Theo James is an English actor who shot to fame for the role of Jed Harper in the television series Bedlam and the role of detective Walter Clark in the CBS crime drama Golden Boy. Theo James' real breakthrough into film stardom came in 2014, when he starred in the film Divergent, which earned him a Teen Choice Award for Best Actor in an Action/Adventure film for his performance. Especially, he was honored to be named a "Star of Tomorrow" in 2009 by Screen International.
Being the youngest of 5 siblings, Theo James was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, to Jane and Philip Taptiklis. Before his fame, he worked at the National Health Service in England and studied philosophy at the University of Nottingham. His television debut was made in A Passionate Woman, starring opposite Billie Piper. He also appeared in some films including Room at the Top, Underworld: Awakening, etc.
James has been dating actress Ruth Kearney since 2009.
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