Caption: Samantha Morton, James Purefoy, Mark Strong and Dominic West at event of Dzonas Karteris (2012)
Born: June 3, 1964
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Known for: Solomon Kane (2009), John Carter (2012), A Knight's Tale (2001), Ironclad (2011)
James Brian Mark Purefoy was born and brought up in Taunton, Somerset, England, the son of Shirley (Taylor), who ran an employment agency, and Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital, before travelling ...