A rising star of theatre, TV and film, before this year Theo James
was best known for his lead roles in Bedlam
as well as CBS's Golden Boy
- about a young police commissioner in New York City.
Now, he looks set to become even bigger as he stars as Four in Divergent
, the latest sci-fi action blockbuster which is currently out in cinemas.
Here are ten fun facts we found out about this new Hollywood icon:
1. Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis was born in Oxford on December 16, 1984. His exotic name derives from his Greek grandfather who lived in New Zealand, and he also has English and Scottish heritage. The youngest of five children, he changed his name since 'Theo James
' is a little easier to spell.
2. He actually became an actor by accident. After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a degree in philosophy, his girlfriend