Jack Farthing Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jack Farthing Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth October 14, 1985
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

Jack Farthing is a talented English actor. He is known for his roles in Poldark, The ABC Murders, Blandings, Pramface, Silk, Dancing on the Edge, Da Vinci’s Demons, Poirot: The Big Four, Cilla, and others, appearing in theaters including Hampstead Theatre, Royal Court, Orange Tree Theatre, Royal Exchange, and National Theatre. Jack attended St Catherine’s College, Oxford and London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts.

Born Name

Jack Farthing

Nick Name

Jack

Jack Farthing during an interview as seen in June 2017
Jack Farthing during an interview as seen in June 2017 (This Morning / YouTube)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

North London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

North London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Jack Farthing studied in Westminster School and the Hall School, in Hampstead, England. Later, he joined History of Art at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, and then attended London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – He is a doctor.
  • Mother – She is a doctor.

Manager

Jack Farthing is managed by Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, United Kingdom.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jack Farthing has rarely spoken about his personal life in his interactions with the media, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about his dating history and love life.

Jack Farthing in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019
Jack Farthing in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019 (Jack Farthing / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

He often tends to dye his hair ‘Blonde’.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long squared chin
  • Droopy eyes
  • High cheekbones
Jack Farthing and Betty G in a selfie in June 2019
Jack Farthing and Betty G in a selfie in June 2019 (Betty G / Instagram)

Best Known For

His numerous performances in TV series and films including Poldark as George Warleggan, The ABC Murders (2018) as Donald Fraser, Blandings (2013-2014) as The Hon. Frederick Threepwood, The Riot Club (2014) as George Balfour, Burn Burn Burn (2015) as Dan, and Official Secrets (2019) as Andy Dumfries

First Film

In 2014, he made his theatrical film debut in the drama film The Riot Club as George.

First TV Show

In 2012, he made his first TV show appearance on the comedy series Pramface as Mitchell.

Jack Farthing Favorite Things

  • Villain – George Warleggan, his character from Poldark
  • Tipple – Vodka, ice, and fresh lime
  • TV Shows – Wolf Hall, Olive Kitteridge (2014)

SourceDaily Mail, The Guardian

Jack Farthing during an interview on the TV show Lorraine in June 2018
Jack Farthing during an interview on the TV show Lorraine in June 2018 (Lorraine / YouTube)

Jack Farthing Facts

  1. He got into acting when he was in school.
  2. While he was still a student at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts, he was spotted and was chosen to play at the Globe Theatre as Benvolio.
  3. He can play a bit of drum, guitar, and keyboard.
  4. His guilty pleasure is watching cooking shows.
  5. If he weren’t an actor, he would have been a musician.
  6. He would play himself in the movie of his life if he were chosen to do so.
  7. His earliest childhood memory is jumping on his cat and accidentally breaking its leg.
  8. His most embarrassing moment has been his entire time at LAMDA.
  9. Jack’s biggest bugbear is selfishness.
  10. As a child, he wanted to be Rufio, the leader of The Lost Boys in Hook (1991).
  11. His last meal on earth would be fish pie.
  12. His dream dinner date would be with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson.
  13. The advice that he would give to his teenage self is “Care less about what people think of you”.
  14. When he looks in the mirror, he sees his parents.
  15. His secret skill is making bird noises.
  16. His hangover cure is a pint of Guinness.
  17. He considers himself to be a cat person.
  18. If he had a superpower, it would be finger-click teleporting ability.
  19. His motto in life is, “Don’t sweat the small stuff. But it’s a struggle”.
  20. The worst job he has ever done is feeding feathers into industrial feather cannon for an outdoor circus act, which made him cough for weeks.
  21. His coffee of choice is Black Americano.
  22. The first record he bought is Coolio’s Gangsta’s Paradise.
  23. The book that changed his life is Reader’s Digest Complete DIY Manual.
  24. His style icon is Toni Servillo in The Great Beauty (2013).
  25. If he could time-travel, he would travel to 1950s Hollywood, so he could see some of the iconic films as they came out, and stalk some actors.
  26. His most loved fairy tale is The Princess Bride.
  27. According to him, the most underrated virtue is compassion and the most overrated virtue is strength.
  28. His celebrity crush is Marion Cotillard.
  29. He is often compared to Hugh Grant.
  30. Jack finds The X Factor TV series to be a turn-off and feels uncomfortable viewing it.
  31. His earliest TV viewing memory is watching the original BBC’s Chronicles Of Narnia (1988-1990).
  32. He said that being active on social media would make him unhappy.
  33. Jack is not active on social media.

Featured Image by This Morning / YouTube

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