Robbie Jarvis

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Robbie Jarvis
Born Robert Stephen Jarvis
(1986-05-07) 7 May 1986 (age 28)
Yeovil, Somerset, England, UK
Other names Robert Jarvis
Years active 2006–present

Robert Stephen "Robbie" Jarvis (born 7 May 1986) is a British actor who played young James Potter, Harry Potter's father, in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

In 2006 he made a brief appearance in Nickelodeon show Genie in the House and did some voice work for the acclaimed film The History Boys. He has also guest starred in episodes of Waking the Dead for the BBC and ITV's Trial & Retribution.

Filmography[edit]

Background[edit]

Jarvis was born in Yeovil, Somerset, and attended the Littlehampton Community School and Chichester College. He joined the National Youth Theatre aged 16 and performed with the company until he was 18. He returned to the stage in 2012 at the Southwark Playhouse in the latest play by Philip Ridley "Shivered".[2]

He is a keen footballer and basketball player.

He is reportedly a direct descendant of English Poet Laureate John Skelton.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exclusive: More Potter casting". CBBC. 10 February 2006. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "Shivered Review". 
  3. ^ "IMDB.com biography". IMDB. 

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