Originally Posted by Schwazer
Rupert Friend who plays Quinn is British and also the actor who plays Estes as well.
A lot of British actors playing Americans have infiltrated American TV.
Somehow they nail the US accent, but doesn't seem to work the other way around.
I was blown away when I heard Idris Elba interviewed, he was in The Wire as Stringer Bell. I would have bet my house he grew up in a ghetto and was using it for the role. He remarked that he hid the fact he was British in the audition and they had no clue.