Mark Rylance Net Worth, Bio, Wife, Education, Parents, Height, Sister, Family

Mark Rylance

Who is Mark Rylance?

Mark Rylance is an English actor, theatre director and playwright and he is popularly known for his role as Rudolf Abel in the 2015 movie Bridge of Spies and as Mr. Dawson in the 2017 movie Dunkirk and he has also starred in other top notch movies and television series such as The BFG, Hamlet and Wolf Hall.

Biography and Education

Mark Rylance was born on the 18th of January, 1960 in Ashford, Kent, England and he was born to his mother Anne Skinner and to his father David Waters and both his parents were English teachers and he grew up with a younger sister named Susannah, an opera singer and author and a younger brother named Jonathan Rylance.

Rylance and his family relocated to the United States from England in 1962, they lived in Connecticut before they moved to Wisconsin in 1969.

Mark Rylance attended University School of Milwaukee and later studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Movies and Career

Mark Rylance has starred in movies such as Hearts of Fire in 1987, The Grass Arena and Prospero’s Books in 1991, Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life and Angels & Insects in 1995, Intimacy in 2001, The Other Boleyn Girl in 2008, Anonymous and Blitz in 2011, Days and Nights in 2013, The Gunman and Bridges of Spies in 2015, The BFG in 2016, Dunkirk in 2017, Ready Player One in 2018, Waiting for the Barbarians in 2020 and more.

He has also starred in television series such as Wallenberg: A Hero’s Story in 1985, Incident in Judaea in 1991, Love Lies Bleeding in 1993, Loving and Hamlet in 1995, Henry V in 1997, Changing Stages in 2001, Leonardo and Richard II in 2003, The Government Inspector in 2005, Bing from 2014 to 2015, Wolf Hall in 2015 and more.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Mark Rylance stands at a height of 5ft 8inches, he weighs 78kg, he is fair in complexion, has grey hair color and blue eye color.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Mark Rylance is of British and American nationality and white ethnicity.

Wife / Partner

Mark Rylance is a married man and he is married to his wife Claire Van Kampen, a composer, director and playwright and they got married in 1989.


Mark Rylance was born to his father David Waters and to his mother Anne Skinner and he grew up with two siblings, who are a sister named Susannah Rylance and a brother named Jonathan Waters and he has two step daughters from his wife’s previous marriage and they are named Juliet Rylance, an actress and Nataasha van Kampen, a filmmaker but Nataasha passed away in July 2012 at the age of 28.

House Location

Rylance and his family currently reside in London, England, United Kingdom.

Real Name

Rylance’s real name or full name is Sir David Mark Rylance Waters.

Social Media Presence

Rylance is active on social media, over the years, he has accumulated over 100,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

Since beginning his career in 1980, Rylance hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.

Mark Rylance Net Worth and Salary

Mark Rylance net worth is estimated to be $20 million and he earns over $2 million as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as an actor, theatre director and playwright.

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