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JJ Feild
John Joseph Feild

1978 (age 4243) [1]
Alma mater Fine Arts College
Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
Partner(s) Neve Campbell (2011–)
Parent(s) Reshad Feild

John Joseph Feild (born 1978) [2] is a British-American film, television and theatre actor. He started his television career in 1999. Feild played Fred Garland in Philip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North television adaptations. In 2007, he starred as Henry Tilney in the television film Northanger Abbey . The following year, he made his West End debut in a production of Ring Round the Moon . From 2014 to 2016, Feild portrayed Major John André in Turn: Washington's Spies . Feild's film credits include Telstar (2009), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Austenland (2013), and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017).


Early life and education

John Joseph Feild was born in Boulder, Colorado, to English writer and former musician Reshad Feild and his American wife. [3] Feild and his parents moved to London when he was a baby; they later divorced and both remarried. [3]


Feild received his first television role in 1999, [4] and has since appeared in several films and television shows. He played the role of Simon Doyle in the Poirot series adaptation of Death on the Nile , [5] and as Paul Osbourne in the Marple version of The Pale Horse .[ citation needed ] He has also appeared in Reach for the Moon, [6] Northanger Abbey as Henry Tilney, and as Frederick Garland in the BBC adaptations of Philip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North . [7] His film roles include playing the younger version of Michael Caine's character in Last Orders , Hamish in The Intended , [8] and the role of Heinz in Telstar . [9] [10]

In 2008, he made his West End debut in Ring Round the Moon . [11] In 2009, he appeared in the RTÉ drama, Pure Mule, as Tom Stafford, the English boyfriend to main protagonist Jennifer. In 2011, Feild co-starred in Captain America: The First Avenger as James Montgomery Falsworth. The same year, he starred alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in Third Star and appeared in the BBC adaptation of Sarah Waters' The Night Watch . [12] [13] He appeared as Henry Nobley in Jerusha Hess's adaptation of Shannon Hale's novel Austenland in 2013. [14] [15] Feild filmed a role in Not Safe for Work in 2012. [14]

Feild appeared in the BBC's The Musketeers as Marsac in 2014. [16] From 2014 to 2016, Feild starred as Major John André in Turn: Washington's Spies on AMC. [17] He has been cast in the film adaptation of La sonrisa etrusca , alongside Brian Cox, Thora Birch and Rosanna Arquette. [18]

In August 2018, Feild was cast in biographical film Ford v. Ferrari as automotive engineer, Roy Lunn. [19] In the same year, it was announced that Feild was cast as David in the Netflix comedy series, Turn Up Charlie . [20]

Personal life

Feild has owned residences both in Los Angeles and in London since 2009. [3] Feild has been in a relationship with actress Neve Campbell since 2011. In March 2012, the couple confirmed that Campbell was expecting their first child together. [14] Campbell gave birth to their son Caspian in August. [21] On 29 June 2018, Campbell announced she and Feild had adopted a son in January 2018. [22]



2000"Railway Children"Jim
2001 Last Orders Young Jack
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Andrei
2002 The Intended Hamish Winslow
2003 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story Floris Creps / Tulse Luper
2003 A Life in Suitcases Tulse Luper
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea Tulse Luper
2004 The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish Tulse LuperUncredited
2006 O Jerusalem Bobby Goldman
2009 Telstar Heinz Burt
2009 Goal! 3: Taking on the World Liam Adams
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire Luke
2010 Centurion Thax
2010 Third Star Miles
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger James Montgomery Falsworth
2013 Austenland Henry Nobley
2014 Not Safe for Work Killer
2017 The Etruscan Smile Ian
2017 Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Charles Guyette
2019 Ford v. Ferrari Roy Lunn


1999 Heartbeat JonnoEpisode: "Kindness of Strangers"
1999 The Bill JamieEpisode: "Blowing it All Away"
2000Reach for the MoonAnthony Harris
2000 The Railway Children JimTelevision film
2000 Hope and Glory Dylan Ferguson
2001 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Frank CheerybleTelevision film
2001 Perfect Strangers Richard
2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story Young Jack
2004 Death on the Nile Simon Doyle
2004 Waking the Dead Adam WesternEpisode: "In Sight of the Lord"
2005 To the Ends of the Earth Lieutenant Deverel
2006 The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton Samuel Beeton
2006 The Ruby in the Smoke Fred Garland
2007 Northanger Abbey Henry Tilney Television film
2007 The Shadow in the North Fred Garland
2009 Pure Mule: The Last Weekend Tom Stafford
2010 Agatha Christie's Marple Paul OsbourneEpisode: "The Pale Horse"
2011 The Night Watch Robert Fraser
2014 The Musketeers MarsacEpisode "The Good Soldier"
2014–2016 Turn: Washington's Spies Major John André Main cast
2016 Stag Ledge
2018 The Romanoffs JackEpisodes: "House of Special Purpose", "The One That Holds Everything"
2019 Turn Up Charlie DavidMain cast
2019 New Amsterdam Dr. Zach LigonRecurring cast
2019 Lost in Space Captain Ben AdlerRecurring cast
2020Soulmates (2020 TV series Ep 6)NathanMain Cast

Theatre work

2000 Six Degrees of Separation Rich/Ben
2008 Ring Round the Moon Hugo/Frederic
2008The PridePhilip

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