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Jeremy Northam

Jeremy Philip Northam was born in Cambridge, England to parents John and Rachel, both university professors. John Northam is best known for his translations of Henrik Ibsen. The family moved to Bristol, in 1972, where Jeremy attended Bristol Grammar School. Jeremy graduated from Bedford College, University of London, in 1984 with a bachelor of ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Man Who Knew Infinity
Bertrand Russell
 2015 Eye in the Sky
Brian Woodale
 2014 New Worlds (TV Mini-Series)
Charles II
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Charles II
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Charles II
 2009 Glorious 39
 2009 The Payback
 2008 Fiona's Story (TV Movie)
 2005 Guy X
Col. Woolwrap
 2004 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) ... Narrator
 2002 Martin and Lewis (TV Movie)
Dean Martin
 2001 Enigma
 1999 Gloria
 1998 The Tribe
 1997 Amistad
Judge Coglin
 1995 Carrington
Beacus Penrose
 1995 A Village Affair (TV Movie)
Anthony Jordan
 1993 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Hugo Trent
- Dead Man's Mirror (1993) ... Hugo Trent
 1992 House of Glass (TV Movie)
Gerald Stafford
 1988 Journey's End (TV Movie)
Captain Stanhope
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Benson
- Suspicion (1988) ... Mr. Benson
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His credits at London's National Theatre include: Captain Molineux in "The Shaughraun" by (1992), Joseph in "The School For Scandal", Edward in "The Voysey Inheritance" by Harley Granville Barker(1990) and Osric/ Laertes/ Hamlet in "Hamlet" (1989). See more »

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I'd always liked the idea that drama acts at its best as a kind of arena for debate. Not just about the thing itself, but also producing aesthetic, stylistic, political and moral discussions. See more »


He has two older brothers, Christopher and Tim, and an older sister, Kate. Through them he has 10 nieces and nephews, plus some great nieces and nephews. See more »



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