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Jamie Dornan


Jamie Dornan was born on May 1, 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for The Fall (2013), A Private War (2018), and Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021). He has been married to Amelia Warner since April 27, 2013. They have three children.


Was in a relationship with actress Keira Knightley from 2003 to 2005. They met on the set of an Asprey photo shoot in 2003.

Was a Calvin Klein model.


His father, Jim Dornan, was an obstetrician and gynecologist who, according to Jamie, has delivered over 6,000 babies in his lifetime. His father died on March 15 2021 from COVID-19.


Has three children with Amelia Warner: a daughter named Dulcie, born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on 21 November 2013; a second daughter, Elva, born in the UK on 16 February 2016, and a third daughter, born on the UK on 31 March 2019.


Is very good friends with fashion journalist Hadley Freeman as well as actors Andrew Garfield and Eddie Redmayne. They were all looking for acting work around the same time.


Played a serious level of rugby in his native Northern Ireland.

His mother, Lorna, died of pancreatic cancer when he was just 16 years old.

Suffers from asthma.


Was the face of the 2007 campaign for men's cologne Dior Homme.

Once shared an apartment with Eddie Redmayne.


Met wife Amelia Warner in 2010 through mutual friends at a party in Hollywood, California.

Prefers to keep a beard and not shave at all. He had to be clean-shaven for the role of Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).


Resides with his wife and children at a property in The Cotswolds, England. May also still own a property in Notting Hill, London, England.


Is a huge Manchester United fan and is a season ticket holder.

Is the youngest of three children. He has two older sisters, Liesa and Jessica.


Actress Greer Garson was his grandmother's first cousin, making Greer and Jamie first cousins, twice removed.


Was a member of the folk band Sons of Jim from 2006 until 2008, when the group disbanded?

Has stated that in his free time that he enjoys golfing and reading.


Had a 2-minute cameo in Burnt (2015) that didn't make it to the final cut, it was part of Sienna Miller's character's backstory. The scene was disapproved by the audience in test screenings and was removed from the movie.


His grandparents were Presbyterian missionaries.


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