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Birth Name: James Brian Mark Purefoy

Birth Place: Taunton, Somerset, England

Birthday: June 3, 1964, Gemini

Profession: Actor

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Michael Kenneth Williams and James Purefoy, <em>Hap and Leonard</em>

Hap and Leonard Is Fun Noir

Hap and Leonard is the perfect show for people who liked the feel of True Detective's first season but found its ponderousness grating and just wanted a smart but unpretentiously pulpy crime series. Hap and Leonard has a similar swampy, noirish style… Read more

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Meet the Cast: Anika Noni Rose as Kizzy
Anika Noni Rose explains how her character Kizzy inherited a strong sense of self and heritage from her father, Kunta Kinte, in this web exclusive.
Know Your Roots: Mark Wolper
02:01 — Watch Co-Executive Producer, Mark Wolper, discuss his connection to Alex Haley and his perspective on how our DNA makeup connects us all.
Meet the Cast: Laurence Fishburne as Alex Haley
In the role of Roots' author Alex Haley, Laurence Fishburne fulfills a lifelong dream of being part of this iconic miniseries.
Comic-Con 2012: The Following Panel
13:18 — Hear what you can expect from the stars and creators of The Following straight from their Comic-Con 2012 panel.

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Fri May 27 12:05pm
A Knight's Tale HBO

Deliberately anachronistic yarn, set to classic rock music, about a medieval peasant with a Gen-X attitude who poses as a noble to partake in jousting tournaments. Pure historians will wince!

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Fri May 27 8:00pm
RootsRoots' LegacyNew A&E

A behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming mini-series "Roots."

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Sat May 28 12:03am
RootsRoots' Legacy A&E

A behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming mini-series "Roots."

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James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams,<em> Hap and Leonard</em>
Here's Your First Look at Hap and Leonard's Title Sequence

The opening credits capture the SundanceTV series' swampy noir atmosphere

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The Following Shocker: Is Joe Carroll Really Dead?

And what's next for Ryan Hardy?

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He's Back! James Purefoy Dissects Joe Carroll's Return on The Following

What does he want from Ryan?

Shawn Ashmore, Ryan Hardy and Jessica Stroup
7 Ways The Following Is Rebooting Itself in Season 3

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Michael Ealy
The Following: Meet the Season 3 Villain!

Ryan Hardy, meet your new nemesis. With Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) behind bars (probably), The Foll…

James Purefoy, Kevin Bacon
6 Ways The Following Went Off the Rails in Season 2

[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about the Season 2 finale of The Following. Read at y…

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  • Birth Name: James Brian Mark Purefoy
  • Birth Place: Taunton, Somerset, England
  • Birthday: June 3, 1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor