Lex Shrapnel Life story

Alexander Carey Shrapnel is an English actor and voice actor.

Alexander Carey Shrapnel (born 6 October 1979) is an English actor and voice actor.

Early life

Shrapnel was born on 6 October 1979 in London, the second of three boys for actor John Shrapnel and Francesca Ann (née Bartley). He is the brother of director/writer Tom Shrapnel and writer Joe Shrapnel and, through his mother, the grandson of Academy Award-nominated actress Deborah Kerr. He graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.


He has appeared in many film and television roles such as K-19: The Widowmaker, Nine Lives, Thunderbirds, Breakfast on Pluto, Flyboys, Ministry of Mayhem and The Last Detective. He also appeared in the Doctor Who audio play, Shadow of the Past.

Shrapnel's Hotspur in Henry IV in the Royal Shakespeare Company's critically acclaimed 2008 production was described as 'thrillingly charismatic'. He also has appeared on stage in 2011 in Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea performed at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. He is quoted as saying "Before going in you set a high bar for yourself, but you've just got to get into rehearsals, do the work and hope it comes together".According to actress Emily Blunt on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he once played Romeo to her Juliet in a production of the Shakespeare play.




External links

Lex Shrapnel - Fan Website

Lex Shrapnel at IMDb

Lex Shrapnel Photos

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