Sebastian Armesto is a British film and theatre actor, director, and producer.
Sebastian Armesto was born as ‘Sebastian Felipe Xavier Fernández-Garcia Armesto’ on Thursday, June 3, 1982 (age 38 years; as in 2020), in England, UK. He lived for a brief time in Providence, Rhode Island. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He studied at Eton College, Windsor, England.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Family & Ethnicity
His father, Felipe Fernández-Armesto is a historian.
His mother’s name is Lesley Patricia Hook. He has a brother named Federico David Fermin Arturo Armesto, who is also a filmmaker.
Armesto has acted in theatre productions in Britain, which includes three shows at the National Theatre and one at the Royal Court. He has acted in the plays- King Lear, Damned by Despair, A Woman Killed with Kindness, Rocket to the Moon, WaWallenstein, Alaska, and The Taming of the Shrew.
Sebastian Armesto made his British film debut with ‘A Feast at Midnight’ (1994) as ‘Oberoi.’
He made his American film debut with ‘Marie Antoinette’ (2006) as ‘Comte Louis de Provence.’
He has acted in the American and British films- Bright Star (2009), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), Anonymous (2011), Dead Cat (2013), Copenhagen (2014), Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), For Grace (2016), Tulip Fever (2017), and The Mercy (2017).
Sebastian made his television debut with the British series ‘The Famous Five’ (1994) as ‘Cecil Dearlove.’
He has acted in the British TV series: The Bill (2005), Doctor Who (2005), The Virgin Queen (2006), The Impressionists (2006), Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006), The Tudors (2007), The Palace (2008), Little Dorrit (2008), Zen (2011), Parade’s End (2012), Toast of London (2015), Murder (2016), Poldark (2016), Apple Tree Yard (2017), Broadchurch (2017), Silent Witness (2019), and Gold Digger (2019). He made his American television debut with ‘Masterpiece Mystery’ (2011) as ‘Silvio Miletti.’
He has acted in the American TV series- Parade’s End (2012), The Terror 2018), Harlots (2018), and Cursed (2020).
He was the first assistant director in the 2012 short film ‘The Last Bite.’ He directed, edited, and produced the British feature ‘For Grace’ in 2016.
- He has also acted in the short films: Dear Steven Spielberg (2006), We Call Her Daisy (2008), Alpha: Omega (2013), He Took His Skin Off for Me (2014), The Dead Ones (2018), Brothers of Italy (2018) and Free Fall.
- He also writes and directs plays for the theatre company ‘Simple 8.’
- His productions include direction and adaption of the play ‘Les Enfants du Paradis.’ He also co-wrote and directed a play based on William Hogarth’s printed engraved series ‘The Four Stages of Cruelty’ and new versions of ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ and ‘Moby-Dick.’
- In 2011, he received a commendation at the Ian Charleson Awards for his role of ‘Wendoll’ in the play ‘A Woman Killed with Kindness.’