Rupert Francis Young is an English actor who portrays Sir Leon in the BBC drama series Merlin. He has been a recurring character since Series 2, episode 2, The Once and Future Queen. Young's previous credits include Primeval, Shameless, Hotel Babylon, Heartbeat, Doc Martin, and a non-speaking role in a Halo: Reach live action trailer. Since Merlin, he has had a guest role in ITV drama The Good Karma Hospital as Sunny MacIntosh [Episode 1.03].
- He has ophidiophobia, a fear of snakes.
- He has a brother and a sister.
- He admires Richard Wilson and Anthony Head.
- Rupert obtained his driving license in early 2013, passing the test at the first try.