Roger Ashton-Griffths is a British actor that was cast as Lord Mace Tyrell, debuting in Season 4.
He graduated from Lancaster University (BMus) and the University of East London (MA Fine Art), and began his career as a singer with
English National Opera at the London Coliseum.
He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's
and The Brothers Grimm , Brazil , Martin Scorsese's A Knight's Tale , Roman Polanski's Gangs of New York , Peter Greenaway's Pirates , Woody Allen's The Cook and Olivier Dahan's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger .
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He has also worked extensively in television, including
and Margaret .
On his character,
Mace Tyrell, Ashton Griffiths says: " Well, Mace is described variably by others as an oaf; the Lord of Oaf. However, in my view he's rather a wise old cookie, and is just bumbling along."
He is currently starring the BBC/FX period drama series
, along with his Taboo Game of Thrones co-stars Jonathan Pryce, Nicholas Blane, Oona Chaplin, Jefferson Hall, and Mark Gatiss.