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Adam Long Stars in Bancroft: His Life And Career In Seven Facts

Shrijan Wed Mar 04 2020
Adam Long Stars in Bancroft: His Life And Career In Seven Facts

Adam Long is an English actor, most known as Joe Bancroft from the ITV crime-drama series, Bancroft. Coming off an acclaimed second season that aired in January 2020, Adam reprised his role on the show.    

Born in 1991, the 32-year-old Adam made his debut in 2008 in the crime-drama movie, Act of Grace. 

Adam Long is an English actor, most known as Joe Bancroft from the ITV crime-drama series, Bancroft. Coming off an acclaimed second season that aired in January 2020, Adam reprised his role on the show.    

Born in 1991, the 32-year-old Adam made his debut in 2008 in the crime-drama movie, Act of Grace. Now in the second decade of his career, he has churned out one stellar performance after another. 

These are seven facts about Adam Long:    

7. Appeared In Christopher Nolan's WWII Drama, Dunkirk

Adam Long played a sub-lieutenant in the 2017 Christopher Nolan-helmed World War II drama movie, Dunkirk.

Based on the true story of the mass evacuation of the 338,000+ Allied forces stranded on Dunkirk beach, France, the movie stars- among other actors- Harry Styles, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, and Kenneth Branagh.      

6. Main Cast Member Of Bancroft

Ascending the ranks from a minor background character to a lead man, 2017 also saw Adam play the role of Joe Bancroft in the ITV crime-thriller series, Bancroft.

Starring Sarah Parish as the titular Detective Chief Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, Adam plays her son in the show.

The series also sees Ryan McKen, Charles Babalola, Lee Boardman, Adrian Edmondson, Faye Marsay, and Shameem Ahmad make up the main cast.      

5. Guest Appearance In Vera

In 2014, Adam Long made a guest appearance in the ITV crime-drama series, Vera, as the character, Misha.

Based on the eponymous novel by Ann Cleeves, the series follows Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope as she unravels the mysteries behind a string of gruesome murders.  

4. He Is 32 Years Old

Adam Long is an English-born actor born on April 25, 1991, and as of March 2020, he is 32 years old. He also has a wealth of experience performing in movies and TV shows after debuting in 1998. 

3. Debuted In 2008 In Act of Grace

Adam made his on-screen debut in 2008 in the British indie crime-drama movie, Act of Grace.

He plays a younger version of Joey, the adult version of whom is played by Jody Latham.

2. Part Of The Main Cast Of Happy Valley Season One

Adam was part of the main cast of the British crime-drama TV series, Happy Valley. He played the character, Lewis Whippey, and appeared in every single episode of the six-episode first season of the show.  

Adam Long with co-star, James Norton in Happy Valley
Adam Long with co-star, James Norton in Happy Valley

Source: IMDb

He joined the likes of Sarah Lancashire, Steve Pemberton, Siobhan Finneran, George Costigan, Joe Armstrong, and James Norton, among others, for the first season that aired on BBC One on April 29, 2014. 

1. Voice Acted Spike In The Racer Video Game, Need for Speed

For adrenaline junkies who want to feel the rush without putting their lives in danger, the racing video game franchising giant, Need for Speed, provided that outlet. But did you know that Adam Long lent his voice to the lead character in the 2015 game?

Indeed, Adam voice-acted the main character, Spike, in the twenty-second installment of the franchise.     

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