Lennie James - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 16, 2021
|Best Known For:||Fear the Walking Dead (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
|Born on :||October 11, 1965 (age 55)|
|Birth Name /
|Lennie Michael James|
|Birth Place:||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England|
|Mother's Name:||Phyllis Mary James|
Kester James (brother)
|University:||Ernest Bevin College, Guildhall School of Music and Drama|
|Wife's Name:||Giselle Glasman|
Celine James (daughter)
|Height:||1.67 meter (5 feet 6 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Lennie James?
Lennie James is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is well known for starring as Morgan Jones in The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and in Critical, Save Me, Save Me Too.
Lennie James, Stephen Graham in Save Me (Image: Digital Spy)
Lennie James – Age, Parents, Siblings
Lennie James’ was born on 11 October 1965 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Lennie Michael James. His mother’s name is Phyllis Mary James and his father, whose name is unknown, was not involved in his upbringing. Both his parents were Afro-Trinidadian.
After his mother passed away when he was 10 years old, he and his sibling, brother Kester James chose to live in a children's home instead of moving to the United States to live with relatives.
For education, Lennie James attended Ernest Bevin College. He also studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 1988.
His ethnicity is Afro-Trinidadian.
Lennie James – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Lennie James is in a long-term relationship with Giselle Glasman, having dated his girlfriend for years. He and his partner have three children together- daughters Celine James, Georgia James, and Romy James. Although it has not been confirmed that they have married, many online sources call Glasman his wife rather than his partner.
The family resides in Los Angeles, California. Previous relationship(s), divorce of James is unknown.
Lennie James, Andrew Lincoln (Image: Forbes)
Lennie James – Career
James aspired to be a rugby player but deviated to acting. He began his career as an actor in 1988, his debut appearance being on an episode of the TV series Screenplay. This was followed by appearances in other TV series The Orchid House (1991), Out of the Blue (1995-1996), Cold Feet (1998). He was cast in the 2000 TV film Storm Damage for which he earned BAFTA TV Award for Best Single Drama nomination. Although he did not win the award, his career did take the right turn.
Over the years Lennie James has starred in the films Les Misérables (1998), Snatch (2000), 24 Hour Party People (2002), Sahara (2005), Outlaw (2007), The Next Three Days (2010), Get on Up (2014), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021), among others.
He is also well known for starring in TV series Jericho (2006-2008), The Prisoner (2009), Hung (2010-2011), The Walking Dead (2010; 2013-2018), Low Winter Sun (2013), Critical (2015), Fear the Walking Dead (2018-present), Save Me (2018-present).
On the set of Fear the Walking Dead, Lennie James has worked with Alycia Debnam-Carey, Peter Jacobson, Brigitte Kali Canales, Jenna Elfman, Karen David.
Lennie James – Awards, Nominations
James has won the 2002 Black Filmmakers Magazine (BFM) Film and Television Awards for Best Male Performance in Film and the 2013 Online Film & Television Awards for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He has also been nominated for RTS Television Awards (2013, 2014), Fangoria Chainsaw Awards (2016), Saturn Awards (2019), BAFTA TV Awards (2000).
Lennie James, Garret Dillahunt in Fear the Walking Dead (Image: TV insider)
Lennie James – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of James is estimated to be around $4 million while the figure on his annual salary/income is not known.
Lennie James – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Lennie James is on social media including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook with thousands of followers. He, however, rarely posts on these platforms.
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