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Theo James Biography

Birth Name:
Theodore Taptiklis
Birth Place:
Oxford, England

Fast Facts

  • Decided to put off becoming an actor at age 18, telling Variety: "I needed to be a bit more grounded and to have more to draw from
  • " Earned a degree in philosophy from the University of Nottingham
  • Before he graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, he won a small part in the 2010 Woody Allen comedy You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
  • Drew on his past boxing experience for his action-heavy role in the vampire thriller Underworld: Awakening
  • After a lengthy auditioning process, was cast as Ryan Phillippe's replacement for the titular lead on the CBS drama Golden Boy


  • 2015People's Choice Awards-Favorite Movie Duo: winner