Stephen Dillane Biography

Stephen Dillane is an English actor who started off his career on stage. He has had a lot of success performing in theater, but moved on to making shows and movies. His most memorable portrayals are in movies like “The Hours” (2002), where he played the character of Leonard Woolf, and in HBO’s miniseries “John Adams” (2008) where he portrayed the character of Thomas Jefferson which earned him an Emmy nomination. Stephen Dillane also stars as Stannis Baratheon in another HBO project, “Game of Thrones”.

Stephen Dillane is actually a very experienced stage actor. He started performing at the age of 25 and has had a lot of success on stage. He is remembered for such performance as “ The Beaux’ Stratagem” (1989), “ Angels in America” (1993), “Hamlet” (1994), “Endgame” (1996), “Uncle Vanya” (1998), and also most recently “The Coast of Utopia” (2002), “The Real Thing” (2000) and “Macbeth” (2008).


Stephen Dillane in “Darkest Hour”

Stephen Dillane has made a successful transition to movies and TV shows after he had so much success on stage. His most memorable movie performances include “The Hours” (2002), “The Greatest Gaame Ever Played” (2005), where he portrayed the professional golfer Harry Vardon, and Glen Foy which he portrayed in the “Goal!” trilogy. Perhaps his most memorable performances stands as playing Thomas Jefferson in “John Adams” (2008), which is still his most memorable performance to date. Some recent movie projects that Stephen has been involved in include “Zero Dark Thirty,” (2012), “Darkest Hour” (2017) and “Marry Shelly” (2017).

Stephen Dillane enjoys a much better TV career compared to the movies. He has appeared on various shows both in main and recurring roles. You can see him on both British and American shows. Some of the most important ones include the Anglo-French production series “The Tunnel” where Stephen plays the main role. He is also going to reprise the role of Karl Roebuck in the second season “The Tunnel: Vengeance”. He also had a main role in BBC’s drama series “Hunted” where he played Rupert Keel. Stephen had a role on Netflix’s “The Crown” where he had a minor role by appearing as t Graham Sutherland. Finally, Stephen Dillane is most famous for his role in the “Song of Ice and Fire” adaptation. He plays Stannis Baratheon in “Game of Thrones” and gives one of the more memorable appearances on the show.


Stephen Dillane and Carice van Houten in “Game of Thrones”

Stephen Dillane Net Worth and Salary

Stephen Dillane did not waste his time when it comes to acting. Not only is he a great stage performer and a good actor, but he also managed to cash in on his success. In the theater business, Stephen Dillane is known for being the “actor’s actor” and he transferred this ability to movies. He is currently worth 6 million dollars based on the latest estimates.

Stephen Dillane Wife and Family

Stephen Dillane is happily married man and has been so for years. He married his wife, who is also an actor but a director as well, Naomi Wirthner a long time ago. They started their family and have two sons. The elder is named Seamus while the older is Frank Dillane and he has gone his father’s footsteps and took up acting. You may recognize him for playing Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blooded Prince” (2009).


Stephen Dillane / Naomi Wirthner

Stephen Dillane Age

Stephen Dillane was born in Kensington, London. He was born on 27 March 1957 and he is 60 years old currently. His mother Bridget is English, while his father John is Australian. Alongside them and his elder brother Richard, Stephen spent his childhood days in West Wickham, Kent. After starting to take an interest in acting while still in high school, but instead Stephen decided to enroll in the University of Exeter. After finishing his studded he worked as a reported for the Croydon Advertiser. But decide to give it all up for acting and entered the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School which was his big entrance to the world of acting.

Height and Weight

Even in his late age, Stephen Dillane has not changed his physique so much. He still manages to maintain the way he looks and is still lanky and thin. He is also tall and stands at 6 feet or 183 cm tall. His body weight is 82 kg or 181 lbs.


Stephen Dillane


Interestingly enough, Stephen Dillane did not start with his own name. When he stared appearing on stage he used the name Stephen Dillon. It is still similar to his own name but different enough for starts. He used this name during the 90s but decided to change it back to his usual name after he reverted to appearing in movies and shows.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Stephen Dillane is English by nationality, even though his father is actually Australian by birth. Since Stephen was born in the UK, he inherits a British nationality. He also belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.

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Born:,March 27 1957
Net Worth:,$6 million
Hair Color:,Light Brown
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,6 feet or 183 cm
Weight:,82 kg or 181 lbs
Married to:,Naomi Wirthner
Affair with:,No
Children:,2 sons (Seamus and Frank Dillane)
Birth Sign:,Aries
Education:,University of Exeter

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