James Wilby

Actor
A handsome, athletic blond British lead, James Wilby garnered his first film success as the title character of "Maurice" (1987), the Merchant-Ivory adaptation of E M Forster's novel about an Edwardian youth coming of ... Read more »
Born: 02/20/1958

Filmography

Actor (38)

Strike Back 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

An Ideal Husband (William P Cartlidge) 2014 (Movie)

Robert Chiltern (Actor)

Lady Chatterley 2014 (Movie)

SIr Clifford Chatterley (Actor)

Endeavour 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Secret Diary of a Call Girl 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lady Godiva 2008 (Movie)

Leofric (Actor)

Shadows in the Sun 2008 (Movie)

Robert (Actor)

Gradiva 2007 (Movie)

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Jericho 2 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Battle for Rome 2006 (Tv Show)

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The Sittaford Mystery 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

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De-Lovely 2004 (Movie)

Edward Thomas (Actor)

Island at War 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Murder in Mind 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Bertie and Elizabeth 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Gosford Park 2001 (Movie)

The Honorable Freddie Nesbitt (Actor)

Jump Tomorrow 2001 (Movie)

Nathan (Actor)

Cotton Mary 2000 (Movie)

John MacIntosh (Actor)

Regeneration 1998 (Movie)

Siegfried Sassoon (Actor)

The Woman in White 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Tom's Midnight Garden 1998 (Movie)

Uncle Alan (Actor)

Original Sin 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Horror in the Night 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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The Chess Game 1994 (Movie)

Lord Staunton (Actor)

Howards End 1992 (Movie)

Charles Wilcox (Actor)

Immaculate Conception 1992 (Movie)

Alistair (Actor)

The Siege of Venice 1991 (Movie)

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A Tale of Two Cities 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Conspiracy 1989 (Movie)

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A Handful of Dust 1988 (Movie)

Tony Last (Actor)

A Summer Story 1988 (Movie)

Ashton (Actor)

Maurice 1987 (Movie)

Maurice Hall (Actor)

Dreamchild 1985 (Movie)

Baker (Actor)

Privileged 1982 (Movie)

Jamie (Actor)

Adam Bede (TV Show)

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Mother Love (TV Show)

Actor

The Woman in White (Movie)

Sir Percival Glyde (Actor)

Titanic (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A handsome, athletic blond British lead, James Wilby garnered his first film success as the title character of "Maurice" (1987), the Merchant-Ivory adaptation of E M Forster's novel about an Edwardian youth coming of age and coming to terms with his homosexuality.

Relationships

Shana Wilby

Wife

Barnaby Wilby

Son

EDUCATION

Sedburgh College

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England 1983

Durham University

Durham

Milestones

2004

Featured in "De-lovely" with Kevin Kline as the legendary American composer Cole Porter

2002

Cast as King George VI in the biographical drama "Bertie and Elizabeth"; aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre"

2001

Portrayed a scheming guest at the titular home in "Gosford Park"

1999

Cast as a dissolute Englishman in India in "Cotton Mary"

1998

Starred in the TV miniseries "The Woman in White" (aired in the USA on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre")

1997

Portrayed Sigfried Sassoon in Gillies MacKinnon's "Regeneration"

1995

Returned to the London stage as star of the revival of John Osborne's "A Patriot for Me"

1993

Played Sir Clifford Chatterly in BBC production of "Lady Chatterley"; co-starred with Joely Richardson and Sean Bean; released theatrically abroad

1992

Had featured role in British TV adaptation of "Adam Bede"

1992

Co-starred in the Merchant-Ivory production "Howards End"

1990

Potrayed Diana Rigg's son in the acclaimed British TV drama "Mother Love" (aired in USA on PBS' "Mystery!")

1989

Played Sidney Carton in TV production of "A Tale of Two Cities" (aired on PBS)

1987

Starred in title role of the Merchant-Ivory production "Maurice"; starred opposite Hugh Grant

1983

Made West End acting debut in "Another Country"

1982

Screen acting debut in "Privileged"; co-starred with Hugh Grant

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