Rory Kinnear is an English actor. He’s also a playwright. His acting career started in the early 2000s, debuting in an episode of Judge John Deed. Later in 2004, he made his cinematic debut in the film Judas. His first notable role on the big screen was as Bill Tanner in the James Bond movie Quantum of Solace. During this period, he portrayed Alan Simpson in the TV film The Curse of Steptoe and Denis Thatcher in The Long Walk to Finchley. In 2010, he also portrayed Brian Epstein in the TV movie Lennon Naked. In the 2010s, he reprised his role as Bill Tanner in Skyfall, played Bob Oswald in Broken, and starred as Detective Nock in The Imitation Game. He played Bill Tanner again in 2015’s Spectre. On TV, he played The Creature in Penny Dreadful.