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Adam Carter (Rupert Penry-Jones)
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Adam Carter (Rupert Penry-Jones)
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An enigmatic natural performer, Adam is in his perfect job. After years in MI6 he has confronted his demons and become a ruthless pragmatist. He has the power to push himself and his colleagues to the edge to get the job done - then pick up the pieces. This combination of strength and compassion, alongside his absolute belief in the Intelligence Service, make Adam a formidable leader.

His MI6 wife, Fiona, was his greatest stimulus. And beneath it all, Adam dreamt of sharing a stable home life with his wife and child. It wasn't to be, Fiona, was shot while trying to avenge her previous life in Syria. Adam went into denial at first, but then realised focussing on his work was the best way for him to handle his loss.

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Spooks Personnel
Harry Pearce Harry Pearce
(Peter Firth)
Adam Carter Adam Carter
(Rupert Penry-Jones)
Malcolm Wynn-Jones Malcolm Wynn-Jones
(Hugh Simon)
Jo Portman Jo Portman
(Miranda Raison)
Jo Portman Connie James
(Gemma Jones)
Zafar Younis Zafar Younis
(Raza Jaffrey)
Ros Myers Ros Myers
(Hermione Norris)
Juliet Shaw Juliet Shaw
(Anna Chancellor)
Ruth Evershed Ruth Evershed
(Nicola Walker)
Colin Wells Colin Wells
(Rory Macgregor)
Fiona Carter Fiona Carter
(Olga Sosnovska)
Tom Quinn Tom Quinn
(Matthew Macfadyen)
Zoe Reynolds Zoe Reynolds
(Keeley Hawes)
Danny Hunter Danny Hunter
(David Oyelowo)
Christine Dale Christine Dale
(Megan Dodds)
Vicki Westbrook Vicki Westbrook
(Natasha Little)
Tessa Phillips Tessa Phillips
(Jenny Agutter)
Sam Buxton Sam Buxton
(Shauna Macdonald)
 
   


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