Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
James Newton Howard to Kevin Jarre
Lennie James Biography (1965-)
Born 1965, in Nottingham, England; mother's name, Phyllis; companion's name,Giselle; children: three daughters. Addresses: Agent: Castaway Voice Overs, 7 Garrick St., London WC2E 9AR, England.
- Actor, writer
- Birth Details
- Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Enjolras, Les Miserables, Columbia, 1998
- Jeb Walker, Lost in Space (also known as LS), New Line Cinema, 1998
- Shovel, Among Giants, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
- Graham, Elephant Juice, Miramax, 1999
- Sol, Snatch (also known as Snatch: Pigs and Diamonds), Screen Gems, 2000
- Asif, Intimacy (also known as Intimidad and Intimite), Empire Pictures, 2001
- Police constable Alex, The Martins, Icon Film Distribution, 2001
- Alan Erasmus, 24 Hour Party People (also known as Twenty Four Hour Party People), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2002
- Rudy "Rud" Guscott/Hardy, Lucky Break (also known as Rein oderraus), Paramount, 2002
- General Kazim, Sahara, Paramount, 2005
- Appeared in a documentary.
- Detective constable Bruce Hannaford, Out of the Blue, BBC, 1995
- Lee Kingley, Buried, Channel 4 (England), 2003
- Cliff Morgan, Civvies, BBC, 1992
- Delroy Smith, Comics, Channel 4 (England), 1994
- Matt Lomas, Undercover Heart, [Great Britain], 1998
Guns on Our Streets, Carlton Television, c. 2001
- Trent, Frances Tuesday, Independent Television, 2004
- Baptiste, The Orchid House, Channel 4 (England), 1991
- Danny, The Perfect Blue, BBC-2, 1997
- Mark, Deja Vu, Channel 4, 1999
- Bonaface, Storm Damage, BBC-2, 2000
- Richard, The Announcement, BBC, 2000
- Voice, The Miracle Maker (animated), ABC, 2000
- James, Without You (short), BBC, 2003
- Detective constable Carl Tanner, "A Minority of One," A Touch of Frost, Yorkshire Television, 1994
- Kris Bumstead, two episodes, including "A Stranger in Paradise," ColdFeet, Independent Television, 1998
- Reader, "Love in a Life," Essential Poems, BBC-2, 2003
- Reader, "Wild Nights," Essential Poems, BBC-2, 2003
- Guest, Pure 24, BBC-3, 2003
- Roy Tobelem, Family Business, BBC, 2004
- Narrator of a documentary on Nigerian art, Omnibus, BBC.
- Argyle, Never Mind, 1994
- Narrator, Stealing Lives, Channel 4 (England), 2004
- Also appeared in Born with Two Mothers.
- Valentine, Two Gentlemen of Verona, New Globe Theatre, London, beginning 1996 later Theatre for a New Audience, New Victory Theatre, New York City, 1997
Fallout, Royal Court Theatre, London, 2004
- Appeared in A Raisin in the Sun, Young Vic Theatre, London; appeared in The Coup,
Pericles, and This Is a Chair.
A Raisin in the Sun, British cities, 2005
Storm Damage, BBC-2, 2000
- "Burnside Knew My Father," The Bill, Thames Television, 1990
- Author of other episodes of The Bill.
Writings for the Stage
The Sons of Charlie Paora, Auckland, New Zealand, 2002, then Massive Company, Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, London, 2004
- Author of other plays, including Trial and Error.
Writings for periodicals
- Contributor to periodicals, including Guardian and Observer.
Guardian, February 11, 2004
Observer, March 24, 2002; February 15, 2004
Times Online, http://www.timesonline.co.uk, February 16, 2004