Tom Riley (born 5th April 1981) is an English actor, producer and director.
Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent, England. He graduated from the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England in 2002 and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2005. After his undergraduate studies, he formed the theater company Article 19, and while attending the LAMDA began working with the Royal Court Theatre company, appearing in the play The Woman.
Riley made his Broadway debut in 2011, in a revival of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.which he nominated for best featured actor at the Drama Desk Awards. In 2014 he won the BAFTA Cymru award for Best Actor for his role in the series Da Vinci's Demons (2013). Has starred twice alongside Elliot Cowan in Lost in Austen (2008) and in Da Vinci's Demons (2013).
Riley became engaged in May 2016 in New York to American actress Lizzy Caplan.They had met in January 2015 while the actress was filming in London, and made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Prague Opera Ball in February 2016. The two were married in September 2017