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Jack Davenport was born in 1973 and is the son of actors Maria Aitken and Nigel Davenport. He studied Literature and Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. His first break happened after he wrote to John Cleese to ask to be a runner on Fierce Creatures (1997) where he ended up playing a zoo keeper. His first major role however was that of ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Tank (completed)
Will Sacks
 2016 Untitled Sarah Silverman Project (TV Movie) (completed)
  The Stolen (post-production)
Joshua McCullen
 2016 A United Kingdom
Alistair Canning
 2016/II Americana
 2016 Guernica
 2016 Prototype (TV Movie)
Edward Conway
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Frank Asher
- Parallel Construction, Bitches (2014) ... Frank Asher
 2014 Death Knight Love Story (Short)
Zelieck (voice)
 2014 Sea of Fire (TV Movie)
Marty Kesowich
 2012-2013 Smash (TV Series)
Derek Wills
- The Tonys (2013) ... Derek Wills
- The Transfer (2013) ... Derek Wills
- The Producers (2013) ... Derek Wills
 2013 Haven't We Met Before? (Short)
 2011 Mother's Milk
Patrick Melrose
 2011 The Key Man
 2009 That Deadwood Feeling (Video)
 2007 This Life + 10 (TV Movie)
Miles Stewart
 2006 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Norrington (uncredited)
 2005 A Higher Agency (Short)
 2004 The Libertine
 2004 Terrible Kisses (Short)
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Norrington (uncredited)
 2003 The Welsh Great Escape (TV Movie)
 2003 Eroica (TV Movie)
Prince Lobkowitz
 2002 The Real Jane Austen (TV Movie documentary)
Henry Austen
 2001 Look (Short)
 2001 Not Afraid, Not Afraid
 2001 Subterrain
 2001 The Bunker
LCpl. Ebert
 2001 Gypsy Woman
 2000 Offending Angels
 2000 The Wyvern Mystery (TV Movie)
Harry Fairfield
 1999/I The Cookie Thief (Short)
A man
 1999 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Our Julie (1999) ... Narrator
 1998 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1997 The Moth (TV Movie)
Robert Bradley
 1997 Fierce Creatures
Student Zoo Keeper
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He has narrated documentaries and audio books such as "Come Together" (with former This Life (1996) co-star Natasha Little), Kingsley Amis' "Lucky Jim", Alex Garland's "The Tesseract", "Remote Control", "Crisis Four" and "The 39 Steps" among others. He also often works on the radio, e.g. in "A Clockwork Orange" on BBC Radio 4 (... See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I try not to see acting as anything other than a job. I hate it when I say to people I'm unemployed, and they say "you mean you're resting?" I'm like "No, unemployed", because I am. That's what acting's about - making a living. See more »


Attended Cheltenham College, as did his father, Nigel Davenport. See more »


Smooth baritone voice with drawling English accent

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