James Brian Mark Purefoy (born 3 June 1964) is an English actor.

James Brian Mark Purefoy (born 3 June 1964) is an English actor.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1964-06-03

Place of Birth Taunton, Somerset, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Fisherman's Friends as Jim
2018 Altered Carbon(10 episodes) as Laurens Bancroft
2017 Churchill as King George VI
2017 Interlude In Prague as Baron Saloka
2017 Urban Myths(1 episode) as Billy Wilder
2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia(53 episodes) as Amulet (voice)
2016 Equity as Michael Connor
2016 Roots(4 episodes) as John Waller
2016 Hap and Leonard(18 episodes) as Hap Collins
2015 High-Rise as Pangbourne
2015 Momentum as Mr. Washington
2014 Wicked Blood as Wild Bill
2013 The Following(47 episodes) as Joe Carroll
2012 John Carter as Kantos Kan
2011 Revenge(2 episodes) as Dominik Wright
2011 Injustice(5 episodes) as William Travers
2011 Ironclad as Thomas Marshall
2011 Camelot(3 episodes)
2011 Camelot(10 episodes) as King Lot
2009 Solomon Kane as Solomon Kane
2009 The Philanthropist(8 episodes)
2009 Diamonds(2 episodes)
2009 Diamonds as Lucas Denmont
2008 The Summit(2 episodes) as Thom Lightstone
2007 Frankenstein as Clerval
2006 Beau Brummell: This Charming Man(1 episode)
2006 Blackbeard(2 episodes) as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach
2006 Beau Brummell: This Charming Man as Beau Brummell
2006 Blackbeard: Terror at Sea as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach
2006 Goose on the Loose as Kenneth Donnelly
2005 Rome(22 episodes) as Mark Antony
2004 Vanity Fair as Rawdon Crawley
2004 Blessed as Craig Howard
2004 George and the Dragon as George
2003 The Mayor of Casterbridge as Donald Farfrae
2002 Resident Evil as Spence
2001 Women Talking Dirty as Daniel
2001 A Knight's Tale as Edward, the Black Prince of Wales/Sir Thomas Colville
2000 Humphrey Jennings: The Man Who Listened to Britain as the narrator
2000 The Wedding Tackle as Hal
2000 Maybe Baby as Carl Phipps
2000 Lighthouse as Richard Spader
1999 Mansfield Park as Tom Bertram
1998 Bedrooms and Hallways as Brendan
1997 A Dance to the Music of Time(4 episodes) as Nicholas Jenkins
1997 Bright Hair as David Miles
1996 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall(3 episodes) as Mr. Lawrence
1996 The Tide of Life(3 episodes) as Nick Stuart
1995 Feast of July as Jedd Wainwright
1994 Calling the Shots(2 episodes) as Brian Summers
1992 The Cloning of Joanna May as Oliver
1984 Sherlock Holmes(1 episode) as James McCarthy
1976 Mozart in Love as Baron Saloka

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