"David Mark Rylance Waters", known professionally as "Mark Rylance", is an English actor, theatre director, and playwright. He has appeared in films such as Prospero's Books (1991), Angels and Insects (1995), Institute Benjamenta (1996), and Intimacy (2001 film)/Intimacy (2001), and has won Olivier Awards, Tony Awards, and a British Academy of Film and Television Arts/BAFTA Award. He was the first Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe in London, from 1995 to 2005. In 2015 he played Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall (TV series)/Wolf Hall, BBC Two's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's historical novels. He stars with Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's upcoming film about the 1960 U-2 incident involving Francis Gary Powers entitled St. James Place.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Mark Rylance on Wikipedia.