Roger Ashton-Griffths is a British actor that been 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 , A Knight's Tale Martin Scorsese's , Gangs of New York Roman Polanski's , Pirates Peter Greenaway's , The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Woody Allen's and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Olivier Dahan's . Grace of Monaco
He has also worked extensively in television, including
and Margaret . The Tudors
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
Taboo, along with his Game of Thrones co-stars Jonathan Pryce, Nicholas Blane, Oona Chaplin, Jefferson Hall, and Mark Gatiss.