ManCrush: Russell Tovey

An actor always worth watching.

ManCrush: Russell Tovey

Russell Tovey is an actor that always has our attention.

Let’s take a quick look at his life and career.

Early life

Tovey was born in 1981 and grew up in Essex in England.


Tovey began his career as a child actor. He joined a local drama club and was signed by a talent agent, working professionally from the age of 11.

His breakout role was in The History Boys by Alan Bennett.

The success of The History Boys led to roles in television and film.

Recent roles have included the television series Years and Years, and the film The Good Liar.

Personal life

Tovey talks publicly about his sexuality.