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THEO JAMES | His Journey | Achievements | Personal Life

THEO JAMES Journey as an actor Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis was born on 16 December 1984 in Oxford,

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Journey as an actor

Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis was born on 16 December 1984 in Oxford, England, to Jane (née Martin) and Philip Taptiklis. He is the youngest of five children. James attended Aylesbury Grammar School and earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of Nottingham. He also trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

James made his first television debut in A Passionate Woman, starring opposite Billie Piper. He starred in Bedlam, playing the lead role of Jed Harper. As well as, he was cast in Stranger while still in his final year at drama school. In 2014, he played the male lead, Tobias ‘Four’ Eaton, in the film adaptation of Veronica Roth‘s Divergent. Also, he reprised the character in the sequel to Divergent: Insurgent, which was released in March 2015.

As a result, James returned in two more Divergent films, The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) and the upcoming The Divergent Series: Ascendant (Set for 2017).

Engagement as an philanthropist, activist

Theo James is a high profile supporter of UNHCR. And it is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Also, they work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.

Theo James has supported various charities such as Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Face Forward and UNHCR.

social work

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THEO JAMES’s Achievement and Recognition

In 2014, Theo James won ‘Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actor: Action’ for ‘Divergent’ and on the next year, and he won People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Duo (with Shailene Woodley) and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liplock (with Shailene Woodley) for ‘Divergent’ and ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ respectively.

"Divergent" - European Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

Personal Life

Talking about his love life, Theo James has been dating actress Ruth Kearney since 2009.


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Upcoming Movies

  • London Fields :

London Fields is an upcoming thriller film directed by Mathew Cullen and written by Roberta Hanley. It is based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Martin Amis. As well as, it never feels real, although he might argue that that is the point. London Quicksand might have been a better title.”


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