Cast and Crew of The Tudors

Cast of
The Tudors

About The Tudors


The Tudors is a captivating historical drama series that delves into the life of the young and dynamic King Henry VIII of England, portrayed by the talented Jonathan Rhys Meyers. This series offers a fascinating exploration of the English court and its intricate power struggles, as well as the king's passionate pursuits and the complexities of human relationships.

In addition to Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the show boasts an impressive cast, including Henry Cavill in the role of Charles Brandon, the Duke of Suffolk. Brandon, a close friend and confidant of King Henry VIII, adds another layer of intrigue to the series with his own ambitions and loyalties. The Tudors' stellar cast and their nuanced performances bring the characters to life, making the series a must-watch for fans of historical dramas.

The Tudors is not just a show about politics and power, but also about the human heart and its many desires. King Henry VIII is depicted as a monarch driven by both lust and suspicion, making for a thrilling and unpredictable narrative. The series masterfully weaves together the personal and political lives of its characters, creating a rich and immersive viewing experience that will keep you hooked from start to finish.

Main Cast of The Tudors

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
plays Henry VIII of England (38 episodes)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII of England

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Henry Cavill
plays Charles Brandon (38 episodes)

Henry Cavill as Charles Brandon

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Natalie Dormer
plays Anne Boleyn (21 episodes)

Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn

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Maria Doyle Kennedy
plays Catherine of Aragon (30 episodes)

Nick Dunning
plays Thomas Boleyn (20 episodes)

Jeremy Northam
plays Sir Thomas More (20 episodes)

Annabelle Wallis
plays Jane Seymour (28 episodes)

Annabelle Wallis as Jane Seymour

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Steven Waddington
plays Duke of Buckingham (20 episodes)

David O'Hara
plays Henry Howard (20 episodes)

Joely Richardson
plays Catherine Parr (20 episodes)

Joely Richardson as Catherine Parr

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Anthony Brophy
plays Ambassador Eustace Chapuys (28 episodes)

Secondary Cast of The Tudors

Sam Neill
plays Cardinal Thomas Wolsey (10 episodes)

Sam Neill as Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

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Callum Blue
plays Anthony Knivert (10 episodes)

Callum Blue as Anthony Knivert

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James Frain
plays Thomas Cromwell (18 episodes)

James Frain as Thomas Cromwell

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Henry Czerny
plays Duke of Norfolk (10 episodes)

Henry Czerny as Duke of Norfolk

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Max Brown
plays Edward Seymour (18 episodes)

Joss Stone
plays Anne of Cleves (18 episodes)

Joss Stone as Anne of Cleves

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Hans Matheson
plays Thomas Cranmer (10 episodes)

Peter O'Toole
plays Pope Paul III (10 episodes)

Peter O'Toole as Pope Paul III

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Lothaire Bluteau
plays Ambassador Charles de Marillac (10 episodes)

Lothaire Bluteau as Ambassador Charles de Marillac

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Tamzin Merchant
plays Catherine Howard (18 episodes)

Max von Sydow
plays Cardinal Von Waldburg (8 episodes)

Max von Sydow as Cardinal Von Waldburg

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Charlotte Salt
plays Lady Ursula Misseldon (18 episodes)

Alan van Sprang
plays Sir Francis Bryan (8 episodes)

Alan van Sprang as Sir Francis Bryan

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Emma Hamilton
plays Anne Stanhope (11 episodes)

Claire MacCauley
plays Princess Elizabeth Tudor (8 episodes)

Sarah Bolger
plays Mary Tudor (13 episodes) , Princess Mary Tudor (18 episodes)

Sarah Bolger as Mary Tudor

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Kristen Holden-Ried
plays William Compton (17 episodes)

Kristen Holden-Ried as William Compton

Kristen Holden-Ried was born on August 1, 1973 and is currently 50 years old.

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Pádraic Delaney
plays George Boleyn (15 episodes)

Torrance Coombs
plays Thomas Culpepper (10 episodes)

Torrance Coombs as Thomas Culpepper

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Anita Briem
plays Jane Seymour (10 episodes)

Andrew McNair
plays Sir Thomas Seymour (18 episodes)

Anthony Brophy
plays Chapuys (3 episodes)

Simon Ward
plays L'évêque Gardiner (10 episodes) , Bishop Gardiner (12 episodes) , Bishop Stephen Gardiner (18 episodes)

Jake Hathaway
plays Prince Edward (1 episode) , Prince Edward Tudor (10 episodes)

Laoise Murray
plays Lady Elizabeth (7 episodes) , Princess Elizabeth Tudor (10 episodes)

Eoin Murtagh
plays Prince Edward (6 episodes) , Prince Edward Tudor (10 episodes)

Emmanuel Leconte
plays King Francis I (3 episodes) , Francis I of France (10 episodes)

John Kavanagh
plays Cardinal Campeggio (4 episodes) , Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio (10 episodes)

Jamie Thomas King
plays Thomas Wyatt (4 episodes) , Sir Thomas Wyatt (10 episodes)

Bosco Hogan
plays Bishop Fisher (4 episodes) , John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (10 episodes)

Joanne King
plays Lady Rochford (8 episodes) , Jane Boleyn (10 episodes)

Colm Wilkinson
plays Lord Darcey (2 episodes) , Lord Darcy (10 episodes)

Anatole Taubman
plays Jean Rombaud (1 episode)

Paul Ronan
plays Duke William of Cleves (2 episodes)

Kate O'Toole
plays Lady Salisbury (1 episode)

Ali O'Keefe
plays Young Man (1 episode)

Ruta Gedmintas
plays Elizabeth Blount (3 episodes)

Peter Gowen
plays William Peto (1 episode)

Colin O'Donoghue
plays Duke Philip of Bavaria (1 episode)

Ned Dennehy
plays Augustin (1 episode)

Ned Dennehy as Augustin

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Sebastian Armesto
plays Charles V (1 episode)

Sebastian Armesto as Charles V

Sebastian Armesto (born 3 June 1982) is a British film, television and theatre actor.

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Andrea Lowe

David Bradley

David Bradley

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Sean Pertwee
plays King Henry's Uncle (1 episode)

Gemma Reeves
plays Margaret Moore (3 episodes)

Rod Hallett
plays Richard Rich (13 episodes)

Rod Hallett as Richard Rich

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Frank McCusker
plays Risley (10 episodes)

Maude Hirst
plays Kat Ashley (5 episodes)

Maude Hirst as Kat Ashley

Maude Hirst was born on February 6, 1988 and is currently 36 years old.

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Michael Winder
plays Henry Brandon (2 episodes)

Marcella Plunkett
plays Duchess of Suffolk (1 episode)

Emma Stansfield
plays Anne Askew (1 episode)

Andrew Greenough
plays Captain of the Guard (1 episode)

Daniel Caltagirone
plays Girolamo de Treviso (2 episodes)

Daniel Caltagirone as Girolamo de Treviso

Daniel Caltagirone was born on June 18, 1972 and is currently 52 years old.

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Bronson Webb
plays Forager (1 episode)

Bronson Webb as Forager

Bronson Webb was born on February 20, 1983 and is currently 41 years old.

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Jody Latham
plays Harry Hurst (2 episodes)

Moe Dunford
plays Richard Leland (2 episodes)

Moe Dunford as Richard Leland

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Jane Brennan
plays Lady Bryan (5 episodes)

Duncan Duff
plays Governor of Boulogne (1 episode)

Owen Aaronovitch
plays Monsieur Rousselot (2 episodes)

Suzy Lawlor
plays Anne Parr (4 episodes)

Fabio Tassone
plays Duke of Nájera (1 episode)

Jack Sandle
plays Hugh Latimer (1 episode)

Michael Elwyn
plays Lord Latimer (1 episode)

Michael Elwyn as Lord Latimer

Welsh character actor of stage and screen. Since 1995, Elwyn has been the partner of the actress Alison Steadman.

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Lee Williams
plays Robert Testwood (1 episode)

Gemma-Leah Devereux
plays Lady Fitzgerald (3 episodes)

Mark Coney
plays Lord Harrington (1 episode)

David Wilmot
plays Sir Ralph Ellerker (3 episodes)

David Wilmot as Sir Ralph Ellerker

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Laurence Spellman
plays John Fell (1 episode)

Andrew McHale
plays Dance Master (1 episode)

Kevin Doyle
plays John Constable (2 episodes)

Kevin Doyle as John Constable

Kevin Doyle was born on January 1, 1961 and is currently 63 years old.

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Gavin O'Connor
plays Shrewsbury (2 episodes)

Diarmuid Noyes
plays Charlie Raw (1 episode)

Donna Dent
plays Wife of Aske (1 episode)

Donna Dent as Wife of Aske

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Patrick Gibson
plays Son of Aske (1 episode)

Ciara Farrell
plays Daughter of Aske (1 episode)

Phil Kingston
plays Cromwell's Servant (1 episode)

Liam McMahon
plays Cromwell's Servant (1 episode)

Danny Seward
plays Sir Robert Tavistock (1 episode)

Aidan Turner
plays Bedoli (1 episode)

Marcello Magni
plays Sarto (1 episode)

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Anna Brewster
plays Anna Buckingham (1 episode)

Slaine Kelly
plays Jane Howard (1 episode)

Brendan McCormack
plays Captain (1 episode)

Jonathan Ryan
plays French Ambassador (2 episodes)

Arthur Riordan
plays Priest in Confessional (1 episode)

Geoff Minogue
plays Boleyn's Secretary (1 episode)

Barry McGovern
plays Bishop Bonnivet (2 episodes)

Gerry O'Brien
plays Herald (1 episode)

Ciaran Whitehead
plays Dauphin (1 episode)

Jonathan White
plays Hopkins (2 episodes)

Michael Ford
plays Noble (1 episode)

Geoff Simpson
plays Bishop at Execution (1 episode)

Jonathan Byrne
plays Executioner (1 episode)

Jonathan Byrne as Executioner

Jonathan Byrne was born on January 1, 1977 and is currently 47 years old.

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Donncha Crowley
plays Priest (1 episode)

Daniel Reardon
plays Vatican Priest (1 episode)

Mark Lambert
plays William Cornish (2 episodes)

Mary Woods
plays Scorn (1 episode)

Eilis O'Donnell
plays Strangeness (1 episode)

Valerie O'Connor
plays Unkindness (1 episode)

Rachel Montague
plays Young Woman (1 episode)

Nika McGuigan
plays Chambermaid (1 episode)

Matthew Keenan
plays Courtier (1 episode)

Karl O'Neill
plays Goldsmith (1 episode)

Matt Ryan
plays Richard Pace (3 episodes)

Matt Ryan as Richard Pace

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Steve Wilson
plays Constable of the Tower (2 episodes)

Steve Wilson was born on December 10, 1973 and is currently 50 years old.

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Darren Bancroft
plays Ship's Captain (1 episode)

Sara James
plays Princess Margueritte (1 episode)

Joseph M. Kelly
plays King of Portugal (1 episode)

Eamon Rohan
plays Archbishop (1 episode)

Alvaro Lucchesi
plays Pastor (1 episode)

Lochlann O'Mearáin
plays Messenger (1 episode)

Lochlann O'Mearáin as Messenger

Lochlann O'Mearáin was born on August 8, 1973 and is currently 50 years old.

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Will Irvine
plays Groom (1 episode)

Zak Jenciragic
plays Henry Fitzroy (1 episode)

Bláthnaid McKeown
plays Princess Mary (5 episodes)

Terry Byrne
plays Physician to Fitzroy (1 episode)

Ryan O'Connor
plays Knight (1 episode)

John G. Brennan
plays Duke of Orleans (1 episode)

John G. Brennan as Duke of Orleans

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Brian de Salvo
plays Dr. Knight (1 episode)

Laura Way
plays Beautiful Woman (1 episode)

Adam Goodwin
plays Horseman (1 episode)

Clive Geraghty
plays Dr. Linacre (2 episodes)

Rachel Kavanagh
plays Ann Hastings (1 episode)

Philip Desmeules
plays Foxe (1 episode)

Bryan Murray
plays Jean De Bellay (1 episode)

Catherine Byrne
plays Alice More (3 episodes)

Kerrie O'Sullivan
plays More's Daughter (1 episode)

Ian McElhinney
plays Pope Clement VII (1 episode)

Ian McElhinney as Pope Clement VII

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Amy-Joyce Hastings
plays Mole Girl (1 episode)

Rebecca Ryan
plays Twin Joan (1 episode) , Joan (3 episodes)

Russell Smith
plays Priest (1 episode)

Michelle Hartman
plays Anne's Maid (1 episode)

Sean Flanagan
plays Henry's Angelic Page (1 episode)

Peter Gaynor
plays Holbein (2 episodes)

Peter Gaynor as Holbein

Peter Gaynor was born on December 31, 1974 and is currently 49 years old.

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Gabriella Wright
plays Queen Claude (3 episodes)

Fiona Ryan
plays Jane (4 episodes)

Philip O'Sullivan
plays Bishop Warham (2 episodes)

John Sterland
plays Griffith Rhys (1 episode)

Marcus Lamb
plays Campeggio's Son (1 episode)

Alan Devine
plays Wolsey's Secretary (4 episodes)

Gabrielle Anwar
plays Princess Margaret (6 episodes)

Michael Patric
plays Willoughby (1 episode)

Gordon Sterne
plays Bishop Tunstall (2 episodes)

Martin Phillips
plays Proctor (1 episode)

Declan Conlon
plays Mendoza (7 episodes)

James Rowe
plays Norris (1 episode)

Martin Maguire
plays Court Cryer (2 episodes)

Rory James Wilson
plays Man in Tavern (1 episode)

Des Braiden
plays Old Man (1 episode)

Michael Condron
plays Sailor in Tavern (1 episode)

Kate Stanley Brennan
plays Maid (1 episode)

Vanessa Keogh
plays Maid (1 episode)

Conor Lambert
plays Father (1 episode)

Kevin McMahon
plays Boy (1 episode)

Rebekah Wainwright
plays Catherine Brandon (3 episodes)

Eric Higgins
plays Groom (5 episodes)

Guy Carleton
plays Chamberlain (6 episodes)

Lorna Doyle
plays Joan (3 episodes)

Martin Murphy
plays Simon Fish (1 episode)

Fiona Sinnott
plays Norfolk's Wife (1 episode)

Pat McGrath
plays Grotesque Wolsey (1 episode)

Tommy O'Neill
plays Devil (1 episode)

Brent Hearne
plays Humphrey Monmouth (1 episode)

Krystin Pellerin
plays Lady Elizabeth Darrell (4 episodes)

Sarah Mulligan
plays Cardinals Prostitute (1 episode)

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