James Buckley (actor)
Buckley at the British Academy Television Awards 2009
|Born||James Patrick Buckley
14 August 1987
Croydon, London, England
|Spouse(s)||Clair Meek (2012–present)|
Harrison BuckleyJude Buckley
Buckley was born in Croydon. At the age of two, he moved to Dagenham. He attended Beam Primary School. It was here, while taking part in school plays, that Buckley found out how much he enjoyed performing and started going to a stage school at the weekends from the age of seven. At age 11, Buckley began his first professional jobs in the West End shows Whistle Down the Wind and Les Misérables. James also attended The Chafford School from the age of 12–16.
Buckley appeared in a Hellman's advert in 2004. His stage credits include the West End musical Les Misérables as Gavroche and Whistle Down The Wind as Clarence. As well as The Inbetweeners, The Inbetweeners Movie, and Rock & Chips, Buckley's other credits include an episode of Skins and episodes of The Bill, Holby City, and Teachers.
He also played the character of Fred in Off the Hook. For Red Nose Day 2011, Buckley and his Inbetweeners co-stars went on a "rude road trip" and visited the rudest street names in the United Kingdom in 50 hours. In April 2011, Buckley received a BAFTA nomination for his role in The Inbetweeners. Buckley played the main character in the short film Veronique. He had a part in the film Everywhere and Nowhere, released in 2011. He reprised his role as Jay Cartwright in The Inbetweeners Movie, released 17 August 2011.
Buckley also does voice-overs utilising his distinctive accent. He recently worked with AllAboutCareers.com to produce an explanatory animation for the website. Buckley is also the narrator on E4's show Little Box of Horrors. He starred in the music video for States of Emotion's track "The Unsung", and also features on backing vocals and guitar on Steve Cradock's album Peace City West. He appeared in a commercial for the mobile phone company Orange, with the cast of The Expendables 2. He recently voiced the Envirofone adverts. In 2012, he made his directorial debut when he directed a music video for Essex band The Milk. He also starred in the video. Most recently, James has acted as voice over for children's travel brand, Trunki, in their first TV advertisement with Aardman.
Buckley married Scottish former model, Clair Meek, on 3 November 2012. Together they have two sons, Harrison, born 26 October 2011 and Jude born August 2013. Buckley is also a passionate fan of his hometown club, Crystal Palace FC.
|2011||Everywhere and Nowhere||Jamie|
|2011||The Inbetweeners Movie||Jay Cartwright|
|2014||The Inbetweeners Movie 2||Jay Cartwright|
|2001||'Orrible||Ryan||Episode: "Two Men and a Bastard"|
|2005||The Bill||Tom Wilkinson||Episode: "286"|
|2006||The Bill||Joseph Rake||Episode: "412"|
|2006||Holby City||Ali Wilkinson||Episode: "Better the Devil You Know"|
|2008||The Bill||Marcus Stepney||Episode: "First Strike"|
|2008–2010||The Inbetweeners||Jay Cartwright||Main Role
Nominated – British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Actor (2010)
Nominated – BAFTA for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role (2011)
Nominated - Royal Television Society Award for Best Comedy Performance (2011)
|2009||Off the Hook||Fred||Main Role|
|2010||Comedy Lab||Rob||Episode: "Filth"|
|2010||Rock & Chips||Del Boy||Main Role|
|2011||The Comic Strip Presents...||Sergeant||Episode: "The Hunt for Tony Blair"|
- "James Buckley CV". James Buckley Official Website. Retrieved 4 May 2009.
- "James Buckley Filmography". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 4 May 2009.
- Lyndhurst returns as Rodney's dad BBC News, 5 October 2009
- "AllAboutCareers.com". YouTube. 2011-01-11. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
- "STATES OF EMOTION - THE UNSUNG feat. James Buckley (Official Video)". YouTube. 2010-04-05. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
- "Steve Cradock New Album Promo". YouTube. 2011-01-19. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
- Taylor, Frances (4 November 2012). "'The Inbetweeners' star James Buckley marries Clair Meek". Digital Spy. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- "From boy to man: Inbetweeners star James Buckley to be a dad". Daily Mail (London). Unknown parameter
|In late February, Buckley announced him and his wife are expecting their second child, anouther boy url=ignored (help);
- "FRONT magazine - Famous Fan interview: James Buckley - Crystal Palace". www.cpfc.org. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
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