stars as Kevin, who will do absolutely anything to protect the
upscale criminal organization of which he is a vital part.
One of Britain's finest young actors, Northam came to the attention
of American audiences as businessman Jack Devlin opposite Sandra
Bullock in the techno-thriller The Net. In a dramatically
different role, he then portrayed Mr. Knightley opposite Gwyneth
Paltrow in the popular film Emma. Recently, he starred
as Dr. Peter Mann, who teams with his entomologist wife, played
by Mira Sorvino, to eradicate an epidemic with nightmarish results
in the film Mimic.
Northam starred as British composer Peter Warlock in the motion
picture Voices From A Locked Room, filmed in 1994. In 1992,
he acted with Ralph Fiennes in a remake of Emily Bronte's Wuthering
Heights and played seafaring adventurer Bernard Penrose opposite
Emma Thompson in Carrington.
His most recent film work includes Steven Spielberg's Amistad
and The Misadventures of Margaret, made in Britain
with Parker Posey. He also stars in the title role of Oliver Parker's
Miramax film The Ideal Husband, opposite Cate Blanchett.
Northam will next be seen starring in David Mamet's film The
Winslow Boy opposite Nigel Hawthorne for Sony Classics.
In England, Northam received the prestigious Olivier Award, the
British equivalent of the Tony, for outstanding newcomer for his
1990 performance as Edward Voysey in the Royal National Theatre
revival of the 1905 play, "The Voysey Inheritance."
He received wide recognition in the title role of "Hamlet"
at the Olivier Theatre, and acted in "Country Wife"
at the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he also appeared in "Love's
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