Theo James

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  • Name: Theo James ( Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Tarticles )
  • Date of birth: 16 December 1984.
  • Age: 32 years
  • Place of birth: Oxford, England
  • Growth: 183
  • Activities: actor, singer, musician
  • Marital status: not married

    Theo James: a biography

    Theo James is a British actor, star of «Another world», «Divergent» and «London fields». He is also known as a musician, vocalist of pop-rock group «Makora» and «Shere Khan».

    The actor was born in the famous English town of Oxford and was the fifth youngest child in the family business consultant Philip Captilize and his wife Jane Martin, who worked in the National health service.

    A single childhood photo Theo James revealed to the public
    A single childhood photo Theo James revealed to the public | VK

    Theodore did well at a prestigious private school, especially as he was given the arts and Humanities. And in his spare time a teenager played basketball, was fond of hip-hop and socialized with friends. They called themselves «the Crew» that is «team».

    After receiving secondary education, Theo James became a student of the national University of Nottinghamshire, where he received a bachelor’s degree on a speciality «Philosophy». During his studies and for some time afterwards the young man worked as a bartender, bodyguard and sanitary worker.

    Theo James in his youth
    Theo James in his youth | VK

    About her acting career, Theo didn’t even think were not going to arrive in theatrical Institute. But the girl with whom he met, asked him to go to the exams with her. The guy has prepared a verse in the literal sense of «nothing to do» went with a friend to an audition at Bristol drama school. As it happens very often, James was recognized as promising, and his girlfriend is not.

    Theo James in his youth
    Theo James in his youth | the British Council

    The guy who actually planned to become either a writer, or a musician suddenly realizes that acting gives him much more opportunities for self-realization. Shortly after graduating from the acting Department of the Theodore Tarticles shortens the first name, surname uses the third name and sent to the auditions. He debut in theater in the play «Stars of tomorrow», and quite quickly he was offered the role in the television series.


    For the first time Theo James came to viewers in the drama «a Passionate woman». Also on account of his role died a Turk in one of the episodes of the first season of the popular series «Downton Abbey» and the image of a guy named ray in the Comedy of woody Allen’s «You will meet a tall dark stranger».

    More major work was the actor in the horror movie «Bedlam» and the fantasy Thriller «underworld: Awakening». By the way, for the role of the vampire David in the fourth part of this franchise, Theo studied parkour and learned the mastery of knives and whips.

    Theo James in the film
    Theo James in the film «underworld: Awakening» | Cinemania

    In 2013 started showing the TV series «Lucky,» which Theo played the lead role of detective Walter Clark. To understand the working of your character, James, a few weeks internship in the new York police Department. However, the picture was only a moderate success and after the first season was closed.

    Theo James in the film
    Theo James in the film «Lucky» | LostFilm

    However, Theo James is not very embarrassed, because he actually had free time for a new invitation in 2013, the actor has signed a contract to take in the film adaptation of the series of books by Veronica Roth called «Divergent». The success of the blockbuster led to the decision to continue working on adaptations, and in the following parts of «Insurgent», «Elligent» and «ascendant», the audience could see again in the role of James Tobias fora Ethan.

    Theo James in the film
    Theo James in «Divergent» | Walmage

    Fans of the actor should pay attention to his other projects, which have recently taken place to highlight the Comedy of «War against all», criminal detective Thriller «London fields» and historical Saga about Ireland «tablets of fate».


    Before Theo James was an actor, he tried himself as a musician. A young man at a high level have mastered the art of playing the piano, guitar, harmonica and saxophone. In addition, thanks to the beautiful baritone vocals, he managed to become a singer of English pop group «Makora».

    It’s late Theodore friends organized their own team, which was named after the tiger from «the jungle Book» by Rudyard Kipling — «Shere Khan». The children sang only the songs: «Footsteps», «Dust», «No Sense», «Distance», «Straight Up» and many others.

    The group has performed in London clubs, and he and Theo James have been in the team the role of guitarist and main singer. Unfortunately, in late November 2012 by the social network Facebook «Shere Khan» announced that it was ceasing its activities.

    Personal life

    Theo James is one of the most mysterious artists. He has no personal social networking pages are also husband never confirmed any romantic relationship in which was. Known for his love affair with a classmate at the acting School of Ruth Kearney, while steam did not advertise their connection.

    Theo James and Ruth Kearney
    Theo James and Ruth Kearney | Zimbio

    After the release of the film «Divergent» fans talking about relationships Theo James and Shailene Woodley. The reason for this was an ambiguous phrase of the actors that between them have a chemistry that is positively reflected in the work. However, and this novel, if it ever took place to be the secret.

    Theo James and Shailene Woodley
    Theo James and Shailene Woodley | Artleo

    And in 2015, the ubiquitous paparazzi «caught» Theo James in a jewelry store, again with Ruth Kearney. Young people viewed a display of rings. But here, the actor remained true to himself and did not comment on personal life. While close to Ruth Kearney, speak about their engagement to Theodore.

    Theo James and Ruth Kearney
    Theo James and Ruth Kearney | NBC News

    Many people successfully speak foreign languages and are multilingual people. But Theo James knows only English, but perfectly reproduces not only the British accent, but the pronunciation of the Americans, Scots, Australians and the Irish. Moreover, it may mislead even the indigenous people of this reprimand. Acting in American films, Teo relinquishes British accent, even in the hidden life, entering the local dialect.

    The man is very athletic. He loves diving and set a personal record: dived to 18 metres on a single breath. Theo also loves to jump off cliffs and high rocks, to box and play football. Like most Englishmen, James has a favorite club in the Premier League — he supports Arsenal.

    Theo James loves to dive into the water
    Theo James loves to dive into the water | VK

    While studying in high school theater Theodore mastered the art of dance and since then knows how to tap-dance, owns the mastery of classical dance and jazz-modern. I should add that the actor is a fan of Harrison Ford and especially his films about the adventures of adventurer Indiana Jones. Incidentally, Theo James is considered one of the most beautiful actors in the UK.


    • 2010 — You will meet a tall dark stranger
    • 2011 — Bedlam
    • 2012 — underworld: Awakening
    • 2012 — the Domino Effect
    • 2012 — Way up
    • 2013 — Lucky
    • 2014 — Divergent
    • 2015 — London fields
    • 2016 — War against all
    • 2016 — tablets of fate


    Theo James

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