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Lennie James


Lennie James was born in Nottingham to Trinidadian parents, and grew up in South London. His mother, Phyllis Mary James, died when he was 12. Lennie and his older brother went into a council children's home. When he was 16 he was fostered with a social worker who had two older children, and they remain very close. Within a year Lennie began ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead Morgan Jones / Morgan
(2010-2018)
Snatch
Snatch Sol
(2000)
Lockout
Lockout Harry Shaw
(2012)
Colombiana
Colombiana Ross
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Save Me (TV Series) (filming)
Nelly
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Nelly
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Nelly
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Nelly
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Nelly
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Nelly
 2010-2018 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Morgan Jones / Morgan
- Episode #8.9 (2018) ... Morgan
- How It's Gotta Be (2017) ... Morgan Jones
- Time for After (2017) ... Morgan Jones
- The King, the Widow and Rick (2017) ... Morgan Jones (credit only)
- The Big Scary U (2017) ... Morgan Jones (credit only)
 2018 Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series)
Morgan Jones
- Episode #4.1 (2018) ... Morgan Jones
 2017 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Morgan Jones
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
Mister Cotton
 2017 Destiny 2 (Video Game)
Lord Shaxx (voice)
 2017 Double Play
Chamon
 2015 Destiny: The Taken King (Video Game)
Lord Shaxx (voice)
 2015 Critical (TV Series)
Glen Boyle / Mr. Glen Boyle
- Episode #1.13 (2015) ... Glen Boyle
- Episode #1.12 (2015) ... Glen Boyle
- Episode #1.11 (2015) ... Glen Boyle
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... Glen Boyle
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... Glen Boyle
 2015 Civilianaire Boys' Club (Short)
Morris
 2014 The Girl on the Roof (Short)
Thief
 2014 Destiny (Video Game)
Lord Shaxx (voice)
 2014 Get on Up
Joe Brown
 2014 Swelter
Bishop
 2013 Low Winter Sun (TV Series)
Joe Geddes
- Ann Arbor (2013) ... Joe Geddes
- Surrender (2013) ... Joe Geddes
- Revelations (2013) ... Joe Geddes
- There Was a Girl (2013) ... Joe Geddes
- The Way Things Are (2013) ... Joe Geddes
 2013 Run (TV Mini-Series)
Richard
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Richard
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Richard
 2012 Line of Duty (TV Series)
Gates
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Gates
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Gates
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Gates
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Gates
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Gates
 2012 Lockout
Harry Shaw
 2010-2011 Hung (TV Series)
Charlie
- The Whole Beefalo (2011) ... Charlie
- I, Sandee or This Sex. Which Is. Not One. (2011) ... Charlie (credit only)
- Money on the Floor (2011) ... Charlie
 2011 Colombiana
Ross
 2010 Human Target (TV Series)
Baptiste
- The Return of Baptiste (2010) ... Baptiste
- Christopher Chance (2010) ... Baptiste
- Baptiste (2010) ... Baptiste
 2010 The Next Three Days
Lieutenant Nabulsi
 2010 Mob Rules
C-Note
 2009 The Prisoner (TV Mini-Series)
147 / Driver
- Episode 6: Checkmate (2009) ... 147 / Driver
- Episode 5: Schizoid (2009) ... 147
- Episode 4: Darling (2009) ... 147
- Episode 3: Anvil (2009) ... 147
- Episode 2: Harmony (2009) ... 147
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series)
Dr. Maguire
- Alone Together (2009) ... Dr. Maguire
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Terry 'Tel' Marsh
- Grievous Bodily Harm (2009) ... Terry 'Tel' Marsh
 2009 U.S. Attorney (TV Movie)
Eric King
 2008 Fallout (TV Movie)
DS Joe Stephens
 2006-2008 Jericho (TV Series)
Robert Hawkins
- Patriots and Tyrants (2008) ... Robert Hawkins
- Sedition (2008) ... Robert Hawkins
- Termination for Cause (2008) ... Robert Hawkins
- Oversight (2008) ... Robert Hawkins
- Jennings & Rall (2008) ... Robert Hawkins
 2007 Outlaw
Cedric Munroe
 2006 The State Within (TV Series)
Luke Gardner
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Luke Gardner
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Luke Gardner
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Luke Gardner
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Luke Gardner
 2006 MI-5 (TV Series)
David Newman
- Episode #5.8 (2006) ... David Newman
 2006 The Family Man (TV Movie)
Paul Jessop
 2006 Countdown (TV Series)
Robert Hawkins
- Episode #1.9 (2006) ... Robert Hawkins
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Robert Hawkins
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... Robert Hawkins
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Robert Hawkins
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Robert Hawkins
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Oberon
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) ... Oberon
 2005 Born with Two Mothers (TV Movie)
Errol Bridges
 2005 Sahara
General Zateb Kazim
 2004 My Shakespeare (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Frances Tuesday (TV Movie)
Trent
 2004 Stealing Lives (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Family Business (TV Series)
Roy Tobelem
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Roy Tobelem
 2003 Buried (TV Series)
Lee Kingley
- Episode #1.8 (2003) ... Lee Kingley
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Lee Kingley
- Episode #1.7 (2003) ... Lee Kingley
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Lee Kingley
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Lee Kingley
 2003 Without You (TV Short)
James
 2002 24 Hour Party People
Alan Erasmus
 2001 The Martins
PC Alex
 2001 Lucky Break
Rudy 'Rud' Guscott / Hardy in Show
 2001 The Martins: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Police Constable Alex
 2001 The Martins: Outtakes (Video short)
Police Constable Alex
 2000 The Announcement
Richard
 2000 Snatch
Sol
 2000 The Miracle Maker
Gaius Velius Quintilus (voice)
 2000 Storm Damage (TV Movie)
Bonaface
 1999 Shockers: Deja Vu (TV Movie)
Mark
 1999 Elephant Juice
Graham
 1998 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Kris Bumstead
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Kris Bumstead
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Kris Bumstead
 1998 Among Giants
Shovel
 1998 Les Misérables
Enjolras
 1998 Lost in Space
Jeb Walker
 1998 Undercover Heart (TV Mini-Series)
Matt Lomas
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Matt Lomas
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Matt Lomas
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Matt Lomas
 1997 The Perfect Blue
Danny
 1995-1996 Out of the Blue (TV Series)
D.C. Bruce Hannaford
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... D.C. Bruce Hannaford
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... D.C. Bruce Hannaford
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... D.C. Bruce Hannaford
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... D.C. Bruce Hannaford
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... D.C. Bruce Hannaford
 1996 Forest People (TV Movie)
 1995 Fathers, Sons and Unholy Ghosts (Short)
Martin
 1995 Thief Takers (TV Series)
DC Alan Oxford
- Cash and Carry (1995) ... DC Alan Oxford
 1994 Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge (TV Series)
Argyle
- Never Mind (1994) ... Argyle
 1994 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Steve
- The Parent Trap (1994) ... Steve
 1994 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
DC Carl Tanner
- A Minority of One (1994) ... DC Carl Tanner
 1993 Comics (TV Series)
Delroy Smith
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Delroy Smith
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Delroy Smith
 1992 Civvies (TV Series)
Cliff Morgan
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Cliff Morgan
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Cliff Morgan
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Cliff Morgan
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Cliff Morgan
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Cliff Morgan
 1991 The Orchid House (TV Mini-Series)
Baptiste
- Natalie (1991) ... Baptiste
- Joan (1991) ... Baptiste
- Stella (1991) ... Baptiste
 1988 Screenplay (TV Series)
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He acted in James McConnel and Kit Hesketh-Harvey's musical, "Orlando," at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England with Jason Smith, Susanna Day, Julie Gossage, Conleth Hill, and Emma Rice in the cast. Michael Simpson was director. John Owen Edwards was musical director. Jason Carr and Michael Haslam were ... See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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One of the things I learnt over the years is that there is a craft to writing, like there is a craft to acting. I hadn't done my apprenticeship as a writer. I did try to be a writer for hire but I'm not any good at it. See more »

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Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1988. See more »

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Libra

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