Oliver Jackson-Cohen is an English actor and model best known for his role as Roddy Temple, a young bohemian artist who, after a chance meeting with Rose Selfridge enchants her with his artistic flair and begins a curious friendship that could all too easily get dangerous for Rose, in the period drama television series Mr. Selfridge.
He is also known for his starring role as Ralph, the Earl of Shiring's son and Merthin's more attractive twin brother who becomes the Knight Roland's apprentice, in the television miniseries World Without End.
Jackson-Cohen was born in London where he attended the Lycée Français before getting his professional start, at the age of 15, in an episode of Hollyoaks. This was followed by roles in ITV's The Time of Your Life and the BBC's Bonekickers.
In 2008 he landed a leading role in the first season of the popular BBC TV series Lark Rise to Candleford and in 2009 was accepted into the Strasberg Theatre Institute and relocated to New York to continue his studies as an actor.
Oliver was featured in the August 2010 release of the Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema film Going The Distance opposite Drew Barrymore and Justin Long.
He was also seen in the CBS Films feature Faster, starring opposite Dwayne Johnson and Billy Bob Thornton.
In 2011, Oliver could be seen in What's Your Number? for Twentieth Century Fox with Anna Faris and Chris Evans; and also James McTeigue's The Raven, alongside John Cusack, Alice Eve and Luke Evans.