Lennie James

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Biography

  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/11/1965, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; playwright; screenwriter
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Lennie James Fast Facts:
  • After the death of his mother when he was 10, he and his brother chose to live in a children's home in London instead of being sent to America to reside with a relative. He stayed in foster care for eight years. 
  • Aspired to be a professional rugby player as a teen.
  • Was introduced to acting after following a girl he was interested in to an audition for a play.
  • Was once employed by the British government's social security office. 
  • Penned the autobiographical TV film, Storm Damage, in 2000.
  • Wrote the well-received play The Sons of Charlie Paora, which opened in London's Royal Court in 2004.
  • Landed the role of Robert Hawkins on Jericho after his first audition.
  • Lennie James Relationships:
  • Celine - Daughter
  • Georgia - Daughter
  • Phyllis Mary James - Mother
  • Giselle Glasman - Significant Other
  • Kester James - Brother
  • Romy - Daughter
  • College:
  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, England (1988)

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