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James Payton

James Payton was born to Nigel and Jennifer Payton in the cold, dark winter of 1975 at St Paul's Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Educated in the local area by rogues, vagabonds and the cinema, James is best known for his performances as Frank Longbottom in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and as Hitler in Marvel's Captain America: ... See full bio »

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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 2018 The Bounty Killer
 2016 Gangster Kittens
Scottish Druggie
 2016 Cops and Monsters (TV Series)
David Brannigan
- Revolution in a Teacup (2016) ... David Brannigan
 2015 The Carrier
Additional voices (voice)
 2015 Narcopolis
Wasted Guy
 2015 Always in the Present
 2015 A List of Angels (Short)
 2014 The Monuments Men
 2013 Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover (Short)
Andrew Harp
 2013 The Escape Artist (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (2013) ... Neighbour
 2013 The Look of Love
Journalist No. 2
 2013 The Shadow of Bigfoot
Joe Horner
 2012 Implementation
Man on Soap Box
 2012 Fear View (Short)
Radio Newscaster (voice)
 2012 Booked Out
Record Store Worker
 2011 The Avenging Spirit (Short)
 2011 Dad Dancing (Short)
 2011 Fame Addict (Short)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger
'Adolph Hitler'
 2010/II Prey (Short)
The Hoodie
 2010 The Scared of Death Society
Theatre Announcer
 2010 Driving Test (Short)
Sriving Instructor
 2010/I The Holiday (Short)
 2010 Robin Hood
King's Physician (uncredited)
 2010 The Baby Watcher (Short)
 2009 Blood Right (Video short)
 2009/I Curiosity (Short)
The Intruder
 2009 Examination (Short)
 2008 Crossed Lines (Short)
Male Newscaster
 2008 Proposal (Short)
 2008 Dark Rage
Officer Millar
 2008 Lecture 21
Young Man
 2008 Bad Day
Todd Marker
 2007 Sold (TV Series)
Dazzlin' Darren
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Dazzlin' Darren
 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Frank Longbottom (uncredited)
 2006 Bloodmyth
Wesley Barker
 2006 Surviving Disaster (TV Series)
The Detective
- Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster (2006) ... The Detective
 2005 Library Majnu (TV Short)
T-Shirt Man
 2005 Jericho (TV Mini-Series)
Juliette's Trick
- The Killing of Johnny Swan (2005) ... Juliette's Trick (uncredited)
 2005 Round the Corner (Short)
 2005 Footballers' Wives (TV Series)
Friendly Paparazzo
- Episode #4.1 (2005) ... Friendly Paparazzo (uncredited)
 2004 Vera Drake
Court Reporter (uncredited)
 2003 Give and Take, and Take
Niall Tamms
 2001 Judge John Deed (TV Series)
- Duty of Care (2001) ... James (uncredited)
 2000 Self Help (Short)
Agitated Man
 1999 The Clandestine Marriage
Heidelberg Footman
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Comedy show: Tony Slattery is UNREHEARSABLE with James Payton, at 81 Renshaw Street, Liverpool. See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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The good thing about being washed up is that you're far less likely to drown. See more »


Was the first actor to portray the character of Frank Longbottom in the Harry Potter series. See more »

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