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Jerome Flynn
Born Jerome Patrick Flynn
16 March 1963 (1963-03-16) (age 46)
Bromley, Kent, England
Occupation actor
Years active 1995-Present

Jerome Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor best known for his role as Corporal Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier.

Flynn was born in Bromley, Kent, the son of actor and singer Eric Flynn and drama teacher Fern Flynn[1]. His brother is Daniel Flynn (actor). His half-brother Johnny Flynn is also an up and coming musician and actor.

Flynn had three UK number one hits with Robson Green (as Robson & Jerome) in 1995 and 1996 with "Unchained Melody", "I Believe" and "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted".

He appeared as D.S Eddie Hargreaves for six episodes of the police drama Between The Lines (1992). Starred as Eddie Wallis (again with Robson Green) in the comedy-drama Ain't Misbehavin' (1997), and was the star of the short-lived police show Badger in 1999. He Played Bobby Charlton in the 2000 film Best. He also played Tommy Cooper in Jus' Like That, a tribute to the comic magician written by John Fisher and directed by Simon Callow. A recent television programme, So You Think You're Royal?, established that through his mother he is a direct descendant of Oliver Cromwell, through his son Henry Cromwell, and also a descendent of Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III of England.

In 1986 he appered in the London's Burning as Firefighter Kenny "Rambo" Bains.

In 2007, Flynn directed and starred in the low budget movie, Rude Tales. The film was split into a series of short stories, all centered around the lead character, Jerome Rude, played by Flynn. The film was screened at a small number of independent cinemas in the Pembrokeshire area.

He also provides the voice of Daniel (the hound) in the children's television show Tommy Zoom.

Jerome now lives in Pembrokeshire, West Wales.

References

  1. ^ Swann, Yvonne; Ellis, Janet (2009-08-15). "Me an My School Photo". Daily Mail - Weekend magazine.  

External links

Jerome Flynn at the Internet Movie Database

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