Jeremy Northam (Reverend Innes)
Jeremy Northam is one of Britain’s finest actors and was most recently seen in Toa Fraser’s feature film Dean Spanley with Peter O’Toole and Sam Neill.
Northam starred as Ivor Novello in Robert Altman’s critically acclaimed ensemble Gosford Park, for which the cast won a number of awards including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture.
His performance in David Mamet’s highly acclaimed The Winslow Boy earned him the British Performance Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. He was awarded the London Critics Circle award for British Actor of the Year for his performances in The Winslow Boy, Mark Illsley’s Happy Texas and for Oliver Parker’s An Ideal Husband.
Amongst his other film credits are The Invasion, Michael Winterbottom’s A Cock and Bull Story, Guy X, Stroke of Genius, The Statement, The Singing Detective, Neil LaBute’s Possession, Michael Apted’s Enigma, Merchant Ivory’s The Golden Bowl, The Misadventures of Margaret, Irwin Winkler’s The Net, Emma directed by Douglas McGrath, Steven Spielberg’s Amistad, as well as Voices from a Locked Room, Wuthering Heights, and Christopher Hampton’s Carrington.
He recently completed filming Stephen Poliakoff’s feature film 1939.
On stage, Northam was the recipient of the prestigious Olivier Award for outstanding newcomer for his performance as Edward Voysey in the National Theatre’s revival of The Voysey Inheritance. He also starred at the National in the title-role of Hamlet for Richard Eyre for which received wide recognition, and in The Shaughan and School for Scandal. For the Royal Shakespeare Company he appeared in The Country Wife, Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Gift of the Gorgon. Further stage performances include the acclaimed Certain Young Men for the Almeida Theatre and Old Times for the Donmar Warehouse, in addition to appearing on the London stage in Three Sisters and The Way of the World.
Northam has been seen on television most recently in the one-off BBC drama Fiona’s Story, and the award-winning series The Tudors. His other television roles include playing Dean Martin in the CBS biopic, Martin & Lewis, opposite Sean Hayes’ Jerry Lewis.