• Jack Deam was born in 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England
• He is an actor best known for his portrayal of Marty Fisher in Shameless (2011-present) and his role as Father Brown in the series of the same name (2013-present)
• He has appeared in 57 films and TV series, including Let Him Have It (1991), Accused (2010), 32 Brinkburn Street (2010), Unforgiven (2009), DCI Banks (2010-16) and Father Brown (2013- gift)
• Jack would have married in 2006 and would have two children
• As of August 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $300,000
Who is Jack Deam (Father Brown)?
Ian ‘Jack’ Deam was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England in 1972 – his zodiac sign is said to be Pisces and he is a British national. He’s an actor, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Marty Fisher, one of the main characters in the comedy series “Shameless” – Jack’s character Marty suffers from Tourette’s syndrome and is a pyromaniac. Created by John Wells and Paul Abbott, the series stars Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, and Ethan Cutkosky. The series has been broadcast since 2011 and today has 126 episodes.
Early life and education
Jack grew up alongside his older brother in Oldham, through their father who was a lawyer and their mother who was a housewife. Looking up at his fatherJack wanted to enroll in college and pursue a career as a lawyer, but he took up acting not long after enrolling at a local high school, and after graduating in 1990, he chose to focus on his way in the film industry.
Jack’s father was not very happy that his son was not going to college, and it took about two years for him to accept his son’s decision.
Roles in TV series
As of mid-2020, Jack has appeared in a total of 57 films and TV series.
He made his TV series debut in 1989 playing Robert in the episode “A Small Mourning” of the drama series “Screenplay”, and then appeared in a single episode of “Clarissa” in 1991, three episodes of “The Life and Times by Henry Pratt” in 1992, and the “Kid” episode of the series “Spender” in 1993.
Later that year, he guest-starred as Lee in the “Wheels” episode of the comedy series “Frank Stubbs”, which failed to attract much attention and was canceled after 13 episodes. Two of his next roles were in “Soldier Soldier” and “Screen One” both shot in 1993. He continued to appear in episodic parts in various TV series, even though he wanted to play a supporting or main character for a change – some of his next roles were in the series “Lie in the Sky” in 1995 , “Ellington and “Scene”, both in 1996.
His first notable appearance came in the same year in the series “Hollyoaks” where he portrayed Spike in four episodes, but then he went back to his old routine of only appearing in one episode of series like “Peak Practice” in 1997,” Where the Heart Is” in 1998, and “Queer as Folk” in 1999 – by 2000 he had also appeared in “Playing the Field” and “Always and Everyone”.
In 2001, Jack played his first main character – Phil Simmonds in the romantic series “Coronation Street”, but he only starred in seven of the approximately 10,000 episodes the series has now aired, but he got to play another main character, Kev Leach appeared in all 27 episodes of the drama series “Clocking Off”, which aired from 2000 to 2003 and won eight awards, while being nominated for 12 others.
In 2004, he appeared in a single episode of both “Dalziel and Pascoe” and “The Inspector Lynley Mysteries”, while also playing supporting character Alan Maskell in eight episodes of the “Heartbeat” series.
In the following year, Jack guest-starred in two episodes of the crime series “Silent Witness”, then was invited to appear in the mini-series “Eleventh Hour”, portraying Ellis Gibson. In 2007, Jack appeared in single episodes of more than six series, including “Life on Mars”, “Waterloo Road” and “The Street”, and made his debut as a voice actor in 2008, lending his voice to a character in the video . game “Fable II”.
In 2009, Jack starred as Kieran Whelan in three episodes of the “Unforgiven” miniseries, and went on to voice a character in another video game titled “Risen”. In 2010, he appeared in the episode “Half Term” of the series “Coming Up”, and the episode “Kenny’s Story” of the series “Accused”, before playing the lead role Walter in the drama series “32 Brinkburn Street”, but whose only five episodes were broadcast. In 2014, he played three characters in four episodes of the medical series “Doctors”, and some of his next roles were in four episodes of “Casualty”, the episode “Lottery Curse” of the series “New Tricks”, and all 32 episodes of the crime mystery series “DCI Banks” as the lead character DC Ken Blackstone.
Three of Jack’s most recent roles in TV series were in the war series “World of Fire” in 2019, the two crime mystery series “Father Brown” and “Broke”, both in 2020, the latter only aired for six episodes before being canceled.
Roles in movies
Jack made his screen debut in 1991, playing Terry Stringer in the historical crime film “Let Him Have It”, starring Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston and Eileen Atkins, which is about a boy who joins a criminal group. .
In 1995, Jack played a PC with Trevor in the historical sports movie “Hillsborough” which received great reviews and won all six awards for which it was nominated.
My DVR is permanently set to record Father Brown.
— Billie (@BillieO2) August 13, 2018
His next role in a movie came in 2003 when he played Danny in the short comedy film “Spoilt” – he also appeared in another short film, “Floating” playing Jonathan, then made an uncredited appearance in the film “London to Brighton” in 2006, and four years later starred as Dean in the short film “The Good North”. In 2017, he appeared as Ian in the short comedy film “Hit & Run”, directed and written by Hannah Pike, and most recently, in 2019, Jack Leonard Wolley starred in the romantic crime mystery film “Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar”.
Love life and partner
Jack has kept the details of his love life to himself and has not spoken about any women he may have dated since he started acting, but this has only sparked rumors that Jack is gay.
Some of his fans have even claimed that Jack was a little too intimate with a male partner at a local Los Angeles cafe, but there is no evidence to back up the claims, and Jack has not commented on the rumours.
Many of his fans believe that Jack is a married man and that he exchanged wedding vows with his other half in 2006 in a small ceremony attended only by their closest friends and family – it is also speculated that he is the father of two children , but again, Jack has not commented on the rumours.
As of August 2020, he appears to be singleis not married and has no children.
Hobbies and other interests
Jack is not a big fan of social media networks as he believes that they have only spoiled the society and youth and he is not active on any of the popular platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
He loves to travel and his career as an actor has allowed him to visit several US states such as Arizona, Texas, and New York, and he has also been to Europe, visiting countries such as Spain, France, and Italy. He is very active physically as he has four to five workouts every week at the gym while also playing different sports including football and basketball.
Jack has his own favorite actor and actress namely Matt Damon and Anne Hathaway while some of his favorite movies are “Shutter Island”, “Good Will Hunting” and “Les Miserables”.
Rumors began to circulate on the internet that Jack suffered an injury while shooting for the series “Father Brown” in 2019, because in one episode his character walked with crutches and it was believed that this was not initially planned, but had to be done as Jack was injured. Jack has not commented on the rumors of his injury and so far it seems it was indeed only scripted.
Jack is 48 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 65 kg.
As of August 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $300,000.