Penry-Jones also discovered that he had Anglo-Indian ancestry from the early 19th century. In , he appeared with his mother on television in Cold Comfort Farm. Davies ' production of Casanova in He played the lead role of section leader Adam Carter for four series before leaving the show in In , he starred with Bradley Whitford and Neve Campbell in Burn Up playing an oil executive who becomes embroiled in the politics surrounding global warming and oil stocks. In February , he took the lead in an ITV drama, Whitechapel , a three-part thriller based on the copycat killings of Jack the Ripper. Whitechapel was the highest-performing new drama in The fourth and last series aired in September
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The first thing I see when walking on to the set of Stan Lee's Lucky Man, Sky One's popular superhero drama, is two actors engaged in some serious martial arts. Given that I've travelled to Hong Kong to get a glimpse of the new series, this only seems appropriate - it's the home of Bruce Lee, after all. Entering a room decorated with ornate dragons, the fists and feet are flying like a scene from, er, Enter the Dragon. Meanwhile, items of heavyweight furniture are sailing across the splendiferous interior.
Rupert Penry-Jones has just finished a bike ride, which apparently is part of his midlife crisis. He appears heavily camouflaged as a centuries-old vampire — a transformation that involved him spending between three and six hours in the make-up chair. S MAG. Rupert has always tried to stay in shape.