- For other people of the same name, see James Davis (disambiguation). For the American singer of the same name, see Jamie Davis (musician).
18 April 1981 |
Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England
|Years active||1993, 2003–present|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
Jamie Davis (born 18 April 1981) is an English actor. He is known for playing Harley Lawson in Footballers' Wives and its spin-off, Footballers' Wives: Extra Time, Leon Taylor in Hex and Max Walker in Casualty.
Davis was born and brought up in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, where he attended Carleton High School. He used to play semi-professional football, and is a self-described supporter of Liverpool F.C.. He lives with his wife Lucy and their son Noah in Muswell Hill.
Davis started his acting career at the age of 16, in a production of Kes at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. His first professional acting role was as a footballer in Trevor's World of Sport.
Davis auditioned for and won the role of Harley Lawson in Footballers' Wives during his third year at drama school. He portrayed Harley for the whole of the third and fourth series of Footballers' Wives and in two episodes of its spin-off, Footballers’ Wives: Extra Time.
Between the third and fourth series of Footballers’ Wives, Davis appeared alongside John Malkovich in Colour Me Kubrick (2005) and played Leon Taylor in the first season of Hex. He left Footballers’ Wives to reprise the role of Leon in Hex season two.
Davis went on to play Davey in The Sarah Jane Adventures episode "Invasion of the Bane" and Steve Sharpe in The Amazing Mrs Pritchard. He has also appeared in episodes of The Bill, Casualty, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps and Shameless. He has also appeared in an episode of the BBC drama Death in Paradise (series 2 episode 8)
|1993||Heartbeat||Neagle Child||1 episode: Secrets|
|2003||Trevor's World of Sport||Dean Sturgis||1 episode: A Man's Game|
|2003||Doctors||Justin||1 episode: Cut Loose|
|2003||Heartbeat||Billy Fletcher||1 episode: Speed|
|2004||Where The Heart Is||Jamie Smart||2 episodes:
- Bowl of Cherries
- Little Boy Blue
|2004-5||Footballers' Wives||Harley Lawson|
|2005||Colour Me Kubrick||Duane||Feature film|
|2005||Footballers' Wives: Extra Time||Harley Lawson||2 episodes: #1.2, #1.3|
|2006||The Amazing Mrs Pritchard||Steve Sharpe||1 episode: #1.1|
|2007||The Sarah Jane Adventures||Davey||1 episode: Invasion of the Bane|
|2008||The Bill||Jem Archer||1 episode: The Deadly Game|
|2008||Placebo||Brandon Gotts||Sitcom pilot|
|2009||Casualty||Guy Masterson||1 episode: All You Need Is Love|
|2009||Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps||Scott Chegg||1 episode: You Decide|
|2009||Personal Affairs||Robbie Gascoigne|
|2010||Misfits||Ben||1 episode: #1.3|
|2010||Missing||Marcus Bell||1 episode: #2.1|
|2010||A Passionate Woman||Terry||1 episode: #1.1|
|2011||Candy Cabs||Alex Partridge|
|2011||Doc Martin||Michael Wilson||1 episode: #5.8|
|2012||Shameless||Calum||1 episode: #10.4|
|2012||Switch||Gerry||5 episodes: #1.2—1.6|
|2013||Death in Paradise||Mark Grainger||Series 2, episode 8|
|2013—||Casualty||Max Walker||Regular role|
- IMDB Page - Biography
- Footballers’ Wives Series Three Cast Interviews – Jamie Davis
- "TV star comes to town". Pontefract and Castleford Express. 1 April 2004. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
- Footballers’ Wives Series Four Cast Interviews – Jamie Davis
- Williams, Andrew (7 April 2005). "60 Seconds: Jamie Davis". Metro. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
- TV.com – Jamie Davis
- Placebo – Production Details & Cast and Crew – British Comedy Guide
- Jamie Davis at the Internet Movie Database
- Footballers' Wives Official site
- Footballers' Wives: Extra Time Official site