James Frain

Biography: James Frain is the oldest of eight children. His father was a stockbroker and his mother a teacher. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, James was raised in Essex.
He has a degree in drama from the University of East Anglia and also graduated from London's Central School of Speech and Drama.
He was discovered by Sir Richard Attenborough who directed him alongside Sir Anthony Hopkins in 1993's Shadowlands, Frain's feature film debut.
Other roles include Kenny in Nothing Personal, Alvaro de la Quadra in Elizabeth, and Daniel Barenboim in Hilary and Jackie. James has gained a higher profile, appearing in Titus, again alongside Anthony Hopkins, and with his phenomenal portrayal of Forney in Where the Heart Is, opposite Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd. In 2002, James appeared in the remake of The Count of Monte Cristo with James Caviezel and Guy Pierce. Most recently, James has appeared in the television series The Tudors as Thomas Cromwell.

James Frain's Scores

Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 88 24: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 47 Intruders: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
15 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
62 Gotham: Season 2 Sep 21, 2015 Theo Galavan 7.4
61 True Detective: Season 2 Jun 21, 2015 Lieutenant Kevin Burris 6.5
47 Intruders: Season 1 Aug 23, 2014 Richard Shepherd 6.1
tbd Grimm: Season 3 Oct 25, 2013 Eric Renard 7.7
70 The White Queen Jun 16, 2013 Lord Warwick 7.8
75 Grimm: Season 2 Aug 13, 2012 Eric Renard 8.2
55 Grimm: Season 1 Oct 28, 2011 Eric Renard 7.8
54 The Cape: Season 1 Jan 9, 2011 Peter Fleming / Chess 6.5
79 True Blood: Season 3 Jun 13, 2010 Franklin Mott 7.5
74 The Tudors: Season 3 Apr 5, 2009 Thomas Cromwell 6.1
63 True Blood: Season 1 Sep 7, 2008 Franklin Mott 8.1
68 The Tudors: Season 2 Mar 30, 2008 Thomas Cromwell 6.7
64 The Tudors: Season 1 Apr 1, 2007 Thomas Cromwell 6.8
72 Invasion: Season 1 Sep 21, 2005 Szura 8.3
tbd Empire: Season 1 Jun 28, 2005 Brutus tbd
79 24: Season 4 Jan 9, 2005 Paul Raines 8.7
88 24: Season 1 Nov 6, 2001 Paul Raines 8.8