Sam Spruell (born 1 January 1977) is an English-American actor. His film credits include The Hurt Locker (2008), Defiance (2008), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), London to Brighton (2006), To Kill a King (2003) and K-19: The Widowmaker (2002). His television roles include the recurring cameo of Jason Belling in Spooks (2007 in Episode 6.9 and 2004 in Project Friendly Fire) and the recurring role of Wilkes in P.O.W (2003). In 2012, Spruell had a starring role in the film Snow White & the Huntsman, playing the brother to the Evil Queen played by Charlize Theron. In March 2013 appeared in one of the lead roles in the BBC One thriller drama series Mayday. He appeared in the television adaptation of The Last Ship later in the year. In January 2015, Spruell played the film's villain character, Oleg Malankov, the secondary villain in Taken 3. Spruell also played Owen Lynch in the drama series Luther in episode 1.2.