Stephen Campbell Moore

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Stephen Campbell Moore
BornStephen Moore Thorpe
(1977-11-30) 30 November 1977 (age 36)
London, England, UK
Years active2003–present
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Stephen Campbell Moore
BornStephen Moore Thorpe
(1977-11-30) 30 November 1977 (age 36)
London, England, UK
Years active2003–present

Stephen Campbell Moore (born Stephen Thorpe; 30 November 1977) is an English actor, best known for his roles in the Alan Bennett play The History Boys and its subsequent film.


Stephen Campbell Moore was educated at Berkhamsted School in Hertfordshire (appearing locally in the Pendley Open Air Shakespeare Festival) and trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he was awarded the prestigious 'Gold Medal' in his final year. He made his screen debut in Stephen Fry's Bright Young Things. He is primarily a screen actor. On stage he has performed with the RSC and the Royal National Theatre.

Campbell Moore created the role of Irwin in the original West End stage production of Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, and also played the character in the Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions and in the film version of the play.[1][2][3][4]

In 2004, he starred alongside Scarlett Johansson in A Good Woman, based on Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde, shot on location in Italy.

In 2005, Campbell Moore starred as Edward VIII alongside Joely Richardson as Wallis Simpson in the British television drama Wallis and Edward.

In 2008 Campbell Moore starred in one episode of the television series Lark Rise to Candleford as headteacher Mr James Delafield, co-starring alongside Julia Sawalha and had a regular role in the BBC series Ashes to Ashes.

In 2009 worked on the ABC miniseries Ben-Hur. He appears in the 2011 film Season of the Witch.

In 2012, he starred as Titus alongside Anne-Marie Duff as title role Berenice by Jean Racine at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

Recognition and awards[edit]

Campbell Moore was nominated for a 2006 Drama Desk Award for his work on the Broadway production of The History Boys.[5]

List of credits[edit]


2004–06The History BoysIrwinLyttelton Theatre, Royal National Theatre, South Bank (2004–5)
Lyric Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (2006)
St. James Theatre, Wellington (2006)
Sydney Theatre, Sydney (2006)
Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway (2006)
2010All My Sons[6]Chris KellerApollo Theatre, West End, London
2011Clybourne Park[7]Wyndham's Theatre, West End, London
2013ChimericaJoe SchofieldAlmeida Theatre, London


2003Bright Young ThingsAdam Fenwick-Symes
2004A Good WomanLord Darlington
2006Normal for NorfolkManShort (10 minutes)
2006Amazing GraceJames Stephen
2006The History BoysIrwin
2008The Bank JobKevin Swain
2008Burlesque FairytalesPeter Blythe-Smith
2008Official SelectionWaltShort (10 minutes)
2008The ChildrenJonah
2011Season of the WitchDebelzaq
2011Johnny English RebornThe Prime Minister



2003ByronJohn Cam HobhouseBBC TwoTwo-part drama
2005He Knew He Was RightHugh StanburyBBC OneMini-series
2005Wallis and EdwardEdward VIII
2006HustleQuenton CornfootBBC OneSeries 3, Episode 3 "Ties That Bind Us"
2007Rough CrossingsJohn Clarkson
2008The Sea WolfHumphrey Van WeydenMini-series
2008Lark Rise to CandlefordJames DelafieldBBC OneSeries 1, Episode 8
2008Ashes to AshesEvan WhiteBBC OneSeries 1
2009A Short Stay in SwitzerlandEdwardBBC One
2010Ben HurMessalaCBC
2010PulseNickBBC ThreePilot
2011Just HenryJoseph DodgeITVTV film
2012TitanicThomas AndrewsITVMini-series
20122012 Summer Olympics opening ceremonyChariots of fire sceneBBC OneTelevised Event
2012HuntedStephen TurnerBBC OneMini Series
2013ComplicitTony CoveneyChannel 4TV film
2013The Wrong MansSmokeBBC TwoSeries 1, Episode 3


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