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Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis (born 16 December 1984), known professionally as Theo James, is an English actor and musician, recognized primarily for his role as Tobias "Four" Eaton in the Divergent film series, based on the books of the same name.

He also served as the singer and guitarist for Shere Khan, a band that separated in 2012.

Selected filmography:

He provides examples of:

  • Dawson Casting: Four from Divergent is 18 years old, while Theo was 28-30 years old throughout the filming of the series. Although specific ages aren't mentioned in the films, according to co-star Shailene Woodley Four was intended to be aged up to be his early or mid-twenties to justify the casting (as Theo James didn't look much like a teenager).
  • Fake American: His most recognizable role as Four in Divergent is an American.
  • The Unpronounceable: His real last name, Taptiklis, is probably too much of a mouthful for English-speaking audiences to comprehend, hence the stage name.