Jonathan Cake

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  • Birth Name: Jonathan James Cake
  • Birth Place: Worthing, West Sussex, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/31/1967, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Jonathan Cake Fast Facts:
  • Toured Britain with London's National Youth Theater as a teenager.
  • Appeared in a Cambridge University student production of Cyrano de Bergerac alongside Nick Clegg, who went on to become Britain's Deputy Prime Minister; Sam Mendes directed. 
  • Played rugby at Cambridge.
  • Won a 2002 Barclays Best Actor Award in Britain for his role in a stage adaptation of  the Tennessee Williams screenplay Baby Doll and a 2003 Theatre World Award for the Abbey Theater of Dublin's New York production of Euripedes' Medea.
  • Played several notable villains including Nazi medical experimenter Josef Mengele (in the 2003 Showtime movie Out of the Ashes) and WWII-era British fascist leader Oswald Mosley (in the 1998 British miniseries Mosley).
  • Met wife Julianne Nicholson when they played spouses in a failed HBO pilot appropriately titled Marriage; also played the fiancé of Nicholson's character (Det. Wheeler) on Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
  • Jonathan Cake Relationships:
  • Jemma Redgrave - Ex-significant Other
  • Ignatius Cake - Son
  • Olivia Williams - Ex-fiancĂ©e
  • Julianne Nicholson - Wife
  • Phoebe Margaret Cake - Daughter
  • College:
  • University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, England (English literature, 1989); attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, England

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