10 Things We Love About Jamie Dornan – Guest Blog by Joanna Lucas

1. He’s Irish

Jamie hails from Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland.

  1. Did someone say beards were “in”?

Jamie Dornan Beard














If Jamie has one, they’re definitely “in”

  1. He Used To Be In a Band

Jamie in Sons of Jim band










Jamie was once part of a folk group called Sons of Jim. Into folk? Click here.

  1. We’re obsessed with The Fall

Jamie in The Fall










We loved The Fall, in which Jamie played sexy serial killer Paul Spector alongside Gillian Anderson.

  1. He’s into Sports

Jamie playing Golf














During college he played rugby for Belfast Harlequins, he plays football, is a keen skier and he’s even taken a swing at golf.

  1. He Dated Kiera Knightley

Keira and Jamie















Jamie used to date actress Kiera Knightley, probably best known for the Pirates of the Carribean movies and Atonement. Like Keira? Click here.

  1. He’s friends with Eddie Redmayne and have you seen their Ice bucket challenge?!


Like Eddie? Click here!

  1. He’s A Married Dad

Jamies and his Wife

















I hate to break it to anyone drooling over Jamie, but he’s already taken. Dornan is married to singer-songwriter Amelia Warner and has a daughter.

  1. He doesn’t take himself too seriously

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Jamie’s twitter shows us his sense of humour

  1. Who can resist that smile?!














And, because we’re nice…

Underwear model














Do you love Jamie as much as we do? Catch him quick in Fifty Shades of Grey, at The Courtyard Tuesday 7 – Thursday 9 April.