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Fifty shade Jamie Dornan opens up about jealousy between himself and pal Eddie Redmayne

The actors lived together in L.A in 2009


Jamie Dornan has opened up about jealousy between himself and fellow actor Eddie Redmayne.

The 39-year-old lived with the Fantastic Beasts star in L.A in 2009 during the early days of their careers.

Appearing on this Saturday's episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, Jamie admitted that there was some jealousy when they were auditioning for roles.

He was on the show to promote his new BBC series, The Tourist, and appeared via video link.

“You’d like to think there’s no jealousy, but there’s always friendly competition. [We were] constantly going up for the same thing and preparing each other for auditions and saying, "Good luck, hope it goes well for you there."

Back in January, the duo spoke about their time living together and shared that they had so little work when they lived together that they made their own crockery.

“We’ve known each other forever and been best friends for 15-plus years. We lived together in LA,” Jamie said.

“We look better than we did when we met, probably, in many ways. Some pretty terrible hair going on. I remember that it was 2009, because — let’s set the scene up a little bit. We weren’t working a great deal.”

While Eddie asserted that they were not working “at all”, Jamie admitted: “OK, we weren’t working at all. We’re going up for a lot of stuff in LA, a lot of the same stuff sometimes, which was depressing.”

“I think we lived together for about three months. And there was so little to do — if we didn’t have an audition. The reason I remember it was one day we went to a Pottery Barn or something, and… we made some crockery.”

'We made plates and clay pots, and I remember we wrote the names of all these actors who were our gang. Everyone has done pretty good. You’ve got an Academy Award. I mean, it’s kind of insane.”

It was revealed earlier this month that the Fifty Shades of Grey hunk will be honoured with an Oscar Wilde Award next year.

The Northern Irish actor will be lauded at the annual US-Ireland Alliance Oscar Wilde Awards for his role in Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical film Belfast, which is about a young boy growing up during the Troubles.

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In the film, Dornan plays ‘Pa,’ the boy’s father, starring alongside Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, and Ciaran Hinds onscreen.

The Awards will be held on March 24th 2022 at J.J. Abrams office in Santa Monica, celebrating Irish and American contributions to the US entertainment industry.

Other Oscar Wilde honourees will include Belfast director Branagh, as well as Academy Award winning writer, director, and producer Adam McKay.

Irish actor Dónall Ó Héalai will receive the Wilde Card, an award presented to up-and-coming talent.

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