Jamie Sives

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Jamie Sives
Born (1973-08-14) 14 August 1973 (age 46)
Years active1999–present

Jamie Sives (/ˈsvəs/ SEE-vəs; born 14 August 1973) is a Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of Jory Cassel in the first season of Game of Thrones.

Sives was born in Lochend, Edinburgh.[1] He studied at Leith Academy and worked as a scaffolder, as a postman, and as a club doorman in Edinburgh before turning to acting full-time.[1][2] In 2014 he played the lead role of King James III of Scotland in the National Theatre of Scotland's production of James III, which was also part of the Edinburgh International Festival.[3]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2019 Chernobyl Anatoly A. Sitnikov TV miniseries
2017 In the Dark DCI Jack Gosforth TV miniseries
2016 Frontier McTaggart
2015 In the Heart of the Sea Isaac Cole
2013 The Guilty Jeb Colman TV miniseries
2013 Rush BRM Mechanic
2012 Secret State Lee Foulds TV miniseries
2011 Game of Thrones Jory Cassel TV series, 5 episodes
2011 New Tricks Slater
2011 Outcasts Leon
2011 One Day Mr. Godalming
2010 Clash of the Titans Captain
2009 Valhalla Rising Gorm
2009 Triage David
2008 Waking the Dead Corporal Robert Lomax TV series, episode "Duty and Honour"
2008 The Passion (TV serial) John
2007 Hallam Foe Alasdair
2006 Doctor Who Captain Reynolds TV series, episode: "Tooth and Claw"
2006 Love and Other Disasters Finlay McMillian
2005 On a Clear Day Rob
2005 To the Ends of the Earth 1st Lieutenant Summers
2004 One Last Chance Fitz
2002 Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Wilbur Festroia International Film Festival: Best Actor
Valladolid International Film Festival: Best Actor
Nominated – British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer
Nominated – European Film Awards: Audience Award for Best Actor
Nominated – London Film Critics Circle Award for British Newcomer of the Year
2002 Rockface Peter Craig TV series
2002 Ultimate Force Simon TV series
2001 Mean Machine Chiv
2000 Taggart DC Alvie Buchanan TV series, episode Ghost Rider


  1. ^ a b Stephen Applebaum (20 November 2003). "Jamie Sives in Wilbur (Wants to Kill Himself) – Interview". BBC. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Jamie and his magic touch". The Scotsman. 2 July 2005. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/james-iii-the-true-mirror

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