James Warwick (actor)
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (February 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
17 November 1947 |
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, UK
James Warwick has had leading roles in UK TV including Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (alongside Francesca Annis as the sleuthing couple Tommy and Tuppence), the detective series 'The Terracotta Horse' and the BBC serial The Nightmare Man. He also appeared in the Doctor Who serial Earthshock as Lieutenant Scott.
Other Agatha Christie works he acted in were Why Didn't They Ask Evans (alongside Francesca Annis) (1980), The Seven Dials Mystery (1981), and The Secret Adversary (also alongside Francesca Annis) (1983).
Other notable credits include: Jason King, The Onedin Line, Lillie (where he again acted with Francesca Annis), Rock Follies, Tales of the Unexpected, Howards' Way, Bergerac and Iris Murdoch's The Bell with Ian Holm.
James Warwick also was a voice actor in the 1999 hit computer game Battlezone II: Combat Commander. He played the character of General Armond Braddock. He has also voiced Qui-Gon Jinn in many Star Wars video games and the Cartoon Network series Clone Wars.
His starring theatre roles included An Ideal Husband on Broadway, and King Arthur in the US national tour of Camelot. He played Brad in The Rocky Horror Show on stage in London for the first year of its run in addition to many leading roles in the West End and in regional theatres across the UK and America.
Warwick is also an award winning theatre director, with credits from major theaters across the US. He served as associate artistic director at the Berkshire Theatre Festival and the Chester Theatre Company, as well as artistic director of the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He was Interim President of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles campus 2007/8 and directed over a dozen productions for their Company series. In 2009, James Warwick was appointed President of Theatre of Arts, a College for the Contemporary Actor in Hollywood, California.
He has recently returned to his freelance theatre directing career with productions of The Government Inspector and Almost, Maine for Bard College at Simon's Rock and Halcyon Days and Folk for Chester Theatre Company. He has also records for Audible and Alison Larkin Presents....most recently, The Mysterious Affair at Styles and a two person recording of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. His lives in Berkshire County, Massachusetts and became an American citizen in 2015.