Toby Kebbell Biography |
  • Toby Kebbell Biography

    Born: July 09, 1982 in Pontefract, , United Kingdom

    TOBY KEBBELL made his breakthrough when Shane Meadows cast him in the role of Anthony in the film “Dead Man’s Shoes.” He was nominated for Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards and was widely lauded for his sensitive, moving portrayal of a young man with a learning difficulty.

    In 2007, Kebbell won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the British Independent Film Awards for his critically acclaimed role of Rob Gretton in “Control.” He was also nominated for the London Critics’ Circle Best Supporting Actor Award alongside Albert Finney and Tom Wilkinson. This past year, Kebbell was nominated for yet another BAFTA Award for his standout performance as Johnny Quid in Guy Ritchie’s “RocknRolla” opposite Tom Hardy and Gerard Butler.

    Kebbell was seen most recently in “Prince of Persia” opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, directed by Mike Newell and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and then followed with “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” opposite Nic Cage. He also recently shot “The Conspirator” in the role of John Wilkes Booth opposite James McAvoy and Evan Rachel Wood, directed and produced by Robert Redford.

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