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Purefoy, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 192 works in 392 publications in 4 languages and 15,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Military history  Film adaptations  Television programs  Historical television programs  War television programs  Epic television programs  Science fiction films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 held by 1,880 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 Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,702 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,618 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 )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of soldiers and laboratory employees must stop the flesh-eating zombies created by an experiment gone wrong
Rome( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,150 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. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. 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. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
Rome( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 705 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
The hollow crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 686 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 )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 598 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
Injustice( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 494 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 following( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heading into its intense, spellbinding second season, the show catches up with a healthy and healed Ryan Hardy a year after the tragic events of last season. Following a horrific new murder spree, the FBI calls on Ryan and Mike Weston to speak with the lone survivor, Lily Gray, in order to help them solve the case. Having worked tirelessly to rehabilitate his life, Ryan is reluctant to re-engage with the FBI
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 425 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
A dance to the music of time by Christophe Morahan( Visual )

5 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a handsome knight, tired from battle desires to hang up his sword and settle down to a quiet, peaceful life. Upon his return to England, George heads north where the land is good and ruled by a kindly king named Edgaar. Unfortunately he finds King Edgaar in a terrible state. his beautiful daughter Lunna has recently disappeared. In return for a small plot of land, George agrees to search for Princess Lunna and sets out with King Edgaar's faithful servant, Elmendorf. But what is unveiled is more that anything George could have imagined
Sharpe's sword( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 276 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
The tide of life by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 221 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
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 215 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
Beau Brummell this charming man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 215 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 186 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
Rome( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Two: 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. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. 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. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
 
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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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ג'יימס פיורפוי

جیمز پیروفوی بازیگر بریتانیایی

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제임스 퓨어포이

ジェームズ・ピュアフォイ

詹姆斯·鲍弗

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (5)

French (4)

Turkish (1)

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