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Jim Carter was born on August 19, 1948 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (2010), The Golden Compass (2007) and Shakespeare in Love (1998). He has been married to Imelda Staunton since October 1983. They have one child. See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 One of a Kind (Short) (completed)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Bookaboo (TV Series)
- Grumpy Badger (2013)
 2012 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Mr. Carson
- Simone Campbell (2012) ... Mr. Carson
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
Barry
 2010 Punk Strut: The Movie
Skippy
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Executioner (voice)
 2009 Wish 143 (Short)
Priest
 2009/I Creation
Parslow
 2009 Burlesque Fairytales
The Compere
 2008 Caught in a Trap (TV Movie)
Brian Perkins
 2008 Coming Up (TV Series)
Boyfriend
- Lickle Bill Um (2008) ... Boyfriend
 2007 Cassandra's Dream
Garage Boss
 2007 Recovery (TV Movie)
Mr. Lockwood
 2006 The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton (TV Movie)
Henry Dorling
 2006 Aberfan: The Untold Story (TV Movie documentary)
Lord Robens
 2005 House of 9
The Watcher (voice)
 2004 Out of Season
Michael Philipps
 2004 Modigliani
Achilles Hébuterne
 2004 Blue Murder (TV Series)
Frank Evans
- Up in Smoke (2004) ... Frank Evans
 2004 Von Trapped (TV Movie)
Larry Lavelle
 2004 Casablanca Driver
Joe Mateo, l'agent
 2004 London (TV Movie)
Henry Fielding
 2004 Ella Enchanted
Nish
 2004 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Nathan Green
- The Fisher King (2004) ... Nathan Green
 2003 The Big Read (TV Series)
Reader (segment "Captain Corelli's Mandolin")
- Winnie the Pooh/Captain Corelli's Mandolin/The Catcher in the Rye (2003) ... Reader (segment "Captain Corelli's Mandolin") (voice)
 2003 Pompeii: The Last Day (TV Movie)
Polybius
 2003 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Dr. Jenkins
- Suspicion: Part 2 (2003) ... Dr. Jenkins
 2003 Trevor's World of Sport (TV Series)
Sir Frank Luckton
- A Man's Game (2003) ... Sir Frank Luckton
 2003 Strange (TV Series)
Inspector Stuart
- Asmoth (2003) ... Inspector Stuart
 2003 16 Years of Alcohol
Director
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Movie)
Pirithous
 2003 Hornblower: Duty (TV Movie)
Etheridge
 2002 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Ted Lowry
- The Unwanted (2002) ... Ted Lowry
 2002 Heartlands
Geoff
 2002 Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series)
Mayor Waldo
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Mayor Waldo
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Mayor Waldo
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Mayor Waldo
 2001 The Way We Live Now (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Brehgert
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Mr. Brehgert
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mr. Brehgert
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Mr. Brehgert
 2000 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
General La Forge
- Friends & Enemies (2000) ... General La Forge
 2000 The Little Vampire
Rookery
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Movie)
Ja'Far
 1999 Trial by Fire (TV Movie)
Geoffrey Bailey
 1999 Tube Tales
Ticket Inspector (segment "Steal Away")
 1999 The Bass Player (Short)
Pitsikatoff
 1991-1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Frank Phillips / General Alberto / Roy Redfern
- Going Solo (1999) ... Frank Phillips
- Dying Live (1996) ... General Alberto
- Mrs Hat and Mrs Red (1991) ... Roy Redfern
 1998 Shakespeare in Love
Ralph Bashford
 1998 Vigo: A Passion for Life
Bonaventure (uncredited)
 1998 Bill's New Frock (Short)
Mr. Platworthy
 1997 Harpur and Iles (TV Movie)
Tenderness Mellick
 1997 Bright Hair (TV Movie)
Norman Devenish
 1997 A Merry War
Erskine
 1997 Ain't Misbehavin' (TV Mini-Series)
Maxie Morrell
 1997 Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #9.5 (1997)
 1997 The Chest (TV Movie)
Roland Blood
 1997 The Missing Postman (TV Movie)
DS Lawrence Pitman
 1995 It Could Be You (TV Movie)
Wally 'Lottery' Whaley
 1991-1995 Screen One (TV Series)
Wally 'Lottery' Whaley / Ray Galton
- It Might Be You (1995) ... Wally 'Lottery' Whaley
- Hancock (1991) ... Ray Galton
 1995 Balto (voice, uncredited)
 1995 Coogan's Run (TV Series)
Fraser
- Natural Born Quizzers (1995) ... Fraser
 1995 Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
George Lecky
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1995)
- Episode #2.5 (1995)
- Episode #2.4 (1995)
- Episode #2.3 (1995)
- Episode #2.2 (1995)
 1995 Mrs. Hartley and the Growth Centre (TV Movie)
Inspector
 1995 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Stephen Millwood
- A Patient's Secret (1995) ... Stephen Millwood
 1995 The Late Show (TV Series documentary)
Albert Knox
 1994 Midnight Movie (TV Movie)
Henry Harris
 1994 Open Fire (TV Movie)
Det Chief Supt Young
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Antony
- Julius Caesar (1994) ... Mark Antony (voice)
 1989-1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Father / News editor
- In the Cold Light of Day (1994) ... Father
- Here Is the News (1989) ... News editor
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Alec Bailey
- Passion Fruit Fool (1994) ... Alec Bailey
 1993-1994 Minder (TV Series)
Tomkins
- On the Autofront (1994) ... Tomkins
 1993 The Advocate
Mathieu
 1993 Resnick: Rough Treatment (TV Movie)
Grabianski
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
Hugh Buckley
- Episode #3.6 (1993) ... Hugh Buckley
 1993 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Commander
 1993 A Year in Provence (TV Mini-Series)
Ted Hopkins
- Room Service (1993) ... Ted Hopkins
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series)
Inspector
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Inspector
 1992 Stalin (TV Movie)
Sergo
 1992 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Snr Supt Derek Tierney, RHKP
- Lifelines (1992) ... Snr Supt Derek Tierney, RHKP
 1992 Between the Lines (TV Series)
D.I. Dick Corbett
- Lies and Damned Lies (1992) ... D.I. Dick Corbett
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series)
Meinertzhagen
- A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992) ... Meinertzhagen
 1991 Incident in Judaea (TV Movie)
Afranius
 1991 Casualty (TV Series)
Matthew Charlton
- Dangerous Games (1991) ... Matthew Charlton
 1990 The Fool
Mr. Blackthorn
 1990 Crimestrike
The Detective
 1990 The Gravy Train (TV Mini-Series)
Personip
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Personip
 1990 A Sense of Guilt (TV Series)
Richard Murray
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... Richard Murray
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Richard Murray
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Richard Murray
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Richard Murray
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Richard Murray
 1989 Precious Bane (TV Movie)
Sarn
 1989 Duck (Short)
 1988 Star Trap (TV Movie)
Dr. Wax
 1988 The First Kangaroos
Arthur Hughes
 1988 Thompson (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
 1988 Christabel (TV Series)
Bausch
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Bausch
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Bausch
 1988 The Tenth Man (TV Movie)
Pierre
 1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Nickolds
- Cons (1988) ... Nickolds
 1988 Soursweet
Mr. Constantinides
 1987 Harry's Kingdom (TV Movie)
Bill
 1987 A Month in the Country
Ellerbeck
 1987 December Flower (TV Movie)
Dentist
 1986 The Singing Detective (TV Series)
Mr. Marlow
- Who Done It (1986) ... Mr. Marlow
- Pitter Patter (1986) ... Mr. Marlow
- Clues (1986) ... Mr. Marlow
- Lovely Days (1986) ... Mr. Marlow
- Heat (1986) ... Mr. Marlow
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini-Series)
Inspector Crabb
 1986 The Monocled Mutineer (TV Series)
Spencer
- A Dead Man on Leave (1986) ... Spencer
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon
Montego
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
Blackie
 1985 The Bill (TV Series)
Stan
- Death of a Cracksman (1985) ... Stan
 1984 A Private Function
Inspector Noble
 1984 Hiawatha (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1984 Starstrider (TV Series)
Starstrider
 1984 The Company of Wolves
Second Husband (uncredited)
 1984 Top Secret!
Déjà Vu
 1984 Danger: Marmalade at Work (TV Series)
Big Julie
- Shame (1984) ... Big Julie (as James Carter)
 1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
- Episode #4.3 (1982)
 1980 Flash Gordon
Azurian Man
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in "Fashion" by Doug Lucie - Tricycle Theatre, London (1990). See more »

Alternate Names:

James Carter

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Daughter, Bessie, born in 1993 See more »

Trademark:

Commanding, deep voice

Star Sign:

Leo

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