JJ Feild

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JJ Feild
Born John Joseph Feild
1978 (age 35–36)[1]
Boulder, Colorado
Alma mater Fine Arts College
Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Neve Campbell
Children Caspian (son)
Parents Reshad Feild

John Joseph Feild (born 1978), known professionally as JJ Feild (often incorrectly cited as J. J. Feild),[2] is a British-American actor.

Early life and education[edit]

John Joseph Feild[3] was born in Boulder, Colorado, to English academic Reshad Feild and his American wife.[3][4] Feild and his parents moved to London when he was a baby; they later divorced and remarried other people.[3][4] Feild's stepfather is Jon Williams, the editor of BBC World News.[3] Feild attended the Fine Arts College and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, both in London.[3] When Feild was seventeen, he and his older brother went traveling around Tibet.[3]

Career[edit]

He has appeared in several film and television roles, including the role of Simon Doyle in the television series Poirot's version of Death on the Nile, and as Paul Osbourne in Marple "The Pale Horse". He has also appeared in Northanger Abbey as Henry Tilney and as Frederick Garland in the BBC adaptations of Philip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North. His film roles include playing the younger version of Michael Caine's character in Last Orders and playing the role of Heinz in Telstar.[5][6]

In 2008, he made his West End debut in Ring Round the Moon.[7] In 2011, Feild co-starred in Captain America: The First Avenger as James Montgomery Falsworth. The same year, he starred alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in Third Star and appeared in the BBC adaptation of Sarah Waters' The Night Watch.[8][9] He appeared as Henry Nobley in Jerusha Hess's adaptation of Shannon Hale's novel Austenland in 2013.[10][11] Feild filmed a role in Not Safe for Work in 2012.[10]

Feild appeared in the BBC's The Musketeers as Marsac in 2014.[12]

Personal life[edit]

As of 2009, Feild spends half the year in Los Angeles and the other half in London.[4] In March 2012, Feild and his partner, actress Neve Campbell, confirmed that they were expecting their first child together.[10] Campbell gave birth to their son, Caspian, in August, 2012.[13][14]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Heartbeat Jonno Episode: "Kindness of Strangers"
1999 The Bill Jamie Episode: "Blowing it All Away"
2000 Reach for the Moon[citation needed] Anthony Harris
2000 The Railway Children Jim Television film
2000 Hope and Glory Dylan Ferguson
2001 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Frank Cheeryble
2001 Perfect Strangers Richard
2001 Last Orders Young Jack
2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Young Jack
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Andrei
2002 The Intended[citation needed] Hamish Winslow
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story Floris Creps/Tulse Luper
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea Tulse Luper
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish Tulse Luper
2004 Death on the Nile Simon Doyle
2004 Waking the Dead Adam Western Episode: "In Sight of the Lord"
2005 A Life in Suitcases Tulse Luper
2005 To the Ends of the Earth Lieutenant Deverel
2006 The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton Samuel Beeton
2006 O Jerusalem Bobby Goldman
2006 The Ruby in the Smoke Fred Garland
2007 Northanger Abbey Henry Tilney
2007 The Shadow in the North Fred Garland
2009 Telstar Heinz Burt
2009 Goal! 3: Taking on the World Liam Adams
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire Luke
2009 Pure Mule: The Last Weekend Tom Stafford
2010 Centurion Thax
2010 Third Star Miles
2010 Agatha Christie's Marple Paul Osbourne Episode: "The Pale Horse"
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger James Montgomery Falsworth
2011 The Night Watch Robert Fraser
2013 Austenland Henry Nobley
2013 Not Safe for Work Filming
2014 The Musketeers Marsac Episode "The Good Soldier"
2014 Turn Major John André

Theatre work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Six Degrees of Separation Rich/Ben
2008 Ring Round the Moon Hugo/Frederic
2008 The Pride Philip

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fielder, Miles (25 June 2009). "Profile: JJ Feild". The List. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Marsh, Lisa (16 August 2013). "Hot Topic: JJ Feild". Elle. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f Husband, Stuart (14 May 2011). "In a taxi with ... Brit actor J J Feild". Daily Mail (Associated Newspapers). Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c Randall, Lee (6 June 2009). "JJ Feild will be all over our screens soon". The Scotsman (Johnston Press). Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Scott, A.O. (2002) "FILM REVIEW; A Tender Ta-Ta For a Pub Mate", New York Times, 15 February 2002, retrieved 2011-07-08
  6. ^ Quinn, Anthony (2009) "Telstar, Nick Moran, 119 mins, (15)", The Independent, 19 June 2009, retrieved 2011-07-08
  7. ^ Billington, Michael (20 February 2008). Round the Moon "Ring Around the Moon". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "JJ Feild's heavy burden for film". The Belfast Telegraph (Independent News & Media). 10 May 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "The Night Watch". BBC Two Programmes (BBC). Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  10. ^ a b c Michaud, Sarah; Jordan, Julie (16 March 2012). "Neve Campbell and JJ Feild Expecting First Child". People. Time Inc. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "Keri Russell, JJ Feild & Bret McKenzie For Austenland", This Is Fake DIY, 6 July 2011, retrieved 8 July 2011
  12. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (9 February 2014). "The Musketeers: Episode 4 review - Sins of the past threaten France". Digital Spy. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  13. ^ "Neve Campbell: How I Chose My Son’s Name". People. Time Inc. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "Life's just beachy! Neve Campbell debuts cute as a button baby... as she slips back into her bikini". Daily Mail (Associated Newspapers). 20 August 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 

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