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      Jeremy Northam

      Jeremy Northam

      Highest Rated: 97% The Winslow Boy (1999)

      Lowest Rated: 14% Gloria (1999)

      Birthday: Dec 1, 1961

      Birthplace: Cambridge, England, UK

      Tall and slender with dark good looks and a rich, plummy voice, Jeremy Northam was already established as a stage and television performer in his native Britain when he landed his breakthrough screen role as the suavely seductive villain stalking Sandra Bullock in the cyber thriller "The Net" (1995). The son of a professor and a potter, he spent his formative years in Bristol and Cambridge. After completing his college education, Northam enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School but left before completing the three-year program when he began landing TV roles like the soldier in the WWI drama "Journey's End" (1988). The following year, the limelight shone on him briefly when he understudied and then replaced Daniel Day-Lewis in the National Theatre production of "Hamlet." Additional stage roles followed, including an award-winning turn in "The Voysey Inheritance" and a supporting role in "The Gift of the Gorgon" (1992), starring married couple Judi Dench and Michael Williams as well as additional work at the Royal Shakespeare Festival. As his stage presence increased, Northam lent his presence to other small screen roles before landing his first major feature role, as Hindley Earnshaw in the uneven remake of "Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights" (1992). That film met with a derisive critical reaction in England and was relegated to TV in America (it aired on TNT in 1994).

      Highest rated movies

      The Winslow Boy poster
      The Winslow Boy
      Eye in the Sky poster Eye in the Sky Dean Spanley poster
      Dean Spanley
      Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story poster
      Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
      Gosford Park poster
      Gosford Park
      An Ideal Husband poster
      An Ideal Husband
      Emma poster
      Happy, Texas poster
      Happy, Texas




      72% 50% Our Kind of Traitor Aubrey Longrigg (Character) $3.2M 2016
      63% 71% The Man Who Knew Infinity Bertrand Russell (Character) $3.9M 2015
      95% 82% Eye in the Sky Brian Woodale (Character) $18.7M 2015
      44% 42% Glorious 39 Balcombe (Character) - 2009
      47% 49% Creation Reverend Innes (Character) $340.6K 2009
      88% 81% Dean Spanley Fisk Jr. (Character) - 2008
      20% 40% The Invasion Tucker Kaufman (Character) $15.1M 2007
      42% 22% Guy X Lane Woolwrap (Character) - 2005
      88% 66% Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story Mark (Character) $1.2M 2005
      26% 62% Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius Walter Hagen (Character) $2.7M 2004
      23% 36% The Statement Colonel Roux (Character) $763.0K 2003
      39% 40% The Singing Detective Mark Binney (Character) $336.5K 2003
      58% 65% Cypher Morgan Sullivan (Character) - 2002
      63% 58% Possession Randolph Henry Ash (Character) $10.1M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Martin and Lewis Dean Martin (Character) - 2002
      72% 54% Enigma Wigram (Character) $4.3M 2001
      87% 78% Gosford Park Ivor Novello (Character) $41.3M 2001
      54% 39% The Golden Bowl Prince Amerigo (Character) $3.0M 2000
      81% 55% Happy, Texas Harry Sawyer (Character) $1.9M 1999
      14% 30% Gloria Kevin (Character) $4.2M 1999
      97% 78% The Winslow Boy Sir Robert Morton (Character) $4.0M 1999
      85% 69% An Ideal Husband Sir Robert Chiltern (Character) $18.5M 1999
      No Score Yet 33% The Misadventures of Margaret Edward Nathan (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 50% The Tribe Jamie (Character) - 1998
      67% 37% Mimic Peter Mann (Character) $25.5M 1997
      84% 77% Emma Mr. Knightley (Character) $22.2M 1996
      No Score Yet 26% A Village Affair Anthony Jordan (Character) - 1995
      54% 74% Carrington Beacus Penrose (Character) $2.3M 1995
      44% 44% The Net Jack Devlin (Character) $49.4M 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Voices Philip Heseltine/Peter Warlock (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Fatal Inversion Rufus Fletcher (Character) - 1993
      25% 66% Wuthering Heights Hindley Earnshaw (Character) - 1992


      No Score Yet No Score Yet New Worlds Charles II (Character) 2014
      0% 83% Miami Medical Unknown (Character) 2010
      69% 80% The Tudors Sir Thomas More (Character) 2007-2008
      No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2002