James Anthony (Jim) Sturgess ( born James Anthony "Jim" Sturgess ; born May 16, 1978, London , England ) is a British actor and singer  . He began his career in the mid -1990s with filming in TV shows. Fame brought him roles in the films " Twenty-One " and " Through the Universe "  .
Jim Sturgess (2008)
|Birth name||James Anthony Sturgess|
|Date of Birth|
|Place of Birth|
actor , singer
|Career||1994 - present time|
The early years
Jim Sturgess was born on May 16, 1978 in London, but grew up in Farnham, Surrey, 40 miles southwest of London. In his youth, he spent most of his time riding on a skateboard, and founded his first musical group as soon as he was 15. Rehearsals were held with a friend in his father’s garage. The group gave performances wherever they turned a blind eye to the fact that the members of the collective were minors.
Jim first tried on the role of an actor when a local theater group organized an audition at his school to participate in a local play. Soon realizing that acting would allow him to skip school with ease, Sturgess went through an audition and got one of the roles in the play. Both the school leadership and parents admitted that the guy had talent, but he always preferred music rather than acting.
Jim moves to Manchester to enter Salford University, in the hope that this will give him the opportunity to organize another group, as well as get into the musical hangout of Manchester - the birthplace of many of his musical idols. In Manchester, he meets a group of ambitious aspiring actors and filmmakers, and his passion for acting flares up with renewed vigor. He begins to compose and perform his own plays and short films, and also organizes the show 'BUZZIN', which was based on his poetic readings. It is there that the acting agent finds him. Jim graduated from university in 1999 with a diploma in media and acting.
The first notable role of Sturgess in the movie is Jude Feeney in the film Through the Universe , where he played with Evan Rachel Wood and Joe Anderson . The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on September 10, 2007. On February 19, 2008 the film “ Another of the Boleyn Clan ” was released, in which Sturgess played the role of George Boleyn . His partners on the set were Scarlett Johansson , Natalie Portman and Eric Bana . April 17, 2008, the premiere of the film " Twenty-One ", in which Jim played the main role. His hero is a mathematical genius who, thanks to his abilities, wins huge sums of money in a casino in Las Vegas . The film also starred Kate Bosworth , Lawrence Fishborn and Kevin Spacey .
In 2009, Sturgess played the role of Gavin Cossef in the movie “ Ferry, ” in which, in addition to him, Harrison Ford , Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd played. In the same year, he appeared in the film “ Fifty Walking Corpses ” by Kari Skogland, based on Martin McGarthland’s bestselling book of the same name, and in Philip Ridley ’s film “ Heartless ”. In 2010, Jim starred in The Way Home , directed by Peter Weir , based on a true story of a Polish officer who escaped from the Soviet Gulag during World War II . Also in 2010, Sturgess voiced the owl Soren in an animated 3D film directed by Zack Snyder Legends of the Night Watch .
In May 2010, Jim officially joined the cast of Lone Scherfig 's film “ One Day, ” based on the eponymous novel by David Nichols  . Filming ended on September 17, 2010  , and the film itself was released in cinemas in August 2011. Also in 2010, along with Kirsten Dunst Sturgess, was shot in Montreal in the film “ Parallel Worlds ”. In 2013, the picture came out in a limited release for international distribution   . After that, Sturgess was busy filming such films as Promised Land (2010) and Ashes (2011)  .
On September 9, 2012, the premiere of the science fiction film created by Tom Tykver and Lilly and Lana Wachowski - “ Cloud Atlas ”, in which Jim played a major role, took place. The film was shot from September 2011 to October 2012. Tom Hanks , Hugh Grant and Halle Berry acted as partners on the set. Also in 2012, Jim was busy working on two more films - the film directed by Giuseppe Tornatore “ Best Offer ”, which was shot in Prague , Vienna and in some cities in Italy . In addition to Sturgess, the main roles in it were played by Jeffrey Rush and Sylvia Hooks . The painting won the prestigious David di Donatello Award in the Best Film nomination. And in the fall, along with Isabelle Lucas and Chloe Sevigny, Jim starred in Los Angeles in the film "Tristan Petterson" Gentleman the Robber. This film became the official choice of the Tribeca Film Festival , where it premiered in 2014. In 2013, Sturgess was involved in the filming of three projects: The Resident of the Damned , directed by Brad Anderson , where Kate Beckinsale was the couple, London Fields, directed by Matthew Cullen, which was shot in London, and Daniel Alfredson’s Freddy Heineken’s Abduction, where besides Jim, Sam Worthington and Anthony Hopkins also played.
On June 5, 2016, the first episode of the series “ Feed the Beast ” was released about two friends who decide to open their own restaurant. In addition to Jim, the main role was played by the star of the series Friends , David Schwimmer .
Jim writes and performs his own music. For many years, he has been playing at Camden Music Center in London with bands such as Saint Faith and Dilated Spies. Sturgess also composes music for some of his films, including two tracks that he wrote and performed in The Crossing , and in collaboration with director Philip Ridley for the movie Heartless .
In 2014, it became known that Sturgess was dating his partner in the movie Cloud Atlas , Pae Du Na   . They broke up in March 2015  .
Jim is 182 cm (5 feet and 11¾ inches) tall  .
|Year||Title in Russian||English name||Role|
|1994||" Browning Option "||The browning version|
|2004||Face to face||Mouth to mouth||Red|
|2007||“ Through the Universe ”||Across the universe||Jude|
|2008||“ Another of the Boleyn clan ”||The Other Boleyn Girl||George Boleyn|
|2008||" Twenty one "||21||Ben campbell|
|2008||Fifty Walking Corpses||Fifty Dead Men Walking||Martin McGartland|
|2009||" Crossing "||Crossing over||Gavin Cosif|
|2010||Legends of the Night Watch||Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole||Soren (voice)|
|2010||" Way home "||The way back||Janusz|
|2011||" One day "||One day||Dexter mayhew|
|2012||" Parallel worlds "||Upside down||Adam|
|2012||Cloud Atlas||Cloud atlas||Adam Ewing, Hae Joo Chen, etc.|
|2013||"The best offer "||The best offer||Robert|
|2013||"The gentleman the robber "||Electric slide||Eddie dodson|
|2013||"The abode of the damned "||Stonehearst asylum||Edward newgate|
|2013||" The Abduction of Freddy Heineken "||Kidnapping freddy heineken||Cor van Hout|
|2018||London Fields||London fields||Keith Talent|
|Year||Title in Russian||English name||Role||Notes|
|1999||"Crimson Primrose"||The browning version||Eric||Mini-series, 2 episodes|
|2000||“Children of other people”||Other people's children||Barry||Season 1, Episode 2|
|2001||"Heartbeat"||Heartbeat||Robert||Series "The Long Weekend"|
|2002||Quest||The quest||Young charlie||Tv movie|
|2002||“Judge John Deed”||Judge John Deed||Harry paterson||Series "Abuse of Power"|
|2003||Twelfth Thursday||Thursday the 12th||Martin Bannister||Tv movie|
|2003||Detective Jack Frost||A touch of frost||Lawrence Burrell||Series "Close Encounters"|
|2004||“Duel-2”||The second quest||Young charlie||Tv movie|
|2002||"Final quest"||The final quest||Young charlie||Tv movie|
|2005||The Last Detective||The last detective||Ryan||Friends Reunited Series|
|2016||“ Feed the beast ”||Feed the beast||Dion Patras||the main role|
|2016||" Close to the enemy "||Close to the Enemy||Callum Ferguson||Mini-series|
|2018||The Merciless Sun||Hard sun||Chief Detective Inspector Charlie Hicks||the main role|
|Year||Song||Notes||Movie / Soundtrack|
|2007||" Girl "||“ Through the Universe ”|
|" All My Loving "|
|" With a Little Help from My Friends "||(with Joe Anderson )|
|" I've Just Seen a Face "|
|" Dear Prudence "||(with Joe Anderson , Dana Fuchs and |
Evan Rachel Wood )
|" Because "||(with Joe Anderson , Theresa Victoria Carpio , |
Dana Fuchs , Martin Luther McCoy
and Evan Rachel Wood )
|" Something "|
|" Strawberry Fields Forever "||(with Joe Anderson )|
|" Revolution "|
|" Across the Universe "|
|" All You Need Is Love "||(with Teresa Victoria Carpio , Dana Fuchs |
and Martin Luther McCoy)
|2008||"Lost Everything"||" Twenty one "|
|2009||"Mistake The Enemy"||(Author and performer) ||"Crossing"|
|"Make Your Mind Up"||(Author and performer)|
|"Hine ma tov"|
|"The Other Me"|
|"Panic and Magic"|
Awards and nominations
- 2008 - special prize of the ShoWest Convention film festival for the best company in the frame (the film " Twenty-One ")  .
- 2008 - Nomination for the “Breakthrough of the Year in the Movie (Actor)” Award by the Teen Choice Awards for the film “ Twenty-One .”
- 2008 - Nomination for the “Breakthrough of the Year in the Movie (Actor)” Award by the Teen Choice Awards for the film “ Through the Universe ”.
- 2008 - Nomination for the "Best Actor in a Canadian Film" Award by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards for the film " Fifty Walking Corpses ."
- 2009 - second place in the nomination "Best Actor in the Golden Space Needle Award" for the film " Fifty Walking Corpses " at the Seattle International Film Festival.
- 2009 - nomination for the "Rookie of the Year" award by the British Jameson Empire Awards  .
- 2010 - winner of the "Best Actor" award for the film " Heartless " at the Fantasporto international film festival  .
- German National Library , Berlin State Library , Bavarian State Library , etc. Record # 135504023 // General Normative Control (GND)
- Scott, Mike Actor Jim Sturgess' Career Is Poised for takeoff (March 28, 2008). - "I think Julie definitely was into the fact that I was a musician." Date of treatment 2016-106-18.
- Rotten Tomatoes Reviews of Across the Universe . Rotten Tomatoes . Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Goodridge, Mike. Hathaway, Sturgess Sign to Scherfig's One Day for Focus . Screen International (12 May 2010). Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Jim Sturgess (Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole) Interview . Tribute . Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Upside Down (2012) . IMDb.com. Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- 'Upside Down' Teaser Poster . Jimsturgessonline.com (May 26, 2010). Date of treatment June 13, 2016.
- Cooper, Sarah Untitled Mat Whitecross Project | Features | Screen . Screendaily.com (May 18, 2011). Date of treatment June 13, 2016.
- Bae Doo-na appears at Cannes fest with Jim Sturgess . Koreatimes.co.kr (May 20, 2014). Date of treatment June 18, 2014.
- Bae Doo Na Confirms Her Relationship with Jim Sturgess Neopr . Mwave.interest.me (May 21, 2014). Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Bae Doo Na and her British boyfriend Jim Sturgess split . DramaFever (March 12, 2015). Date of treatment June 13, 2016.
- Jim Sturgess Height . DramaFever. Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Crossing Over (2009) . IMDb.com. Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Jim Sturgess - Awards
- The Jameson Empire Awards 2009 . // Empire. Date of treatment June 18, 2016.
- Fantasporto . // Fantasporto . Date of treatment June 18, 2016.