Tom Hopper

Thomas Edward Hopper is an English actor born in Coalville, Leicester.

He trained in acting professionally - performing in plays such as the Tempest, The Way of the World, and Feston- gaining a honours degree from Rose Bruford College in 2006.

After gradutating, Hopper started his career by performing in the Watford Palace Theatre's redition of Shakespeare's As You Like It.

He also took on small roles in on screen projects such as; indie film Saxon, Casualty, Doctors. He then took on a supporting role in the 2009 comedy-horror film, Tormented as a bully who has revenge exacted on him by a former classmate who died. In 2009, Hopper took on the role of Sir Percival in the popular BBC series, Merlin until its finish in 2012.

Hopper also starred in indie film Cold, written and directed by his Merlin castmade Eoin Macken in 2012.

The new Michael Bay produced Starz series Black Sails currently features Hopper as pirate crew member Billy Bones. The show is a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's famed novel, Treasure Island.

In June 2014, Hopper married fellow British actor, Laura Higgins. A year later they welcomed a son, Freddie Douglas Hopper.

Hopper is an advocate for gay rights and a supporter in the fight against cancer.

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Cast Credits

Barbarians Rising (2016)
Starring as Arminius
Black Sails (2014)
Starring as William "Billy Bones" Manderly (34 episodes)
  • Episode 4x10: XXXVIII. (Apr 2, 2017)
  • Episode 4x09: XXXVII. (Mar 26, 2017)
  • Episode 4x08: XXXVI. (Mar 19, 2017)
  • Episode 4x07: XXXV. (Mar 12, 2017)
  • Episode 4x06: XXXIV. (Mar 5, 2017)
  • Episode 4x05: XXXIII. (Feb 26, 2017)
  • Episode 4x04: XXXII. (Feb 19, 2017)
  • Episode 4x03: XXXI. (Feb 12, 2017)
  • Episode 4x02: XXX. (Feb 5, 2017)
  • Episode 4x01: XXIX. (Jan 29, 2017)
  • Episode 3x10: XXVIII. (Mar 26, 2016)
  • Episode 3x09: XXVII. (Mar 19, 2016)
  • Episode 3x08: XXVI. (Mar 12, 2016)
  • Episode 3x07: XXV. (Mar 5, 2016)
  • Episode 3x06: XXIV. (Feb 27, 2016)
  • Episode 3x05: XXIII. (Feb 20, 2016)
  • Episode 3x04: XXII. (Feb 13, 2016)
  • Episode 3x03: XXI. (Feb 6, 2016)
  • Episode 3x02: XX. (Jan 30, 2016)
  • Episode 3x01: XIX. (Jan 23, 2016)
  • Episode 2x10: XVIII. (Mar 28, 2015)
  • Episode 2x09: XVII. (Mar 21, 2015)
  • Episode 2x08: XVI. (Mar 14, 2015)
  • Episode 2x07: XV. (Mar 7, 2015)
  • Episode 2x06: XIV. (Feb 28, 2015)
  • Episode 2x05: XIII. (Feb 21, 2015)
  • Episode 2x04: XII. (Feb 14, 2015)
  • Episode 2x02: X. (Jan 31, 2015)
  • Episode 1x06: VI. (Mar 1, 2014)
  • Episode 1x05: V. (Feb 22, 2014)
  • Episode 1x04: IV. (Feb 15, 2014)
  • Episode 1x03: III. (Feb 8, 2014)
  • Episode 1x02: II. (Feb 1, 2014)
  • Episode 1x01: I. (Jan 25, 2014)
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Good Cop (2012)
Starring as Andy Stockwell
Game of Thrones (2011)
Guest starring as Dickon Tarly (4 episodes)
Merlin (2008)
Guest starring as Sir Percival (13 episodes)
Doctors (2007)
Guest starring as Josh Mullen
Kingdom (2007)
Guest starring as Soldier
Doctor Who (2005)
Guest starring as Jeff
Casualty (1986)
Guest starring as Hugh 'Chewy' Mullen
  • Episode 21x31: Stitch (Mar 18, 2007)
The Umbrella Academy ()
Starring as Luther
Oscars (1953)
Guest starring as Tom Hopper