James Purefoy (birth name James Brian Mark Purefoy) was born on June 3, 1964 in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. He is a well known and talented actor.
Biography and Career :
At sixteen years old he finished school and decide to start working. One of his jobs was as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital. Then he started traveling through Europe. In 1982 he started school again and went to collage. He got a Drama diploma. He began taking acting course at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
In his first appearances he played in "Romeo and Juliet", "Mary Morgan" or "Equus". Since 1988 he entered the Royal Shakespeare Company and was seen in "The Constant Couple", "Macbeth", "The Tempest", "The Man Who Came to Dinner", "Hamlet" and "King Lear".
In 1997 he played in "A Danc
e to the Music of Time" for Channel 4 and besides that in "Sharpe's Sword", "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall", "The Prince and the Pauper", "The Mayor of Casterbridge", "Blackbeard: Terror at Sea", "Beau Brummell: This Charming Man" and "Rome".
He was married to Holly Aird, but in May 202 they divorced. They have one child, Joseph, who was born in 1997. Other romantic relationships he had had until now (2007) were with Gwyneth Paltrow, Piper Perabo and Fay Ripley.
He is very talented and has many supporters, especially in the United Kingdom. He has become a popular and famous actor and there's no doubt he will continue having huge success.
- Height: 188 cm.
- "The age of chivalry isn't dead, is it? It doesn't even have to be a man or a woman that you could be chivalrous to. If somebody's in trouble you give them a hand."
- "If you find yourself always playing the villain, or if you find yourself being typecast into a corner where you're not happy then that's probably rather miserable, but if I have been typecast I am quite happy about it. I'm trying to work out what I have been typecast as. I don't know - what do you think it is?"
- "Ah, nudity. That's quite a recent thing, the nudity. It's an early autumn of my career."
- Diamonds (2008) (mini) TV Series
- Solomon Kane (2008)
- Stand Well Back (2008)
- The Summit (2008) (mini) TV Series
- Frankenstein (2007) (TV)
- Rome (22 episodes, 2005-2007)
- Manchild (2007) TV Series (unknown episodes)
- Blackbeard: Terror at Sea (2006) (TV)
- Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006) (TV)
- Goose on the Loose (2006)
- Vanity Fair (2004)
- Blessed (2004)
- George and the Dragon (2004)
- The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003) (TV)
- Lena: The Bride of Ice (2003)
- Photo Finish (2003)
- Resident Evil (2002)
- A Knight's Tale (2001)
- Domani (2001)
- The Wedding Tackle (2000)
- Maybe Baby (2000)
- Metropolis (2000) (mini) TV Series
- Don Quixote (2000) (TV)
- Lighthouse (2000/I)
- Women Talking Dirty (1999)
- Mansfield Park (1999)
- Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
- Blink (1998) (TV)
- Bright Hair (1997) (TV)
- A Dance to the Music of Time (1997) (mini) TV Series
- Jilting Joe (1997)
- Have Your Cake and Eat It (1997) (mini) TV Series
- The Prince and the Pauper (1996) (TV)
- The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996) (TV)
- The Tide of Life (1996) (mini) TV Series
- Sharpe's Sword (1995) (TV)
- Feast of July (1995)
- Tears Before Bedtime (1995) TV Series
- Rides (4 episodes, 1993)
- Calling the Shots (1993) (TV)
- One Night Stand (1993)
- Angels (1992)
- The Cloning of Joanna May (1992) (TV)
- Bye Bye Baby (1992) (TV)
- Boon (1 episode, 1991)
- The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (1 episode, 1991)
- Coasting (2 episodes, 1990).
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