Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Jamie Dornan Biography

Birth Name:
James Peter Maxwell Dornan
Birth Place:
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Actor, musician, model

Fast Facts

  • Mother died of pancreatic cancer when he was 16 years old
  • Formed the folk band Sons of Jim and the record label Doorstep Records with his college friend David Alexander
  • Dropped out of college to pursue a modeling career
  • Appeared nude in Abercrombie & Fitch magazine wtih Malin Akerman in 2002


  • 2017IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actor in a Lead Role Film: nominated
  • 2015IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best Actor in a Lead Role Drama: nominated
  • 2014Irish Film & Television Awards-Best Actor in a Lead Role in Television: winner
  • 2014BAFTA Television Awards-Best Actor: nominated