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Date Of BirthOctober 6, 1979
FactStepgrandson of Peter Viertel.

Lex Shrapnel was born on November 27, 1979 in London, England. His parents are actress Kate Fahy and actor/director Tim Shrapnel. He has two older sisters, actress Anna Shrapnel and director/producer Charlotte Shrapnel. He was educated at Latymer Upper School and the University of Bristol.

Shrapnel’s acting career began with a role in the film “The Last September” (1999). He has since appeared in such films as “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011), “Thor: The Dark World” (2013), “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015), and “Captain America: Civil War” (2016). He has also appeared in the television series “Spooks” (2002-2003), “Doctors” (2004), and “The Musketeers” (2014-2016).

Shrapnel’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has been in a relationship with actress Gemma Arterton since 2010. The couple have one daughter, born in 2015.

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Full NameLex Shrapnel
Date Of BirthOctober 6, 1979
Place Of BirthLondon, United Kingdom
ProfessionActor, Film producer
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama


ParentsJohn Shrapnel, Francesca Shrapnel
SiblingsTom Shrapnel, Joe Shrapnel


MoviesSEAL Team 8: Behind Enemy Lines, Thunderbirds, Captain America: The First Avenger, K-19: The Widowmaker, Flyboys, Minotaur, Breakfast on Pluto, Nine Lives, Christmas Eve, The Brothers Grimsby, Sharpe's Challenge, Beneath the Skin, Emulsion, The Tonto Woman, Oxi, Strange Weather, Extinction
TV ShowsThe Assets, Hunted, Minder, Medici: Masters of Florence, The Poison Tree

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1Is currently in Stratford Upon Avon, England in a Royal Shakespeare Cast doing a 7 play history cycle at the Courtyard Theatre. Is playing various roles in the various plays (The company is currently doing Richard III) [2007]
2Son of John Shrapnel and Francesca Shrapnel.
3Grandnephew of Ted Trimmer.
4Stepgrandson of Peter Viertel.
5Graduated from The Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
6Grandson of Deborah Kerr and Anthony C. Bartley.
7Middle brother of Joe Shrapnel and Tom Shrapnel.




Dirty Blonde2014Short completedJake Moran
Prime Suspect 19732017TV SeriesJohn Bentley
Medici: Masters of Florence2016TV SeriesRinaldo Albizzi
The Brothers Grimsby2016Steven Marber
Christmas Eve2015Tim
Crossing Lines2015TV SeriesWilliam Mason
Strange Weather2015ShortWes
A.D. The Bible Continues2015TV SeriesJonathan
Sons of Liberty2015TV Mini-SeriesWilliam Dawes
Transporter: The Series2014TV SeriesTommy Evercroft
Emulsion2014Billy Patterson
The Assets2014TV Mini-SeriesMitch Weaver
Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines2014VideoCase
Midsomer Murders2014TV SeriesGavin Hopkirk
Run.2013ShortThe Other
By Any Means2013TV SeriesDI Campbell
Casualty2013TV SeriesMark Caffola
Endeavour2013TV SeriesRoy Adamson
The Poison Tree2012TV Mini-SeriesLenny
Hunted2012TV SeriesIan Fowkes
The Smoke2012ShortMitchell Lewison
Holby City2011TV SeriesStephen Hopewell
Captain America: The First Avenger2011Gilmore Hodge
An Organization of Dreams2009The King
Minder2009TV SeriesJamie Cartwright
The Tonto Woman2008ShortSpringfield
The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action2008Springfield
The Last Detective2007TV SeriesYoung Billy
Sharpe's Challenge2006TV MovieLawrence
Breakfast on Pluto2005Soldier at Roadblock
Beneath the Skin2005TV MovieFred
Thunderbirds2004John Tracy
Nine Lives2002VideoTom
K-19: The Widowmaker2002Kornilov


Strange Weather2015Short producer


OXI, an Act of Resistance2014DocumentaryOedipus
The Wright Stuff2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Something for the Weekend2009TV SeriesHimself
Ministry of Mayhem2004TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Nine Lives'2003Video documentary shortHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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