14 May 1979
Wythenshawe, Manchester, England
Jamie Draven (born Jamie Donnelly on 14 May 1979) is an English actor whose career in films and television began in 1998. One of his early notable parts was as Billy's bullying older brother, Tony, in the hit 2000 film Billy Elliot and as Jamie Dow in Ultimate Force.
A native of the southern Manchester district of Wythenshawe, Draven is the last of three boys, with two older brothers, John and Jason, Their mother is Kath Donnelly. Early in life he thought of becoming a footballer but turned his attention to acting at 16. He later moved to London to fulfill his acting ambitions, although he had no theatrical training and no CV. Changing his name to Jamie Draven, he was 19 with just a few small parts to his credit, when he won a major role in the 1999 Granada Television drama Butterfly Collectors.
|1999||Everybody Loves Sunshine||Geeg||as Jamie Draven|
|2000||Billy Elliot||Tony Elliot|
|1998||The Bill||Gang member||1 episode: The Stork|
|1999||Butterfly Collectors||Dex Lister|
|2000||Always and Everyone||Ryan||1 episode: 2.7|
|2001||Messiah||D.S. Jez Clifton|
|2002–2003||Ultimate Force||Trooper. Jamie Dow||Series 1 episode 1 - Series 2 episode 6 (killed off series 3 episode 1 not featured though)|
|2005||Faith||Gary Mark Andrews|
|Beneath the Skin||PC Andrew Stadden|
|2007||Mobile||Maurice Stoan||Three-part series|
|2011||The Body Farm||Mick Flannery||1 episode: Scientific Justice|
|2013||The Mill||Robert Greg||Series one only|