Pip Torrens is a British actor best recognized for his famous performances as Tommy Lascelles in Netflix’s The Crown (2016–2019) and Herr Starr in AMC’s smash series Preacher (2017-2019).
Additionally, he has starred in films such as The Danish Girl (2015), Dorian Gray (2009), The Iron Lady (2011), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).
Continue reading to learn more about the actor’s personal and professional life.
Pip Torrens’ Status as a Married Woman
Pip Torrens is a married father of two. He is, nevertheless, one of those actors who has been extremely good at concealing their personal lives.
However, the Guardian published excerpts from his personal diary during the filming of Shackleton in 2002, and a portion of the story read:
“Passed through some kind of novelty fall-off/inertia/depression barrier in the last day or two; now simply want to get home, hug my daughters and get into bed with my wife for 48 hours.”
To be sure, the actor from The Crown has made passing references to his wife and daughters but has never divulged specific information about them.
Biographical Information, Family History, and Age
Pip was born Philip Dean Torrens in Bromley, Kent on 2nd June 1960.
He attended Bloxham High School in Oxfordshire before enrolling at Trinity College, Cambridge, to study English Literature. Following graduation, he spent a year studying at the Drama Studio London.
He grew up in a family with two brothers. Chris Torrens, one of his brothers, is a risk analyst, while Jon Torrens is a communication skills coach.
Films & Television Shows
Pip Torrens grew up in a theatre family.
However, he made his big-screen breakthrough with the comedy-drama picture Oxford Blues (1984). He made his debut television appearance shortly thereafter from Hold the Back Page (1986).
Pip showed himself as a great actor in the profession from the beginning, and parts in films and television shows such as Lady Jane, Patriot Games (1992), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Anna Karenina (2012), and Darkest Hour (2017) followed.
By January 2020, the veteran actor will have amassed a total of 185 acting credits.
Apart from performing, the veteran actor has contributed his distinctive voice to a number of projects, including the documentary The BBC at War and the animated picture Valiant.
Several Additional Facts
- Pip is an acronym for Philippos, a Greek name that translates as Horse Lover.
- He has an athletic build and is 5 feet 11 inches tall (1.80 meters).
- He appeared in two school plays as leading lady Gloria Beaumont throughout his high school years.
- In 2016, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in The Crown.
- He is a highly private individual who does not even have a social media profile.