Tom Bateman

Last updated on the 11 April 2024 by Maeve

Tom Bateman

Mini Biography

Born: 15 March 1989, Oxford, England. 

Tom Bateman graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2011 and began his acting career on stage, appearing in productions such as “The Duchess of Malfi” and “Much Ado About Nothing.”

Bateman made his television debut in 2011 in the British drama series “The Tunnel” and has since appeared in several popular TV shows, including “Da Vinci’s Demons,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” and “Vanity Fair.”

In 2017, Bateman landed his breakthrough role as Bouc in the film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express.” He has since appeared in several other films, including “Cold Pursuit,” “Behind Her Eyes,” and “Death on the Nile.”

Bateman has also continued to work on stage, appearing in productions such as “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” and “The Ferryman.” He has received critical acclaim for his performances and has been nominated for several awards, including an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Outside of acting, Bateman is known for his humanitarian work and has supported several charities, including the British Red Cross and Save the Children.


Suggested viewing


Beecham House (2019)

Beecham House poster

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 6.8

In the heart of Delhi’s vibrant Mughal era, John Beecham, a former soldier with the East India Company, seeks a fresh start with his young daughter, orphaned and half-Indian. As he settles into his newly acquired mansion, Beecham House, he tackles a world of complex relationships, hidden secrets, and political intrigue, determined to protect his child and forge a new identity amidst the shifting tides of power in colonial India.

Top cast: Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, Pallavi Sharda, Leo Suter, Dakota Blue Richards, Grégory Fitoussi, Bessie Carter, Viveik Kalra, Goldy Notay, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Amar Chadha-Patel, Roshan Seth, Trupti Khamkar, Marc Warren, Adil Ray, Kulvinder Ghir, Tisca Chopra and Arunoday Singh.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express poster

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 6.5

Renowned detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a luxurious train journey through Europe, only to be plunged into a thrilling mystery when a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express. As the train becomes trapped by an avalanche, Poirot must unravel the intricate web of secrets and motives among the diverse passengers, all while racing against time to identify the culprit before another life is lost.

Top cast: Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucy Boynton, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr.

Death on the Nile (2022)

Death on the Nile (2022)

Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 6.3

Detective Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer takes a sinister turn when a picture-perfect couple’s honeymoon is tragically cut short. As suspicions arise among a diverse group of passengers, Poirot must sift through a web of lies and deceit to uncover the truth behind the murder, while keeping one eye peeled for a killer who is always one step ahead.

Top cast: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Armie Hammer, Emma Mackesy, Letitia Wright, Sophie Okonedo, Annette Bening.

Jekyll and Hyde (2015)

Jekyll and Hyde (2015)

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 6.8

In 1930s London, a young doctor, Robert Jekyll, struggles to control his dark alter ego, Edward Hyde, a monstrous entity unleashed by his grandfather’s experiments. As Robert delves deeper into his family’s secrets, he uncovers a hidden world of clandestine organisations, monstrous creatures, and supernatural forces, all while grappling with the battle between his own humanity and the sinister power within him.

Top cast: Tom Bateman, Stephanie Hyam, Natalie Gumede, Michael Karim, Richard E. Grant, Enzo Cilenti, Christian McKay, Donald Sumpter, Oliver Gilbert.

Da Vinci’s Demons (2013)

Da Vinci's Demons poster

Bftv 9.0 / IMDb 7.9

In the heart of Renaissance Florence, a young Leonardo da Vinci, grappling with his brilliance and inner demons, faces a world of political intrigue, forbidden love, and groundbreaking inventions. As he pursues his passion for art, science, and philosophy, Leonardo finds himself entangled in a quest for the Book of Leaves, an ancient text that holds the key to unlocking the universe’s secrets.

Top cast: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson, Gregg Chillin, Elliot Cowan, Lara Pulver, James Faulkner, Eros Vlahos, Tom Bateman (S1-2).

Behind Her Eyes (2021)

Behind Her Eyes poster

Bftv 8.0 / IMDb 7.2

Louise, a single mother, finds herself entangled in an illicit affair with her new boss, David, and develops an unlikely friendship with his enigmatic wife, Adele. As Louise delves deeper into their lives, she uncovers a web of secrets, lies, and supernatural occurrences, blurring the lines between reality and illusion. Trapped in a dangerous game of manipulation and control, Louise must unravel the truth behind the seemingly perfect couple, risking everything to expose their hidden darkness.

Top cast: Eve Hewson, Tom Bateman, Simona Brown, Robert Aramayo, Tyler Howitt, Georgie Glen, Nichola Burley, Aaron Anthony, Charlotte Mills.

Vanity Fair (2018)

Vanity Fair poster

Bftv 9.0 / IMDb 7.3

In the cutthroat world of 19th-century English society, Becky Sharp, a witty and ambitious orphan, sets her sights on achieving social status and wealth. Using her charm, intelligence, and ruthless determination, she maneuvers through a web of deception and manipulation, rising to prominence among the upper class. As she navigates the complexities of love, loss, and betrayal, Becky’s journey exposes the hypocrisy and vanity of the high society she aspires to join.

Top cast: Olivia Cooke, Tom Bateman, Claudia Jessie, Johnny Flynn, Michael Palin, Frances de la Tour, Sian Clifford, Martin Clunes, Charlie Rowe.

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