‘The Crown’ Cast: 5 Fast Facts About Prince Philip Actor Tobias Menzies

“The Crown” Season 3 has finally found the right man to play Prince Philip. Tobias Menzies will take over for Matt Smith on the Netflix drama, so fans might want to know a few things about the actor.

1. Aging Prince Philip: At 44, Menzies is about nine years older than Smith, 35, but expect him to be aged as the series goes on. Smith played Philip for about 20 years of his life, with “The Crown” Season 2 leaving him at age 42. Menzies will likely play the Duke of Edinburgh into his the royal’s 50s or early 60s.

2. History With The Queen: Olivia Colman will replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth in “The Crown” Season 3. Colman and her Prince Philip have shared the screen before. They both starred in AMC’s miniseries, “The Night Manager.”

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