Lennie James is an English actor who portrays Morgan Jones in both AMC's The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead.

Biography

Lennie was born on October 11, 1965 in the United Kingdom, to Afro-Trinidadian parents originated from Nigeria. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 1988. He has appeared in over twenty films, including the 1998 film adaptation of Les Misérables, the Guy Ritchie crime caper Snatch (2000), 24 Hour Party People (2002), and Sahara (2005) and wrote the play The Sons of Charlie Paora, which was performed at London's Royal Court Theatre. He appeared in the short-lived Channel 4 prison drama Buried.

He portrayed Luke Gardner in the BBC terrorism drama The State Within, Bishop David Newman on the BBC spy drama Spooks, and also portrayed Robert Hawkins in the CBS post-apocalyptic television drama series Jericho. He played the role of Cedric Munroe in the 2007 film Outlaw.

He was in a 2008 Channel 4 television drama, Fallout, playing the role of a detective alongside another detective solving a teen-related murder. He also appeared in an episode of Lie to Me. In the AMC Television/ITV miniseries The Prisoner, aired in November 2009, James was "Number 147". He has also appeared in season 2 of HBO's comedy series, Hung, as a fellow pimp who gives Tanya advice. In 2010 he starred as Morgan Jones, a father protecting his son from the zombie apocalypse, in the AMC series The Walking Dead. James was recently in episodes of Human Target as the assassin "Baptiste". He appears in a starring role in the 2010 feature film Tic. He also appeared in the 2011 action film Colombiana and the 2012 sci-fi film Lockout. In 2015 he stars in a medical drama known as Critical  where he plays the character "Glen Boyle".

James is the main cook for his family, and has professed a fondness for Caribbean cuisine. His favourite football team is Tottenham Hotspur. He lived in South London and went to school at Ernest Bevin College. He has three daughters – Romy and twins Celine and Georgia - with his longtime partner Giselle Glasman.

Other Works

  • Snatch.
  • Colombiana
  • Lockout
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • Jericho
  • Hung
  • The Miracle Maker
  • Sahara
  • Outlaw
  • Critical
  • Blade Runner 2049

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Cast (TV Series)
Main Cast Alanna Masterson (7-9) • Andrew Lincoln (1-9) • Chad Coleman (5) • Chandler Riggs (1-8) • Christian Serratos (7-9) • Danai Gurira (3-9) • David Morrissey (3-4) • Emily Kinney (5) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (7-9) • Jeffrey DeMunn (1-2) • Jon Bernthal (1-2) • Josh McDermitt (7-9) • Katelyn Nacon (9) • Khary Payton (9) • Lauren Cohan (3-9) • Laurie Holden (1-3) • Lennie James (6-8) • Melissa McBride (4-9) • Michael Cudlitz (5-7) • Michael Rooker (3) • Norman Reedus (2-9) • Ross Marquand (8-9) • Sarah Wayne Callies (1-3) • Scott Wilson (4) • Seth Gilliam (8-9) • Sonequa Martin-Green (6-7) • Steven Yeun (1-7) • Tom Payne (9)
Also Starring Alanna Masterson (4-7) • Aldis Hodge (4) • Alexa Nikolas (3) • Alexandra Breckenridge (5-6) • Alicia Witt (6) • Andrew J. West (4-5) • Andrew Rothenberg (1) • Ann Mahoney (6-7) • Audrey Marie Anderson (4) • Austin Abrams (5-6) • Austin Amelio (6-8) • Austin Nichols (5-7) • Avi Nash (8-9) • Benedict Samuel (5-6) • Brandon Fobbs (4) • Brett Butler (9) • Brighton Sharbino (4) • C. Thomas Howell (9) • Cailey Fleming (9) • Callan McAuliffe (8-9) • Cassady McClincy (9) • Chad Coleman (3-4) • Charles Halford (8) • Chris Coy (5) • Christian Serratos (4-7) • Christine Evangelista (6-7) • Christine Woods (5) • Christopher Berry (6) • Cooper Andrews (8-9) • Corey Hawkins (6-7) • Cullen Moss (5) • Dallas Roberts (3) • Dan Fogler (9) • Daniel Bonjour (5) • Daniel Newman (8) • David Morrissey (4) • Deborah May (7-8) • Denise Crosby (4-5) • Donzaleigh Abernathy (3) • Eleanor Matsuura (9) • Elizabeth Ludlow (8-9) • Emily Kinney (2-4) • Emma Bell (1) • Enver Gjokaj (4) • Erik Jensen (5) • Ethan Embry (6) • IronE Singleton (2-3) • Jason Douglas (5-8) • Jayne Atkinson (8) • Jayson Warner Smith (8) • Jeananne Goossen (6) • Jeff Kober (4) • Jill Jane Clements (6) • John Carroll Lynch (6) • John Finn (9) • Jon Eyez (8-9) • Jordan Woods-Robinson (8) • Jose Pablo Cantillo (3-4) • Josh McDermitt (4-7) • Joshua Mikel (8) • Juan Gabriel Pareja (1, 8) • Julio Cesar Cedillo (3) • Justin Miles (6) • Karl Makinen (7) • Katelyn Nacon (6-8) • Keisha Castle-Hughes (5) • Kenric Green (6-9) • Kerry Cahill (9) • Kerry Condon (4) • Khary Payton (7-9) • Kirk Acevedo (4) • Kyla Kenedy (4) • Kyle Gallner (4) • Lane Miller (8) • Lauren Cohan (2) • Lauren Ridloff (9) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (4-5) • Lennie James (1, 5) • Lew Temple (3) • Lindsley Register (9) • Logan Miller (7) • Macsen Lintz (9) • Madison Lintz (2) • Major Dodson (6) • Matt Lintz (9) • Maximiliano Hernández (5) • Melissa McBride (2-3) • Melissa Ponzio (3-4) • Merritt Wever (6) • Meyrick Murphy (4) • Michael Cudlitz (4) • Michael Raymond James (2) • Michael Rooker (1-2) • Michael Zegen (2) • Nadia Hilker (9) • Nadine Marissa (9) • Nicole Barré (9) • Noah Emmerich (1) • Noel Gugliemi (1) • Norman Reedus (1) • Pollyanna McIntosh (7-9) • Pruitt Taylor Vince (2) • R. Keith Harris (8) • Rhys Coiro (9) • Rich Ceraulo (6) • Robin Lord Taylor (4-5) • Ross Marquand (5-7) • Rus Blackwell (6) • Ryan Hurst (9) • Sabrina Gennarino (8) • Samantha Morton (9) • Scott Wilson (2-3) • Seth Gilliam (5-7) • Sonequa Martin-Green (3-5) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Ogg (6-8) • Stuart Greer (6) • Sunkrish Bala (4) • Sydney Park (7-9) • Tate Ellington (4-5) • Thomas Francis Murphy (7-8) • Tom Payne (6-8) • Tovah Feldshuh (5-6) • Traci Dinwiddie (9) • Tyler James Williams (5) • Vincent Martella (4) • Whitmer Thomas (8) • Xander Berkeley (6-9) • Zach McGowan (9)
Co-Stars Aaron Farb (8-9) • Aaron Munoz (2) • Adam Boyer (5) • Adam Cronan (8) • Adam Fristoe (8) • Adam Minarovich (1-2) • Adrian Kali Turner (1) • Aerli Austen (7) • AJ Achinger (9) • Al Vicente (3) • Alan Heckner (8) • Alec Rayme (6) • Alex Van (3) • Amber Chaney (2) • Amy Cain (2) • Amy Dionne (4) • Anabelle Holloway (9) • Andy Glen (3) • Andrea Moore (5) • Angel Theory (9) • Anissa Matlock (5) • Anja Akstin (7) • Ann Mahoney (5-6) • Anthony Guajardo (1) • Anthony Lopez (7-9) • Antony Azor (9) • April Billingsley (5) • Arthur Bridgers (3) • Autumn Dial (7-9) • Benjamin Papac (5) • Beth Keener (6) • Bethany Anne Lind (6) • Brad Ashten (8) • Brandon Carroll (4) • Brett Gentile (6-8) • Brian F. Durkin (7) • Brian Hillard (2) • Brian Stapf (7) • Briana Venskus (7-9) • Brina Palencia (4) • Brody Rose (6) • Brooke Jaye Taylor (8) • Cameron Deane Stewart (4) • Carlos Aviles (6) • Carlos Navarro (7-8) • CC Castillo (8) • Chad Joyce (8) • Cherie Dvorak (3) • Chloe Aktas (7-9) • Chloe Garcia-Frizzi (9) • Chris Burns (5) • Chris Gann (6) • Christopher Matthew Cook (5) • Ciera L. Payton (8) • Claire Bronson (6) • Colin Dennard (8) • Cooper Andrews (7) • Corey Brill (5) • Courtney Patterson (8-9) • Craig Gellis (8) • Cuyle Carvin (8) • Dahlia Legault (5-8) • Dan Johnson (8) • Dango Nguyen (3) • Daniel Newman (6-8) • Daniel Thomas May (3-4) • Danny Vinson (4) • Darin Cooper (6) • Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis (3) • Davi Jay (4) • David Marshall Silverman (5-7) • Deja Dee (2) • Derek Roberts (8) • Dwayne Boyd (3) • E. Roger Mitchell (3) • Elena Sanchez (6) • Elijah Marcano (5) • Elizabeth Ludlow (7-8) • Elyse Nicole DuFour (7-9) • Eric Mendenhall (4) • Erin Hunter (4) • Finch Nissen (8) • G-Rod (6) • Gary Weeks (3) • Gina Morelli (1) • Gina Stewart (7-8) • Griffin Freeman (7-8) • Gustavo Gomez (9) • H. Patrik Coyne (6) • Hakim Callender (8) • Ian Casselberry (6) • Ilan Srulovicz (6-8) • Irene Ziegler (4) • IronE Singleton (1) • Jackson Pace (9) • Jacqueline Fleming (7) • James Allen McCune (2) • James Chen (6-9) • James Gonzaba (1) • Jan Harrelson (4) • Jane McNeill (2) • Jasmine Kaur (6) • Jason Alexander Davis (5-6, 8) • Jason Burkey (7-8) • Jay Huguley (6) • Jayson Warner Smith (7) • JD Evermore (4) • Jennifer Riker (9) • Jeremy Palko (6-8) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (1) • Jesse C. Boyd (5-6) • Jim R. Coleman (1) • Jimmy Gonzales (6) • Joe Ando Hirsh (9) • Jonathan Kleitman (6) • Jordan Woods-Robinson (5-7) • José Michael Vasquez (8) • Joshua Hoover (7) • Joshua Lamboy (8) • Joshua Mikel (7-8) • Juliana Harkavy (4) • Justice Leak (5) • Justin Kucsulain (6) • Justin Miles (6) • Katelyn Nacon (5-6) • Karen Ceesay (6-9) • Karenlie Riddering (3) • Karl Funk (8) • Keedar Whittle (2) • Keisha Tillis (1) • Keith Brooks (4) • Keith Hudson (8) • Kelley Davis (2) • Kelley Mack (9) • Kennedy Brice (4) • Kenric Green (6) • Kerry Cahill (7-8) • Kevin Patrick Murphy (6-7) • Kim Ormiston (8) • Kimberly Leemans (6) • Kinsley Isla Dillon (8) • Kyle Clements (5) • Labrandon Shead (6) • Lance Tafelski (6) • Lane Carlock (7) • Lawrence Kao (3) • LB Brown (6) • Lee Norris (8) • Linds Edwards (1) • Lindsay Abernathy (3) • Lindsey Garrett (8) • Lindsley Register (7-8) • Liz E. Morgan (6) • Luke Donaldson (4) • Macsen Lintz (7-8) • Maddie Lomax (1) • Madison Lintz (1) • Maia Moss-Fife (5) • Major Dodson (5) • Mandi Christine Kerr (5-9) • Marc Gowan (5) • Marcus Hester (4) • Mark Ashworth (8) • Markice Moore (3) • Martinez (7) • Matt Lowe (6) • Matt Mangum (8-9) • Matthew Rimmer (8) • Melissa McBride (1) • Michael Harding (4) • Michael Scialabba (7) • Michael Traynor (5-6) • Mike Mayhall (3) • Mike Seal (7-8) • Mimi Kirkland (7-9) • Misty Ormiston (8) • Myke Holmes (6) • Nadine Marissa (7-8) • Neil Brown Jr. (1) • Nelson Bonilla (5) • Nick Arapoglou (8) • Nick Gomez (3) • Nicole Barré (7-8) • Noah Benjamin (7) • Owen Harn (5) • Parker Wierling (3) • Peggy Sheffield (8) • Peter Kulas (3) • Peter Zimmerman (6-8) • Phillip DeVona (2) • R. Keith Harris (6-8) • Ricky Russert (7) • Ricky Wayne (5) • Rico Ball (5) • Robert Walker-Branchaud (6-7) • Russ Comegys (3) • Russell Towery (3) • Sabrina Gennarino (7) • Sean Freeland (8) • Scott Deckert (8) • Sherry Richards (4) • Stephan Jones (7) • Stephen Shelton (8) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Sean Garland (6) • Susie Spear Purcell (5-6) • Tamara Austin (9) • Tanner Holland (3) • Ted Huckabee (5-8) • Teri Wyble (5) • Theodus Crane (3) • Tiffany Morgan (5-6) • Tim Parati (7) • Timothy Douglas Perez (8) • Tom Turbiville (4) • Traci Dinwiddie (8) • Travis Love (3-4) • Travis Young (5) • Trey Butler (8) • Troy Faruk (3) • Tyler Buckingham (8) • Tyler Chase (3) • Tyshon Freeman (7) • Vanessa Cloke (6-7) • Victor McCay (4) • Vincent Ward (3) • Viviana Chavez-Vega (1)
Special Guests Andrew Rothenberg (3) • Brighton Sharbino (5) • Chris Coy (5) • David Morrissey (5) • Emma Bell (3) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (6) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (3) • Jon Bernthal (3, 9) • Kyla Kenedy (5) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (5) • Lennie James (3) • Michael Cudlitz (7) • Scott Wilson (9) • Sonequa Martin-Green (9)
Cast (Fear The Walking Dead)
Main Cast Alycia Debnam-Carey (1-5) • Cliff Curtis (1-3) • Colman Domingo (2-5) • Danay Garcia (3-5) • Daniel Sharman (3) • Dayton Callie (3) • Elizabeth Rodriguez (1) • Frank Dillane (1-4) • Garret Dillahunt (4-5) • Kim Dickens (1-4) • Jenna Elfman (4-5) • Lennie James (4-5) • Lisandra Tena (3) • Lorenzo Henrie (1-2) • Maggie Grace (4-5) • Mercedes Mason (1-3) • Michelle Ang (2) • Rubén Blades (1-3) • Sam Underwood (3)
Also Starring Aaron Stanford (4) • Alejandro Edda (2) • Alexa Nisenson (4-5) • Andres Londono (2) • Aria Lyric Leabu (2) • Arturo Del Puerto (2) • Ashley Zukerman (2) • Brendan Meyer (2) • Brenda Strong (2-3) • Catherine Dent (2) • Colman Domingo (1) • Danay Garcia (2) • Dan Donohue (2) • Daniel Zovatto (2) • Daryl Mitchell (4-5) • David Grant Wright (2) • David Warshofsky (2) • Dayton Callie (2) • Dougray Scott (2) • Edwina Findley (3) • Elizabeth Rodriguez (2) • Emma Caulfield (3) • Evan Gamble (4) • Israel Broussard (2) • Jake Austin Walker (2) • James Le Gros (3) • Jamie McShane (1) • Jason Manuel Olazabal (3) • Jeremiah Clayton (2) • Jesse Borrego (3) • Jesse McCartney (2) • Jorge-Luis Pallo (2) • Justin Rain (3) • Kalani Queypo (3) • Karen Bethzabe (2-3) • Keith Powers (1) • Kelly Blatz (2) • Kenny Wormald (2) • Kevin Zegers (4) • Leon Thomas III (1) • Lexi Johnson (2) • Linda Gehringer (3) • Lindsay Pulsipher (3) • Lincoln A. Castellanos (1) • Lynn Chen (1) • Maestro Harrell (1) • Mark Kelly (2) • Marlene Forté (2) • Maverick Clayton (2) • Michael Greyeyes (3) • Michael William Freeman (3) • Miguel Pérez (3) • Mo Collins (4-5) • Noel Fisher (3) • Patricia Reyes Spíndola (1-2) • Paul Calderon (2) • Rae Gray (3) • Ramses Jimenez (2-3) • Raul Casso (2) • Ray McKinnon (3) • Rhoda Griffis (4) • Ricardo Chacon (3) • Ross McCall (3) • Rubén Blades (3) • Ruben Carbajal (2) • Sandrine Holt (1) • Schuyler Fisk (2) • Scott Lawrence (1) • Sebastian Sozzi (4) • Shawn Hatosy (1) • Stephen Henderson (4) • Tonya Pinkins (4) • Veronica Diaz-Carranza (2)
Co-Stars Adolfo Madera (2) • Alex Perazza (2) • Alexa Nisenson (4) • Alfonso Jarquin (2) • Alfredo Herrera (2) • Alison Araya (1) • Amanda Flores (2) • Andrea Savo (1) • Andrew Patrick Ralston (1) • Angelyna Martinez (1) • Aquiles Medellín (2) • Artine Brown (1) • B. J. Clinkscales (1) • Blanca Hernàndez (2) • Bobby Naderi (1) • Brennan Keel Cook (3) • Brian Duffy (3) • Cairo Bermúdez (2) • Carlos E. Campos (1) • Carlos Segura (2) • Charles Harrelson (4) • Chris Furci (1) • Christian Tessier (1) • Christopher Pearce (1) • Cici Lau (1) • Claire Torrance (1) • Cuauhtli Jiménez (2) • Cynthia Rose Hall (1) • Darcy Laurie (1) • David Fernandez Jr. (2) • Denitza García (2) • Diana Lein (2) • Dominic Bogart (3) • Donald Agnelli (1) • Edgar Wuotto (2) • Emmanuel Vega (2) • Emy Aneke (1) • Ese Atawo (1) • Fernando Rojasbarr (2) • Floyd Foster Jr. (1) • Francisco Estrada (2) • Gabriela Zimmerman (1) • Gary Kraus (2) • Gavrielle Harris (1) • Graham Sibley (3) • Gustavo Pastrana (2) • Heidi García (2) • Howie Lai (1) • Hugo Armstrong (3) • Jack Donner (1) • Jackson Beals (4) • Jackson Robert Scott (3) • Jake B. Miller (3) • James Logan (2) • Jared Abrahamson (1) • Jaren Moore (1) • Jason Liebrecht (4) • Jim Lau (1) • John Eric Bentley (4) • John Stewart (1) • Jonathan Goldstein (2) • José Sefami (2) • Jorge Bustamante (2) • Josh Wingate (2) • Julio Pedrero (2) • Julio Umana (2) • Kassandra Iribe (2) • Katia López (2) • Kenneth Wayne Bradley (4) • Kevan Ohtsji (1) • Khaira Ledeyo (1) • Lak Rana (1) • Lexi Johnson (1) • Luis Javier (1) • Lyn Alicia Henderson (2) • María Antonieta Zapien Romero (2) • Maru Alfaro (3) • Matt Lasky (3) • Matthew James (4) • Marcia Moulton (1) • Marshall Fox (3) • Maxwell Yip (1) • Megan Danso (1) • Micah Fitzgerald (1) • Moisses Arath Leyva (2) • Nasir Villanueva (4) • Nathan Sutton (3) • Noah Beggs (1) • Panou (1) • Phoenix O'Reilly (1) • Rachel Mary Dudley (4) • Ramón Medína (2) • Regen Wilson (2) • Renato Marin Alcalde (2) • Rey Borge (1) • Rob Mello (4) • Rocky McMurray (3) • Sarah Benoit (3) • Sarah McCreanor (2) • Sebastián Cano (2) • Shane Dean (1) • Sharon Ferguson (1) • Soleil Patterson (4) • Steven Allerick (1) • Stormy Ent (1) • Tammie Baird (4) • Tammy Nera (1) • Toby Levins (1) • Tommy G. Kendrick (4) • Tony Marin (1) • Tyler Sanders (3) • Victor Escalante (2) • William Stewart (1)