Karl Davies is an English actor. He had his career beginnings in 2000, debuting in the television series Fat Friends. Shortly after, he starred as Nick Pullen in the British drama Peak Practice. Davies then became widely known for his role as Robert Sugden in the British soap opera Emmerdale, a role he played from 2001 to 2009. He simultaneously played the part of Lyle Anderson in the TV drama Kingdom, gaining him wider recognition. In 2012, he played Alton Lannister in 3 episodes of Game of Thrones. His next role on the small screen was as Daniel Cawood in Happy Valley. In 2019, he played Viktor Proskuryakov in HBO’s Chernobyl.