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Northern Irish born actor JAMIE DORNAN has received critical acclaim for his portrayal in both film and television.

Dornan will next appear in Sacha Gervasi's HBO Movie, My Dinner With Herve, opposite Peter Dinklage (Herve Villechaize, "Tattoo" of "Fantasy Island"). The movie tells the story of what transpired when Villechaize formed a one-night friendship with struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) shortly before Herve's death. Tate's role is informed by Gervasi's experiences with Villechaize, which changed both men's lives. HBO will release the film on October 20th.

Later this year, Dornan will also appear in Otto Bathurst's Robin Hood as 'Will Scarlett.' The cast includes Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Ben Mendelsohn. Lionsgate will release the film on November 21st. He will also return to the small screen in BBC's new series Death and Nightingales, alongside Matthew Rhys.

Earlier this year, Dornan reprised his role as 'Christian Grey,' alongside Dakota Johnson in the Fifty Shades trilogy, based on the novels written by author E.L. James. The first film, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, released in 2015. The second and third film, directed by James Foley, released in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Thus far, the series has earned $1.45B in the worldwide box-office.

On the television front, Dornan has received critical acclaim for his portrayal of a serial killer in the BBC's crime drama "The Fall," opposite Gillian Anderson. In 2013, the series launch was the highest rated drama for the channel in 8 years. Jamie's role earned him a TV BAFTA nomination for Best Actor and two IFTA wins for Best Lead Actor and Rising Star in 2014. He also won the Breakthrough Award at the 2014 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards for his performance and the drama received a nomination for Best Drama at the National Television Awards. The series was shown on BBC2 in the UK and was available on Netflix in the US. Dornan's additional television credits include "New Worlds" and "Once Upon A Time."

His feature debut was in Sofia Coppola's 2006 Oscar-winning historic epic, Marie Antoinette in which he took the role of Count Axel Fersen, the lover to Kirstin Dunst's eponymous Marie Antoinette. In 2009, he starred in the British independent film Shadows in the Sun, with Jean Simmons and James Wilby. Dornan played the lead role of Joe in the story of a young loner who changes the lives of one family by helping them rediscover their roots.

Dornan's additional film credits include Emma Forrest's directorial debut film Untogether, Alexandre Aja's The 9th Life of Louis Drax, Richie Smyth's The Siege Of Jadotville and Sean Ellis' Anthropoid.

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