awards & nominations

The Honorable Woman (2014)

Stephen Rea as "Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle"

Troubling events from her past haunt powerful businesswoman Nessa Stein. After inheriting her father's company, she changes its purpose from supplying arms to laying data cables between Israel and the West Bank and in an attempt to help stem conflicts between Palestinians and Israelis. When a Palestinian businessman with close ties to her family's empire is killed, Nessa is thrown into the middle of cat-and-mouse politics.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)WonSupporting Actor

The Shadow Line (2011)

Series about a murder investigated by cops and criminals, and the methods they use to solve it.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)NominatedSupporting Actor

The Crying Game (1992)

Stephen Rea as "Fergus"

Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.

Academy Award (1992)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992)NominatedActor in a Leading Role