Jim Sturgess Biography
(Best Known for His Role as "Jude" in the Musical Romance Drama Film "Across the Universe")
Birthday: May 16, 1978 (Taurus)
Born In: Wandsworth, London, England
Jim Sturgess is an English singer-songwriter and actor known for starring in the films ‘Across the Universe’, ‘Crossing Over’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’. Born in London and raised in Surrey, he grew up with an inherent interest in music. At the age of eight, Sturgess developed a secret passion for acting when he landed a minor part in a local stage production. At the age of 15, he joined a band and started playing gigs in pubs. He relocated to Manchester to study at the University of Salford with the ambition to pursue a professional music career. Soon, Sturgess started performing in his own plays and short films. He eventually garnered the attention of an acting agent while performing a one-person show and later moved to Hollywood. Since then, the talented personality has been active in the showbiz, appearing in both films and television projects while also composing lyrics and playing music.