James Norton Verified By Editor


Relationship Facts of James Norton

James Norton is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James Norton?

James Norton is in a relationship. He is dating an actress named Imogen Poots. The couple met for the first time in Belleville at the Donmar theatre in 2017.

To date, their relationship is going well. The couple came publicly about their relationship recently at Cannes Film Festival, 2018.

It has been known to the media about his relationship status with his War and Peace co-star Jessie Buckley.

They, however, came public only in March of 2016. The couple made their debut as a couple at the Olivier Awards, which was held at the Royal Opera House, London. They arrived together and were inseparable throughout the event.

The couple sat side-by-side and during the entire event, they were seen exchanging laughs, smiles, and loving glances. But soon they separated in 2017.

Previously, he dated Eleanor Wyld. She is also an actress.

James Norton: Biography in Details

Who is James Norton?

James Norton is an English actor. He is best known for roles in the British TV series Happy Valley, Grantchester, and War & Peace. For his role as ex-convict Tommy Lee Royce in Happy Valley, James was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015.

James Norton: Early life, Childhood, Education

Norton was born James Geoffrey Ian Norton on 18 July 1985, in London, England, UK, to Lavinia Jane (Norman), a teacher, and Hugh Biddulph Norton, a lecturer.

Though originally from London, his family lived in Malton in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. He has a younger sister, Jessica Norton who is a doctor.

Norton attended Ampleforth College in the village of Ampleforth in North Yorkshire, where he excelled in theatre and tennis. He did work experience at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough when 15.

james norton

Caption: James Norton (Source: Pinterest)

Starting in 2004, Norton read Theology at Fitzwilliam College at the University of Cambridge, graduating in 2007 with First Class Honours. He received a Fitzwilliam Travel Grant to travel to Northern India, to teach and perform for schoolchildren at 16 schools.

Norton was a member of the Marlowe Society theatre club at Cambridge, & in 2007, played Posthumus in Cymbeline for the society’s centenary. He said that he did a lot of theatre during college.

Norton then went on to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London for 3 years but left 6 months before graduation for an acting role in 2010.

James Norton: Career, Professional Life

Norton had a part in the film An Education in 2009. That same year, he also appeared in the short movie Kapital. In 2010, he was an original cast member of Posh at the Royal Court Theatre.

At the Crucible Theatre in 2010, Norton starred in That Face as Henry, an 18-year-old who has dropped out of school to care for his mentally disturbed and drug-dependent mother, played by Frances Barber.

In 2011, Norton starred as Captain Stanhope in the classic First World War drama Journey’s End. He then took on the role of Geoffrey in The Lion in Winter at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.

In the 2012 period film Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, Norton played Owen, the would-be groom of a conflicted bride. That same year, he also appeared in Inspector George Gently (TV Series), Restless (TV Movie), and On This Island (Short Movie).

He appeared in the 2013 film Rush as Formula One driver Guy Edwards. In the movie Belle, he played a suitor of the title character. That same year, he also appeared in Doctor Who (TV Series), Blandings (TV Series), By Any Means (TV Series), and Death Comes to Pemberley (TV Mini-Series) as well.

Norton was acclaimed for his role as Tommy Lee Royce, the villain of the hit crime drama Happy Valley. As the first series came to its dramatic conclusion, Norton commented, “8 million people are currently wishing me dead“. He confirmed that he would be appearing in the second series of Happy Valley at the 2015 BAFTAs.

Since 2014, Norton has played crime-solving vicar Sidney Chambers in the ITV series Grantchester, based on the novels by James Runcie. Grantchester was his first starring role.

In 2014, he also appeared in the movies Northmen: A Viking Saga, Mr. Turner, The Great War: The People’s Story (TV Mini-Series documentary), Hollow (Short), and Bonobo. That same year, he also provided the voice of Cole in the video game Dragon Age: Inquisition.

In 2015 Norton played Duncan Grant in the BBC Two mini-series about the Bloomsbury Group, Life in Squares. He also played Sir Clifford Chatterley in the TV movie Lady Chatterley’s Lover and reprised his voice of Cole in the video game Dragon Age: Inquisition – Trespasser, that year.

In 2016, Norton appeared as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky in the BBC miniseries War & Peace. The mini-series, a co-production with The Weinstein Company, allowed the cast to film in Russia.

Between March and May that year, he appeared in Bug. That same year, he also appeared in the episode- Nosedive of Black Mirror, The Complete Walk: Richard II (Short movie) and To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters (TV Movie).

In 2017, Norton appeared in the TV series McMafia and will be appearing in Flatliners and Hampstead.

What is the net worth of James Norton?

His exact salary figure is not known to the mainstream media to date.

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

James Norton: Rumors, Controversy

There are no significant rumors and controversies regarding James Norton in the media, except for the rumor regarding him being on the list for the next James Bond.

What are the body measurements of James Norton?

He has a height of 6 feet 0 inches. He has golden brown hair color and his eye color is blue. There is no information about his shoe size and dress size.

Social Media Profile

He is active on social media profiles like Instagram and Twitter. He has 183k followers on Instagram and has more than 71.9k followers on Twitter.

Also get to know more about the birth facts, education, career, net worth, rumors, height, social media of different personalities like Matt Cornett(Actor), John Finn(actor), and Wes Brown (actor).

James Norton's Birthday Dates

Disclaimer Statement: Married Biography's editors wrote and updated all of this data based on their best knowledge and understanding. If any mistakes are found, please use our email to report this content and images.

Related Biography view all