|Born||18 April 1985|
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
Tom Hughes (born 18 April 1985) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Prince Albert in the ITV drama Victoria (2016–2019), Joe Lambe in the BBC drama The Game (2014), and Thomas Trafford in the BBC and Amazon Prime miniseries The English (2022).
His films include Cemetery Junction (2011), Red Joan (2018), The Laureate (2021), Madame (2017) and Shepherd (2021).
Hughes was born and brought up in Upton-by-Chester, Cheshire, the younger of two boys.He attended the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre group. He was a member of the Cheshire Youth Theatre and the Jigsaw Music Theatre Company. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. Hughes is the former guitarist of indie band Quaintways.
Hughes began his career in 2009 as Dr Harry Ingrams in the BBC spin-off series Casualty 1909 and Jonty Millingden in the ITV drama Trinity . He made his feature film debut the following year as Chaz Jankel in the Ian Dury biopic Sex & Drugs & Rock & Rolland Bruce Pearson in the comedy-drama Cemetery Junction , the latter of which earned him a BIFA nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. He also appeared in the Young Vic production of David Harrower's Sweet Nothings directed by Luc Bondy.
In 2011, Hughes was named one of BAFTA's 42 Brits to Watch.He played pupil barrister Nick Slade in series 1 of the BBC One legal drama Silk , and appeared in the BBC television film Page Eight alongside Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz. Hughes then appeared in the Richard II installment of the television anthology The Hollow Crown as Aumerle.
In 2013, he starred in the BFI/BBC film, based on the award-winning novel, 8 Minutes Idle as the lead role Dan Thomas. He made a guest appearance as Michael Rogers in an episode of Agatha Christie's Marple .
From 2016 to 2019, Hughes starred as Prince Albert opposite Jenna Coleman as the titular character of the ITV period drama Victoria .He starred in the 2019 film Red Joan alongside Judi Dench. In 2019, it was announced Hughes would play the recurring role of Christopher Marlowe in the second series of A Discovery of Witches.
|2010||Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll||Chaz Jankel|
|Cemetery Junction||Bruce Pearson|
|2013||About Time||Jimmy Kincade|
|8 Minutes Idle||Dan Thomas|
|Columbite Tantalite||Mark||Short film|
|2014||I Am Soldier||Sergeant / Trooper Mickey Tomlinson|
|2015||Dare to Be Wild||Christy Collard|
|2018||Red Joan||Leo Galich|
|The Laureate||Robert Graves|
|2009||Casualty 1909||Dr Harry Ingrams||6 episodes|
|Trinity||Jonty Millington||8 episodes|
|2011||Page Eight||Ralph Wilson||Television film|
|Silk||Nick Slade||6 episodes|
|2012||Richard II||Aumerle||Television film|
|2013||The Lady Vanishes||Max||Television film|
|Dancing on the Edge||Julian||Main role|
|Agatha Christie's Marple||Michael Rogers||Episode: Endless Night|
|2014||Derek||Andy 'The Fit Guy'||1 episode|
|The Game||Joe Lambe||Main role|
|2016||Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories||Eddie Barrow||Episode: "Feeders and Eaters"|
|2016–2019||Victoria||Prince Albert||Main role|
|2017||Paula||James Morecroft||Main role|
|2020||A Discovery of Witches||Kit Marlowe||Recurring role|
|2022||The English||Thomas Trafford||5 episodes|
|TBA||Those About to Die||Titus Flavianus||Upcoming series|
|2010||British Independent Film Awards||Most Promising Newcomer||Cemetery Junction||Nominated|
|2021||Oxford International Film Festival||Best Actor||The Laureate||Won|
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