From small roles in movies to being among the lead characters in The Crown, Tobias Menzies has had a great career in the acting industry. His fans were excited to see his debut as Prince Phillip in the third season of the beloved Netflix show.
The incredibly private actor’s ability to play the good and bad guy in shows is quite outstanding. Anyone who has seen his performance in Outlander can attest to this. His talent knows no bounds.
Here is what we know about the actor. Is he married, and what other roles has he played so far?
Tobias Menzies real name is Hanan Tobias Simpson Menzies. The actor was born to Peter Menzies and Gillian (née Simpson) in North London in 1974. His parents were a BBC radio producer and a teacher, respectively.
When it comes to Tobias Menzies education, the actor attended the Perry Court Rudolf Steiner School. Steiner schools follow Rudolf Steiner’s educational philosophy.
The Steiner method (also known as the Waldorf method) is a curriculum that not only concentrates on academics, but also seeks to include other factors such as art, music education, physical education, emotional and social education. The system encourages children to set their own pace and use their imagination and creativity.
He also attended the Frensham Heights School in Farnham, Surrey. He then attended Stratford-upon-Avon College’s Year-out drama course from 1993 to 1994. He then joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where he finally graduated with a BA Degree in Acting in 1998.
He has a younger brother – Luke Menzies – who is a barrister and solicitor by profession. He is the director at Menzies Law. When he is not busy on set, the actor has been known to volunteer at various charities.
Tobias Menzies birthday is on 7th March 1974. He is currently 45-years-old and will be turning 46 in a few weeks.
The star is quite tall. He stands at 6 feet and 1 inch.
Anyone who makes a name for themselves in Hollywood can live very comfortably from the profession. Tobias is one of the lucky ones. His net worth is estimated to be about $4 million.
Since his first film in the year 2000, Tobias has been working non-stop. While many are now getting to know him through the famous TV show The Crown, the actor has over 50 acting credits. He has also been in other popular series like Outlander, Game of Thrones and Rome.
Here are some of Tobias Menzies TV shows.
Some of the films he has been in through the years are:
There is no higher praise for an actor than receiving a coveted award for their performances. Tobias has been nominated for and won several awards throughout his career. They are as follows
The star has an incredibly private life. There are no pictures of him with a wife or girlfriend, and neither does he talk about his relationships in interviews. In the series Outlander, the actor is showed to be bisexual. Due to these two factors, many have wondered, ‘Is Tobias Menzies gay?’. The answer is no.
The only available information about his dating life dates back to 2006 when he dated the actress Kristin Scott Thomas, and their relationship caused a lot of controversies. This was because Kristin was rumored to be married at the time. Rumours stated that their affair led to the separation and eventual divorce between Kristen and her then-husband, François Olivennes.
At the Golden Globes, the star was wearing a 50:50 pin on his jacket. When asked about it, he said that it signified his support for the “50:50 Equal Representation for Actresses” cause in Britain. He paused with Olivia Coleman, who is his on-screen wife on The Crown.
While Tobias Menzies might keep his private life a closely guarded secret, his talents on-scene do not go unnoticed. The world is undoubtedly noticing this, and we hope to see him in more fantastic roles, including in the fourth season of The Crown.