Jim Broadbent

Tenacious actor who persisted through setbacks.

Jim Broadbent
Full NameJames Broadbent


Jim Broadbent is an esteemed member of the British Empire, often referred to as one of England's most versatile character actors. His lineage of noble craftsmanship is evident in the creativity he inherited from his father, a furniture maker, and his mother, a sculptress. He attended the prestigious Quaker boarding school in Reading and transferred to the esteemed London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After graduating in 1972, he began his illustrious career on the stage and soon became known for his consistent television performances and his debut role in Jerzy Skolimowski's The Shout. Following this success, he was honored with a BAFTA for his performance in Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits. His legacy of success and creativity is truly unrivaled.

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  • Oscar2002
    IrisBest Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Golden Globe2008
    LongfordBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Golden Globe2002
    IrisBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture


  • Only Fools and Horses
  • Messiah
  • Ten Great Writers of the Modern World
  • Staged
  • Lives of the Infamous Comedy Blaps
  • The Boss
  • The Enchanted World of Brambly Hedge
  • Objects of Affection
  • Revolution!!
  • The Street
  • Joan of Arc
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • The Last Englishman
  • War & Peace
  • Blackadder
  • Brazil
  • A Sense of History
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Paddington 2
  • Gone to the Dogs
  • Any Human Heart
  • Ethel & Ernest
  • Gone to Seed
  • Vera Drake
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • British Airways Safety Video: Director's Cut
  • Got It Covered
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Longford
  • Gangs of New York
  • Brooklyn
  • Hot Fuzz: Hot Funk: The TV Version
  • Another Year
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • Life Is Sweet
  • London Spy
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Walter & June
  • Walter
  • The Gathering Storm
  • Bullets Over Broadway
  • The Phone Call
  • Richard III
  • Happy Families
  • Murder Most Horrid
  • Enchanted April
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • Eddie the Eagle
  • 4 Play
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