Rupert Evans was brought up on a farm in Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire, England, near Stoke-on-Trent. Evans was educated at Bilton Grange School, a boarding independent school in the village of Dunchurch, near the market town of Rugby in Warwickshire in the West Midlands region of England, followed by Milton Abbey School, a boarding independent school in the village of Milton Abbas, near the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset in South West England, and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, at the time based in South Kensington in London.
Early in his career, Evans appeared in the drama Crime and Punishment starring John Simm, and North and South starring Richard Armitage.
Rupert Evans‘ first major film role was as FBI Agent John Myers in director Guillermo del Toro‘s 2004 adaptation of the Mike Mignola comic book Hellboy. He also appeared in Agora, which was filmed in Malta with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella.
Rupert Evans has starred as Edmund Allingham in the BBC’s The Village; as Elliot Howe in Rogue; as Peter Fleming in Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond; and as Brother Godwyn in World Without End. He also starred in ITV’s High Stakes sitcom with Richard Wilson, and Paradise Heights, the BBC drama starring Neil Morrissey. Evans is a lead in the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle.
In 2014, Rupert starred in the horror film The Canal, and in 2016 had a supporting role in the horror film The Boy.
In February 2018, Rupert Evans was cast in a regular role for The CW’s fantasy drama series Charmed, a reboot of the 1998 series of the same name. The reboot “centers on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches.” Evans plays Harry Greenwood, a college professor and the sisters’ whitelighter – a guardian angel who protects and guides witches.