Paul Freeman

Paul Freeman's appearance as Prospero in the American Repertory Theater production of The Tempest was his first stage role in America. His extensive theater credits in England include the role of Jabe Torrance in Peter Hall's production of Orpheus Descending, Lazar in David Hare's Plenty, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Claudius in Hamlet, and Geraldo in Death and the Maiden. He is a founding member of the Joint Stock Company, and has played leading roles at the National Theatre, Royal Court, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Mr. Freeman has appeared in numerous feature films, from Belloq, the nemesis of Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark, to the most recent Ivan Ooze in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and including Derek in The Dogs of War and Moriarty in Sherlock and Me (Without a Clue). He has over forty television credits, including the upcoming third installment of the WGBH/BBC series House of Cards: The Final Cut, as well as Death of a Princess, Winston Churchill—The Wilderness Years, Between the Lines, and Grushko for the BBC; a recurring leading role in several episodes of Young Indy for Lucasfilm, as well as in the series Falcon Crest on Dallas. He has starred in more than twenty TV films and miniseries.