Sebastian Armesto is a British theatre and film actor, producer, and director.
Sebastian Armesto was born on Thursday, June 3, 1982 (age 38 years; as in 2020), in England, UK, as ‘Sebastian Felipe Xavier Fernández-Garcia Armesto.’ In his childhood, he lived for a short time in Providence, Rhode Island. He is an alumnus of Eton College, Windsor, England.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
He is the son of the historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto and Lesley Patricia Hook.
His brother, Federico David Fermin Arturo Armesto, is a filmmaker.
Sebastian Armesto made his British film debut with ‘A Feast at Midnight’ (1994) in the role of ‘Oberoi.’
He made his American film debut with ‘Marie Antoinette’ (2006) in the role of ‘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 role of ‘Cecil Dearlove’ the British series ‘The Famous Five’ (1994).
He went on to act 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) in the role of ‘Silvio Miletti,’ and has acted in the American TV series- Parade’s End (2012), The Terror 2018), Harlots (2018), and Cursed (2020).
Armesto has acted in various theatre productions in Britain, which includes performances at National Theatre and 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.
In 2012, he worked as the first assistant director in the short film ‘The Last Bite.’ In 2016, He directed, edited, and produced the British feature film ‘For Grace.’
- Sebastian 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 received a commendation at the Ian Charleson Awards for his role of ‘Wendoll’ in the play ‘A Woman Killed with Kindness’ in 2011.
- He also works as a director and writer for the theatre company ‘Simple 8.’ One of his productions include direction and adaption of the play ‘Les Enfants du Paradis.’ He has also written and co-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.’