Tobias Menzies is an English actor best known for his television roles as Marcus Junius Brutus in the period drama Rome and as Edmure Tully in the fantasy series Game of Thrones.
Before Rome, most of his appearances had been confined to British television, appearing in series such as Midsomer Murders, A Very Social Secretary, Casualty and Foyle's War. He also had a seven-episode recurring role on Casualty, from 1998-2000.
He had a small role as a theatre patron in the 2004 movie Finding Neverland, and featured in the 2006 James Bond franchise movie, Casino Royale. He played the character of Villiers, an aide to Judi Dench's M.
Menzies was also seen in HBO's Game of Thrones as heir of Riverrun, Edmure Tully. Internationally, he is best known for his role as Brutus in HBO's Rome. His other television credits include The Shadow Line alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Stephen Rea, Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror, the political satire The Thick of It, and the mini-series The Honourable Woman, created by Hugo Blick.
In 2014 he began a starring role in the Starz original series Outlander.
Tobias scored a significant film role aside Dame Judy Dench in the 2006 reboot of the James Bond franchise, Casino Royale, and further film credits include Atonement, The Duel and Finding Neverland.
He has also worked extensively on stage, starring at London's Donmar Warehouse and The Royal National Theatre in The Recruiting Officer and The History Boys respectively, as well as playing Edgar to Pete Postlethwaites's King Lear, Kiera Knightley's fiance in The Children's Hour, and Hamlet directed by Rupert Goold.
He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.