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James Frain

James Frain



United Kingdom

Age: 56

Born: 14 Mar, 1968

Known for

In Gotham as Theo Galavanas Theo Galavan

in Gotham
In Elementary as Odin Reichenbachas Odin Reichenbach

in Elementary
In The Tudors as Thomas Cromwellas Thomas Cromwell

in The Tudors
In The White Queen as Lord Warwickas Lord Warwick

in The White Queen

TV Series Starring James Frain

ShowtrialShowtrial
BBC One, 2021 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Legal | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

Every now and then a trial starts which grips the nation, placing victim and accused - as well as their families - at the heart of a media storm. Showtrial focuses on one such case, when Talitha Campbell, the arrogant daughter of a wealthy entrepreneur, is arrested following the disappearance of fellow student, Hannah Ellis, the hard-working daughter of a single mother. From Talitha's arrest to the jury's final verdict, Showtrial switches between both sides of the legal battle, as defence and prosecution fight for their version of what really happened to Hannah, and the truth about Talitha: Falsely accused? Or callous murderer?


GothamGotham
FOX, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

In this Batman spinoff, Commissioner James Gordon and his men take on the villains of Gotham City.


IntrudersIntruders
BBC America, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

A contemporary, chilling, paranormal tale set in the moody Pacific Northwest, the series spins a fascinating and complex web of drama. As strange, apparently unrelated events start happening, multiple story-lines - a missing wife, an assassin covering his crimes, a child on the run - begin to intertwine to reveal a conspiracy that will forever change our understanding of human nature.


The White QueenThe White Queen
BBC One, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

This is described as a tale of love and loss, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder woven through the stories of three different yet equally driven women caught up in the ongoing conflict for the throne: Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville.


ElementaryElementary
CBS, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Drama which envisions Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero in the present day as a former Scotland Yard consultant who solves crimes for the NYPD alongside Joan Watson, his personal recovery assistant.


The CapeThe Cape
NBC, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

In a fictional city the former cop Vince Faraday is framed for a crime. While he is believed dead he takes on the persona of the masked hero 'The Cape' to clear his name and also to reunite with his son.


The TudorsThe Tudors
Showtime, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.


EmpireEmpire
ABC, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

Empire is a historical mini-series set in 44 BC around the time Julius Caesar is assassinated. The show focuses on Octavius (Santiago Cabrera, Haven) , adopted son and nephew of Julius Caesar, and Tyrannus (Jonathan Cake, Inconceivable), a disgraced former gladiator who is sworn to protect Octavius.


ArmadilloArmadillo
BBC One, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller

The British-American thriller Armadillo stars James Frain as Lorimer Black, a slick, well-spoken insurance loss adjustor whose supremely confident and aristocratic public image is a smokescreen for the insecurities stemming from his Gypsy background. Black finds himself straddling his past, present, and future as he investigates a suspicious hotel fire which may be linked with a large-scale fraud involving his own company. Along the way, he romances Flavia (Catherine McCormack), a very married - and very miserable - actress.


The Buccaneers (1995)The Buccaneers (1995)
BBC One, 1995 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Romance, Mini-Series

Because of their "new money" background, four American girls have difficulty breaking into the upper-crust society of New York. Laura Testvalley, the governess of one of the girls, suggests a London season and thus the young women set sail for England and the unsuspecting English aristocracy. In England, all the girls soon find eligible husbands and the youngest girl, Nan, seems to land the best husband of them all: the handsome and very wealthy Julius, Duke of Trevennick. The girls soon discover that English upper-class men are not at all what they expected and hoped for.