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James Norton Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is James Norton?
James Geoffrey Ian Norton is an English notable actor. He is best known for roles in the television series Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace, and McMafia. In 2015, he earned a nomination for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as ex-convict Tommy Lee Royce in Happy Valley.
How Old Is James Norton?
He is 37 years old as of July 2022, having been born on July18, 1985, in Lambeth, London, England. James shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Vin Diesel, Daneliya Tuleshova, Priyanka Chopra, Kristen Bell, and many more.
James Norton Family
Who are James Norton’s Parents?
He was born to Hugh Biddulph Norton (Father) and Lavinia Jane Norton (Mother). His parents were both teachers.
Does James Norton have Siblings?
He has a sister by the name of Jessica Norton (born in 1987), a physician.
James Norton Education
He received his high school education at Bramcote Prep School (Scarborough College) until the age of 13 and Ampleforth College. After high school, he read theology at Fitzwilliam College where he graduated in 2007 with First-Class Honours. Later, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London for three years but left in 2010 six months before graduation to take an acting assignment.
James Norton Marital Status
He is engaged to his girlfriend, Imogen Poots (born on June 3, 1989) an English actress and model. They engaged in 2022.
James Norton Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
James Norton Career
In 2009, he appeared as a classmate of Jenn in the film An Education, starring Carey Mulligan. Whereas the next year, he was an original cast member of Posh at the Royal Court Theatre. In 2010 also, he starred at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield in That Face as Henry, an 18-year-old who has dropped out of school to care for his mentally disturbed and drug-dependent mother, played by Frances Barber. The next year in 2011, he starred in the First World War drama Journey’s End as Captain Stanhope.
The production toured from March to June in the UK and transferred to the Duke of York’s Theatre in the West End from July to September. He went on to take the role of Geoffrey in The Lion in Water at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket directed by Trevor Nunn, with whom James had worked at Cambridge in Cymbeline. Next, he played Owen, the would-be groom of a conflicted bride in the 2012 film Cheerful Weather for the Wedding. In 2013, he appeared as Formula One driver Guy Edwards in the film Rush. That year also, he played a suitor of the title, a mixed-race woman in 18th century English century in the film Belle.
His television appearances include the Doctor Who episode “Cold War”, in which he played a crewman on a Soviet submarine during the Cold War. And Death Comes to Pemberley, based on the P.D. James novel involving characters from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice caught up in a murder mystery. His role as Tommy Lee Royce was acclaimed in the hit crime drama Happy Valley. At the 2015 BAFTAs, he then confirmed that he would be appearing in the second series of Happy Valley.
From 2014 to 2018, he played crime-solving vicar Sidney Chambers alongside Robson Green as Police Inspector Geordie Keating in the TV series Grantchester, based on the novels by James Runcie. Grantchester became his first starring role. In 2016, a second series was broadcast. Whereas in autumn 2016, a third series went into production and aired in both the UK and the U.S. in late spring/early summer 2017. In June 2018, a fourth series began filming and it was confirmed that this would be James’ final series.
James also appears in the 2014 films Northmen: A Viking Saga and Mr. Turner, a biographical drama on the life of the artist J.M. W. Turner by director Mike Leigh. In 2015, he played Duncan Grant in the BBC Two mini-series about the Bloomsbury Group, Life in Squares. The next year, he appeared in the BBC miniseries of Andrew Davies’ production of War & Peace as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky The mini-series, a co-production with The Weinstein Company allowed the cast to film in Russia.
Between March and May 2016, he appeared in Tracy Letts’ Bug in London’s West End. Also in 2016, he appeared in “Nosedive” an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror. Between December 2017 and February 2018, he appeared in Amy Herzog’s Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre. As part of his preparations for his role in McMafia, he studied the Russian martial art and health system Systema. He went on to portray John Brooke in 2019, in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Woman.
James Norton Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1inch (1.85m) and a weight of 85kg (187lbs).
James Norton’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
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