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Also Known As: James Campbell M Bower Died:
Born: November 22, 1988 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession:

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Although he's best known for his role as a lovestruck sailor in the gory musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," British actor Jamie Campbell Bower has also enjoyed a successful TV career. A classically trained actor and stage performer, Bower's career started off with a bang when he landed the major role of Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's lauded adaptation of "Sweeney Todd...." His confident performance as Hope, a young sailor who unwittingly falls in love with Todd's long-lost daughter, was quickly followed by several high-profile roles; he portrayed a stranded World War II pilot in the award-winning Dutch film "Winter in Wartime," and was cast as powerful vampire Caius in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," the second installment in the Hollywood adaptation of author Stephanie Meyer's massively successful vampire romance novels. In 2010 Bower landed the small but pivotal role of young wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the blockbuster fantasy film "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," and later appeared as a young literary prodigy in the period thriller "Anonymous." In addition to his big-screen work, Bowers has also been cast in two major television roles; he portrayed curious...

Although he's best known for his role as a lovestruck sailor in the gory musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," British actor Jamie Campbell Bower has also enjoyed a successful TV career. A classically trained actor and stage performer, Bower's career started off with a bang when he landed the major role of Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's lauded adaptation of "Sweeney Todd...." His confident performance as Hope, a young sailor who unwittingly falls in love with Todd's long-lost daughter, was quickly followed by several high-profile roles; he portrayed a stranded World War II pilot in the award-winning Dutch film "Winter in Wartime," and was cast as powerful vampire Caius in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," the second installment in the Hollywood adaptation of author Stephanie Meyer's massively successful vampire romance novels. In 2010 Bower landed the small but pivotal role of young wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the blockbuster fantasy film "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," and later appeared as a young literary prodigy in the period thriller "Anonymous." In addition to his big-screen work, Bowers has also been cast in two major television roles; he portrayed curious villager 11-12 in the 2009 remake of the classic British spy series "The Prisoner" and starred as the idealistic King Arthur in the short-lived cable drama "Camelot."

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2007:
Made his feature debut opposite Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"
2008:
Cast in the action thriller "RocknRolla," written and directed by Guy Ritchie
2009:
Played the vampire Caius in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
2010:
Played the young Gellert Grindelwald in the David Yates-directed "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1"
2011:
Co-starred as King Arthur in the miniseries "Camelot" (Starz)
2011:
Portrayed the young Earl of Oxford in the Shakespeare-themed thriller "Anonymous"
2011:
Appeared in the two-part finale "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn ¿ Part 1" (2011) and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn ¿ Part 2" (2012), both directed by Bill Condon
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