With some of the most breathtaking films, Jamie Dornan has left quite a lasting impression on the movie industry. Along with captivating the audience with his acting prowess, he also won a huge following for his singing abilities. The Irish actor progressed from appearing in supporting parts in films to becoming the lead in a number of them.
The BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards, two of the most prestigious honours in the motion picture industry, have both nominated the actor. Let's look at some of the actor's finest films as he turns 41.
Fifty Shades of Grey
Due to its audacious and seductive sequences, the movie generated a lot of talk. The film, which was based on an erotica book by E.L. James, suddenly made the actor famous. The 2015 film received a variety of responses, with some discourses criticising it for objectifying women. Following its release, the film produced two more sequels. Rita Ora, Dakota Johnson, Luke Grimes, and Sam Taylor-Johnson all acted in the film, which was directed by him.
The Siege Of Jadotville
In his capacity as an Irish commander, Jamie led a battalion of 150 soldiers in battle against a sizable 3000-man Congolese force. The action-war movie was an adaptation of the book The Siege at Jadotville: The Irish Army's Forgotten Battle and was based on actual events. Richie Smyth served as the film's director in 2016.
My Dinner With Herve
The life of French actor Herve Villechaize, known for playing the villainous Nick Nack in the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, is explored in this 2018 drama. Jamie portrayed a journalist in the film. The film, which was directed by Sacha Gervasi, also stars Peter Dinklage.
Wild Mountain Thyme
The 2020 comedy-drama is based on John Patrick Shanley's play Outside Mullingar. It's interesting to note that Shanley doubled as the film's director. Along with other A-list actors, Emily Blunt and Christopher Walken were featured in the film's cast.
Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan starred in the science fiction thriller Synchronic. Jamie portrayed a paramedic who, together with the other actor, becomes embroiled in a ground-breaking investigation into strange fatalities linked to synthetic drugs. Aaron Moorhead served as both the film's producer and director in 2019.