James Purefoy

Actor | * 06/03/1964 (56) | Taunton, Somerset, England, UK
James Brian Mark Purefoy (born 3 June 1964) is an English actor. He played Marc Antony in the HBO series Rome, college professor turned serial killer Joe Carroll in the series The Following, and Solomon Kane in the film of the same name. In February 2018 he starred as Laurens Bancroft in Altered Carbon, a Netflix original series. He was born in Somerset and attended Sherborne School before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama. His appearances in stage plays and a variety of television roles in the UK and USA have grown since the 1980s. ()
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James Brian Mark Purefoy (born 3 June 1964) is an English actor.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Movies with James Purefoy as Actor(37)

as Lucifer2019 Limbo
as Billy Wilder2018 It's Me, Sugar
as King George VI2017 Churchill
as Baron Saloka2017 Interlude In Prague
as Michael Connor2016 Equity
as Mr. Washington2015 Momentum
as Pangbourne2015 High-Rise
as Wild Bill2014 Wicked Blood
as Kantos Kan2012 John Carter
as (archive footage)2012 Resident Evil: Retribution
as Thomas Marshall2011 Ironclad
as William Travers2010 Get Him to the Greek
as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach2010 Vampires Suck
as Solomon Kane2009 Solomon Kane
as Lucas Denmont2009 Diamonds
as Clerval2007 Frankenstein
as Kenneth Donnelly2006 Goose on the Loose
as George2004 George and the Dragon
as Rawdon Crawley2004 Vanity Fair
as Craig Howard2004 Blessed
as (archive footage)2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
as Donald Farfrae2003 The Mayor of Casterbridge
as Spence2002 Resident Evil
as Daniel2001 Women Talking Dirty
as Edward, the Black Prince of Wales/Sir Thomas Colville2001 A Knight's Tale
as Carl Phipps2000 Maybe Baby
as Richard Spader2000 Lighthouse
as Tom Bertram1999 Mansfield Park
as Brendan1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
as David Miles1997 Bright Hair
as Jedd Wainwright1995 Feast of July
as Victor1992 Angels

TV Shows/Series with James Purefoy as Actor(24)

as Wayne Addison2020 El Candidato
as Stanley2020 No Man's Land
as Captain Gulliver Troy2019 Pennyworth
as Remi Milburn2019 Sex Education
as Laurens Bancroft2018 Altered Carbon
as Billy Wilder2017 Urban Myths
as Hap Collins2016 Hap and Leonard
as Amulet (voice)2016 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia
as John Waller2016 Roots
as Joe Carroll2013 The Following
as William Travers2011 Injustice
as Dominik Wright2011 Revenge
as King Lot2011 Camelot
2011 Camelot
as Thom Lightstone2008 The Summit
as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach2006 Blackbeard
as Mark Antony2005 Rome
as Nicholas Jenkins1997 A Dance to the Music of Time
as Nick Stuart1996 The Tide of Life
as Miles Hendon1996 The Prince and the Pauper
as Mr. Lawrence1996 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
as Brian Summers1994 Calling the Shots
as James McCarthy1984 Sherlock Holmes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: James Brian Mark Purefoy
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 06/03 1964 (June) in Taunton (current age: 56 years + 146 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Central School of Speech and Drama, Sherborne School
Spouses (current/former): Holly Aird
Other names for James Purefoy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Τζέιμς Πιούρφοϊ"
"James Brian Mark Purefoy"
James Purefoy frequently works together with these people:
Michael Ealy (6x, Actor)
Jason Isaacs (5x, Actor)
Kevin Williamson (5x, Crew)
Aaron Seltzer (5x, Crew)
John Hawkesworth (5x, Crew)
Jason Friedberg (5x, Crew)
Marc Guggenheim (4x, Crew)
Bruno Heller (4x, Crew)
Barb Benoit (3x, Crew)
Sarah Megan Thomas (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:785, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/25/2020