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Purefoy, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 331 works in 718 publications in 8 languages and 22,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Television series  Television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
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 )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,989 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 )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,760 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,613 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 by Paul W. S Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A virus has escaped and infected a secret lab and the scientists turned into zombies. A special-operations force is sent to battle the virus before it infects the planet
Rome( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,178 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
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Churchill by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

16 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny
Rome( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 912 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. 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
Equity by Meera Menon( Visual )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investeringsbankier Naomi Bishop raakt betrokken bij een financieel schandaal en komt terecht in een web van corruptie, bedrog en verraad
The hollow crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 844 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
High-rise by John Norman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Robert Laing is the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. But as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, particularly on the lower floors, the regimented social strata begins to crumble and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war
The following( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 689 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
The mayor of Casterbridge by David Thacker( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 682 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 following( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 581 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
Injustice by Ken Ferro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 500 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 )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 470 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
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 450 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 Channel Four (Great Britain)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 399 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 323 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. But after he finds the princess, he finds she holds a dragon egg, which very well may be the last one in existence
Momentum( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 308 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
 
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