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Occupation
  
Actor

Spouse
  
Kate Royal (m. 2010)

Height
  
1.78 m

Role
  
Television actor

Name
  
Julian Ovenden


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Full Name
  
Julian Mark Ovenden

Born
  
29 November 1975 (age 40)
Sheffield, England, UK

Albums
  
If You Stay, If You Stay EP

Children
  
Johnny Beau Ovenden, Audrey Ovenden

Movies and TV shows
  
Foyle's War, Allies, Cashmere Mafia, The Forsyte Saga, The Royal

Similar People
  
Kate Royal, Anthony Howell, Sierra Boggess, Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks

Profiles

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Julian Mark Ovenden (born 29 November 1976) is an English stage, television and film actor and singer. He has starred on Broadway and in the West End, in television series in both the UK and US, as well as having an international career as a concert and recording artist.

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Early life and education

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Ovenden was born on 29 November 1976 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He is one of three children of the Reverend Canon John Ovenden, a former chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II. He sang in the St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London as a child. He later won a music scholarship to Eton College. He subsequently read music at New College, Oxford on a choral scholarship.

Whilst he has received training as an opera singer, he has professionally used his music training in musical theatre. He continued academic studies in drama at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Career

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His theatre work includes the multi award-winning Merrily We Roll Along (Franklin) (2000) and Grand Hotel (The Baron) (2004) for Michael Grandage at the Donmar Warehouse; Annie Get Your Gun (Butler) (2009) for Richard Jones at The Young Vic; Michael Legrand's Marguerite (Armand) (2008) at the Haymarket for Jonathan Kent; King Lear (Herald) (1999) for Yukio Ninagawa at the RSC; Butley (play) (Joseph Keyston) (2006) at the Booth Theatre on Broadway opposite Nathan Lane; Death Takes a Holiday (Death) (2011) for The Roundabout Theatre Company in New York; A Woman of No Importance (Gerald) (2003) for Adrian Noble at the Haymarket; Finding Neverland (J. M. Barrie) (2011) for The Weinstein Company; the Parisian premiere of Sunday in the Park with George (Seurat) (2013); Show Boat (Gaylord) (2015)at the Lincoln Centre in New York and most recently My Night with Reg (John) (2014).

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Ovenden has also sung musical theatre songs in several concerts at the Proms, in particular concerts of Stephen Sondheim and of Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Ovenden first appeared on British TV in 5 seasons of Foyle's War (Andrew Foyle) opposite Michael Kitchen. He has most recently starred in two seasons of worldwide show, Downton Abbey (Series 4 and 5) (Charles Blake). Other British TV work includes The Forsyte Saga (Val Dartie), Any Human Heart (William Boyd), The Royal (Dr David Cheriton). On US TV, Julian has been in Person of Interest (Season 3 and 4, CBS) (Jeremy Lambert) over the last three years. He has also appeared in seasons of Cashmere Mafia (Eric Burden), Related (Jason Greenstein) and Smash (John F. Kennedy).

Julian’s recent film work includes Colonia (Roman) opposite Emma Watson and Daniel Bruhl, The Confessions (Matthew Price) with Daniel Auteuil, Toni Servillo and Connie Nielsen and British indie war film, Allies (Captain Gabriel Jackson).

As a solo singer Julian has appeared with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the New York Pops, The Northern Sinfonia, the Liverpool Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the John Wilson Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra. He has also appeared at The Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall, where he is a regular performer. Julian made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2014 and followed it up with another headlining concert in 2015.

Julian recorded a debut album for Decca Records in 2013 titled If You Stay and has since made a Rodgers and Hammerstein record with John Wilson for Warner Classics and a Downton Abbey Christmas record for Warner Music that went double platinum. In late 2015, he signed a multiple record deal with East West Records and his new album debuts April 2016.

Personal life

Ovenden lives with his wife, opera singer Kate Royal, their son Johnny Beau, daughter Audrey, and Roman the dog. Julian and Kate married on 20 December 2010, the ceremony being conducted by Ovenden's father, who also christened their son in a double ceremony.

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Filmography

Actor
2022
The People We Hate at the Wedding as
Alcott
2022
Avenue 5 (TV Series) as
Ryan Actor
- Intoxicating Clarity (2022) - Ryan Actor
- Let's Play with Matches (2022) - Ryan Actor
- How It Ends: As a Starter and a Main (2022) - Ryan Actor
- Is It a Good Dot? (2022) - Ryan Actor
- What an Unseasonal Delight (2022) - Ryan Actor
- No One Wants an Argument About Reality (2022) - Ryan Actor
2022
The Lost Girls as
Clayton Braverman
2020
Bridgerton (TV Series) as
Sir Henry Granville
- After the Rain (2020) - Sir Henry Granville
- Oceans Apart (2020) - Sir Henry Granville
- The Duke and I (2020) - Sir Henry Granville
- Art of the Swoon (2020) - Sir Henry Granville
- An Affair of Honor (2020) - Sir Henry Granville
2020
Adult Material (TV Series) as
Tom Pain
- Deep Fake (2020) - Tom Pain
- Hayley (2020) - Tom Pain
- Dry For Wet (2020) - Tom Pain
- Rosebud (2020) - Tom Pain
2020
Made in Italy as
Gordon
2019
Exit Eve (Short) as
Tom
2017
Knightfall (TV Series) as
William De Nogaret
- While I Breathe, I Trust the Cross (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Death Awaits (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Blood Drenched Stone (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Road to Chartres (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Equal Before God (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Faith (2019) - William De Nogaret
- The Devil Inside (2019) - William De Nogaret
- God's Executioners (2019) - William De Nogaret
- Do You See the Blue? (2018) - William De Nogaret
- Fiat! (2018) - William De Nogaret
- IV (2018) - William De Nogaret
- And Certainly Not the Cripple (2018) - William De Nogaret
- The Pilgrimage of Chains (2018) - William De Nogaret
- Hard Blows Will Banish the Sin (2018) - William De Nogaret
- He Who Discovers His Own Self, Discovers God (2017) - William De Nogaret
- The Black Wolf and the White Wolf (2017) - William De Nogaret
- Find Us the Grail (2017) - William De Nogaret
- You'd Know What to Do (2017) - William De Nogaret
2019
All About Eve as
Bill Sampson
2018
Happy new year as
Dan
2018
Great Performances (TV Series) as
Captain von Trapp
- The Sound of Music (2018) - Captain von Trapp
2018
Head Full of Honey as
Serge
2018
Made in Italy as
Gordon
2017
The Crown (TV Series) as
Bobby Kennedy
- Dear Mrs. Kennedy (2017) - Bobby Kennedy
2016
Major Crimes (TV Series) as
Peter Ogden
- Tourist Trap (2016) - Peter Ogden
2014
Person of Interest (TV Series) as
Jeremy Lambert
- Reassortment (2016) - Jeremy Lambert
- QSO (2016) - Jeremy Lambert
- 6,741 (2016) - Jeremy Lambert
- If-Then-Else (2015) - Jeremy Lambert
- The Cold War (2014) - Jeremy Lambert
- Deus Ex Machina (2014) - Jeremy Lambert
- RAM (2014) - Jeremy Lambert
2016
The Confessions as
Matthew Price
2016
Death in Paradise (TV Series) as
Dan Hagen
- The Complex Murder (2016) - Dan Hagen
2015
The Sound of Music Live (TV Movie) as
Captain Georg von Trapp
2015
Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) as
Gaylord Ravenal
- Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat (2015) - Gaylord Ravenal
2015
Colonia as
Roman
2013
Downton Abbey (TV Series) as
Charles Blake
- Episode #5.7 (2014) - Charles Blake
- Episode #5.6 (2014) - Charles Blake
- Episode #5.5 (2014) - Charles Blake
- Episode #5.4 (2014) - Charles Blake
- Episode #5.2 (2014) - Charles Blake
- The London Season (2013) - Charles Blake
- Episode #4.8 (2013) - Charles Blake
- Episode #4.7 (2013) - Charles Blake
- Episode #4.6 (2013) - Charles Blake
2014
Allies as
Captain Gabriel Jackson
2014
The Assets (TV Mini Series) as
Gary Grimes
- The Straw Poll (2014) - Gary Grimes
- Avenger (2014) - Gary Grimes
- Trip to Vienna (2014) - Gary Grimes
- Jewel in the Crown (2014) - Gary Grimes
- My Name Is Aldrich Ames (2014) - Gary Grimes
2014
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini Series documentary) as
Michael Faraday
- The Electric Boy (2014) - Michael Faraday (voice)
2013
Sunday in the Park with George (TV Movie) as
Georges / George
2013
Smash (TV Series) as
Simon / President John F. Kennedy
- Opening Night (2013) - Simon
- The Dress Rehearsal (2013) - Simon
- The Dramaturg (2013) - Simon
- The Fallout (2013) - President John F. Kennedy
2011
Midsomer Murders (TV Series) as
Ben Viviani
- Dark Secrets (2011) - Ben Viviani
2010
Any Human Heart (TV Mini Series) as
Ernest Hemingway
- Episode #1.3 (2010) - Ernest Hemingway
- Episode #1.2 (2010) - Ernest Hemingway
- Episode #1.1 (2010) - Ernest Hemingway
2010
I Do (Short) as
Hugo
2010
First Night as
Tom
2008
Date (Short)
2002
Foyle's War (TV Series) as
Andrew Foyle
- All Clear (2008) - Andrew Foyle
- Invasion (2006) - Andrew Foyle (voice)
- Enemy Fire (2004) - Andrew Foyle
- The Funk Hole (2003) - Andrew Foyle
- Among the Few (2003) - Andrew Foyle
- Eagle Day (2002) - Andrew Foyle
- The White Feather (2002) - Andrew Foyle (voice, uncredited)
- The German Woman (2002) - Andrew Foyle
2008
Cashmere Mafia (TV Series) as
Eric Burden
- Dog Eat Dog (2008) - Eric Burden
- Yours, Mine and Hers (2008) - Eric Burden
- Stay with Me (2008) - Eric Burden
- The Deciders (2008) - Eric Burden
- Dangerous Liaisons (2008) - Eric Burden
- Conference Call (2008) - Eric Burden
- Pilot (2008) - Eric Burden
2006
Laws of Chance (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
2006
Poirot (TV Series) as
Michael Shane
- After the Funeral (2006) - Michael Shane
2005
Related (TV Series) as
Jason
- The Move (2006) - Jason
- The Cape (2006) - Jason
- His Name Is Ruth (2006) - Jason
- Sisters Are Forever (2006) - Jason
- Here's a Balloon for You (2006) - Jason
- Daddy's Little Girl (2006) - Jason
- London Calling (2006) - Jason
- The Godmother (2006) - Jason
- Have Yourself a Sorelli Little Christmas (2005) - Jason
- Driving Miss Crazy (2005) - Jason
- Sex and the Sisters (2005) - Jason
- The Naked Truth (2005) - Jason
- Cry Me a Sister (2005) - Jason
2006
Charmed (TV Series) as
Novak
- 12 Angry Zen (2006) - Novak
2004
A Christmas Carol: The Musical (TV Movie) as
Fred Anderson
2003
The Royal (TV Series) as
Dr. David Cheriton
- If Not for You (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- The Unbreakable Chain (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- The Last Waltz (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- One of Those Days (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Wishing and Hoping (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Thicker Than Water (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Snakes and Ladders (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- All at Sea (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Crash (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Kiss and Tell (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Immediate Care (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Sister of Mercy (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Coffin Fit (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- Second Time Around (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
- First Impressions (2003) - Dr. David Cheriton
2002
The Forsyte Saga (TV Series) as
Val Dartie
- Episode #2.4 (2003) - Val Dartie
- Episode #2.3 (2003) - Val Dartie
- Episode #2.2 (2003) - Val Dartie
- Episode #2.1 (2003) - Val Dartie
- Episode #1.6 (2002) - Val Dartie
- Episode #1.5 (2002) - Val Dartie
2002
Come Together (TV Movie) as
Matt
Soundtrack
2013
Smash (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Dress Rehearsal (2013) - (performer: "Our Little Secret" - uncredited)
- The Dramaturg (2013) - (performer: "Our Little Secret")
2012
BBC Proms (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway (2012) - (performer: "Make Believe", "Younger Than Springtime", "Balcony Scene (Tonight)")
2010
BBC Proms (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Prom 49: A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein (2010) - (performer: "Oh What a Beautiful Morning", "People Will Say We're in Love", "Carousel Waltz", "Soliloquy", "Oklahoma" (encore))
2004
A Christmas Carol: The Musical (TV Movie) (performer: "Nothing to Do With Me Pt. 1", "Christmas Together" - uncredited)
Self
2022
Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends (TV Special) as
Self
2021
The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal (TV Series) as
Self
- March 4, 2022 (2022) - Self
- December 3, 2021 (2021) - Self
2020
Stars in the House (TV Series) as
Self
- Variety Thursday! (April 23rd) (2020) - Self
2016
BBC Proms (TV Series) as
Self - Soloist
- Prom 38: George and Ira Gershwin Rediscovered (2016) - Self - Soloist
2016
Sunday Night at the Palladium (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #3.4 (2016) - Self
2014
Weekend (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode #3.5 (2016) - Self - Guest
- Episode #1.29 (2014) - Self - Guest
2016
Loose Women (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #20.151 (2016) - Self
2016
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Winner
2015
BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey (TV Special) as
Self
2015
The Making of the Sound of Music Live (TV Movie documentary) as
Self
2015
BBC Proms (TV Series) as
Self - Vocalist
- Prom 67: Bernstein - Stage and Screen (2015) - Self - Vocalist
2015
Olivier Awards 2015 (TV Special) as
Self
2013
The Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 18 October 2013 (2013) - Self
2012
BBC Proms (TV Series) as
Self - Soloist
- Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway (2012) - Self - Soloist
2003
This Morning (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 17 April 2012 (2012) - Self
- Episode dated 22 May 2003 (2003) - Self
2012
Words of Captain Scott (TV Movie documentary) as
Captain Lawrence Oates
2010
BBC Proms (TV Series) as
Self - Vocalist
- Prom 49: A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein (2010) - Self - Vocalist
- Prom 19: Sondheim at 80 (2010) - Self - Vocalist

References

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