Rory Kinnear is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and theRoyal National Theatre. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal ofShakespeare’s villain Iago in the National Theatreproduction of Othello.
He is known for playing Bill Tanner in the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, andSpectre, and in various video games of the franchise. He is the youngest actor to play the role of Bill Tanner. He also won a Laurence Olivier Award for portraying Sir Fopling Flutter in a 2008 version of The Man of Mode by George Etherege, and a British Independent Film Award for his performance in the 2012 film Broken. On TV, he is known for playing Michael on the BBC comedyCount Arthur Strong (2013–), Lord Lucan in the two-part ITV series Lucan, and the lead role of Prime Minister Michael Callow in “The National Anthem”, the first episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.