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James Purefoy


James Purefoy was born and brought up in Somerset. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital, before travelling and working extensively throughout Europe. At eighteen, James returned to college to take his A-Levels, one of which ... See full bio »

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 2013-2014 The Following (TV Series)
Joe Carroll
- Forgive (2014) ... Joe Carroll
- Silence (2014) ... Joe Carroll
- The Reaping (2014) ... Joe Carroll
- Betrayal (2014) ... Joe Carroll
- Freedom (2014) ... Joe Carroll
 2012 Episodes (TV Series)
Rob
- Episode Nine (2012) ... Rob
- Episode Eight (2012) ... Rob
- Episode Seven (2012) ... Rob
- Episode Six (2012) ... Rob
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Mowbray
- Richard II (2012) ... Thomas Mowbray
 2012 Revenge (TV Series)
Dominik Wright
- Justice (2012) ... Dominik Wright
- Doubt (2012) ... Dominik Wright
 2011 Rev. (TV Series)
Richard
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Richard
 2011 Camelot (TV Mini-Series)
King Lot
- Lady of the Lake (2011) ... King Lot
- Homecoming (2011) ... King Lot
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series)
Teddy Rist
- Haiti (2009) ... Teddy Rist
- Kashmir (2009) ... Teddy Rist
- San Diego (2009) ... Teddy Rist
- Kosovo (2009) ... Teddy Rist
 2009 Diamonds (TV Movie)
Lucas Denmont
 2008 The Summit (TV Mini-Series)
Thom Lightstone
- Night Two (2008) ... Thom Lightstone
- Night One (2008) ... Thom Lightstone
 2007 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Dr. Henry Clerval
 2007 Manchild (TV Movie)
Joe
 2000 Metropolis (TV Mini-Series)
Nathan
 2000 Don Quixote (TV Movie)
Sansón Carrasco
 1998 Blink (TV Short)
John
 1997 Bright Hair (TV Movie)
David Miles
 1997 Have Your Cake and Eat It (TV Mini-Series)
Ben
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Ben
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Ben
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Ben
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Ben
 1996 The Tide of Life (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Stuart
 1995 Sharpe's Sword (TV Movie)
Spears
 1993 Crime Story (TV Series)
Darius Guppy
- The Prince (1993) ... Darius Guppy
 1993 Rides (TV Series)
Julian
- Episode #2.4 (1993) ... Julian
- Episode #2.3 (1993) ... Julian
- Episode #2.2 (1993) ... Julian
- Episode #2.1 (1993) ... Julian
 1992 Bye Bye Baby (TV Movie)
 1992 Angels (TV Movie)
Victor
 1992 The Cloning of Joanna May (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1991 Boon (TV Series)
Alan Bridges
- Houseguests (1991) ... Alan Bridges
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Other Works:

Played Roland in "Present Laughter" by Noel Coward - Globe Theatre, London (1993). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you find yourself always playing the villain, or if you find yourself being typecast into a corner where you're not happy then that's probably rather miserable, but if I have been typecast I am reasonably happy about it as what Ive been typecast as ain't so bad" See more »

Trivia:

James Purefoy has moved out of his Hammersmith, London home, which he shared with actress Holly Aird, and their son, Joseph. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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