Theo James or Theo Taptiklis (born December 16, 1984) is an English actor, known for portraying Jed Harper in Bedlam and Kemal Pamuk in Downton Abbey.
Theo James made his television debut in A Passionate Woman, starring opposite Billie Piper. He played Turkish diplomat Kemal Pamuk in one episode of Downton Abbey. James is currently starring in Bedlam, playing the lead role of Jed Harper. He will appear in the forthcoming adaptation of John Braine's Room at the Top, playing Jack Wales.
Theo James's film credits include You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Red Tails and The Domino Effect. James was cast in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and Red Tails while still in his final year at drama school. His most notable role is of a nasty club rep in The Inbetweeners Movie.