Jamie first became interested in acting at school but lost touch after leaving. At the age of 15, he became involved with WW2 re-enacting and has been ever since.
Jamie's family owned a 10 ton Aveling & Porter steam roller for over 50 years, an engine he grew up with from the age of two weeks to 21 years old.
Jamie Darlington was originally recruited as a technical advisor to the production team of The 13th before being offered the role of Ellis Dean.
Jamie is the youngest grandchild of Rear Admiral Sir Charles Darlington, Director of the Naval Education Service from 1960 to 1965.
Jamie insists on performing all of his own stunts. When working on Allies, he almost broke his ankle during filming.