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Julian Ovenden

Highest Rated:   26% Colonia (2016)
Lowest Rated:   18% 1st Night (2013)
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To refer to British actor Julian Ovenden as a "thespian" marks the understatement to end all understatements. The son of Queen Elizabeth II's chaplain, Ovenden came of age in a regal environment and, at an early point, demonstrated his sharpest and clearest talent in the musical realm. By seven years old, Ovenden received an invitation to sing at St. Paul's Cathedral; by the age of 13, he won a musical scholarship to Eton College. A tenure at Oxford University on a choral scholarship followed, as did post-graduate studies at London's esteemed Webber-Douglas Academy of Performing Arts, which found Ovenden acting opposite such legends as Nigel Hawthorne and under the aegis of director Michael Grandage.Ovenden pursued film and television acting alongside his theatrical and musical work from the earliest stages of his career. His first high-profile filmed role arrived around 2002, when cast in the Working Title telemovie Come Together opposite James D'Arcy. A popular turn as a doctor on the British series The Royal ensued, as did a role in the widely viewed miniseries Foyle's War (as Andrew Foyle) alongside the revered Michael Kitchen (Out of Africa). In 2004, Ovenden put his vocal and dramatic talents to use for a single television project: the Arthur Seidelman-directed telemovie A Christmas Carol: The Musical, starring Kelsey Grammer as Ebenezer Scrooge and Jane Krakowski as The Ghost of Christmas Past. Ovenden played Fred Anderson in that film. Meanwhile, the actor continued to pursue both theatrical and cinematic projects with equal vitality. Ovenden also signed for a regular supporting role on the 2008 series drama Cashmere Mafia, produced by Darren Star; however, the series didn't make it past its first season.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
26% Colonia
  • Roman
2016
No Score Yet The Sound of Music Live
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet Allies
  • Captain Gabriel Jackson
2014
18% 1st Night
  • Tom
2013
No Score Yet A Christmas Carol
  • Fred Anderson
2005

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
92% Person Of Interest
2011
  • Lambert
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Live From Lincoln Center
2000
  • Gaylord Ravenal
  • 2015
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
  • Charles Blake
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Foyle's War
2002-2015
  • Andrew Foyle
  • 2015
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
2014
  • Voice
  • 2014
56% The Assets
2014
  • Gary Grimes
  • 2014
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Val Ernest Hemmingway Charles Blake Andrew Foyle Val Dartie
  • 2014
  • 2011
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
2010
  • Charles Blake
  • 2013
50% Any Human Heart
2010
  • Ernest Hemmingway Ernest Hemingway

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