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James Norton Biography

Birth Name:
James Geoffrey Ian Norton
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Studied theology and religious studies at University of Cambridge
  • Was a member of the Marlowe Society theatre club at Cambridge
  • While still at university, played Posthumus in a production of Cymbeline directed by Trevor Nunn, in 2007
  • Was an original cast member of Laura Wade's Posh at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2010
  • Voiced Cole in the 2014 EA video game Dragon Age: Inquisition


  • 2015BAFTA Television Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated


  • Hugh Biddulph Norton -- Father
  • Lavinia Jane (Norman) -- Mother
  • Jessica Norton -- Sister