English actor Theo James was born on December 16, 1984 in Oxford, England. He studied philosophy in the University of Nottingham but soon received training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He is also a talented musician, singing and playing guitar for the band Shere Khan.
For his television debut, Theo James starred alongside Billie Piper in A Passionate Woman. He was next seen on Downton Abbey, in addition to his performances on films like You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, The Domino Effect and Red Tales. He later booked the role of Jed Harper on the series Bedlam, and was named a Star of Tomorrow in 2009 by the magazine Screen International.
James is set to star in the upcoming CBS crime drama television series Golden Boy