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Jason Flemyng

Jason Flemyng is an exciting and versatile actor whose talent and strong screen presence have marked him as one of the most compelling actors coming out of Great Britain today.

He recently appeared in Stardust, his fourth collaboration with Matthew Vaughn. He was seen as Crazy Larry in Vaughn's directorial debut Layer Cake starring Daniel Craig. Earlier in Flemyng's career, he co-starred in Guy Ritchie's directorial debut Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and in Ritchie's follow-up Snatch, both of which Vaughn produced.

Known for creating distinct characters, Flemyng brought his talent to The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen opposite Sean Connery, Warner Bros.' Rock Star starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston, the Hughes Brothers' From Hell opposite Johnny Depp, and Bernardo Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty opposite Liv Tyler. Other feature film credits include Below, The Red Violin, Deep Rising, The Hollow Reed and Alive and Kicking." Flemyng's television work includes roles in NBC's Alice in Wonderland, the BBC production A Question of Attribution directed by John Schlesinger, and For the Greater Good directed by Danny Boyle. He starred as Jim Corbett in the BBC's The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, which tells the true story of Corbett's hunt for the most notorious man-eating leopard of colonial India in 1925.

Flemyng's theater credits include several Royal Shakespeare Company (Barbican) performances, including Coriolanus, As You Like It, Moscow Gold Barbarians and All's Well That Ends Well.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Jason Flemyng Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 25, 1966 (51)
SignLibra
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Jason Flemyng compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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