Robert Emms is an English film, stage and TV actor born on 20th May 1986 in Horley, Surrey, England as Robert James MacPherson. Emms who graduated from LAMDA in 2007, is best known for Chernobyl (2019) where he played the role of Leonid Toptunov. Moreover, he starred in Steven Spielberg\u2019s War Horse (2011) and Rufus Norris\u2019 Broken (2012) as David Lyons and Rick Buckley, respectively. Robert Emms has featured in several movies and TV series. Source: Pinterest Robert\u2019s other notable works in movies and tv shows include Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) playing Tech Merc, the role of Daryl Garrs in Happy Valley (2016), and the portrayal of Thomas Dekker in Roland Emmerich-directed Anonymous (2011). The actor made it to Total Film Magazine\u2019s 30 hottest new Hollywood actors. Robert Emms is starring in 'His Dark Materials' (2019) https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?vAPduGe1eLVI Robert Emms is playing the role of Thomas in the British fantasy adventure series His Dark Materials based on Phillip Pullman\u2019s novels. The show premieres on 3rd November 2019 on BBC One in the UK and a day later on HBO in the US. His Dark Materials follows a brave young girl named Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen) from an alternate reality. When she goes looking for her kidnapped friend, she discovers a sinister plot of a classified organization while she bumps into extraordinary creatures. Chernobyl\u2019s amazing story attracted the actor to play in the series Robert Emms as Leonid Toptunov in 'Chernobyl'. Source: Pinterest Robert Emms portrayed the character of Leonid Toptunov in the historical drama television series, Chernobyl (2019) airing on HBO. The series tells the real-life story of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in April 1986. The subsequent cleanup efforts were unprecedented in the entire history. The actor told Wylde magazine, \u201cWhat attracted me was that it\u2019s a really amazing story that\u2019s never been told in a drama before. They\u2019re all real people in it, which is another thing that appealed to me. It\u2019s always interesting to play someone who really existed, and the character I play \u2013 Leonid Toptunov \u2013 was a big part of what happened.\u201d Watch: Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?vs9APLXM9Ei8 Robert added that his character along with another colleague was in charge of the control room and they were scheduled to perform a test in the night despite lacking qualification to do so, unlike the day-shift who were fully qualified to do it. Emms claimed, during the time in a Soviet nation you couldn\u2019t say no to your boss and consequently, you got bullied into doing stuff you couldn\u2019t. Inevitably, the test went south that led to a massive disaster. The actor revealed he had to spend several hours with full-body prosthetic make-up in a bid to display the precise effects of the severe radiation. Robert was a regular cast in BBC One\u2019s 'Atlantis' (2013) Robert Emms played the role of Pythagoras in 'Atlantis'. Source: Den of Geek Inspired by Greek mythology, Atlantis is a British fantasy adventure series that premiered on 28th September 2013 on BBC One. It ran for 2 seasons and 25 episodes before it was canceled on 23rd January 2015. Emms played one of the lead characters named Pythagoras for the entire 25 episodes. Visit Celebs In-depth for more intriguing facts on global celebrities.