17 Facts About Lee Ingleby


Lee David Ingleby was born on 28 January 1976 and is an English film, television and stage actor.


Lee Ingleby then studied at Accrington and Rossendale College before progressing to the drama school LAMDA in London.


Lee Ingleby played Smike in a 2001 television film version of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.


Lee Ingleby has made one-off appearances in television programmes such as Hustle, Clocking Off, No Angels, Fat Friends, Jonathan Creek, Spaced, Dalziel and Pascoe, Cadfael and The Bill.


Lee Ingleby has had supporting roles in films such as Gustave in Ever After alongside Drew Barrymore and as Hollom in the 2003 Peter Weir film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.


In 2004, Lee Ingleby had a small role in the Orlando Bloom vehicle Haven, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival but was not commercially released until 2006 following heavy re-editing.


Lee Ingleby guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio adventure Terror Firma.


In 2006 Lee Ingleby appeared in Jimmy McGovern BBC TV series The Street, where he played abusive husband Sean O'Neill alongside Christine Bottomley.


Lee Ingleby appeared in a modernised BBC adaptation of Rapunzel for the Fairy Tales series.


In 2007 Lee Ingleby was cast as DS John Bacchus in the BBC police drama Inspector George Gently.


Lee Ingleby headed the cast of the 2008 three-part television crime drama A Place of Execution as DI George Bennett as he was in the 1960s determined to close the case of a missing girl.


Lee Ingleby performed in the play Our Class by Tadeusz Slobodzianek at the Cottesloe Theatre from September 2009 to January 2010 as Zygmunt.


In 2011, Lee Ingleby appeared in the television series Being Human as Edgar Wyndham, a menacing vampire elder, and in Luther as serial killer Cameron Pell.


In 2013, Lee Ingleby took on the voice role of Phillip De Nicholay, the Sheriff of Nottingham, in a new audio production of the Robin Hood legend, produced by Spiteful Puppet.


In 2015 Lee Ingleby first played Bob in the UK version of the new computer-generated series Bob The Builder - a role that continued until 2018.


In 2016 Lee Ingleby first appeared in the role of Paul Hughes, father of autistic child Joe, in BBC drama series The A Word, which ran until 2020.


In 2023 Lee Ingleby starred as the lead detective in The Hunt for Raoul Moat, ITV1 series of 3 consecutive night episodes.