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Purefoy, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 291 works in 692 publications in 8 languages and 22,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  History  Historical films  Television programs  Television series  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Purefoy
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reese Witherspoon gives a vibrant, captivating performance as one of the greatest female characters of all time, Becky Sharp, in the new, sumptuous and sexy epic from acclaimed director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding). I''s a dazzling ascent up the social ladder as vivacious Becky schemes and seduces her way to the top - until love and romance threaten to get in the way! Join her daring adventures that prove all is fair in love and war
Resident evil : afterlife by Paul Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil: A virus has escaped in a secret facility turning the staff into hungry zombies. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories
Rome by Timothy Van Patten( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son and heir. The conspirator Brutus ponders how to curry favor with the masses that have condemned him as a murderer, while his mother Servilia concocts a deadly plot of her own. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo attempts to pull his friend Lucius Vorenus out of the darkness that has engulfed his soul in the wake of personal tragedy. For once again, the fates of these two mismatched soldiers seem inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself
Rome by Michael Apted( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location in Rome and around Italy, this epic series portrays a vibrant and gritty Rome, as well as the historical events surrounding the fall of the republic and the rise of the empire. Includes an entire disc devoted solely to extras
Roots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Churchill by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny
The hollow crown by Simon Russell Beale( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard II. After halting a duel between warring nobles Bolingbroke and Mowbray, Richard II banishes both men from his kingdom. Following the death of Bolingbroke's father, John of Gaunt, Richard seizes his money and land to pay for wars against rebels in Ireland. Bolingbroke returns to claim his birthright and more
Equity by Meera Menon( Visual )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female investment banker, fighting to rise to the top of the corporate ladder at a competitive Wall Street firm, navigates a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial crisis world, where loyalties are suspect, regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in "big money" remains high
High-rise by John Norman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Robert Laing is the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. But as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, particularly on the lower floors, the regimented social strata begins to crumble and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and daughter at a country fair. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge
The following( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When notorious serial killer Joe Carroll (Purefoy) escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy (Bacon), a psychologically scarred veteran who captured Carroll nine years earlier, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on a college campus where he taught literature. Knowing Carroll better than anyone and close with Carroll's ex-wife, Claire, Hardy works closely with an FBI team, which includes no-nonsense agent Jennifer Mason and sharp upstart Mike Weston, and soon discovers that Carroll was not only communicating with a network of killers in the outside world, but has much more planned than just a prison escape - and there's no telling how many additional killers are out there. As Hardy and the FBI team are challenged by the ever-growing web of murder around them, masterminded by the diabolical Carroll (who's writing a novel with Hardy as his protagonist), Hardy will not only get a second chance to capture Carroll, but another shot at redemption, as he's faced with not one but an entire cult of serial killers
The following( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heading into its intense, spellbinding second season, the show catches up with a healthy and healed Ryan Hardy a year after the tragic events of last season. Following a horrific new murder spree, the FBI calls on Ryan and Mike Weston to speak with the lone survivor, Lily Gray, in order to help them solve the case. Having worked tirelessly to rehabilitate his life, Ryan is reluctant to re-engage with the FBI
Injustice by Ken Fero( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When successful London barrister William Travers suffers a nervous breakdown, he moves his family and practice to rural Suffolk. Called upon to defend an old friend, he is caught up in a conspiracy that stretches far beyond the courtroom. James Purefoy stars in a taut, engrossing thriller from the creator of Foyle's War
The following( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly cat-and-mouse pursuit between a former FBI agent and a diabolical serial killer. Hardy's conviction to forge a new life will be put to the test in an intense third season when a new villain emerges
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

35 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
George and the dragon( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first crusade to free the Holy Land has ended. George, a handsome knight, desires to hang up his sword and settle down. In England, he agrees to search for Princess Lunna, the daughter of kind King Edgaar, in exchange for a small plot of land
Momentum( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth
 
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