ric Griffin in the British medical drama series Holby City, which he starred in from 2001 to 2020.