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He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) and Patrick Melrose (2018). In film, he has starred in Amazing Grace (2006), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Fifth Estate (2013), and The Imitation Game (2014). He also made a brief appearance in 1917 (2019). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series. In superhero films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has played Dr Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has received numerous accolades, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Frankenstein, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Sherlock. His performance in The Imitation Game earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. 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He studied English Literature at Trinity College, Cambridge. His television appearances include Consenting Adults, two episodes of Doctor Who ("Human Nature"/"The Family of Blood"), Green Wing,Silk, The Government Inspector (as John Scarlett), The Last Detective and DI Torrens for a few episodes in The Bill in 2001. He has also appeared in a 2008 series of UK television advertisements for First Direct, with Matthew King. In 2011, he appeared in both episodes of an Outnumbered two-part special. In 2012 he appeared in the first episode of series 8 of Hustle and presented new gameshow The Devil's Dinner Party. His film appearances include Tomorrow Never Dies as the captain of HMS Bedford, the 2001 film To End All Wars and voicework for Valiant. Description above from the Wikipedia article Pip Torrens, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. 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He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) film trilogies, V in V for Vendetta (2005), and Red Skull in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Weaving's first television role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, where he portrayed English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. In film, he first rose to prominence for his performance as Martin in the Australian drama Proof (1991). Weaving played Anthony "Tick" Belrose/Mitzi Del Bra in the comedy-drama The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994); and multiple roles in the science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012). His roles as a voice actor include the roles as Rex the male sheepdog in Babe (1995), Noah the Leading Elder Emperor Penguin in Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet Two (2011) and as Megatron in the Transformers film series. Weaving's awards for acting include a Satellite Award, MTV Movie Award and six Australian Film Institute Awards. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Hugo Weaving, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. [parent] => 0 [count] => 2 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Term Object ( [term_id] => 17691 [name] => Holliday Grainger [slug] => holliday-grainger [term_group] => 0 [term_taxonomy_id] => 17691 [taxonomy] => people [description] => Holliday Grainger is a British stage, film and television actress, best known for playing Lucrezia Borgia in the Showtime series The Borgias and Estella in Mike Newell's feature film Great Expectations. 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