Nov. 22nd, 1988
London, United Kingdom
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James Metcalfe "Jamie" Campbell Bower (born November 22, 1988) is an English actor, singer and former model. Bower is best known for his role as Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Bower was born in London, England. His mother, Anne Elizabeth (née Roseberry), is a music manager, and his father, David Bower, works for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. His maternal 4th great-grandfather was Sir John Campbell, of Airds, Lieutenant Governor of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. He attended Bedales School, a co-educational independent school in Hampshire, and is a former member of the National Youth Music Theatre and the National Youth Theatre.
He began his professional career when friend 'Laura Michelle Kelly', who also appeared in Sweeney Todd, recommended him to her agent. In addition to acting, he is also the lead singer in the band The Darling Buds. Bower was a part-time model with Select Model Management in London.
He played Rocker in the film RocknRolla and Jack in Winter in Wartime (Oorlogswinter).
Bower starred in the 2009 remake of the series The Prisoner as Number 11-12. Also in 2009, he played a vampire Caius in the film New Moon and both Twilight: Breaking Dawn films, alongside 'Michael Sheen'. He appeared as the younger Gellert Grindelwald, the dark wizard defeated by Albus Dumbledore, in the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. He played King Arthur in the 2011 television series of Camelot. In 2010 Bower starred as an obsessed fan in the music video for 'Young (Belane)' by the band The Xcerts.
In 2012, he appeared in the music video for "Never Let Me Go" by Florence + The Machine. He played Jace Wayland in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013), the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments series, by Cassandra Clare.
In December 2013, Bower joined the cast of Burberry's campaign stars for spring/summer 2014.
In February 2010, Bower was confirmed to be dating fellow Harry Potter co-star 'Bonnie Wright', who played Ginny Weasley in the films. In April 2011, they confirmed their engagement. On June 30, 2012, Bower and Wright amicably called off their engagement.