James Purefoy



  • Birth Name: James Brian Mark Purefoy
  • Birth Place: Taunton, Somerset, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/03/1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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James Purefoy Fast Facts:
  • Left Sherborne School at age 16, then enrolled in night school to finish his O-levels.
  • Worked as a hospital orderly for several years after leaving school.
  • Took up acting while studying for his A-levels at Brooklands Technical College because he was in need of a third subject and, as importantly, the girl-boy ratio in the class was 3 to 1.
  • His first acting job was as Alan Strang in a touring production of Equus.
  • Acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company for several years after leaving drama school.
  • James Purefoy Relationships:
  • Holly Aird - Ex-wife
  • Jessica Adams - Significant Other
  • Joseph Purefoy - Son
  • Fay Ripley - Ex-significant Other
  • College:
  • Attended Central School of Speech and Drama, London England; University of London, London, England

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