Birth Name: Rafe Spall
Birth Place: East Dulwich, London, England, GB
Arriving at that level of stardom, however, was not easy. Born in London in 1983, Rafe Spall was exposed to acting at a very young age; his father is the BAFTA Award-nominated actor, Timothy Spall. While still in his early teens, Rafe followed his father's footsteps and joined the National Youth Theatre. Then in 1996, Timothy Spall was diagnosed with leukemia. Another setback came after Rafe was rejected from the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Refusing to take rejection as a hindrance, Rafe decided to work his way to the very top of the acting food chain. Over the next few years he took small parts in numerous plays and television shows, all of which would ultimately serve as his...
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