James Norton

James Norton

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1985-07-18 (35 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

19 Movies · 12 TV shows

Also Known As: Джеймс Нортон · James Geoffrey Ian Norton

Biography

James Geoffrey Ian Norton (born 18 July 1985) is an English actor. He is best known for roles in the British television series Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace and McMafia. He earned a nomination for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015 for his performance as ex-convict Tommy Lee Royce in Happy Valley.

Personal Life

When asked if he was religious, in the context of portraying a vicar in Grantchester, Norton said, "Obviously I have a relationship with religion, because I went to a Catholic school and studied theology. I can't call myself religious, but I'm definitely fascinated by it".In 2015, Norton was made a trustee of the Royal Theatrical Support Trust.Norton has type 1 diabetes.

Early Life

Norton was born in London, the son of Lavinia Jane (Norman) and Hugh Biddulph Norton. His parents were both teachers; his father, who was born in Tanzania, was a lecturer at Hull School of Art and Design. Though originally from London, Norton's family lived in the town of Malton in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. Norton, who grew up at the edge of the Howardian Hills in North Yorkshire, has described his childhood as "idyllic". Norton's ancestry is English, Irish, Scottish, German, Cornish, and Jewish.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Nowhere Special

Nowhere Special

2021
John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, has dedicated his life to bringing up his 4-year-old son, Michael, after the child's mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months ...
Things Heard & Seen

Things Heard & Seen

9
2021
Recent transplants to a small town have found that their new home is cursed because of the murders of their former owners. Their marriage is a dark place with one haunted secret that will reveal other...
TV
The Nevers

The Nevers

2021
A group of women are trying to change the world.

2019.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

2019
In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent...
Little Women

Little Women

6.35
2019
In the aftermath of the Civil War, four sisters come of age.
TV
The Trial of Christine Keeler

The Trial of Christine Keeler

2019
The minister, his mistress, and her lover the spy. The story of the woman at the centre of one of the 20th century's biggest scandals – which changed Britain forever.

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
McMafia

McMafia

2018
Alex Godman has been trying to get away from his past. When his family's past comes to light, Alex is drawn into the criminal Underworld to protect those he loves.
TV
McMafia

McMafia

5
2018
Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend, ...

2017.

2 Movies
Hampstead

Hampstead

2017
Emily Walters is an American widow living in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London. Donald has lived in a ramshackle hut near the edge of the forest for 17 years. Donald's property becomes Emily's p...
Flatliners

Flatliners

5.47
2017
Five medical students embark on a dangerous experiment to understand the mystery of what lies beyond life. They have a near-death experience when their hearts are stopped.

2016.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
War and Peace

War and Peace

7.25
2016
The love triangle between Pierre Bezukhov,Natasha Rostova, and Andrei Bolkonsky was the focus of the story.
TV
Wild West: America's Great Frontier

Wild West: America's Great Frontier

2016
Discover the amazing ways nature has found to survive in the extremely testing land of America's wild west.
Wild West: America's Great Frontier

Wild West: America's Great Frontier

2016
A legendary land known for its scorching hot deserts, red rock canyon lands, giant snow-capped mountains and rugged shorelines. Welcome to America’s Wild West, home to a vibrant cast of tricksters, pi...
To Walk Invisible

To Walk Invisible

2016
The story of the extraordinary Bront family, who came from obscurity to produce some of the greatest novels in the English language, is told in To Walk invisible.

2015.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Life In Squares

Life In Squares

6
2015
The three-part series centres on the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant as t...
Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley's Lover

2015
The legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley's affair with her gamekeeper is told in this early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries. The adaptation was written by Jed Mercurio.

2014.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Grantchester

Grantchester

5.93
2014
Sidney Chambers became an investigative vicar after one of his parishioners died in suspicious circumstances.
Bonobo

Bonobo

2014
Judith, an uptight divorcee, is appalled when her daughter Lily quits law school to move into a commune of hippie-misfits who live according to the behavioural principles of the bonobo monkey, a speci...
Northmen: A Viking Saga

Northmen: A Viking Saga

2014
A panicked race begins as a band of Vikings cross enemy lines. The loser will pay with their lives.
Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner

4.67
2014
J.M.W was eccentric. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful maid bears an unrequited love for him.
TV
Happy Valley

Happy Valley

6.16
2014
Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She looks after an orphan.

2013.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Belle

Belle

6
2013
The true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, inspired BELLE. She can't fully participate in the traditions of her social standing because of he...
Rush

Rush

7
2013
During the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season, a biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
TV
Death Comes to Pemberley

Death Comes to Pemberley

5.53
2013
Adaptation of PD James's bestselling homage to Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt.

2012.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Restless

Restless

6
2012
A young woman learns that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

6
2012
England was founded in 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Joseph...
On This Island

On This Island

2012
Set in a satirical vision of modern Britain, Hadrian is a young and ambitious civil servant who arranges to receive Greek lessons in preparation for a government promotion which will see him steer Bri...

2009.

1 Movie
An Education

An Education

6.25
2009
Jenny aspires to attend Oxford University despite her sheltered upbringing. When David, a charming but much older suitor, drives into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life.

2007.

1 TV show
TV
The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show

9.5
2007
GrahamNorton talks about what's happening. The guests are talking. Graham is playing an instrument.

2005.

1 TV show
TV
Doctor Who

Doctor Who

6.2
2005
The Doctor is a 900 year old alien who is part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor knows how to save planets.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

Based on the novel by Joseph Conrad, a steamboat captains up the River Congo in search of a mysterious figure who has carved out a brutal kingdom in which he has power of life and death over his nativ...
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