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Jamie Campbell Bower

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Jamie Campbell Bower (born 22 November, 1988) is a British actor who portrays young Gellert Grindelwald[1] in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.[2]


Jamie Campbell Bower was born and raised in London, attended Bedales and was once part of the National Music Theatre. He began acting when his friend and Sweeney Todd co-star Laura Michelle Kelly referred him to her agent. Besides acting Jamie is a passionate musician, and is the lead singer of the band The Darling Buds and was once a full time male model with British modelling agency Select Model Management. In 2007, he starred in his first major film role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, alongside Johnny Depp and fellow Harry Potter actors Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter and Timothy Spall. Campbell Bower also had a small part in Guy Ritchie's film "RocknRolla". He also starred in the movie "Oorlogswinter" (a Dutch film production), in which he played Jack. Campbell Bower has played the vampire leader Caius Volturi in the 2009 film adaptation of Stephanie Meyer's novel The Twilight Saga: New Moon and is set to resume his role in the sequels The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Part 2. Jamie is a member of the band The Darling Buds alongside Jordan Spiers and Dan Smith. It was announced that Campbell Bower is set to portray Jace Wayland in the film adaption of Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instrument (series).

Personal life


Jamie with his former fiancée Bonnie Wright at the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

In 2010, he was confirmed to be dating British actress and Harry Potter co-star Bonnie Wright,[3] and they have recently announced their engagement. However, since the end of June 2012 the couple announced they had broken up, Jamie Campbell Bower was said to be 'Heartbroken'

Bower was a part-time model for with Select Model Management in London.


Year Film Role Notes
2007 The Dinner Party Douglas TV production
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Anthony Hope Directed by Tim Burton
2008 RocknRolla Rocker Directed by Guy Ritchie
Winter in Wartime Jack Directed by Martin Koolhoven
2009 The Prisoner Number 11-12
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Caius Directed by Chris Weitz
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Gellert Grindelwald
2011 Anonymous Young Oxford Post-production


Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Jace Wayland


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