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Rupert Francis Young (born 16 May 1978) is an English actor from Lambeth, London.[1] He portrayed Sir Leon in the BBC drama series Merlin.[2] Young's television work includes episodes of Doc Martin, Foyle's War, Hotel Babylon, The White Queen, Doctor Who and other work.[3] His films include Dirty Filthy Love, a 2004 television film alongside Michael Sheen, and Writers Retreat, released in 2015.[4]

Rupert Young
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Rupert Young at Supernova in 2013
Born (1978-05-16) 16 May 1978 (age 41)
Years active2004–present




Year Title Role Notes
2004 Island at War British Soldier TV mini-series
2004 Dirty Filthy Love Josh TV film
2004 Doc Martin Adrian Pitts 2 episodes
2006 Foyle's War Armed Guard 1 episode
2006 Heartbeat Zak 1 episode
2008 Primeval Mike 1 episode
2009–2012 Merlin Sir Leon 39 episodes
2009 Hotel Babylon Justice 1 episode
2010 Shameless Marc Arlington 1 episode
2010 Doctor Who Roman Uncredited
2013 The White Queen Sir William Herbert 1 episode
2016 People Just Do Nothing Joshua 1 episode
2017 The Good Karma Hospital Sunny Macintosh 1 episode


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Just Because You're Paranoid... Derek Short film
2012 This Love Other Man Short film
2015 Writers Retreat Alisdair


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