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Sam Troughton (born 21 March 1977) is an English actor.
|Born||21 March 1977|
He is the son of David Troughton and the grandson of Doctor Who actor Patrick Troughton. His younger brothers are the former Warwickshire cricketer Jim Troughton, and actor William Troughton. Troughton studied drama at the University of Hull, graduating in 1998.
Troughton is a Shakespearean actor who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has starred in the horror films Spirit Trap and Alien vs. Predator, and several television productions including Sky One's Hex. He has appeared in the SAS-themed drama Ultimate Force. From October 2006 he appeared in the BBC Robin Hood series (2006–2009), in which he features as Robin's ex-manservant, Much. Troughton's grandfather, Patrick, starred in the first Robin Hood television series in 1953.
Troughton's stage roles include Orlando in Samuel West's production of Shakespeare's As You Like It at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. He returned to the RSC as part of the 2009–2011 ensemble, appearing at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. In 2009 he played Marcus Brutus in Julius Caesar and Third Gentleman in The Winter's Tale, and in 2010 he played Romeo in Romeo & Juliet and King Arthur in Morte D'Arthur at the Courtyard Theatre. Other roles include a stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire in Liverpool.
Troughton starred in David Eldridge's new play Beginning at the Royal National Theatre from October to November 2017, it transfers to the west end at the Ambassadors Theatre in January 2018 for a strictly limited ten-week season. More recently he starred in Chernobyl (2019) as Aleksandr Akimov. Between May and July 2019, he appeared in ‘Rutherford and Son’ at the National Theatre alongside Roger Allam.
|2000||Summer in the Suburbs||Police Constable||TV film|
|2002||Ultimate Force||Stuart||TV series (1 episode: "The Killing House")|
|Foyle's War||Policeman 2||TV series (1 episode: "The German Woman")|
|2003||Seven Wonders of the Industrial World||H. Percy Boulnois||TV series (1 episode: "The Sewer King")|
|Judge John Deed||PC Doug Welkin||TV series (1 episode: "Conspiracy")|
|2004||Gunpowder, Treason and Plot||Thomas Winter||TV film|
|Alien vs. Predator||Thomas Parks|
|Messiah: The Promise||Thomas Stone||TV film|
|Hex||Jez Heriot/Remiel||TV series (6 episodes)|
|2006||Robin Hood||Much||TV series (38 episodes: 2006–2009)|
|2012||The Town||Jeff||TV series (3 episodes)|
|2016||The Hollow Crown||George, Duke of Clarence||BBC2 TV series (2 episodes – "Henry VI part II", and "Richard III" )|
|2018||Vera||Noel||ITV TV Series|
|2019||Chernobyl||Aleksandr Akimov||HBO Mini Series|
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- "Simon Russell Beale and Sam Mendes Reunite for King Lear at National's Olivier Theatre; Further Casting and Dates Also Announced". Playbill.com. 11 November 2013. Archived from the original on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2015.