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James Nesbitt

James Nesbitt recently received huge acclaim for his role as civil rights activist Ivan Cooper in Paul Greengrass' Bloody Sunday and won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards and the Stockholm Film Festival. Other recent film credits include Peter Cattaneo's Lucky Break, Dudi Appleton's The Most Fertile Man in Ireland, Declan Lowney's Wild About Harry, Coky Giedroyc's Women Talking Dirty and Kirk Jones' Waking Ned Devine. His other numerous films include Konrad Kay's Jumpers, Mike Barker's The James Gang, Michael Winterbottom's Welcome to Sarajevo, Jude and Love Lies Bleeding, Mary McGuckian's This is the Sea, Peter Chelsom's Hear My Song and Marc Evans' Resurrection Man.

His theatre credits include Paddywack at the Longwharf in the United States, Darwin's Flood at the Bush Theatre in London, Translations at the Birmingham Rep, Up on the Roof at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Hamlet at the Leicester Haymarket and Una Pooka at the Tricycle.

Nesbitt has starred in a number of long-running television series including four series of Cold Feet, for which he has won Best Comedy TV Actor at the British Comedy Awards, two series of Playing the Field and two series of Ballykissangel. Other television credits include BBC productions of Miller's Tale and Passerby, Wall of Silence, Murphy's Law, Touching Evil, Soldier Soldier, Go Now and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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James Nesbitt Facts

BirthdayJanuary 15, 1965 (57)
BirthplaceBallymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.