Jamie Foreman

Last updated 09 January 2020

Jamie Foreman
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Jamie Foreman

Born: Sunday 25th May 1958 (age: 64)


Jamie Foreman is an English actor best known for his roles as Duke in Layer Cake (2004) and Bill Sykes in Roman Polanski's Oliver Twist (2005). 

He played Eddie Connolly in the 2006 story The Idiot's Lantern.

He played oppositeRay Winstone and Kathy Burke in Gary Oldman's Nil by Mouth (1997) and also featured in Elizabeth (1998), Gangster No. 1 (2000) and Sleepy Hollow (1999). He appeared in the 2006 Doctor Who episode "The Idiot's Lantern". He also featured as a racist taxi driver in The Football Factory (2004). Foreman also played Basta in the film Inkheart (2008). He also appeared in one episode of Law and Order: UK in 2009.

He is the son of Freddie Foreman, a former South London gangster and associate of the Kray twins.

His recent work for BBC Radio includes the title role in Wes Bell, directed by Matthew Broughton, and the six part series Hazelbeach by David Stafford and Caroline Stafford. He also played a small role in I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.