Character Bios

Adam Wainwright

Played By Daniel Weyman

Character Bio:

Adam Wainwright was introduced in the sixth set of Foyle’s War as a new love interest for Sam. He was a former Bletchly Park codebreaker who proposes to Sam in the final episode. By the seventh set he is happily married to Sam and planning a prospective candidacy as a Labour MP.

Actor Bio:

Daniel Weyman was born in 1977. He has appeared in stage productions such as Samuel West's Sheffield Crucible production of As You Like It (as Jaques) and the Chichester Festival Theatre's production of David Edgar's The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. His portrayal of the title character earned him a nomination for 'Best Performance in a Play' at the 2006 TMA Awards. He played Anitpholus of Syracuse in the Whatsonstage.com Awards Best Shakespearean Production nominated The Comedy of Errors at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in 2010.

Television appearances include the 2005 Colditz and the BAFTA winning BBC drama Dunkirk. He appeared in the award winning Van Gogh: Painted with Words for the BBC in 2010. His latest appearance came as Adam Wainwright in Foyle’s War.

He played Tom Jackson in his first lead cinema role in the film Just Inès (2010) and Arthur Havisham to Helena Bonham Carter's Miss Havisham in Mike Newell's film version of Great Expectations (2012).

He has guest starred in the Sapphire and Steel audio drama Perfect Day along with the Doctor Who audio drama The Butcher of Brisbane.

He has worked extensively in radio, audiobook and voice over. His reading of Andy McNab's Meltdown was voted No.1 in The Independent's Top 10 Children's audiobooks 2008. His reading of Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud won a prestigious Best Audiobook of the Year Award from American publication AudioFile Magazine.

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