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Rupert Degas (born August 17, 1970, London) is an English actor and voice artist. Events 986 - A Byzantine army was destroyed in the pass of Trajan's Gate by the Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Events 986 - A Byzantine army was destroyed in the pass of Trajan's Gate by the Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
Son of screenwriter Brian Degas and television presenter Maggie Clews, whose marriage ended in divorce when he was eight, Rupert spent his childhood living between London, New York, Menorca and Barcelona, during which time he attended several schools including Hill House School in Knightsbridge and Emanuel School in Wandsworth. Hill House School is a large preparatory day school located in Knightsbridge, London, behind the department store Harrods. Emanuel School is a co-educational public school in Battersea, south-west London. Degas began reading Christmas stories for LBC at eleven and produced his own children's programme for forces radio BFBS at fourteen. LBC Radio (originally the London Broadcasting Company) operates two London-based radio stations with news and talk formats
He has appeared on film and television in the UK, France and North America. Credits include Reunion, Dead Romantic, Van der Valk, Lovejoy, EastEnders, Waiting for God, Passport to Murder, Over Here, The Short Walk, Fatherland, A Touch of Frost, The Cappuccino Years, Holby City, Exorcist: The Beginning, Nathan Barley, Love Soup, Shoot the Messenger and Hedz. Van der Valk was a British television series produced by Thames Television for the ITV network Lovejoy is a series of Picaresque novels by John Grant (under the Pen name Jonathan Gash about the adventures of Lovejoy a British EastEnders is a most popular and award-winning Television Soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985 Waiting for God was a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 for five series from 1990 to 1994 This is for the 1996 2-part TV miniseries For the 1974 musical see Over Here!. Holby City, styled as HOLBY CI+Y, is a BAFTA award winning Medical drama Television serial transmitted by BBC One in the United Exorcist The Beginning produced by Morgan Creek Productions is a 2004 Prequel to the 1973 Film The Exorcist Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt Love Soup is a British Television Comedy-drama, produced by the BBC and first screened on BBC One in the autumn of 2005 Hedz is a children's satirical show produced by BBC Scotland under the CBBC brand
Rupert has lent his voice to numerous animated films and series including Mr Bean, Bob the Builder, Skatoony, Robotboy and Badgered and has recorded over thirty radio productions including The Gemini Apes, The Glittering Prizes, This Sceptered Isle, Jack Rosenthal's Last Act and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Bob the Builder is a Children's television character created by Keith Chapman. Skatoony is a children's competition show which airs on Cartoon Network in the UK Robotboy is a British/French co-produced animated television series which is produced by French production company Alphanim with TV Channels France Badgered is a 2005 animated short film, nominated on January 31, 2006 for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy series Rupert can also be heard reading many audiobooks, from authors such as Peter Carey, Haruki Murakami, Cecelia Ahern, Darren Shan, Jamie Rix and Derek Landy. Peter Carey may refer to Peter Carey (footballer, Australian rules player for Glenelg Peter Carey (historian, British historian of south-east is a popular contemporary Japanese Writer and Translator. His work has been described by the Virginia Quarterly Review as "easily accessible Cecelia Ahern (b 30 September 1981 in Dublin, in Ireland) is an Irish Novelist, since 2004 Darren O'Shaughnessy (born July 2, 1972 in London, England) who commonly writes under the pen name Darren Shan, is an Irish Jamie Rix (born 1958) is a popular English children's author. Derek Landy (born 1973 born in Lusk, County Dublin) is an Irish Author and Screenwriter. He also played Pantalaimon in the multi-voice recording of Philip Pullman's Northern Lights. Northern Lights, known as The Golden Compass across North America is the first novel in English novelist Philip Pullman 's He also voices many characters in the CBBC children's satirical show, Hedz. Hedz is a children's satirical show produced by BBC Scotland under the CBBC brand
Apart from several stints in Newsrevue at the Canal Café Theatre and in Edinburgh, Rupert has appeared on the London fringe in The Boys Next Door, Are We There Yet? and Becket. NewsRevue is a topical Satirical song and sketch show based at the Canal Cafe Theatre in Little Venice, London and annually at the The Boys Next Door is a play written by Tom Griffin. It deals with four Mentally disabled men who live in a Group home. Becket ou l'honneur de Dieu (Becket or The Honor of God is a Tony Award -winning play written in French by Jean Anouilh. He worked in the West End production of Stones in His Pockets and Patrick Barlow's adaptation of The 39 Steps. Stones in His Pockets is a Two-hander written by Marie Jones and directed by Ian McElhinney 
In 1995, he produced his first short film, Police Procedure, which was followed by co-producing French short film Tattoo in 1998. In 2000, Rupert produced two more short films - Just the Ticket, and Last Orders.