James Purefoy – Biography, Facts & Life Story

James Purefoy British Actor

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Not Known
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.85 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nickname James
Gender Male
Age 60 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth June 3, 1964
Full Name James Brian Mark Purefoy
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Birthplace Taunton, United Kingdom
Published on September 2, 2019 on 08:12 AM
Zodiac Sign Gemini

James Brian Mark Purefoy is an English actor. He is known for his role as Mark Antony on the HBO series named ‘Rome’. He is noted for his work in the series named ‘The Following, Solomon Kane in the film of the same name, and Hap Collins in the Sundance series named ‘Hap and Leonard’. In 2018, the actor appeared as Laurence Bancroft in ‘Altered Carbon’, a Netflix original series.


The actor, James Purefoy made an appearance in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in ‘Leatherhead’. Among many others, he is known for appearing in ‘Equus’.

James Mark made an appearance in ‘The Constant Couple’. Later, he made an appearance in ‘MacbethThe TempestThe Man Who Came to Dinner (Gene Saks, Barbican), and King Lear as Edgar.

In 2014, the actor starred in the film named ‘High-Rise’ with Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons. In the same year, Purefoy acted in the ‘Formula-1’ themed music video for David Guetta’s song titled ‘Dangerous’.

The actor James Purefoy made an appearance in the 2019 West and Middle Chinnock Christmas Show, as well as singing several sea shanties from Fisherman’s Friends.


The actor James Brian Mark appeared in ‘Photo Finish’ in which he appeared as James. For his performance, he has won the Jury Award for Best Actor.




James Purefoy Education

School: Sherborne School

College: Brooklands College – Weybridge Campus

James Purefoy Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Playing Mark Antony in HBO’s ‘Rome’

Net Worth: USD $6 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy

Mother: Shirley Taylor

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Jessica Adams (m. 2014), Holly Aird (m. 1996–2002)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Joseph Purefoy

Daughter: Rose Purefoy

Past Relationships:

Fay Ripley (1982 – 1993).

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Who is James Purefoy?

James Purefoy is a British actor, born on 03 June, 1964 in Taunton, United Kingdom.

How old is James Purefoy?

James Purefoy is 60 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is James Purefoy?

James Purefoy is 6 feet 0 inches (1.85 m).

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