Adam Chance Abbs Rayner
28 August 1977
Adam Chance Abbs Rayner (born 28 August 1977) is an English actor, who has appeared on television in Mistresses, At Home with the Braithwaites, Making Waves, and Superman & Lois. He has also appeared on stage in The Rivals (Bristol Old Vic, 2004), Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2006) and Much Ado About Nothing (Novello, 2006).
He made an appearance as 'Dr. Gail' in the 2010 Christmas Special 'The Perfect Christmas' episode of the BBC sitcom Miranda alongside regulars Sally Phillips, Miranda Hart, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland and Patricia Hodge, and his character returned in the fourth episode of the third series, titled "Je Regret Nothing".
In November 2012, it was announced that Rayner was cast as Simon Templar in a pilot for a new television series of The Saint, based on the character. Principal photography began on Monday, 17 December 2012 in Pacific Palisades, California. Executive producer Roger Moore was unable to sell the pilot. It was ultimately released in 2017 following Moore's death.
Rayner's mother is American and father is English and also holds a dual citizenship for the United Kingdom and the United States. He married actress Lucy Brown, on New Year's Eve 2015. They have a son together, Jack, born 28 December 2014, and a daughter, Annie Rose, born 11 July 2017.
|2003||The Goodbye Plane||Leonard aged 20||Short film|
|2004||The Rivals||Captain Jack Absolute|
|2006||Love and Other Disasters||Tom / Fantasy David|
|2003||At Home with the Braithwaites||Nick Bottomley||6 episodes|
|2004||Making Waves||Lt. Sam Quartermaine||Episode: "Episode 2"|
|2005||Vincent||James O'Connor||Episode: "The Prodigal Son"|
|2005, 2007||Sensitive Skin||Greg||3 episodes|
|2006||The Line of Beauty||Ricky||Miniseries; episode: "To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong"|
|2008–2010||Mistresses||Dominic Montgomery||Main role; 16 episodes|
|2008||Doctor Who||Roger Curbishley||Episode: "The Unicorn and the Wasp"|
|2010||Abroad||Edward Walpole||Television film|
|2010–2011||Hawthorne||Dr. Steve Shaw||Main role (seasons 2–3); 20 episodes|
|2010, 2013||Miranda||Dr. Gail||2 episodes|
|2011||Waking the Dead||Piers Kennedy|
|Dragon Age: Redemption||Cairn||Web series; 6 episodes|
|2012||Undercovers||Tomas Hauptman||Episode: "Dark Cover"|
|Hunted||Aidan Marsh||Main role; 8 episodes|
|2013||The Whale||Captain Pollard||Television film|
|2014–2016||Tyrant||Bassam "Barry" Al-Fayeed||Main role; 32 episodes|
|2016||Notorious||DA Max Gilford||6 episodes|
|2017||The Saint||Simon Templar||Television film|
|2019||The Fix||Matthew Collier||Main role|
|2021||Superman & Lois||Tal-Rho / Morgan Edge|
- "Adam Rayner". IMDb. Retrieved 29 January 2020.[unreliable source?]
- "Dr Gail returns to Series 3".
- Andreeva, Nellie (10 December 2012). "Eliza Dushku To Co-Star In 'The Saint' Backdoor Pilot, Roger Moore To Co-Produce". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "Week One on the Set of The Saint". The Saint News. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- Ramos, Dino-Ray (17 December 2020). "'Superman & Lois' Adds 'Tyrant' Star Adam Rayner As Morgan Edge". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
- Ruben V. Nepales. "A palace built on strawberry fields". inquirer.net.