James Bolam

James Bolam

Highest Rated: 70% The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Lowest Rated: 60% To Kill a King (2003)

Birthday: Jun 16, 1935

Birthplace: Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK

James Bolam's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Bolam started his acting career landing roles in films, such as the dramatic adaptation "A Kind of Loving" (1962) with Alan Bates, the drama "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" (1962) with Tom Courtenay and the Tom Courtenay comedic adaptation "Otley" (1969). He also appeared in "In Celebration" (1975) and "The Likely Lads" (1976). He had a part on the television special "As You Like It" (PBS, 1978-79). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Seaview Knights" (1994), "Clockwork Mice" (1995) and the Ralph Fiennes dramatic adaptation "The End of the Affair" (1999). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "The Island on Bird Street" (Showtime, 1998-99). He also lent his voice to the animated adaptation "The Plague Dogs" (1982) with Warren Mitchell. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Born and Bred (BBC)" (BBC 1, 2001-05). He also was featured in the TV movie "Death of a Stranger" (2000-01). Bolam most recently acted in the dramatic adaptation "To Kill a King" (2003) with Dougray Scott.

Highest rated movies

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
The End of the Affair
To Kill a King

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 42% Unconditional Love Hutch (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 56% Celebration Unknown (Character) - 2007
60% 50% To Kill a King Denzil Holles (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 93% A History of Britain Unknown (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dirty Tricks Moss (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 0% It Was an Accident Vernon Fitch (Character) - 2000
67% 74% The End of the Affair Mr. Savage (Character) $10.7M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Stalker's Apprentice Helmut Kranze (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet 74% The Island on Bird Street Doctor Studjinsky (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Missing Postman Clive Peacock (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 61% Stella Does Tricks Mr. Peters (Character) $2.4K 1996
No Score Yet 40% Clockwork Mice Wackey (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seaview Knights Jackie (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 100% The Beiderbecke Affair Unknown (Character) - 1985
63% 90% The Plague Dogs The Tod (Voice) - 1982
No Score Yet 78% The Likely Lads Terry Collier (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 60% In Celebration Colin Shaw (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Straight on Till Morning Joey (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 21% Crucible of Terror John Davies (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 17% Otley Albert (Character) - 1969
70% 86% The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Mike (Character) - 1962

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marriage Gerry (Character) 2022
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grandpa in My Pocket Grandpa (Character) 2009-2011 2014
No Score Yet 100% New Tricks Jack Halford (Character) 2004-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Likely Lads Unknown (Character) 1964-1965 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Unknown (Character) 1973-1974