Paul Jesson stars in "Coriolanus," opposite Ralph Fiennes, as Tribune Brutus.

Paul Jesson's feature film appearances include Mike Leigh's "Vera Drake" and "All or Nothing," "The Escort," "Intimate Contact," "Crosstalk," "Acceptable Levels" and Richard Eyre's "The Ploughman's Lunch."

Jesson's myriad television credits include the telefilm "Margaret," a drama about Margaret Thatcher's last days in government; the English Civil War miniseries "The Devil's Whore"; and HBO's lavish, multi-award winning series "Rome." He was in many of the BBC's Shakespeare series, including "Richard III," "Cymbeline," "Coriolanus" and "Love's Labour's Lost."

Jesson is perhaps most recognized for his truly extensive and varied work on the British stage with some of the most prestigious theater companies and directors in the country. REcently he has been seen in Mke Bartlett's Oliver Award-winning play "Cock," directed by James Macdonald, and in Sam Mendes's "The Winter's Tale" and "The Cherry Orchard" in New York and London. Again with Mendes, Jesson was featured in "Twelfth Night" at the Donmar and in New York. He worked with the eminent German director Peter Stein on "The Seagull" and "Troilus and Cressida." Jesson was nominated for a Scottish Critics' Award for his performance as Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman." For the Royal Court, his appearances include "Falkland Sound/Voces De Malvinas," "The Normal Heart," for which he won an Olivier Award for Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role, "A Lie of the Mind" and "The Seagull." At the National, he performed in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Hedda Gabler," "Hamlet," "The Devil's Disciple" and "Mary Stuart." At the Royal Sheakspeare Company, his credits include "Troilus and Cressida," "The Beggar's Opera," "The Winter's Tale," "Bingo," "The Tempest" and "Henry VIII."

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