Jamie Campbell Bower

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JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER

The Mortal Instruments Movie

Jamie will be portraying the amazing Jace Wayland in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie set to release on the 23rd August 2013.

It has been said that the crew auditioned over 200 guys for this role but none of them fit the bill.

That is… until Jamie walked into the room!

He has said that he prepared a lot for the audition and after finishing a scene with Lily, she turned to the crew and said “I really don’t know what else you could be looking for. That’s Jace”

I read with a couple of different guys. Jamie just came in and… that was it. He was just himself. He had this perfect mixture of being this witty, kind of jokey, cocky in the best sense of the word. But also extremely vulnerable, emotional and this great mixture of emotions. And that’s what Jace is. He has to walk in a room and make people turn their heads and that’s what Jamie does. – Lily Collins speaking to Collider.com about Jamie

Jamie did a lot of preparing for this role and knows all the runes. When one of the make-up artists tried to put a wedding rune on him he told them that it is not meant to be on him as he’s not married!

Personal Life

Jamie is an English actor born 22nd November 1988.

Both his parents are in the music business. His mother is a music manager, and his father works for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. So it is no wonder that he found himself in the entertainment industry.

Jamie attend Bedales School in Hampshire. He was also a member of National Youth Music Theatre and the National Youth Theatre.

Not only does Jamie act, but he is also the lead singer of the band ‘The Darling Buds’ and has previously modeled.

Career

Jamie started his career when a friend of his, Laura Michelle Kelly, recommended him to her agent.

He is most famously known for his role staring opposite Johnny Depp in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” where he played Anthony.

He also played King Arthur in the UK TV show “Camelot” which only ran for 1 season (by the way, if you haven’t seen this show then you neeeeeeeed to watch it!!)

He also played Caius, one of the vampires in the Volturi, in the Twilight films.

Jamie played a very small part in the last Harry Potter film “Harry Potter and The Deathly Harrows: Part 2” where he portrayed Gellert Grindelwald.

Fun Facts

Jamie sang in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

He met his ex fiancee, Bonny Wright, on the set of Harry Potter.

Interviews

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