Real Name: James "Jamie" Dornan
Birthdate: 1 May 1982
Occupation: actor, model, and musician.
He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette (2006), Sheriff Graham Humbert in the ABC series Once Upon a Time, serial killer Paul Spector in the BBC Two crime drama series The Fall, and the eponymous character, Christian Grey, in the film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).
Dornan was born in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the suburbs of Belfast.He has two older sisters: Liesa, who works for Disney in London, and Jessica, a fashion designer based in Falmouth, England.His father, Professor Jim Dornan, is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who had also considered becoming an actor.Dornan was 16 when his mother, Lorna, died of cancer.Dornan is a first cousin, twice removed, of actress Greer Garson.His grandparents on both sides of his family were Methodist lay preachers.
He attended and boarded at Methodist College Belfast, where he played rugby and participated in the drama department. He later attended Teesside University but dropped out and moved to London to train as an actor.