Pip Torrens

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Pip Torrens

Pip Torrens

Pip Torrens is an actor. Pip Torrens is most known for his roles in “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” “Versailles,” and “The Crown,” where he played Colonel Kaplan, Cassel, and Tommy Lascelles.

Pip made his film debut as Ian in the comedy-drama sports film “Oxford Blues” in 1984, and then as Thomas in Trevor Nunn’s 1986 drama romance film “Lady Jane” 1986.

Early life and Childhood

Pip Torrens was born on June 2, 1960, in Bromley, Kent, England, under the sign of Gemini.

Pip grew up in his hometown, where he was raised alongside his two brothers, Jon and Chris.

His ethnicity is Caucasian and his nationality is British. 

Education Details

Pip Torrens attended Bloxham School in Oxfordshire and matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied English Literature. 

After graduating in 1982, he went to the Drama Studio in London (DSL).

Professional Career

Pip made his film debut as Ian in the comedy-drama sports film “Oxford Blues” in 1984, and then as Thomas in Trevor Nunn’s 1986 drama romance film “Lady Jane” in 1986.

Pip was cast as PC Monkhouse in the BBC One sitcom “The Lenny Henry Show” the following year.

By the end of the decade, he had also played Jock in the drama romance “A Handful Of Dust” (1988), Major Radford in the TNT mini-series “The Nightmare Years” (1989), and Anton in John Irvin’s drama “Eminent Domain” (1990).

Pip largely guest-starred in several TV programs during the 1990s after getting the role of Windeler in the ITV sci-fi horror mini-series “Chimera” in 1991.

“The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles,” “Maigret,” and “Jeeves And Wooster” are among them.

He acted opposite Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and James Fox in the drama “The Remains Of The Day” in 1993, and then played Andrew Harding in the BBC mini-series “To Play The King” in 1994. 

Robert Ferguson in the ITV criminal drama series “Bodyguards” (1997) and Simon Jones in James Dearden’s crime drama “Rogue Trader” (1998) are two of his other notable performances (1999).

Pip’s first notable performances in the new millennium occurred in 2001 when he played Lt. Foxworth in David L. Cunningham’s military picture “To End All Wars,” and then as Mark Pattison in H.G. Wells’ mini-series “The Infinite Worlds Of H.G. Wells.”

During the same year, he appeared in several additional films, including “Revelation,” “All the Queen’s Men,” and “The Mystic Masseur.” 

Following that, he specialized in television films, playing characters such as Charles Darwin in “Darwin’s Daughter” (2002), Richard Neilson in “Gifted” (2003), and John Scarlett in “The Government Inspector” (2005).

Pip gave a voice-over for the animated comedy “Valiant” in 2005, as well as played Noel Coward in the made-for-TV film “Ian Fleming: Bondmaker” and Sam French in the BBC Two comedy series “Broken News.”

He played Michael Caplan in the BBC Two drama film “Pinochet In Suburbia” the following year, followed by his depiction of Colonel Hampton in Marc Munden’s 2007 drama movie “The Mark of Cain.”

Edward Austen Knight in the 2008 drama “Miss Austen Regrets” and Victor in Oliver Parker’s 2009 fantasy drama “Dorian Gray” was among his other significant appearances at the end of the decade.

Pip also appeared in a number of TV shows, including “The Bill,” “Doctor Who,” and “Silent Witness.”

Pip Torrens
Pip Torrens in an acting scene. Source: makefacts

Pip was cast in his breakthrough role as Sir Kenneth Clark in Simon Curtis’ drama “My Week With Marilyn” in 2011, after playing as Major John Arbuthnot in the Channel 4 drama mini-series “The Promise.”

During the same year, he portrayed Ian Gilmour in the film about the life of Margaret Thatcher, entitled “The Iron Lady”, starring alongside Meryl Streep and Richard E. Grant, and then featured as Prince Shcherbatsky in the 2012 film adaptation of “Ana Karenina”.

 Pip guest-starred in “Law & Order: the UK,” “Black Mirror,” and “Silk” between 2011 and 2014, before being cast as Esmond Rothermere in the 2014 mini-series “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond,” which follows Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, through his military career.

Net Worth and Salary

Pip Torrens’s net worth is over $2 million, derived from his work as a professional actor in the film industry, where he has been in over 180 TV and film titles since his career began in 1984.

Relationship Status

Pip Torrens’ personal life is kept very private, therefore nothing is known to the general public.

He has never married and is, for all intents and purposes, single.

Body Measurement

He has blue eyes and is bald.

Pip weighs approximately 170 pounds (77kgs) and stands at a height of 6feet 0ins (1.83m) .

Social Media

His social media interactions are unknown.

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  • Torrens was born on 2 June 1960 under the sign of Gemini, in Bromley, Kent, England.
  • He is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Colonel Kaplan in “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”, Cassel in “Versailles”, and Tommy Lascelles in “The Crown”.
  • Torrens’ net worth is over $2 million, earned from being involved in the film industry as a professional actor, who has starred in more than 180 TV and film titles since his career officially started back in 1984.
  • Pip spent his early years in his hometown, where he was raised alongside two brothers, Jon and Chris.
  • He guest-starred in a number of TV series, such as “The Bill”, “Doctor Who”, and “Silent Witness”.