Adam Paul Harvey

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Adam Paul Harvey
Born (1984-07-07) 7 July 1984 (age 32)
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Occupation Actor

Adam Paul Harvey (born 7 July 1984) is an English actor.

Early life[edit]

Harvey was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire,[1] the son of Andrea (née Foster) and Gordon Harvey, an engineer. He attended Sir William Ramsay School in Hazlemere, High Wycombe and in 1998 enrolled at JPA School of Drama and Dance, after which he began auditioning.


His first professional role was in a commercial advertising the Nintendo 64.[2] His first regular television role was in ITV1's short-lived soap opera Night and Day, in which he played Tom Brake. Other regular roles were Ralph Henshaw in Bedtime in 2002 (alongside Alun Armstrong), Russell in CITV's Girls in Love (2003–05) and Nathan Boothe in four series of ITV1's Where the Heart Is. He played the lead in BBC One's docudrama Dealing with Disasters (about London Nail Bomber David Copeland).

He has acted in three films, My Brother Tom (2001), Son of Rambow (2007) and the short 96 Ways to Say I Love You (2014). He is due to appear in Mad to Be Normal (formerly entitled Metanoia), a biopic of R. D. Laing, alongside a cast including David Tennant, Elisabeth Moss, David Bamber and Michael Gambon, as well as You, Me and Him, a comedy, and End of Term, a horror film, in 2017.

His most recent roles to date are The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot,[3] part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of Doctor Who, on 23rd November 2013 and episodes of Doctors and Casualty in November 2014.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Night and Day Tom Brake
2002 Bedtime Ralph Henshaw Series 2, episodes 2-6
2003 Strange Matthew Series 1, episode 2: Kaa-Jinn
2003 Star Ralph
2003 Mile High Steve
2003 Holby City Scott Johnston Series 6, episode 10: Oedipus Wrecks
2003-2005 Girls in Love Russell 2 series
2003-2006 Where the Heart Is Nathan Boothe 3 series
2006 The Bill Andy Woodward Series 22, episode 6
2007 Dealing with Disasters: The Brixton Nailbomber David Copeland
2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Director (character)
2014 Doctors Duncan Medcalf Series 16, episode 139: One of Those Days
2014 Casualty Kieran Batten Series 29, episode 12: Losing Grip


Year Title Role Notes
2001 My Brother Tom Gang boy
2007 Son of Rambow Lawrence's Henchman
2014 96 Ways to Say I Love You Luke
2017 Mad to Be Normal Paul Zemmell Awaiting release
2017 You, Me and Him Nurse Paul Post-production
2017 End of Term Biddleton Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Charlie Bangers Dominic The Lowry, Salford


Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Rotters' Club Doug BBC Radio 4


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Integrity Paparazzo HSBC

Personal life[edit]

He had a relationship with his Where the Heart Is co-star Georgia Moffett, who played his on-screen girlfriend, Alice Harding. They ended the relationship in 2006, but remain good friends.

He has a sister and three half-brothers, and is, as are they, first cousin, once removed of Peter Darvill-Evans.[4]

He is related on his father's side to Edward Stone,[5] an eighteenth-century clergyman who discovered the active ingredient in Aspirin, as well as Irene Kathleen Stiles (1901-1964), who wrote romantic fiction under the pen name of Romilly Brent.[6]


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