Jack Arthur Davenport (born 1 March 1973) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series This Life and Coupling, and as James Norrington in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. He has also appeared in many other Hollywood films, such as The Talented...Wikipedia
Born: 1st March, 1973, Suffolk, England
Height: 6' 2" (188 cm)
Claim to Fame: Steve Taylor on Coupling and Norrington in Pirates of the Caribbean series of films
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A veteran secret agent takes a young upstart under his wing.
His maternal grandmother was the famed English socialite, the Hon. Lady Penelope Aitken (1910-2005).
His maternal great-grandfather was John Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby (1877-1969), a prominent British diplomat and the British ambassador to Ireland during World War II.
My parents who worked in the business, felt lion-taming was preferable to acting. They said 93 per cent of all actors were out of work, and tried to talk me out of it. But I grew up mixing with Mum and Dad`s friends. Adult actors are really childish, and that`s nice to be around when you`re a kid. So the big reason I wanted to be an actor was I really enjoyed actors` company - which probably makes me about as shallow as a puddle. But it could be worse. I could be working for a living.
About his costume in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl": "I came in that day and I saw Johnny in his costume and I was so jealous. He looked so cool, with his bandanna and his hat, and here I am, looking like an ice cream."