Jamie Foreman is an English actor best known for his roles as Duke in Layer Cake and Bill Sikes in Roman Polanski's Oliver Twist. He played opposite Ray Winstone and Kathy Burke in Gary Oldman's Nil by Mouth and also featured in Elizabeth, Gangster No. 1 and Sleepy Hollow. He appeared in the 2006 Doctor Who episode \"The Idiot's Lantern\". He also featured as a racist taxi driver in The Football Factory. Foreman also played Basta in the film Inkheart. He also appeared in one episode of Law and Order: UK in 2009.
His recent work for BBC Radio includes the title role in Wes Bell, directed by Matthew Broughton, and the six part series Hazelbeach by David Stafford and Caroline Stafford. He also played a small role in I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.
In 2011, Foreman joined the cast of EastEnders as Derek Branning, taking over the role from Terence Beesley. It was later confirmed in 2012 that Foreman was leaving and that the character Derek would be killed off.
In 2014, he appeared as Lenny in one episode of Birds of a Feather. In 2015, he narrated the six-part series Double Decker Driving School for ITV.