James Purefoy Biography
Birthday: June 3, 1964 (Gemini)
Born In: Taunton, Somerset, England
James Purefoy is an English actor who is known for playing Mark Antony in HBO’s ‘Rome’, Laurens Bancroft in the Netflix original series ‘Altered Carbon’ and a professor-turned-serial-killer in the drama ‘The Following’. He has made a number of appearances in a variety of television shows and plays across USA and UK since the 1980s. Born in Somerset, Purefoy boarded at Sherborne and later went to a night school. Following his schooling, he took a succession of odd jobs and eventually enrolled at Central School of Speech and Drama to study acting. He began his career as a stage actor and appeared in a number of theatre productions before venturing into films and television shows. Since establishing himself in the entertainment world, the actor has been consistently impressing his audiences by playing versatile characters. On the personal front, the actor is married to director and producer Jessica Adams and is the father of four children.