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Purefoy, James 1964-

Works: 174 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 13,954 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Military history  Television mini-series  Television programs  Fiction  Science fiction films  Film sequels  Zombie films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Purefoy
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn Willian Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,644 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 Mira Nair ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Resident evil apocalypse by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Resident evil: A virus has escaped in a secret facility turning the staff into hungry zombies. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories
Rome ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julius Sezar suikaste kurban gitmiştir ve iç savaş Cumhuriyet'i tehdit etmektedir. Sezar'ın ölümünün oluşturduğu boşluk için egolar çatışmakta ve bir çok kişi boşalan koltuk için savaşmaktadır
Rome ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot on location in Rome and around Italy, this epic series portrays a vibrant and gritty Rome, as well as the historical events surrounding the fall of the republic and the rise of the empire. Includes an entire disc devoted solely to extras
The mayor of Casterbridge by David Thacker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and daughter at a country fair. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge
Injustice ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 444 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
The hollow crown. Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 443 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
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 387 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
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 368 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 between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When notorious serial killer Joe Carroll (Purefoy) escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy (Bacon), a psychologically scarred veteran who captured Carroll nine years earlier, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on a college campus where he taught literature. Knowing Carroll better than anyone and close with Carroll's ex-wife, Claire, Hardy works closely with an FBI team, which includes no-nonsense agent Jennifer Mason and sharp upstart Mike Weston, and soon discovers that Carroll was not only communicating with a network of killers in the outside world, but has much more planned than just a prison escape - and there's no telling how many additional killers are out there. As Hardy and the FBI team are challenged by the ever-growing web of murder around them, masterminded by the diabolical Carroll (who's writing a novel with Hardy as his protagonist), Hardy will not only get a second chance to capture Carroll, but another shot at redemption, as he's faced with not one but an entire cult of serial killers
Sharpe's sword ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sharpe is sent to protect El Mirador, Wellington's best spy, and finds himself a target of Colonel Leroux, a ferocious French swordsman who has been commanded to capture El Mirador. When Sharpe is wounded in battle, a mute French convent girl comes to his aid
George and the dragon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
İngiltere'in yakışıklı şövalyesi George (James Purefoy) da Filistin'de tanık olduğu korkunç katliamın ardından sessiz sakin bir hayat sürme hayalindedir. İngiltere'e döndüğünde Edgar adında bir kralın hüküm sürdüğü bereketli topraklara doğru yola çıkar
The tide of life ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At age sixteen, Emily Kennedy had a lot to be glad about. She loved her job as a maid-of-all-work to the McGilbys, and the only cloud on her horizon was her anxiety about her delicate younger sister, Lucy. But when the invalid Mrs. McGilby died, and Mr. McGilby was killed soon after, Emily grew rapidly from girl to woman, needing all her strength of will and character to get her through
Beau Brummell this charming man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 209 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 184 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 truly be put to the test
Feast of July by Christopher Menaul ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her. Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections
Rome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season One: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome. A serialized drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, husbands and wives, Rome chronicles a turbulent era that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire
Richard II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Richard , a vain, self-indulgent man who rules with little regard for his people's welfare, is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. In an act that will spell doom for his reign, he banished both men, and sets into motion a chain of events that will change British history forever
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.08 for A knight's ... to 0.28 for Rome ...)
Alternative Names
Purefoy, James Brian Mark.
English (118)
Spanish (6)
French (3)
Turkish (1)