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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 Gernika (post-production)
 2015/II The Tank (post-production)
Will Sacks
  A United Kingdom (filming)
Alistair Canning
 2015 Life in Squares (TV Mini-Series)
Older David Garnett
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Older David Garnett
 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)
 2012 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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Other Works:

Starred as Tony in Neil Bartlett's production of Robin Maugham's "The Servant" at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London (2001). See more »

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6 Interviews | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[About how his This Life (1996) character, "Miles Stewart", was received by the public] A lot of drunken women came up to me in pubs telling me I was a bastard. To begin with, I tried to explain that the show wasn't real, but then I found a better tactic was to look them in the eye and say "Yeah, you know what? I am". See more »


He is the nephew of former Conservative MP and Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken. See more »


Smooth baritone voice with drawling English accent

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