Jack Cutmore-Scott is a crime-solving illusionist in Deception

James Cutmore-Scott learnt to perform magic tricks for the show, Deception.
Jack Cutmore-Scott learnt to perform magic tricks for the show, Deception.PHOTO: WARNER TV

Jack Cutmore-Scott is a British actor, one of several who have moved across the Atlantic, adopted an American accent and turned into a leading man on American television.

But unlike, say, Freddie Highmore (The Good Doctor, 2017 to present) or Dan Stevens (Legion, 2017 to present), the 31-year-old former Londoner has not had much work experience in Britain, having jumped into American films and television shortly after graduating from Harvard University with a degree in English Literature. He "went over for uni and stuck around", as he says in a previous interview.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 03, 2018, with the headline 'Crime-solving illusionist'. Print Edition | Subscribe