About

Jamie Parker is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Harry Potter in the original cast for the West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, for which he received an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play and a WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actor in a Play. He also received a Tony Award Nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play as a member of the original Broadway version.

 

Other notable roles include Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls (Olivier nomination, Best Actor in a Musical, 2015; UK Theatre Award win, Best Performance in a Musical, 2015); Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe, 2012; Scripps in The History Boys (original National Theatre and Broadway cast and film); Alan Greene, QC in Des (ITV, 2020); and John Dudley in Becoming Elizabeth (Starz, 2022).

 

For his performance in ‘Rodgers & Hart & Hammerstein', recorded remotely from his home studio for BBC Radio 3, he has been shortlisted for a BBC Audio Award for Best Actor. He has made numerous other appearances in BBC audio dramas and as a reader for Book at Bedtime and Book of the Week.

 

He has sung at the Albert Hall in two BBC Proms: ‘The John Wilson orchestra Performs Frank Sinatra’, 2015 singing original Nelson Riddle arrangements with Seth MacFarlane; and ‘The Golden Age of Broadway’, 2021.