Jack Davenport was born on 1 March 1973, in Merton, England. He is an English actor.
Jack is the son of actor Nigel Davenport and Maria Aitken. He lived in Ibiza for the first seven years of his live, when his parents divorced. Jack then attended a co-educational boarding school in Oxford, as his parents did not want him to become involved in the divorce proceedings.
As of his career, a director from Clwyd Theatr Cymru was impressed by his performance in a summer drama course and asked Davenport to work for him. He became friend with Rhys Ifans in Wales, at the age of 18, where he was performing bit parts in Hamlet.
Later on he attended the University of East Anglia, concentrating in Film Studies and English Literature. Davenport had considered becoming a member of a film crew,
as in behind the camera work. It was his mother advised him, after his graduation from UEA, to write to John Cleese requesting work on the set of his upcoming film, Fierce Creatures, so that he could gain some real experience behind the camera.
The director sent Davenport's letter to the casting department, and he was cast as a student zookeeper. After the production of Fierce Creatures was completed, Davenport found an agent who secured him an audition for the role of Miles Stewart in the BBC television drama series This Life, which was his breakout.
Since then Davenport has played roles in many successful films and TV series, including The Talented Mr. Ripley, Coupling, and Ultraviolet, as well as blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and its sequels, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.
Why is Jack Davenport famous?
He is famous for his role as captain Norrington in the Pirates of The Caribbean series of film.
Why do we love Jack Davenport?
We love Jack because of his outstanding talent, as he shows in some of our favorite movies.
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