Roger Allam

Active - 1989 - 2017  |   Born - Oct 26, 1953 in Bow, London, England  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy

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  • Was born in a rectory where his father was a vicar.
  • Inspired to act after seeing plays at The Old Vic theatre in London, England as a boy.
  • One of his earliest roles was the part of a pair of talking testicles in a surreal radio play.
  • Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1981.
  • Played Inspector Javert in the original West End production of Les Misérables in 1985.
  • Shaved off all of his body hair for his role in Privates On Parade in 2001.