Philip Dean Torrens is an English actor. Known for playing urbane, authoritarian figures, Torrens portrayed courtier Tommy Lascelles in the Netflix drama The Crown, aristocrat Lord Massen in the HBO Max series The Nevers and held leading roles in Poldark and Versailles. His film appearances include The Danish Girl, The Iron Lady, War Horse and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In 2017, he joined the main cast of AMC's Preacher, portraying the antagonist Herr Starr. He also provided his voice to Lofty Thaddeus Worthington in the 2005 film Valiant.