Lee Boardman

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Lee Boardman
Lee Boardman.jpg
Boardman in November 2012
Born (1972-07-02) 2 July 1972 (age 46)
Occupation Actor, narrator
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Jennifer James (m. 2001)
Children 2

Lee Harold Boardman (born 2 July 1972) is an English actor and narrator. He has appeared in the films Jack the Giant Slayer and Love's Kitchen, and the television series Rome.

Career

Boardman played Murray Priestman in Drop Dead Gorgeous as well as the drug dealer Jez Quigley in Coronation Street. He appears as Timon the Jew in the television series Rome. He also made an appearance in the fifth episode of the 2011 BBC crime-drama series Death in Paradise.[1] In 2013 he starred in the ITV1 comedy drama series Great Night Out as Hodge.[2] In 2014 he played the recurring character of Amerigo Vespucci in Da Vinci's Demons.[3]

In 2006, Lee starred in the film Fated.[4]

He was also the narrator of popular Sky 1 Police documentary Road Wars and its spin off Street Wars.[1]

His BBC series Drop Dead Gorgeous won Best Comedy Drama at the British Comedy Awards 2008.[5]

Personal life

Born in Stockport, England, in 1972, Boardman studied at Stockport College prior to winning a scholarship to the Oxford School of Drama.[6] In 2001 he married his former Coronation Street co-star Jennifer James.[7][8] They have one son, Jack Alexander, born March 2004 and a daughter, Scarlett Marie, born April 2010.

Actor Tribe

In 2013, Boardman and James launched Actor Tribe, an acting school for children and adults in Stockport. The courses focus on the complexities of being a working actor through guest tutors who are professional actors themselves.[6] Due to the success of the program, an additional school in Heaton Mersey was opened in 2016, with Boardman and his wife, Jennifer, dividing their time between the two locations.[9]

Filmography

Television

Year Title Character Production Notes
1997 Gold[10] Tomkins ITV Appeared in: Season 3, Ep. 3, 4 "The Catch (Two Parts)"
1997–2000 Coronation Street[11] Jez Quigley ITV Appeared in: Ep. 1.4207, 1.4730, 1.4739, 1.4745, 1.4746, 1.4747, 1.4751, 1.4886, 1.4888, 1.4890, 1.4892
1998 Grafters[12] Andy TVBBC Appeared in: Season 1 Ep. 5, 6
1999–2001 The Bill[13] Dave Carter/Waiter Appeared in: Season 15, Ep. 41; Season 17, Ep. 40
2000–2003 Hotel Getaway[14] Standup Comic, Murder Mystery Actor, Promo Video Director ITV Appeared in: Season 1, Ep. 3; Season 2, Ep. 4, 5
2003 Holby City[15] Peter Gaskell BBC Appeared in: Series 5, Ep. 24
2004 Dalziel and Pascoe[16][17] Sgt. Brian Skinner BBC Appeared in: Season 8, Ep. 1 "A Game of Soldiers"
2004 Making Waves[18][19] Leading Chef ITV Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 1
2005–2007 Rome[20] Timon BBC/HBO Appeared in: Season 1, Ep. 1, 3, 6, 9, 11; Season 2 (All)
2006 Longford[21] Talk Show Host HBO Made for TV Movie
2006–2007 Drop Dead Gorgeous[22] Murray Priestman BBC Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 1-4; Series 2, Ep. 1-4, 6
2009 Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire[23] Stygian Assassin Comedy Central Appeared in Season 1, Ep. 1-2
2009 Moving On[24] Colin BBC Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 2
2009 The Street[13] Bomber BBC Appeared in: Series , Ep. 6
2009 Blue Murder[25] Donnie Shoreham ITV Appeared in: Series 5, Ep. 2
2010 Ladies of Letters[26] Damon ITV Appeared in: Series 2, Ep. 1-7
2011 Midsomer Murders[27] Matt Rowntree ITV Appeared in: Series 14, Ep. 3
2011 Trollied[28] Craig Fallon Sky One Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 6
2011 Death in Paradise[1] Samuel King BBC Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 5
2011 Little Crackers[29] Reg Sky One Appeared in: Series 2, Ep. 9
2012 Secrets and Words[30] Jimmy BBC Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 4
2013 Great Night Out[2] Paddy "Hodge" Hodgkinson ITV Series 1
2013 Playhouse Presents[31] Lenny Sky Arts Appeared in: Series 2, Ep. 1 "Hey Diddly Dee"
2014 Inspector George Gentley[32] Todd Stretch BBC Appeared in: Series 6, Ep. 2
2014 Da Vinci's Demons[3] Amerigo Vespucci Starz Appeared in: Season 2, Ep. 2-5, 9
2015 Sun Trap[15] Elton Juan BBC Appeared in: Season 1, Ep. 5
2015 The Interceptor[33] Xavier BBC Appeared in: Series 1
2016 Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands[34] Hane ITV Appeared in: Season 1, Ep. 6-12
2016 Boomers[35] Matt BBC Appeared in: Series 2, Ep. 2 "Matt & Seb"
2016 The Five[36] Jay Newman Sky 1 Appeared in: Season 1, Ep. 2, 3, 7, 8, 10
2017 In the Dark[37] Kevin Sherwood BBC Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 4
2017 Bancroft[1] George Morris ITV Appeared in: Series 1, Ep. 1–4
2019 Brexit: The Uncivil War Arron Banks Channel 4/HBO Television film

Film

Year Title Character Notes
2000 P.O.V.[8] Shaun
2002 Sleep My Love[12] Tramp Short Film
2006 Fated[4] Jack
2010 The Story of F***[38] Gilford Bell
2011 Leila[39] Paul
2011 Love's Kitchen[40] Loz
2011 Being Sold[41] Chris Hope
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer[42] Badger
2015 Monochrome[43][44] Agent Walcott Independent Film
2016 The Young Messiah[45] Roman Squad Leader
2017 Tremor Cordis Ricky Short Film
2017 Mum[46] Carl Independent Short Film
2018 Peterloo[47] Release date of Nov 2018
2019 The Runaways[48] Blythe In Post Production

Narrator

Year Title Notes
2000 Road Wars/Street Wars[49] Broadcast on Sky 1

Video games

Year Title Character Notes
2011 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings[50] Additional Voices
2011 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine[50] Alexander/Imperial Guardsman
2012 Assassins Creed III[50] Additional Voices
2013 Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag[50] Additional Voices
2014 Assassins Creed: Unity[50] Additional Voices
2014 Assassins Creed: Rogue[50] Additional Voices
2015 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Hearts of Stone[50] Vlodimir von Everec English Version
2017 Assassins Creed: Origins[50] Voice Talent

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External links

  • Lee Boardman on IMDb
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