Rupert Penry-Jones is an English actor. His acting career started in the mid ’90s. During his beginnings, he landed minor roles in some films and TV shows. He appeared on the TV shows Kavanagh QC, Faith in the Future, as well as on the miniseries Cold Lazarus and TV movie The Ring. He went on to appear in the films The Tribe, Hilary and Jackie, and Virtual Sexuality. In the 2000s, he appeared in the films Charlotte Gray, The Four Feathers, and Casanova. During this time, he became known for his portrayal of Adam Carter on Spooks. In the 2010s, he had significant roles on the shows Whitechapel and Silk. He’s recently appeared on the shows The Strain and Black Sails.