Who is rufus sewell dating
“She came to our drama school for a chat and ended up directing us in a play.
She steered a couple of people towards me, one of whom was her agent, who then became my agent, and the other was Tim Pigott-Smith who gave me my first job, and I didn’t realise it was her doing for a long time.” While their paths have crossed over the years, he’s never had the opportunity to thank her.
Up until then, I tend to be ‘Oh, I’m just back from...
Dark curls, piercing eyes and chiselled features: Rufus Sewell’s face should be his fortune.
We’ve had plenty of opportunity to admire it over the years, from 1994’s Middlemarch – he was the Mr Darcy of his day – to Zen, last year’s stylish but short-lived detective series.
It was back in March 2008 that he completed the Broadway run of Tom Stoppard’s Rock’n’Roll, having picked up Olivier, Critics’ Circle and Evening Standard awards during its eight-month run in London for his portrayal of the rock-music-loving Czech academic Jan (he was later also nominated for a Tony Award).
To Sewell, that period in his life had felt like a new beginning: before taking on the role in 2006, he had separated from his wife; he had also stopped drinking and smoking. When I meet him on a Friday at the end of November after his first week of rehearsals, Sewell, 45, is the image of ebullience.