Jamie Bamber – Five Questions About The Star Answered

British Actors

Jamie Bamber, sometimes spelled Jamie Barber and nicknamed Bambini, is a British-born actor who has excelled on the big screen and TV shows of the major English-language film industries sandwiching the Atlantic. He is most known for his roles in “Battlestar Galactica”, “Law & Order: UK”, and “Peak Practice”. Bamber has been in the industry since 1988 and such is his brilliance that he is one actor that people recall his past roles with relish and look forward to flesher ones.

Here’s every important fact about him presented to you in the form of the questions.

How old is Jamie Bamber?

Jamie Bamber was born Jamie Saint John Bamber Griffin in Hammersmith, London, the UK. He was born to a British woman from Northern Ireland named Elizabeth and an American father named Ralph Griffin. Jamie has five brothers and a younger sister named Anastasia Griffin, an actress, born in 1978 and known for her role in the NBC medical drama “Trauma”.

Jamie is a graduate of Cambridge University where he graduated with a degree in Modern Languages majoring in Italian and French. He is also an alumnus of the famed London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Jamie Bamber was born in April 1973. He is 48 years old.

Is Jamie Bamber married?

The answer is yes. Kerry Norton is an actress born in Surrey and known for her small role in the American military science fiction “Battlestar Galactica”, and a musician with an album of covers and a duet with Rene Froger the Dutch superstar. Jamie got married to Ms. Norton in September 2003.

Bamber and Kerry have three daughters named Isla and Darcy and Ava (twins).

When did Jamie Bamber leave Law & Order: UK?

In 2009, Bamber joined the cast of “Law & Order: UK” is a British crime, police, and legal television show that aired between 2009 to 2014 on ITV, adapted from the American series “Law & Order” which ran on NBC between 1990 and 2010 for twenty seasons.

Jamie Bamber played the role of Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin who is described as “flirtatious, tech-savvy and people-smart“. He left the show in 2011 after his character was gunned down in the season five finale. He was part of the show for 32 episodes.

Jamie Bamber began his career in 1998 when he appeared in the historical war series, “Hornblower” based on C.S Forster’s novels on ITV. Bamber played the role of Lieutenant Archie Kennedy in five episodes. After this, he was involved in a series of forgettable films and one-episodic appearances on TV.

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Until he hit his first peak in 2001, in “Peak Practice” about the life of British doctors in suburban England on ITV. He appeared on the show for eight episodes.

In 2003, Bamber joined the cast of “Battlestar Galactica” a miniseries that was the remaking of the 1970s film of the same title about interplanetary wars and conquests. Bamber played the role of Lee “Apollo” Adama, a Viper pilot on the show that aired on Sky One in the United Kingdom and SyFy in the United States, becoming one of the most watched shows on the latter channel.

Jamie Bamber spoke with a flawless American accent despite being British and this was counted for him as a mark of his Thespian ability.

On the film aspect, Bamber was the star in the horror movie, “Pulse 2: Afterlife”. The reception of this movie was solidly negative. In 2012 he made his French-language movie debut in “Jour Mon Père Viendra” opposite French superstar Olivia Ruiz.

How tall is Jamie Bamber?

The average actor in Hollywood is 5 feet 10. Jamie Bamber is just below this at 5 feet 9 or 1.75m. He is tall enough to be regarded as a model and he has one or two modeling stints to his name. More or less.

In 2009, for instance, he appeared shirtless in print advertisements for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), encouraging “bare skin, not bearskin,” meant to help draw attention to the fact that the fur of Canadian black bears is used to make the fur caps for the country’s Queen’s Guard.

Is Jamie Bamber Rich?

His net worth is estimated to be 5millin dollars. As this isn’t coming from Forbes, we suspect that someone threw dice and picked a number then added millions to it. We know how this works: Bamber is worth anything from 500K to 5 million naira. One thing we are assured of this – he and his wife and his kids in Los Angeles are not starving.

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