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Dornan at the premiere of the movie Fifty Shades of Grey at the Berlin International Film Festival on 11 February 2015
1 May 1982
|Occupation||Actor, model, musician|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
Amelia Warner (m. 2013)
James "Jamie" Dornan (born 1 May 1982) is a Northern Irish actor, model, and musician. He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's movie Marie Antoinette, Sheriff Graham Humbert in the ABC series Once Upon a Time and serial killer Paul Spector in the BBC Two crime drama series The Fall. He played the titular character, Christian Grey, in the movie Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).
Dornan was born in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. He grew up in the suburbs of Belfast, and has two older sisters. His father, Professor Jim Dornan, is an obstetrician who had also considered becoming an actor. Jamie Dornan is a first cousin, twice removed, of actress Greer Garson. His grandparents on both sides of his family were Methodist lay preachers. Dornan was 16 when his mother, Lorna, died.
He was a member of folk band called Sons of Jim, until it disbanded in 2008. His modeling career has included cover and feature shoots for publications such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Aquascutum, Hugo Boss, Armani, Dior Homme and Calvin Klein (with both Kate Moss and Eva Mendes), and he was labelled "The Golden Torso" by The New York Times.
His first acting role in a film was Count Axel Fersen in the Sofia Coppola film Marie Antoinette (2006). After that, he appeared films and TV series such as Beyond the Rave, Shadows in the Sun, Fifty Shades of Grey; Once Upon a Time and The Fall.
In 2014, he was ranked #3 in People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive list.
He married English actress and singer Amelia Warner in Somerset on 27 April 2013. They have one daughter together Dulcie (b. November 2013)
|2006||Marie Antoinette||Axel von Fersen|
|2008||Beyond the Rave||Ed|
|2009||Nice to Meet You||The Young Man||Short movie|
|2009||Shadows in the Sun||Joe|
|2009||X Returns||X||Short movie|
|2010||The Black Widow||Short movie|
|2015||Fifty Shades of Grey||Christian Grey||It grossed $570 million worldwide.|
|2015||The 9th Life of Louis Drax||Dr. Allan Pascal||Completed|
|2011–2013||Once Upon a Time||The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham Humbert||9 episodes|
|2013–present||The Fall||Paul Spector||11 episodes|
|2014||New Worlds||Abe Goffe||4 episodes|
|2006||"My Burning Sun"|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Broadcasting Press Guild Awards||Won||The Fall|
|2014||Irish Film and Television Awards||Best Lead Actor - Television||Won||The Fall|
|2014||Irish Film and Television Awards||Rising star||Won|
|2014||British Academy Television Award||Best Actor||Nominated||The Fall|
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