THEO JAMES [Four] launched his film career as the male lead opposite Kate Beckinsale in Underworld: Awakening, the latest installment of Lakeshore/Sony’s successful franchise; and starred last year in Divergent. He is currently in production on the Jim Sheridan period drama The Secret Scripture based in Ireland. James portrays an Irish priest alongside actress Rooney Mara. In 2015, James will also be seen in leading roles in two feature films: the crime mystery London Fields with Johnny Depp and Billy Bob Thornton in England; followed by the independent feature film Franny, starring opposite Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning in Philadelphia.
Additional film credits include portraying the lead villain in the British blockbuster comedy The Inbetweeners Movie, and Woody Allen’s You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger.
On the small screen, James played the memorable and pivotal role of Mr. Kemal Pamuk in the first season of the acclaimed series Downton Abbey; recently starred as the title character Detective Walter Clark in the critically acclaimed CBS series Golden Boy opposite Chi McBride; and appeared in the British series Bedlam.
A native of London, James trained at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the UK.