Hugh Stamp
Hugh Stamp
Name: Hugh Stamp
Status: Deceased
Role: Henchman
Date of birth: c. 1966
Date of death: 2000
Place of death: Sydney, Australia
Cause of death: Accidentally shot by Sean Ambrose
Nationality: Flag of the United Kingdom British
Alias(es): Hugh
Ethan Hunt (mask only)
Affiliation: Sean Ambrose
Profession: Sean Ambrose's right-hand man
Played by: Richard Roxburgh
Tom Cruise (latex mask)
First appearance: Mission: Impossible II
Last appearance: Mission: Impossible II

Hugh Stamp is the right-hand man of Sean Ambrose and the secondary antagonist of Mission: Impossible II.


Hugh Stamp was born in the United Kingdom at the unknown point of time and he met former agent of Impossible Mission Force, Sean Ambrose, and they became good friends. After Sean left the IMF, he formed his own group with Hugh as his right-hand man when Sean was getting interested in Dr. Vladimir Nekhorvich's newly genetic virus, Chimera, and planned to sell the cure, Bellorophon, to the highest bidder.


Hugh Stamp appears for the first time as the pilot of the plane which is carrying Dr. Nekhorvich and his boss, Sean. Stamp's mission is to cause the plane to crash in the mountainous region of the Rockies and kill Nekhrovich, which he succeeded and dived out of the plane with UlrichWallis and Sean to reach their designated landing point, "Checkpoint Charlie."

He reappears later when Ambrose leaves to see his former girlfriend who is a highly capable professional thief, Nyah Nordoff-Hall, at their residence which doubles as the base of operations for Sean and his men. He is wary of Nyah's presence until Ambrose, who is not suspicious at all, slice a portion of Stamp's right finger with a cigar cutter.

Throughout the rest of the film, Hugh wears a patch on top of the finger.

Towards the end of the film, he looks for IMF agent Ethan Hunt and kill him when the latter assaults a heavily-guarded island storage complex belonging to an Australian company, Biocyte Pharmaceuticals, but after a short confrontation, "Stamp" returns to the room with the captured "Hunt" and bring him to Sean's presence. Sean tortures and kills "Hunt", but after noticing the patched-up finger on the corpse, Sean realizes that he had just killed his old friend and screams in horror over his actions.

It was revealed that Ethan disguised himself as Stamp while masking the latter with Ethan mask in order to push Ambrose to kill him.

Personality Edit

Stamp was very loyal to his employer and the leader of the terrorist group, Sean Ambrose.

Equipment Edit

  • Vektor CP1: Stamp's signature sidearm throughout the film.

Behind the Scenes Edit

The role of Hugh Stamp is played by Richard Roxburgh.

When Ethan Hunt is hit in the leg by Sean Ambrose and mumbles, it's obvious that Tom Cruise, who played Ethan, does not mumble, but Richard Roxburgh, who was added in post-production, suggests that this is not the real Ethan Hunt, but Hugh Stamp disguised as Ethan Hunt[1].

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