Jack Davenport – Biography of Jack Davenport

Jack Davenport was born in 1973 in Suffolk, England.

Son of Maria aitken Y Nigel Davenport, both actors, spent the first years of his life in Ibiza. His parents divorced when {he was 7 years old, so they sent him to the Dragon school, in Oxford, a pupil school so that, studying there, he would not be involved in the process of separating the two.

Davenport he had no plans to become an actor. His career began after a director of The Welsh National Theater was impressed by her performance in a drama summer course and asked Jack to work for him. At 18 years of age, he participated in a production of “Hamlet“in which he befriended the actor Rhys Ifans.
He later attended the University of East Anglia, where he studied English Literature and acting. At this point in his life, he was not entirely convinced with the performance either, as he was more interested in being behind the cameras than in front of them.
After he finished his studies at UEA, his mother suggested that he write to John cleese to ask him for work for the movie he was working on, “Ferocious creatures”So that he could experience what acting felt like. Davenport he got a small role in this film and that’s how he made his debut in the acting world.

After this, Jack got an agent, thanks to whom he got the role of Miles stewart in the drama of BBC, “This Life”.

From then on, the actor had roles in successful movies and series, including “Russel Mulcahy’s: Shadow of the Pharaoh“,”The wisdom of crocodiles“,”The talent of Mr. Ripley“,”The bunker“,”Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl“,”Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” Y “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”, Among others, and was seen in isolation in programs such as“Ultraviolet“,”Dickens“, And had recurring roles in”Coupling“, Where he played Steve Taylor between 2000 and 2004, “Swingtown“, where was Bruce miller During the 2008 season, between 2009 and 2010 he could be seen in the role of Lloyd Simcoe in the series of ABC, “FlashForward”; and since 2011 he has played Derek on “Smash“.

Davenport has also participated in numerous telefilms such as “Macbeth“,”The Wyvern Mystery“,”Eroic” Y “This Life + 10“, And has done voice work in”The Thirty-Nine Steps“, from John buchan, “A Clockwork Orange“, from Anthony Burgess, and also put his voice for the British commercials of Master Card.

In regards to his personal life, he is married to the actress Michelle gomez since 2000.