James Norton Height, Age, Bio

  • James Norton
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 1,000,000
  • Birthday: 18 Jul 1985
  • Age: 37
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.1 ft
  • Weight: 187 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: James Geoffrey Ian Norton
  • Nationality: British
  • Nickname: James Norton
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: White (English, Irish, Scottish, Cornish, Jewish)
  • Family Details
  • Father: Lavinia Jane Norman (Teacher)
  • Mother: Hugh Biddulph Norton (Teacher)
  • Siblings: Jessica Norton (Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Tall fame

Who Is James Norton?

James Norton was born in London, England on July 18, 1985. He is an English theater and film actor who gained worldwide recognition for the role of Andrei Bolkonsky in the BBC miniseries War & Peace as well as a priest and officer in the detective drama Grantchester.


His Tanzanian father Hugh Norton was a lecturer at Hull School of Art and Design and his mother Lavinia Norton was a teacher as well. Norton has a sister named Jessica. Both the siblings were raised North Yorkshire.

Movies and TV Shows

    Little Women 2019
    Little Women (2019) John Brooke
    McMafia 2018 poster
    McMafia (TV Series) (2018) Alex Godman
    Flatliners 2017 poster
    Flatliners (2017) Jamie
    War & Peace
    War & Peace (TV Mini-Series) (2016) Andrei Bolkonsky
    Happy Valley 2014 poster
    Happy Valley (TV Series) (2014 - 2016) Tommy Lee Royce
    Belle 2013
    Belle (2013) Oliver Ashford


Quotes and Sayings

  • "If you're constantly stepping outside of the character and judging them, you'll never really be able to fully engage because you'll always be slightly cynical." - James Norton
  • "I'm quite a smiley guy, I have my moments, but I think I'm generally of a relatively optimistic nature." - James Norton
  • "Being in Russia filming War & Peace...filming War & Peace alone is an extraordinary experience, but to be out there was just magical." - James Norton
  • "As an actor, I think most people have a tendency to want to demonstrate that they can act, they can emote." - James Norton
  • "You really try to work the character out and spend time in the headspace of the character. That's what I did." - James Norton


Where does James Norton live?

In 2014, he bought a house in the Peckham area of London.

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Actor: Daniel Craig.

Facts & Trivia

  • At the age of 15, worked at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough.

  • His family lived in the town of Malton in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire.

  • Has diabetes mellitus type 1.2022

  • James Norton height is 6 ft 1 inches or (185 cm tall).

Major Awards

BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2015
Best Supporting Actor in Happy Valley (2014)
BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award - 2015
Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game in Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 1,000,000