Stephen Campbell Mooreis a British actor best known for his roles in Alan Bennett’s play “The History Boys” and the film adaptation of the play. He has also starred in the sci-fi television series “War of the Worlds” (2019–2021).

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Full NameStephen Campbell Moore
Birth Date30 November 1979 (age 44)
Birth PlaceLondon, England


Stephen Campbell Moore originally born and called as Stephen Moore Thorpe in London was educated at Berkhamsted School in Hertfordshire. He appeared locally in the Pendley Open Air Shakespeare Festival and later trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, alongside Orlando Bloom. In his final year he was awarded the gold medal.

Stephen made his screen debut in Stephen Fry’s Bright Young Things and is primarily known as a screen actor. He has also performed on stage with the RSC and the Royal National Theatre.Campbell Moore originated the role of Irwin in the original West End stage production of Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys. He also portrayed the character in the Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions as well as in the film adaptation of the play.

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During a question and answer session with the play’s director Nicholas Hytner. Bennett mentioned that he believes Stephen Campbell Moore who plays Irwin has the toughest role of the three teachers. This is because Irwin doesn’t gain the audience’s sympathy until later in the play unlike Hector and Mrs. Lintott who have the audience on their side from the beginning. Bennett was surprised to see this during rehearsals and noted that it takes the actors to truly bring out the nuances of the characters as written.

In May 2004 Michael Billington while reviewing the play for The Guardian. He wrote: “Stephen Campbell Moore portrays Irwin as both using deceitful methods and achieving effective results”. In 2004 Campbell Moore starred as Lord Darlington alongside Scarlett Johansson in A Good Woman a film based on Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan shot on location in Italy. In the same year he played the part of Hugh Stanbury in Andrew Davies’ BBC adaptation of Anthony Trollope’s novel He Knew He Was Right.

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In 2005 he portrayed Edward VIII alongside Joely Richardson as Wallis Simpson in the British television drama “Wallis & Edward.” In 2008, he appeared in one episode of the television series “Lark Rise to Candleford” as headteacher James Delafield,alongside star Julia Sawalha and had a regular role in the BBC series “Ashes to Ashes.” He worked on the ABC miniseries “Ben-Hur” in 2009 and appeared in the 2011 film “Season of the Witch.” In 2012 he starred as Titus in Jean Racine’s “Berenice” alongside Anne-Marie Duff in the title role at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

In the BBC’s 2015 adaptation of L. P. Hartley’s novel The Go-Between Campbell Moore played the role of Viscount Hugh Trimingham. He also portrayed Maurice Wilkins in Anna Ziegler’s play Photograph 51 the same year. In 2017 despite needing surgery he remained in the cast of the BBC series The Last Post. Additionally in August 2018 it was announced that Campbell Moore would be joining the original actors in the feature film Downton Abbey which began filming around the same time.

Stephen Campbell Moore’s Brain Tumor

Stephen Campbell Moore has opened up about his private health battle. While Claire Foy’s show The Crown was gaining popularity on Netflix, Campbell Moore’s family was quietly dealing with a major crisis. In an interview with The Sun on Sunday, Campbell Moore, 38, revealed that at the end of 2016, doctors found a tumor on his pituitary gland, located at the base of his brain. The tumor was benign but still required surgery, which he underwent in the summer of 2017.

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Campbell Moore welcomed his first daughter with Foy in February 2015 said that he prepared for the surgery by writing letters to those he loved. He expressed that during the process he realized that he was not the most important person and that his loved ones were going through a tough time. Although his daughter didn’t know what was going on his family did and he could see the impact it had on them.

Stephen’s Relationship

Sophie Cookson and Stephen Campbell Moore: Sophie Cookson is a 33 year old British actress. She was born on May 15, 1990, in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England, UK. Sophie is famous for her role in Moonfleet. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. They started dating in 2018 till present.

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Claire Foy and Stephen Campbell Moore: Claire Foy, a 40-year-old British actress, was previously married to Stephen Campbell Moore from 2014 to 2018. She was born on April 16, 1984 in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, UK. Claire is famous for her roles in various productions such as Amy Dorrit in the BBC One period drama miniseries Little Dorrit, Anne Boleyn in the BBC historical drama miniseries Wolf Hall, and Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix historical drama series The Crown among others.

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In 2018 she portrayed Janet Shearon in the biographical drama film First Man and Lisbeth Salander in the action-thriller film The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Additionally she played Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, in the BBC/Amazon Prime Video historical drama miniseries A Very British Scandal. Her career spans from 2008 to present. Claire Foy’s zodiac sign is Aries.

Most Asked Questions

Who was Stephen Campbell to The Walking Dead?
Stephen Campbell was a cinematographer on AMC’s The Walking Dead. The episode “No Other Way” was dedicated to him.

What is Stephen Campbell known for?
He was a cinematographer and writer, known for The Punisher (2004), Passenger 57 (1992) and Zombieland (2009).

Who are the parents of Stephen Campbell Moore?
Moore was born in Brixton, London, the son of Mary Elisabeth (née Bruce-Anderson) and solicitor Stanley Moore.

Who is Stephen Campbell Moore married to?
Campbell Moore was married actress Claire Foy in 2014-2018.

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