Robert Stephen "Robbie" Jarvis (born 7 May, 1986 in Somerset, England) is a British actor who played a young James Potter in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He has had many stage roles with, among others, the East Side Theatre Company and National Youth Theatre - which he joined at the age of sixteen. He also performed as a voice actor in the upcoming film The History Boys. He made a brief appearance in Nickelodeon show Genie In The House, as well as in the BBC crime drama Waking the Dead in February 2007.
Jarvis attended the Littlehampton Community School and Chichester College. He holds the BTEC National Diploma in acting, and studied briefly at RADA. Jarvis is a keen football and basketball player.
- The History Boys... Additional Voices
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix... Young James Potter
- Waking the Dead (Series 6 - Double Bind)... Young Chris Lennon
Behind the scenes
- Robbie's natural hair colour is dark blonde, but he had to dye his hair dark brown to play as James Potter in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Notes and references
- England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005. General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Vol. 23, p. 1420. Print.
- Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch and Robbie Jarvis split