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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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 2016 Our Kind of Traitor
Aubrey Longrigg
 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
 2002 Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Ivor Novello
 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's Poirot (TV Series)
Hugo Trent
- Dead Man's Mirror (1993) ... Hugo Trent
 1992 A Fatal Inversion (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Rufus
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Rufus
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Rufus
 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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He acted in Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Voysey Inheritance," in a British National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with David Burke, Michael Bryant, Guy Henry, Graham Crowden, Stella Gonet, Selina Cadell, Suzanne Burden, Barbara Leigh Hunt, and Crispin Redman in the cast. Richard Eyre was... 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 was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1990 (1989 season) for Most Promising Newcomer for his performance in "The Voysey Inheritance". See more »



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