Born: Taunton, Somerset, England, UK
James Brian Mark Purefoy (born 3 June 1964) is an English actor, producer and director. He is best known for portraying Mark Antony in the HBO series Rome, former college professor-turned-serial-killer Joe Carroll in the series The Following and Solomon Kane in the feature film Solomon Kane. He was born in Somerset and attended Sherborne School before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama. His appearances in stage plays and a variety of television roles in the UK and USA have grown since the 1980s.
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