Matt Smith as Prince Philip in The Crown. Photo: @whatonnetflix/Twitter
Matt Smith as Prince Philip in The Crown. Photo: @whatonnetflix/Twitter
Royalty

Who played Prince Philip in film and TV? Before Netflix’s The Crown, Queen Elizabeth’s husband was portrayed by James Cromwell and Star Wars actor Christopher Lee

  • American actor James Cromwell played the Duke of Edinburgh opposite Oscar award-winning Helen Mirren in Hollywood film The Queen
  • Meanwhile the prince’s real-life friend Stewart Granger portrayed him in a romantic 1980s CBS film about Prince Charles and Princess Diana

Matt Smith as Prince Philip in The Crown. Photo: @whatonnetflix/Twitter
Matt Smith as Prince Philip in The Crown. Photo: @whatonnetflix/Twitter
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