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Jamie Robson is an award-winning European actor of stage and screen. Robson has starred in an eclectic range of projects, collaborating with prominent figures including Sundance winner Charlotte Wells, Hollywood veteran Andrew Jack and Oscar nominee Robbie Ryan - known for his work with Andrea Arnold and Yorgos Lanthimos. Jamie's handling of the industry and command of the screen has drawn praise from renowned filmmakers such as Mark Cousins and Mike Figgis. His reputation for choosing productions carefully, collaborating with directors and actively honouring writers, has gained respect from creative peers. He was recently invited by the Edinburgh International Film Festival to teach an Acting Masterclass as part of the events programme, alongside Danny Boyle and Icíar Bollaín.

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Jamie's middle name is Alexander.
His detailed character preparation has gained much attention and accolade. Jamie challenges himself both physically and mentally in order to bring extra dimension to his roles. However, in numerous interviews Robson often asserts that's he is not a Method Actor and instead amalgamates various influences including Russian Theatre, French Mime and Japanese Noh.
Born in Dumfries, South-West Scotland, Robson was raised in the Nith-Valley village of Thornhill, attending Wallace Hall Academy before going on to study filmmaking and acting in Glasgow. Now London-based, Jamie works internationally, and has collaborated with numerous European filmmakers.
Prior to becoming an actor, Jamie studied filmmaking before travelling extensively. During this time, he investigated spirituality, philosophy and psychology. He often credits his self-education in holism as being the foundation of his notably alternative acting process.
Jamie's first award for Best Actor was at Little Wing Film Festival for his leading role in Blue Christmas (2017) which also won Best Film.
Jamie Robson is patron of Edinburgh Short Film Festival (ESFF).
Jamie Robson was invited by Edinburgh University and Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) in 2019 to teach an Acting Masterclass as part of the events programme, alongside notable industry members such as Danny Boyle.
Jamie Robson is patron of Little Wing Film Festival (LWFF).

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