James Purefoy Overview

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Born: June 03, 1964

Hailing from a farm in Somerset, England, Purefoy was one of four children and attended boarding school for three years before venturing off to London to complete a BA program at the Central School of Speech and Drama. He was discovered in his final year performing in Henry V, and soon after graduating he joined the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company. Purefoy continued to work on stage until 1990 on productions like Macbeth, Constant Couple, and The Tempest. His screen credits began... See All

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