Norton is best known for roles in the British series Happy Valley, Grantchester, War & Peace, and McMafia. He was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015 for his role in Happy Valley. Other TV roles include the series Doctor Who, The Great War: The People's Story, Life in Squares, Black Mirror, and The Trial of Christine Keeler.
Norton has acted as well in the films An Education, Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, Restless, Rush, Belle, Mr. Turner, Bonobo, Northmen — A Viking Saga, Angelica, Lady Chatterley's Lover, To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters, Hampstead, Flatliners, Mr. Jones, Little Women, Nowhere Special, and Things Heard & Seen.
Norton portrays Lord Hugo Swann in all the six episodes of the first part of season 1.
- James Norton on Wikipedia