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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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The Net Jack Devlin
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The Invasion Tucker Kaufman


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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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Played Andrey in Chekhov's "Three Sisters" - Queen's Theatre, London (1992). See more »

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4 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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All the great novels, all the great films, all the great dramas are fictions that actually tell us the truth about us or about human nature or about human situations without being tied into the minutia of documentary events. Otherwise we might as well just make documentaries. See more »


While playing the small role of "Osric" and understudying the title role in a 1989 production of "Hamlet", Jeremy replaced star Daniel Day-Lewis when the actor had a total breakdown in mid-performance. See more »



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