Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis, better known as Theo James, is an English actor known for his roles as Jed Harper in Bedlam (2011), Walter William Clark, Jr. in the crime drama Golden Boy (2013), Tobias “Four” Eaton in the film adaptations of The Divergent Series, and David in Underworld: Awakening (2012) and Underworld: Blood Wars (2016).
James was born on 16 December 1984, in Oxford, England. He is the son of Jane, who worked for the National Health Service, and Philip Taptiklis, a business consultant. His paternal grandfather was Greek (he moved from the Peloponnese to New Zealand). His other ancestry is English and Scottish. The youngest of five children, James has two brothers and two sisters.
He attended Aylesbury Grammar School and went on to earn his undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of Nottingham. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
James made his television debut in A Passionate Woman, starring opposite Billie Piper. He played Turkish diplomat Kemal Pamuk in an episode of the first season of Downton Abbey. James starred in Bedlam, playing the lead role of Jed Harper. He appeared in the 2012 adaptation of John Braine’s Room at the Top as Jack Wales.His film credits include You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and The Domino Effect. James was cast in Stranger while still in his final year at drama school.
He played James, an obnoxious night club rep, in The Inbetweeners Movie. In 2011, James was chosen to play the character of David in the fourth installment of Underworld: Awakening, released in 2012, opposite Kate Beckinsale.
In 2012 he appeared in ITV’s Case Sensitive starring Olivia Williams and Darren Boyd. He was named a “Star of Tomorrow” in 2009 by Screen International.Outside his acting career, James was the singer and guitarist of the London-based band Shere Khan. On 21 November 2012, the band announced on their Facebook page that they were no longer actively playing as a band and that members would be pursuing other musical endeavours.
Age, Height & MeasurementsTheo James Age 33 years. Theo James's height 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm), weight 172 lbs (78 kg). Body measurements 45 - 32 - 15½ and Zodiac Sign Sagittarius.
|Theo James Bio|
|Birth/Full Name||Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Hair Color||Hair Color|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Brother||Theo has 2 older brother|
|Sister||2 older sisters|
|Dating/Affairs With||Ruth Kearney (2009-Present),Shailene Woodley (2014)|
|School||Aylesbury Grammar School, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School|
|College/University||UnknownUniversity of Nottingham|