WorldCat Identities

Purefoy, James 1964-

Works: 144 works in 470 publications in 8 languages and 17,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television programs  Historical television programs  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Military history  Television mini-series  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Purefoy
Rome by John Milius( Visual )

71 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia
The hollow crown by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
The following( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charismatic yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travelling the dirt roads of Wessex in search of work, Michael Henchard, a farm worker, auctions his wife Susan and baby daughter in a moment of drunken madness at a country fair. Years later, Susan and her daughter return, seeking Michael in Casterbridge where he has become a rich and respected member of Wessex society. Driven by the need to make amends, he re-marries Susan but in a tragic twist of fate, she dies, but not before leaving a letter containing a shocking revelation." -- Container
Injustice by Ken Fero( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When successful London barrister William Travers suffers a nervous breakdown, he moves his family and practice to rural Suffolk. Called upon to defend an old friend, he is caught up in a conspiracy that stretches far beyond the courtroom. James Purefoy stars in a taut, engrossing thriller from the creator of Foyle's War
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity
The following( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly cat-and-mouse pursuit between a former FBI agent and a diabolical serial killer. Hardy's conviction to forge a new life will be put to the test in an intense third season when a new villain emerges
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
George and the dragon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first crusade to free the Holy Land has ended. George, a handsome knight, desires to hang up his sword and settle down. In England, he agrees to search for Princess Lunna, the daughter of kind King Edgaar, in exchange for a small plot of land
Sharpe's battle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British officer Richard Sharpe is given the task of preparing the hitherto purely ceremonial Royal Irish Company for real battle. The commander's ambitious wife and false rumors of a massacre in Ireland complicate the job
Bill Nye the science guy by Paul G Hewitt( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth
Beau Brummell this charming man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the man who changed fashion during 18th century England, at a time when men wore heavy perfume, makeup, and wigs, by showing princes and lords how he felt a man should truly look
Maybe baby by Ben Elton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Lucy are a married couple who seem to have it all. The only thing missing is a child that they both desperately want. Between busy careers and trying to conceive, life becomes completely unpredictable. Now their love for each other will truely be put to the test
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Alternative Names
Ceyms Pyurfoy

James Purefoy acteur britannique

James Purefoy aktor brytyjski

James Purefoy attore inglese

James Purefoy britischer Schauspieler

James Purefoy britisk skodespelar

James Purefoy britisk skuespiller

James Purefoy Brits acteur

James Purefoy brittisk skådespelare

Purefoy, James Brian Mark.

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A knight's taleVanity fairThe mayor of Casterbridge