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Borthwick in 2016
|Born||Jamie Simon Borthwick
23 June 1994
Barking, London, England
|Residence||Dagenham, London, England|
Borthwick has portrayed Jay Brown in EastEnders since 2006. His first appearance aired on 14 December. His first appearance on mainstream television was as an orphan in the Celebrate Oliver! musical alongside Shane Richie and Joseph McManners. In late 2006 Borthwick had a one-off role in Not Going Out. He has also appeared in the "Life In The Underpass" episode of Gina's Laughing Gear.
Borthwick is a keen sports fan, he enjoys playing snooker and football and supports West Ham United Football Club. He also enjoys boxing; and carried Kevin Mitchell's championship belt into the ring prior to a bout in July 2007. 
Borthwick lives in Barking, London with his parents and two siblings. He is also close friends with many of his co-stars, including Harry Reid (actor), Jacqueline Jossa, Lorna Fitzgerald and Tilly Keeper.