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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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 2015 High-Rise (post-production)
Pangbourne
 2014 David Guetta Ft Sam Martin: Dangerous (Short)
David Guetta's Friend
 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
 2014 Wicked Blood (Video)
Bill Owens
 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
 2011 Ironclad
Thomas Marshal
 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 Lena: The Bride of Ice
Dr. Harper
 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 Rome Season 2: Antony & Cleopatra (Video short)
Mark Antony / Himself
 2007 Manchild (TV Movie)
Joe
 2006 Goose on the Loose
Kenneth Donnelly
 2004 Blessed
Craig Howard
 2003 Photo Finish
James
 2001 Tomorrow
Andrew Spender
 2001 Bye Bye Baby (TV Movie)
 2000 Maybe Baby
Carl Phipps
 2000 Metropolis (TV Mini-Series)
Nathan
 2000 Don Quixote (TV Movie)
Sansón Carrasco
 1999 Lighthouse
Richard Spader
 1999 Women Talking Dirty
Daniel
 1998 Blink (TV Short)
John
 1998 Jilting Joe
Joe
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
Brendan
 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 Feast of July
Jedd Wainwright
 1995 Sharpe's Sword (TV Movie)
Spears
 1993 One Night Stand (Short)
John
 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 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Brian in "Back Up the Hearse and Let them Sniff the Flowers", a new play by William Gaminara - Hampstead Theatre, London (1992). 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:

"Ah, nudity. That's quite a recent thing, the nudity. It's come in the early autumn of my career." (Jan. 2006) See more »

Trivia:

He has a son named Joseph born in 1997 with ex-wife Holly Aird. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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