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Jamie Bamber Biography

Birth Name:
Jamie St. John Bamber Griffith
Birth Place:
Hammersmith, London, England

Fast Facts

  • Has five brothers and one sister
  • Lived in Paris for a number of years as a child
  • His mother ran a children's theater group and she cast him in his first role, as the Wicked Witch of the West in a production of The Wizard of Oz
  • Met his wife, Kerry Norton, when they were working on the 2000 thriller The Devil's Tattoo
  • Ran the London Marathon in 2002, finishing in just under three hours
  • Dyed his hair almost black to play Lee Adama in Battlestar Galactica, to match Edward James Olmos' hair, who played his father
  • Named one of TV's Sexiest Men by TV GUIDE in 2006
  • Appeared shirtless in an ad for PETA in 2009