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Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the dancers inside. At age six, he was encouraged to ... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 16 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot Billy
(2000)
Jumper
Jumper Griffin
(2008)
King Kong
King Kong Jimmy
(2005)

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Appeared with the National Youth Music Theatre in 'Tin Pan Ali', 'Bugsy Malone' and 'The Wizard Of Oz'. See more »

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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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My biggest fear was that I would not be able to take the step from a child actor to an adult.I think it happened when I was able to play a soldier in Deathwatch (2002), set in the trenches of the first world war. The film didn't quite work out - it was a very good movie, almost - but I think that got me up and running as a grown-up actor. See more »

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Only the second actor ever to be awarded Outstanding Performance by a Young Actor from the National Board of Review, USA. The first was fellow Brit Christian Bale in 1987 (then titled Outstanding Juvenile Performance) for Empire of the Sun (1987). See more »

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