Jack Bannon (English actor)

Jack Bannon (born 24 March 1991) is an English actor, known for his role as Christopher Morcom in The Imitation Game, as Sam Thursday on the ITV drama series Endeavour (2013-2018) and as Alfred Pennyworth on the Epix crime drama series Pennyworth (2019–present).[1][2][3]

Jack Bannon
Born (1991-03-24) 24 March 1991 (age 31)
Norwich, England
Years active2004–present

Early lifeEdit

Bannon was born and raised in Norwich. He completed high school at Notre Dame High School, Norwich before attending arts courses for a number of years at the Theatre Royal, Norwich. Despite being turned down for drama school on two occasions he landed his role on Endeavour in 2013.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Imitation Game Christopher Morcom
Fury Young Tanker
2015 A Plea for Grimsby Dan Short film
Figments The Man Short film
2016 Kids in Love Felix
2017 Tortilla Chris Fader Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Shadow Play Ben Recurring role, 4 episodes
2005 The Giblet Boys Scurvy Series regular, 6 episodes
2013-2018 Endeavour Sam Thursday Recurring role, 9 episodes
2016 Ripper Street Caleb Sumner Episode: "All the Glittering Blades
2017 Clique James Buxton Recurring role, 5 episodes
The Loch Kieran Whitehead Series regular, 6 episodes
2018-2019 Medici Angelo Poliziano Series regular, 10 episodes
2019-present Pennyworth Alfred Pennyworth Series regular, 20 episodes


Year Title Role Venue Notes
2013 Foxfinder William Gothenburg English Studio Theatre, Majorna
2015 The Sweethearts Trevor Finborough Theatre London
2017 Filthy Business Gerard Hampstead Theatre, London


  1. ^ "'Pennyworth': Jack Bannon To Star In Title Alfred Role On Epix's Batman Prequel, 15 October 2018". DEADLINE. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Former Norwich student set to play leading role in Batman prequel 'Pennyworth', 19 October 2018". Norfolk Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. ^ "TV To Go: Before Batman — young Brit actor Jack Bannon shines in the superhero prequel Pennyworth, 22 October 2019". Metro. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Endeavouring, 3 August 2015". Norfolk Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 19 April 2020.

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