Jamie Harris (actor)

Jamie Harris (born 15 May 1963) is a British actor. He is best known for his role as The Hook-Handed Man in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Rodney in Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Gordon in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Jamie Harris
Tudor St. John Harris

(1963-05-15) 15 May 1963 (age 56)
EducationDownside School, Somerset, England
Years active1993–present

Early lifeEdit

Harris was born in Whitechapel, London, England as Tudor St. John Harris and is the third and youngest of three boys to Irish actor Richard Harris and Welsh socialite Elizabeth Rees-Williams. His older brothers are director Damian Harris and actor Jared Harris.[1]


Harris was educated at Ladycross, a former preparatory boarding independent school in the coastal town of Seaford in East Sussex, as were his brothers Jared and Damian, followed by Downside School, a Catholic boarding independent school in the village of Stratton-on-the-Fosse (near the market town of Shepton Mallet) in Somerset, in South West England.[2]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1993 In the Name of the Father Deptford Jim
1994 Princess Caraboo Tom
1995 Savage Hearts Johnny
1997 Touch Me Link
Marie from the Bay of Angels Jimmy
1998 Suicide, the Comedy Matt Hirsch
1999 The Lost Son Hopper
Made Men Royce
Tide Skip Short film
2000 Fast Food Fast Women Bruno
Speed for Thespians Smirnov Short film
Dinner Rush Sean the Bartender[3]
2001 Chosen Stick Short film
Made Rogue
The Next Big Thing Deech Scumble[4]
Subterrain Seamus
2002 Nancy & Frank – A Manhattan Love Story Anatoly Makarov
2003 Rick Mick
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events The Hook-Handed Man
2005 The New World Emery
2006 Flannel Pajamas Brad
508 Nelson Terry Nemov
The Killing of John Lennon Gay Man
The Prestige Sullen Warder
2007 I Believe in America Reynaldo
2009 Crank: High Voltage talk show host
Night of the Demons Nigel
Knife Edge Derek
2010 Mr. Nice Patrick Lane
Errand_boy Ray Short film
2011 The Green Hornet Popeye
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Rodney[5]
God Bless America American Superstarz Judge
Lost Revolution Reynaldo
2012 To the Moon Julian Short film
Two Jacks Colin
2013 North Bay Sachin Fayez Short film
2014 Blood Ransom Bill
2015 Knight of Cups Burglar
The Frontier Flynn
2016 Lost Girls Detective Short film
2017 The Jade Pendant Robert Thompson
2019 Lost Transmissions Angus
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Highlander: The Series Daniel Geiger Episode: "Methuselah's Gift"
1999 La Femme Nikita Zalman Episode: "Beyond the Pale"
2001 The Big Heist Frankie Burke TV Movie[6]
The Lost Battalion Sgt. Gaedeke TV Movie
2008 Life Justin Tapp Episode: "Badge Bunny"
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Howard Velco Episode: "Disarmed and Dangerous"
2010 No Ordinary Family Reed Koblenz Episode: "Pilot"
2011 The Mentalist Marcus Lansdale Episode: "Like a Redheaded Stepchild"
White Collar Elliott Richmond Episode: "Countdown"
American Horror Story: Murder House R. Franklin Episode: "Home Invasion"[7]
2012 CSI: Miami Eddie Coster Episode: "Habeas Corpse"
Underbelly Viktor Episode: "Pilot"
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Tommy Kraus Episode: "Red: Part Two"
Magic City Nicky Grillo[8] 5 episodes
2014-2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Gordon[9] Recurring
2014-2016 Turn: Washington's Spies John Robeson[10] Recurring; 7 episodes
2014-2017 Kingdom Terry 7 episodes
2017 Making History Colonel Smith Episode: "The Shot Heard Round the World"
The Magicians Friar Joseph 2 episodes
Shameless Eric 2 episodes
2019 Carnival Row Desk Sergeant Dombey Recurring
Video game roles
Year Title Role
2009 Resistance: Retribution British Commandos


  1. ^ Lee, Linda (21 January 2001). "A NIGHT OUT WITH: Jared, Jamie and Elizabeth Harris; Mum's the Last Word for Two Harris Boys". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Tight genes: Richard Harris's son finds his theatrical 'Voice'". The Irish Echo. 1 July 1998. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  3. ^ Thomas, William. "Dinner Rush Review". Empire. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  4. ^ Thomas, Kevin. "'Next Big Thing' Strains to Spoof Art Scene". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  5. ^ Margolies, Dany. "Jamie Harris Rises to 'Apes' Role". Backstage. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  6. ^ Oxman, Steven. "Review: 'The Big Heist'". Variety. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  7. ^ Juzwiak, Rich. "Jamie Harris Joins American Horror Story". TV Guide. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  8. ^ Goldberg, Leslie. "Starz's 'Magic City' Bulks Up With James Caan, Esai Morales, Jamie Harris". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  9. ^ Meslow, Scott. "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: The Cabin in the Woods". Vulture. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  10. ^ Eyerly, Alan. "'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: Still some life in battered Culper Ring". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 1 May 2017.

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