Toby Stephens Biography
Birthday: April 21, 1969 (Taurus)
Born In: Middlesex Hospital, London, England
Toby Stephens is an actor from England who has worked in the UK and USA as well as India. In his nearly three-decade-long acting career, he has been equally active on all three mediums of performing arts. A London native, Stephens grew up in a family of actors. He received his education at Aldro School and Seaford College, where he found himself to be remarkably unhappy. Later, he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). In 1992, Stephens made his first on-screen appearance in the television miniseries ‘The Camomile Lawn’. That year, he also had his big screen debut in Sally Potter's ‘Orlando’. His breakthrough role came in 2002 when he was cast as a Bond villain in ‘Die Another Day’. Since then, he has worked in the Indian film ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’, ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’, and ‘The Journey’. Stephens has accumulated an extensive list of theatre credits and is one of the most prolific Shakespearean actors of his generation. In recent years, he has been prominently active on television, portraying roles like the infamous pirate James McGraw/Flint in Starz’s ‘Black Sails’ and John Robinson in the Netflix remake of ‘Lost in Space’.