James Thierree Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jun, 2019
Facts of James Thierree
Name James Thierree
Birth Name James Spencer Henry Edmond Marcel Thierree
Father Jean-Baptiste Thierree
Mother Victoria Chaplin
Nationality Swiss
Birth Place/City Lausanne, Switzerland
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor, Director
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Grey
Girlfriend Judith Chemla (engaged)
Married No
Children 1 (son)
Sisters Aurellia Thierree
Siblings 1 (older sister)
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James Thierree is a Swiss actor, director, circus performer, and violinist. Thierree is most well-known for his theater performance that includes a combination of contemporary circus, dance, mime, and music. He is widely known as the grandson of great English comic actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.

James Thierree's Early Life, Wiki, And Education

James Thierree was born James Spencer Henry Edmond Marcel Thierree on May 2, 1974, in Lausanne, Switzerland to Victoria Chaplin and Jean-Baptiste Thierree. Thierree is a grandson of Charlie Chaplin and great-grandson of playwright Eugene O'Neill.

He has an older sister named Aurelia Thierree. He grew up with his brother in his hometown, Lausanne. Thierree was interested in acting and dancing from an early age, and he was enrolled at the American School of Paris. Later he studied at the Harvard Theater School in Milan.

He also studied at the Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique (CNSAD), French National Conservatory of Dramatic Art, in Paris and the Harvard Theater School in the United States.

James Thierree's Professional Career

James Thierree was just four when he made his stage debut in 1978, appearing with his older sister Aurellia Thierree at their parents' small circus Le Cirque Imaginaire. He toured with the circus to several different places throughout his childhood to his teenage years.

At 15, he debuted in the silver screen as Ariel in Peter Greenway's Prospero's Books. He worked in many other movies in the following years. In 2006, he acted in Antoine de Caunes' Twice Upon a Time which earned him a nomination for the Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor.

CAPTION: Swiss film and theater actor James Thierree SOURCE: Stage and Cinema

James Thierree is an owner of a theater company, La Compagnie du Hanneton that he founded in 1998. His first stage show under his company was The Junebug Symphony (La Symphonie du Hanneton) in which he was a director as well as a performer.

The show toured through several nations and received adorable reviews from the fans. He has won four Moliere Awards for the show that includes awards for the best director and the best newcomer in 2006.

James Thierree's Net Worth

James Thierree has earned a reasonable sum of money from his career, however, his exact net worth is not revealed yet. He has been working as an actor since he was four, and because he is the owner of a theater company, his earnings can be estimated in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

James Thierree's net worth can be estimated to be around $million, but his official net worth is not revealed.

James Thierree's Personal Life

Actor James Thierree is 45 years as of 2019, and he is an unmarried man. But he has been in a committed relationship with his girlfriend, Judith Chemla. The couple has been engaged and shares a son.

Thierree mostly remains low key that has kept his private life out of the media and his fans and followers. Moreover, he is not an avid social media user though he has an Instagram account and has 868 followers. Thierre has not shared much about his personal life in his Instagram post.

James Thierree's Height, Weight, And Other Stat

  • Height: James Thierree is 5 feet, 6.5 inches or 169 cm tall.
  • Nationality: He is a Swiss as per his nationality.
  • Ethnicity: He belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

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