Tobias Menzies Girlfriend Another Man's Wife? Personal Life Insight On 'Outlander' Actor

By Staff Writer | On: 11 Jul, 2018
Tobias Menzies Girlfriend Another Man's Wife? Personal Life Insight On 'Outlander' Actor

Quick Summary

Date of BirthMarch 07 ,1974
Age45 Years 11 Month(s)
Birth PlaceLondon
Birth NameHanan Tobias Simpson Menzies
Career 1998-present
Relationship StatusSingle
Dating/AffairKristin Thomas (Dating)
Ex-GirlfriendArbad Busan
Net WorthN/A
AwardsSatellite Awards (2016)
NomineesGolden Globe Award (2016)
FatherPeter Menzies
MotherGillian née Simpson
Brother/sLuke Menzies
High SchoolFrensham Heights School
CollegeRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Height/ How Tall?6' 1" (1.85 m)
Weight 126 lbs (57 kg)
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorHazel

Tobias Menzies had a low dating profile except for a time when he dated the infamous actress 14 years older than him. After that, he maintained a low profiled love life.

The 44-year-old actor is best known for his portrayal as Marcus Junius Brutus in the television series Rome (2005-2007), and as Edmure Tully in the favorite series Games Of Thrones (2011-Present). He is also famous for his dual role as Frank Randall and Jonathan Randall in TV series Outlander, from 2014 to 2017, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination. He stars on AMC'S horror genre series named Terror (2018).

Jared Harris (left) and Tobias Menzies (right) ready for the shoot of AMC's horror series, The Terror (Photo:

He has been announced to portray Prince Philip in season 3 and 4 of the hit TV series The crown, which will air in 2019.

After the new casting announcement, fans of the British royal family are eagerly waiting as to how the Netflix series will move forward without Claire Foy, who played the role of Queen Elizabeth II and Matt Smith, the part of her husband, Prince Philip. 

While Tobias replaces Matt Smith, English actress Olivia Colman replaced Claire Foy. Despite this massive overhaul of the shows' main characters, there have been reports that the series will pick up right from where it ended its second season - in 1964.

From there, they will explore through the 70s, especially focusing on the year 1976. The actual history of Windsor's life gives fans a hint of what to expect  -  a wedding, a funeral, an inauguration, and a young woman named Camilla. 

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Tobias Menzies ' Career: The Young Teacher, Outlander

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduate in 1998, began his acting career starring in popular UK series such as Casualty (1968), Midsomer Murders (1997), and Foyle’s War (2002).

He landed a significant film role in The Low Down (2000). He went on to feature in the 2006 reboot of the James Bond franchise, Casino Royale (2006).

In 2007, he appeared as William Elliot in ITV’s production of Jane Austen's classic book, Persuasion. The same year he played the character Derrick Sington in the Channel 4 drama The Relief of Belsen.

He has performed vastly on the stage as well. His performances include The Young Teacher Irwin in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Royal National Theatre, and Michael Blakemore’s West End production of Three Sisters, for which he was nominated for Ian Charleson Award.

He also played the title role in Rupert Goold’s production of Hamlet at the Royal Theatre.

Tobias Menzies exited the show in September 2017 on Outlander's season three premiere, All Debts PaidThe show continues without him, however, there's a chance that he might make a return in the form of dreams or flashbacks according to himself. 

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Tobias Addresses Gay Rumors About His Outlander Character

Jonathan or Black Jack played by Tobias rapes Jamie at the end of season one of American series, Outlander.

On the second season of Outlander titled Untimely Resurrection, made the audience question about Menzies character Jonathan Randall on whether he was gay or not.

The obsession Jonathan had with Jamie ( Played by Sam Heughan) was the reason why fans believed that his character was gay. But he expressed in an interview with EW in May 2016 that his character’s sexuality hadn’t been defined. He said that it wasn't a sexual attraction but more an envious bond Jonathan had for Jamie. 

Personal Life Insight: Acting His Mother's Gift

The English actor was born on 7th March 1974 in North London, England. His father Peter Menzies was a BBC radio producer whereas his mother Gillian née Simpson was a teacher. He has a younger brother named Luke.

His mother had a significant influence on his love for theatre as she took him to many productions while he was growing up.

Tobias, who has dedicated his hard work and his focus on his career, has made many headlines from his performances but when it comes to his personal life and his dating affairs, one headline has stood out the most.

Dating Recap With Former Girlfriend & Co-star Kristin Scott Thomas

In 2006, he was working with co-star Kristin Scott Thomas, who was the spouse of a Gynecologist named François Olivennes, for the movie As You Desire Me. The two duo had been rumored to be seeing each other. Tobias met Kristin when she was appearing in Chekhov's The Three Sisters in 2003. 

Kristin got divorced with her then partner François amidst rumors of her and Tobias having an affair in 2005; she had been photographed getting close to Tobias Menzies. The photographs showed the duo having a romantic meal in a discreet Italian restaurant and returning to her London flat afterward.

The following morning, when Tobias was seen leaving in the same clothes he was wearing the night before, headlines were made.

Kristin then became the girlfriend of Tobias after the pair decided to get together in 2006 during the stage production of the movie As You Desire Me.

But things probably didn’t work out between them, so they decided to part ways.

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Tobias Menzies' Dating Status: Wife-To-Be?

After splitting up with his former girlfriend, Kristin Thomas, Tobias continued maintaining a low-profile dating life whereas she dated financer Arbad Busan for a brief period of time.

The actor has big projects lined up in his career including the season 3 of AMC series, The Crown. He has big shoes to fill in as the replacement of actor Matt Smith. The fans are expecting a fresh start and he seems to be dedicated to making his fans proud. 

Because of his dedication to his career, he probably hasn't found enough time to date the right person - or he simply hasn't met someone who is wife material for him. He's reportedly single and waiting for the right girl to find him instead of him finding her!