Jack Farthing (born October 14, 1985) is an English actor who is notable for playing Freddie Threepwood in Blandings and as villain George Warleggan in the BBC One drama series Poldark. He also appeared as George Balfour in The Riot Club.
Early life and career
Born and raised in North London, Farthing has described his childhood as "lovely". Farthing was educated at Westminster School, before reading History of Art at St Catherine's College, Oxford, and then attending LAMDA.
|2014||The Riot Club||George Balfour||Directed by Lone Scherfig|
|2015||Burn Burn Burn||Dan||Directed by Chanya Button|
|2019||Official Secrets||Andy Dumfries||Directed by Gavin Hood|
|2012||Pramface||Mitchell||BBC Three TV series 1 episode 4|
|Silk||Patrick Telford||BBC One TV series 2 episode 3|
|2013||Blandings||The Hon. Frederick Threepwood||BBC One TV series 1|
|Dancing on the Edge||Young Waiter||BBC Two TV series 1 episode 3|
|Da Vinci's Demons||Botticelli||Fox TV series 1 episode 4|
|Poirot: The Big Four||Gerald Paynter||ITV|
|2014||Blandings||The Hon. Frederick Threepwood||BBC One TV series 2|
|Cilla||John Lennon||ITV TV series (2 episodes)|
|2015–present||Poldark||George Warleggan||BBC One|
|2018||The ABC Murders||Donald Fraser||BBC One|
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