Rufus Hound is an award winning actor, presenter and comedian.
Rufus' extensive list of stage credits include the lead role of ‘Freddy’ in the original West End production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; ‘Francis Henshall’ in One Man Two Guvnors at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket; ‘Toad’ in The Wind In The Willows at London's Palladium; and more recently ‘Sancho Panzo’ in Don Quixote at The Garrick, alongside David Threlfall and as ‘Loco Chanel’ in the award winning Everybody's Talking About Jamie for Nimax.
He appeared in Utopia (Soho Theatre) for Steve Marmion; Neville's Island (Chichester Festival Theatre) for Angus Jackson; The Wars Of The Roses (Rose Theatre) for Trevor Nunn; What The Butler Saw for Nikolai Foster; Present Laughter (Chichester Festival Theatre) for Sean Foley; Dusty for Maria Friedman; and The Provoked Island for Phillip Breen and The Royal Shakespeare Company.
Rufus originated the role of 'Dad' in the recent Royal Shakespeare Company original production of Boy In The Dress, which was met with critical acclaim.
On screen Rufus appeared as series regular Kevlar in Dave's hit comedy Zapped alongside Paul Kaye and James Buckley. He also took the series regular role of ‘Duncan Trench’ in Sky's comedy Trollied. His credits include ‘Sam Swift’ in Doctor Who (BBC); Cucumber (Channel 4); A Touch Of Cloth (Sky); and as the eponymous hero in BBC’s Hounded.
His film credits include Beautiful Devils, Scottish Mussel, Keith Lemon: The Movie, My Big Fat Gypsy Gangster; and the lead role of ‘Raif’ in the Nigel Cole directed The Wedding Video and as ‘Mr. Cato’ in Kat and the band.
Rufus lends his vocal talents as the voice of ‘Borka’ in Ronja The Robbers Daughter; as ‘Gilbert’ in Sadie Sparks; and as the title character of ‘Waffle’ in the BBC series Waffle the Wonderdog.