|Theo James Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||December 16, 1984|
Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
James went to all-boys Aylesbury Grammar School in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Subsequently, he attended the University of Nottingham to obtain a degree in philosophy.
He learned acting from the drama school, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
- Father – Philip Taptiklis
- Mother – Jane (née Martin)
- Siblings – Theo has 2 older brothers and 2 older sisters.
6 ft or 183 cm
78 kg or 172 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Theo James dated –
- Ruth Kearney (2009-Present) – Theo started dating Irish actress, Ruth Kearney in 2009. In 2015, they reportedly got engaged. They tied the knot on August 25, 2018, in Islington Town Hall. In August 2021, it was revealed that the couple had welcomed their first child together.
- Shailene Woodley (2014) – Theo was RUMORed to be dating American actress, Shailene Woodley in 2014. They have acted together in the 2014 film “Divergent”.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, Scottish and Greek ancestry.
He has voiced the UK Audi advertisement.
James has appeared in a Lexus car commercial.
He endorsed Hugo Boss’ perfume in 2015.
Best Known For
Playing the lead role as Detective Walter William Clark, Jr. in the CBS’ crime drama series, Golden Boy in 2013.
Theo appeared in a 2010 dramedy film You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger for his role as Ray.
First TV Show
In 2010, he played the role as Alex “Craze” Crazenovski in a TV show A Passionate Woman.
He had trained himself physically for the film Divergent. The director wanted him to gain some muscle mass for the film. He spent a lot of time in the gym, especially before 1 month from the start of the film. He and Shailene learned many stunts, hand combats from ex-military men.
Theo James Favorite Things
- Actors – Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Steve McQueen
- Movie – Shine (1996)
Source – Hollywood Reporter
Theo James Facts
- Theo is the youngest in his family. He has 4 older siblings.
- Theo’s paternal grandfather was Greek.
- Previously, he was a member of the band Shere Khan. James used to sing and play guitar for the London-based band. The band officially ended its operation on November 21, 2012.
- Theo played Tobias “Four” Eaton in the 2014 science fiction action film Divergent.
- In 2012, he played David in the 3D action horror film Underworld: Awakening.
- In 2011, James appeared in 6 episodes of the supernatural drama TV series Bedlam for his starring role as Jed Harper.
- He used to sit for three to four hours in a makeup chair to put on tattoos for the 2014 film Divergent.
- Many people (including some paparazzi) have mistakenly thought him to be the actor James Franco.
- He went into acting without any prior plans. He once applied to a drama school, just because his girlfriend did that. And, by chance, he was selected and she wasn’t.
- He has worked as a lifeguard and bartender before.
- He is not on social media.