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Born: August 31, 1967 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: West Sussex, England, GB Profession: actor

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Jonathan Cake was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 2002, he won the prestigious Barclays Best Actor Award for the stage adaptation of Tennessee Williams' film, "Baby Doll." In 1998, he portrayed the title role in the TV biopic "Mosley" (ITV). Cake's acting career began mostly with his roles in various films, such as "First Knight" (1995), the Johan Leysen dramatic adaptation "True Blue" (1998) and "Honest" (2000). He also was featured in the miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time" (1997-98). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Rebecca" (PBS, 1996-97) and "Cold Lazarus" (1996-97). He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the comedy "The One & Only" (2003) with Patsy Kensit-Healy. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Riverworld" (Syfy, 2002-03). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The American Embassy" (Fox, 2001-02). Recently, he tackled roles on "Rizzoli & Isles" (2009-16), "The Exes" (TV Land, 2011-15) and "Doll & Em" (HBO, 2013-15). Cake most recently appeared on "A Woman Like Me" (2015). Cake was married to Julianne Nicholson.

Jonathan Cake was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 2002, he won the prestigious Barclays Best Actor Award for the stage adaptation of Tennessee Williams' film, "Baby Doll." In 1998, he portrayed the title role in the TV biopic "Mosley" (ITV). Cake's acting career began mostly with his roles in various films, such as "First Knight" (1995), the Johan Leysen dramatic adaptation "True Blue" (1998) and "Honest" (2000). He also was featured in the miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time" (1997-98). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Rebecca" (PBS, 1996-97) and "Cold Lazarus" (1996-97). He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the comedy "The One & Only" (2003) with Patsy Kensit-Healy. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Riverworld" (Syfy, 2002-03). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The American Embassy" (Fox, 2001-02). Recently, he tackled roles on "Rizzoli & Isles" (2009-16), "The Exes" (TV Land, 2011-15) and "Doll & Em" (HBO, 2013-15). Cake most recently appeared on "A Woman Like Me" (2015). Cake was married to Julianne Nicholson.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Krews (2010)
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 Riverworld (2003) Nero
4.
 Out of the Ashes (2003) Dr. Josef Mengele
5.
 One & Only, The (2002)
6.
 Honest (2000) Andrew Pryce-Stevens
7.
 True Blue (1996)
8.
 First Knight (1995) Sir Gareth
9.
 Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The (1997) Hattersley
10.
 Rebecca (1997) Jack Favell
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1996:
Appeared in the Dennis Potter-scripted miniseries "Cold Lazarus" and the British TV adaptation of "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
1997:
Was featured in the acclaimed British miniseries "A Dance to the Music of Time"
2003:
Appeared in Showtime's "Out of the Ashes"
1995:
Feature film debut, "First Knight"
2003:
Made his Broadway debut in the leading role of Jason, opposite future "Empire" cast mate Fiona Shaw, in the ancient Greek drama "Medea"
1999:
Appeared as one of Noah's sons in the NBC miniseries "Noah's Ark"
2005:
Portrayed Tyrannus, a fierce gladiator in ABC's epic six-hour drama series, "Empire"
2002:
Won the prestigious Barclays Best Actor Award for the stage adaptation of Tennessee Williams' film, "Baby Doll"
2002:
Co-starred in "The American Embassy" (Fox)
1998:
Portrayed the title role in the TV biopic "Mosley" (ITV)
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companion:
Olivia Williams. Actor. Were engaged; broke up in 1998.
companion:
Jemma Redgrave. Actor. Romantically involved when she was separated from her husband.
companion:
Madeline. Live together.

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