Jamie Dornan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd February 2017

Quote: "It was interesting. I think there's so many different versions of that (S&M) and... there's a million ways to kick a ball! There's nothing you can say that doesn't have some sexual connotation. It's tricky because there's so many little holes you can fall down... Jesus! It's almost impossible to talk about this movie!" Actor Jamie Dornan struggles to find non-sexual ways to discuss the raunchy acts he witnessed in an S&M dungeon as research for his role as sex-obsessed businessman Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, Fifty Shades Darker.


11th March 2015

Fact: Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan is to reprise his role as a serial killer opposite Gillian Anderson for a third series of British TV drama THE FALL.


13th February 2015

Fact: Jamie Dornan celebrated the imminent release of erotic movie Fifty Shades Of Grey by joining actress Julie Walters and U.K. chat show host Graham Norton as they tucked into a special life-size cake modelled on himself. The saucy sweet treat, dished out during filming of Norton's show, came adorned with liquorice shaped like sex toys.


12th February 2015

Quote: "She doesn't want to watch this. She wants to support me and my work. I won't be able to sit there myself. I am not going to put any pressure on her either way. It's her decision. She's well aware that it's pretend, but it's probably not that comfortable to watch." Actor Jamie Dornan's wife won't be watching her husband's sexploits in new erotic thriller Fifty Shades of Grey.


5th February 2015

Quote: "I have massive hang-ups about my physical appearance. I was a very skinny kid and I was always fighting against being small. I have the same insecurities I always did. When I see an image of myself, all I see is this skinny kid, and I don’t like it." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Jamie Dornan insists he doesn't see the hunk his fans do when he looks in a mirror.


3rd February 2015

Quote: "Jamie had an on-set dominatrix to show him how it all worked, and I had a female dominatrix who helped me enhance my understanding." Director Sam Taylor-Johnson had sex professionals on hand to help her accurately shoot raunchy S&M scenes for the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie adaptation with leading man Jamie Dornan.


30th January 2015

Quote: "I’ve got a thing for great hands. My wife has my favourite hands in the world. And, being from Northern Ireland, I'm programmed to enjoy stories, so I find it sexy if a woman can tell a funny story. And I’ve always found it attractive talking to someone who’s achieved something that I couldn’t." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Jamie Dornan on the things that turn him on.


9th January 2015

Quote: "I’m the biggest (Don) Rickles fan. New York Jewish humour’s my favourite thing, and he’s the epitome of that. He’s the only person in the world I’d do this for, but I had my publicist get me a signed photo of Rickles, which hangs framed over my bathtub in London." Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan is a huge fan of the veteran comedian.


9th January 2015

Quote: "Your dignity is intact as much as it's all tucked away in a little flesh-coloured bag... As a guy, you put all your essentials in a little bag and you tie it up like a little bag of grapes and it's tucked away. It’s quite a peculiar thing to do every day." Jamie Dornan on preserving his modesty during sex scenes in the much-anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey.


8th January 2015

Quote: "There's a massive element of me that's fractured from losing my mother so young, and I'm drawn to characters who are wounded." Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan likes playing tortured souls onscreen.


7th January 2015

Quote: "In the course of researching this character, I have seen the reality very closely. I can tell you from an alarmingly first-hand perspective it's not altogether sexy. But I've been in a dungeon with a lukewarm beer while a dominant has had some fun with his submissive and it was very playful and jovial and not at all dark and serious. There was a lot of laughter..." Jamie Dornan admits he went to extremes to research his character in the upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey movie, but insists the dark side of sex isn't all whips and pain.


5th January 2015

Quote: "I can understand why people say tying a woman up and spanking her is misogynistic. But actually, more men are submissives than women. Very powerful men. It's a far bigger scene than I imagined: In pretty much any city in the world that you could name, people want to get spanked with a paddle with studs on it." Actor Jamie Dornan defends erotic thriller Fifty Shades Of Grey against allegations of misogyny. The British hunk stars in the upcoming movie adaptation of author E. L. James' raunchy book.


27th August 2014

Fact: Actor Jamie Dornan is set to star in a movie adaptation of author Liz Jensen's bestselling psychological thriller The 9Th Life Of Louis Drax. French filmmaker Alexandre Aja will direct the project, about a boy who suffers a near-death experience on his ninth birthday. The Northern Irish star will portray the kid's doctor, who attempts to investigate the strange circumstances surrounding the accident. It's not the only book-to-film adaptation Dornan is involved in - he's also portraying Christian Grey in the upcoming erotic thriller Fifty Shades of Grey.


26th July 2014

Quote: The reality is (there's) burly men you don't know three feet from your face... It's all sexual acrobatics." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Jamie Dornan admits his sex scenes with co-star Dakota Johnson are anything but erotic. The highly-anticipated film's steamy trailer was released on Thursday (24Jul14).


24th July 2014

Quote: "It was weird because I was in London at the time, when it all finally happened. It was about two o'clock in the morning waiting for the call... It wasn't like any other time when I would go party and stuff. My heavily pregnant wife was downstairs sleeping, so I just kind of joined her in bed and went to sleep!" Actor Jamie Dornan didn't really get the chance to celebrate winning the lead role in the big screen adaptation of racy thriller Fifty Shades Of Grey.


23rd April 2014

Quote: "There are a couple of classic knots I know now, and I've put them to good use far too many times recently. In fact I'd like to do a job where I don't have to tie women to beds." Actor Jamie Dornan is tired of tying women to beds after portraying Christian Grey in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation.


24th March 2014

Quote: "Joe and I watched all the Sex And The City box sets - twice. That helped." Actor Jamie Dornan reveals he and co-star Joe Dempsie turned to the racy Tv show to prepare for their erotic scenes in new series New Worlds.


17th March 2014

Quote: "A friend of mine said, 'I heard about Fifty Shades. Congratulations on the role. That's going to be disgusting. I won't watch it.'" Fifty Shades Of Grey star Jamie Dornan describes a pal's reaction to his lead role in the film adaptation of the erotic novel.


17th December 2013

Quote: "(The couple is) delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, born at the end of November." A representative for actor Jamie Dornan confirms the Fifty Shades Of Grey star and his wife Amelia Warner have become parents, although has declined to share the tot's name. News of the child's birth first broke online on Monday night (16Dec13).


19th November 2013

Quote: "I don't really know his work, but I know Sam (Taylor-Johnson), the director, is amazing, and she has fantastic taste, so I'm sure he'll do a great job." Actor Charlie Hunnam is confident his Fifty Shades Of Grey replacement Jamie Dornan was the right choice for the coveted role.


15th November 2013

Quote: "I was sort of pretending I wasn't waiting, but the phone was in my hand, halfway to my ear. There was a slight fear. But beyond anything else, I was really f**king excited." Northern Irish hunk Jamie Dornan was on tenterhooks as he awaited news on whether he had landed the role of kinky billionaire Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey.


24th October 2013

Tweet: "I'm a monstrous @JamieDornan1 fan. Wasn't allowed to be attracted to him on The Fall because he played a sexmurderer. 50 Shades is my big chance! Wait, Christian Grey isn't a murderer right?" Actress Lena Dunham throws her support behind Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan to replace Charlie Hunnam as the lead in the upcoming film adaptation of 50 Shades Of Grey, despite his previous role as a serial killer.


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