Jack Arthur Davenport (born March 1, 1973) is an English actor who is one of the sons of Nigel Davenport. He is best known for his roles as Miles Stewart on the BBC Two drama series This Life from 1996 to 1997, Dr. Lloyd Simcoe on the ABC science fiction drama series FlashForward from 2009 to 2010, and currently stars as Derek Wills on the NBC musical drama series Smash since 2012.

For Disney, he is also known for his role as James Norrington in the first three films of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.


  • He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.