Stephen Dillane


Date Of Birth

November 30, 1956


Stephen Dillane is an award-winning actor who is best known for his work on The Real Thing, which earned him a Tony Award. After taking up history and political science at the University of Exeter, he became a journalist for the Croydon Advertiser but eventually decided to pursue an acting career.

Dillane trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and subsequently landed roles in various theater productions such as The Beaux' Stratagem, Angels in America, Hamlet, The Real Thing and Macbeth.

On the small screen, Dillane is credited for his work in The One Game, The Rector's Wife, The Cazalets, John Adams and Game of Thrones, where he most notably played Stannis Baratheon.

Place of Birth

November 30, 1956

Birth Name

Stephen Dillane



Fun Facts

-He has two sons.


1998: AFI Award - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Television Drama for Kings in Grass Castles 2009: BAFTA TV Award - Best Actor for The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall


2012 Coup (TV series)
2012 Papadopoulos & Sons
2012 Twenty8k
2012 Hunted (TV series)
2012 Game of Thrones (TV series)
2012 Eternal Law (TV series)
2011 Perfect Sense
2010 Marple: The Secret of Chimneys (TV movie)
2009 44 Inch Chest
2009/I Storm
2008 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV series)
2008 The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall (TV movie)
2008 God on Trial (TV movie)
2008 Red Mist
2008 John Adams (TV mini-series)
2007 Fugitive Pieces
2007 Savage Grace
2007 Goal II: Living the Dream
2006 Klimt
2005 The Greatest Game Ever Played
2005 Goal! The Dream Begins
2005 Nine Lives
2004 Haven
2004 King Arthur
2003/III The Gathering
2002 The Hours
2002 The Truth About Charlie
2001 Spy Game
2001 The Parole Officer
2001 The Cazalets (TV series)
2000 Anna Karenina (TV mini-series)
2000 Love & Rage
2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
1999 The Darkest Light
1998 Kings in Grass Castles (TV mini-series)
1997 Deja Vu
1997 Firelight
1997 Welcome to Sarajevo
1996 Two If by Sea
1995 Performance (TV series)
1994 The Rector's Wife (TV series)
1994 Power and Lovers
1993 Soldier Soldier (TV series)
1993 You, Me and It (TV mini-series)
1992 Hostages (TV movie)
1992 Frankie's House (TV movie)
1991 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV series)
1991 Boon (TV series)
1991 Sophie (TV movie)
1991 Screen Two (TV series)
1990 Hamlet
1989 The Yellow Wallpaper (TV movie)
1989 Business as Usual
1988 Christabel (TV movie)
1988 The One Game (TV series)
1988 The Face of Trespass (TV movie)
1987 The Secret Garden (TV movie)
1987 Bulman (TV series)
1987 Comeback (TV movie)
1985 Remington Steele (TV series)




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