Poor John André. No acting required.”, But unlike the condemned mutineers on Game of Thrones or even his own co-star, Jamie Bell, Feild did not have to get up close and personal with a noose. 1 Biography 2 Characters met 3 Behind the Scenes 3.1 Appearances Philomena Cheer was portrayed by Amy Gumenick in Seasons 1, 3 and 4 of Turn: Washington's Spies. British Army The 1798 play André, based on Major André's execution, is one of the earliest examples of American tragedy. Main Characters. In 1775, Robert Rogers arrived in America from London. He was, after all, a relatively minor figure of the Revolution whose combat experience was limited to the 1775 siege of Fort Saint-Jean (St. John). He soon made his way to the Duchess of Gordon, where he met with General Henry Clinton. And he said, ‘No, not really.’”, While on the subject of André’s hair, we felt compelled to ask about the character’s signature rat-tail braid, which he eventually cut off and gave as a keepsake to Peggy Shippen, the Philadelphia socialite he’d hoped to marry. Stop now if you haven’t seen it; just know this being a history-based drama, the information has been out there for, oh, 235 years. your own Pins on Pinterest “But for me, it’s not something you do just for the money. André refused to pay and Rogers declined the safe house ambush. your own Pins on Pinterest After being freed from Anna's estate, she was transferred as a gift by Major Hewlett to Major John André, where she had agreed to assist the Culper Ring in return for Anna caring for Cicero, her son. John Andre was present, but Benjamin Tallmadge and the 2nd Dragoons were not; historically, the young Marquis de Lafayette played a crucial role in the battle, but TURN left him on the sidelines for the entire episode in spite of having introduced him to much fanfare just a few episodes earlier. View the profiles of people named Jon Andre'. Discover (and save!) This is my most hardest video that I did so far! Apr 5, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Marinell DeGraffenreid. Nationality Simcoe, during the war of the American Revolution; now first published, with a memoir of the author and other additions (New York: Bartlett & Welford.1844), 292. Col. J.G. So when we finally got to meet, it was great. John André, (born May 2, 1750, London, England—died October 2, 1780, Tappan, New York, U.S.), British army officer who negotiated with the American general Benedict Arnold and was executed as a spy during the American Revolution (1775–83). Death Major Andre devises a plan in this Sneak Peek from the Season 2 Premiere of TURN: Washington's Spies. General Clinton then told Rogers that his offer would be considered. ... “AMC approached me about Turn. Portrayal JJ Feild “That’s normally reserved for kings and queens,” says the actor, who has an English father and American mother and who unwittingly spent a fair amount of time around his character’s memorial as a student at London’s Westminster School. And for that reason, I wanted to find André’s individuality.”. Major John Andre (May 2, 1750–Oct. He’s a big guy and it’s fun to play against him.”, He’d also been anticipating the carriage scene in which André converses with his American intelligence counterpart, Benjamin Tallmadge, on the way to his execution. It’s a long commitment.”, How about easing back in by doing a guest spot on The Americans alongside his Austenland love interest Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, whom Feild calls a “dear old friend?”, “There you go,” he laughs. Played by. Appears in British Army:Major But you get other jobs and you get on with life.”, Feild says he is open to the idea of more TV work down the line. On one level, the fascination with John André is perverse. John Andre. "Trial and Execution" Cause of death However, André, a Captain at the time, who was there as well, told him not to be too hasty. Date of birth “Some American books paint him as very nasty and others paint him as nicely as the British,” who had his remains dug up and reinterred in Westminster Abbey. Major John André (May 2, 1750 – October 2, 1780) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British. Abraham Woodhull later deciphered a dispatch from André, leading to the an ambush on André's men, with all but Captain John Graves Simcoe being killed. Rank Rogers then saw André watching from a window on shore. 2 Fans. Movies. John Anderson Instead, it got him captured by Washington’s troops and hanged after plans for West Point were found in his boot. May 6, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Sherri Weibert. Rogers met with André, who asked him to ambush a rebel safe house in Connecticut. Ex-lovers:Philomena CheerPeggy Shippen Major John Andre’s mysterious white braid. Join Facebook to connect with Jon Andre' and others you may know. Discover (and save!) But we were still protecting our sources until the end because it would endanger them. TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series 2014–2017) JJ Feild as Major John Andre. October 2, 1780 Feild adds that the middle-class André, the son of a Swiss merchant father and French mother, “was as much European as he was British.” And for that reason, he wanted the character to stand out among the aristocrats who made up the British officer corps. Hanged and then neck broken by Benjamin Tallmadge and Caleb Brewster. Previous - Next. He has been cast in the film adaptation of La sonrisa etrusca, alongside Brian Cox, Thora Birch and Rosanna Arquette. It's where your interests connect you with your people. "Trial and Execution" 30: 10: June 27, 2016: 0.20: 0.67 There is an inevitable march to the gallows for the captured spies on both sides. Season 3 “It wasn’t just all evil or heroic redcoats. Rogers questioned the source of André's intel and said that he'd only do it for double the price. Quotations by John Andre, British Celebrity, Born May 2, 1750. So I went, ‘Great, perfect sendoff!’ That will be the end of my costume drama days. '”, But ultimately, the story was alluring enough to make him suit up in period attire again. tallxmadge reblogged this from rapid-apathy. 30 (at death) André (JJ Feild) went upriver to close the deal with turncoat Gen. Benedict Arnold (Owain Yeoman) to surrender West Point, a move he expected would win the war for the British and net him titles, land and the blessing of his girlfriend’s father. The Life of John André: The Redcoat Who Turned Benedict Arnold by D. A. Turn: Washington's Spies (originally titled Turn and stylized as TURИ: Washington's Spies) is an American period drama television series based on Alexander Rose's book Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring (2007), a history of the Culper Ring. Later, in the autumn of 1776, in Brooklyn Harbor, two Redcoats visited Rogers on his armed sloop and gave the mercenary his payment. Though technically free, she is coerced into working for John André. Seasons Jan 19, 2015 - Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. 1, 2, 3 Owain Yeoman: From 'Mentalist' to Benedict Arnold, “I always knew that was going to happen,” Feild tells USA TODAY by phone from Brooklyn, N.Y. “You just have to read the history books.” Three years, he says, “was the perfect amount of time to get in and out.”, He says he relished the scene with Yeoman’s Arnold. Abigail is a former slave of Selah and Anna Strong and an associate of the Culper Ring. As I share something to all of you. Name TURN: Washington's Spies | 01x01 Pilot"What are you waiting # * # abraham woodhull # anna strong # ben tallmadge # john andre # john graves simcoe # other shows you should be watching # perioddramaedit # John André Deceased His father was a merchant, born in Geneva, Switzerland; his mother was born in France and moved to England when she was young. He never came home. In retaliation for her dalliances with Andre, Peggy Shippen falsely accuses her of treason against the crown. John André was portrayed by JJ Feild in Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of Turn: Washington's Spies. British manamusesac reblogged this from rapid-apathy. Affiliation First appearance The series originally aired on the AMC network for four seasons, from April 6, 2014, to August 12, 2017. Then the guys from Napoleon Dynamite came along and wanted to make fun of all that. JJ Feild, Actor: Captain America: The First Avenger. Basic Information “I simply ducked out of the shot and they cut to a wide shot of the stuntman swinging.”. The Silver Spy: A TURN: Washington's Spies Story by ArtemisRose727 reviews The daughter of a British Lord, Cecily Dartmore is an unknown traitor in the heart of the enemy territory and she must keep her secret American allegiance unknown to not only her Tory father, but also from Major John Andre. Share with your friends. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. “It’s a scene about people with nothing left to hide so they can just speak plainly. John Andre was born in London in 1750 to French Protestant (Huguenot) parents. But that’s also what he said before signing onto 2013’s Austenland. She had been owned by Anna Strong until the British army seized Selah's property upon his imprisonment. Tags: john andre major john andre jj feild amc turn turn amc turn washington's spies american revolution historical drama red coat gif gifset. But if you look at the official bloody portrait of John André, he had the braid.”, But like the braid, André’s mane — which, save for a few extensions was all Feild’s — is now history, thanks to the demands of producers of his next film (currently called The Etruscan Smile), which he started immediately after wrapping Turn. “I fought to keep my long hair for the film and they said no. And with one quick snip, it’s all gone. Poor John André. List of American Revolutionary War battles, 1 series, 3 seasons, 22 episodes, 1 comic, https://turn.fandom.com/wiki/John_André/In-universe?oldid=20269. In August 2018, Feild was cast in biographical film Ford v. Ferrari as automotive engineer, Roy Lunn. Discover (and save!) But the snakes are coming... TONIGHT #TURN @TurnAMC @AMC_TV #JJFeild He attended school in Geneva, returning to London in 1767, two years before his father died. Main article: John André/In-universe Main article: John André/Real life British Army:Officer Date of death “Never again!” he swears. At the meeting, Rogers offered his services to the General Clinton and the British. There were good people and bad people on both sides of this occupation and conflict. Age I’ve had enough!’ If a movie had a tophat and a horse, I’ve been in it. Battles/wars The British intelligence officer left his house in Manhattan thinking he was just going on an overnight work trip. Enjoy the best John Andre Quotes at BrainyQuote. JJ Feild. 2, 1780) was a British intelligence officer during the American Revolution.In 1779, he assumed oversight of secret intelligence for the British army and opened contact with American traitor Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold.Andre was later captured, convicted, and hanged as a spy. May 27, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Troy Miller. “People said it was ridiculous and looked like a Jedi braid. Just in case you’ve been watching TURN in hermetic isolation or have only seen the episodes that don’t feature Major John Andre as a main character, I’m referring to the little white braid seen here. May 2, 1750 Philomena Cheer is a theater actress, as well as a former lover and a spy for John André. This story contains spoilers about Monday's Season 3 finale of AMC’s Turn: Washington’s Spies. Eric Andre was seriously injured -- and hospitalized -- after a wrestling stung gone wrong with John Cena ... and it's all on video. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. John André “I wanted to show that he worked his way up and didn’t have the perfect powdered white wig.”, He did have the wig early on, but Feild was able to ditch it after asking executive producer Craig Silverstein, “‘Do you really want that for your seducer/lover for the next three years? Meanwhile, Arnold made it to safety behind British lines but found himself labeled a turncoat and treated with resentment by officers who would have preferred to trade him for André. General Clinton introduced André as one of his most trusted aides. “Owain is a force of nature and I didn’t get to do anything with him for a couple of years. Menu. From 2014 to 2016, Feild starred as Major John André in Turn: Washington's Spies on AMC. See more ideas about turn ons, john andré, teaching american history. “I could be a Russian spy!”, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. It was this fantastic scene of those two just searching each other and negotiating. Last appearance She remained with André until his death in 1780. Alias(es) But while we were at Sundance for Austenland,” he recalls, “AMC approached me about Turn. "Pilot" B. Ronald (Havertown, PA: Casemate Publishers, 2019). Major John André (May 2, 1750 – October 2, 1780) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British. Aug 20, 2020 - Explore Karen Stevens's board "TURN", followed by 168 people on Pinterest. Abe plots revolt in Setauket. ofcongress liked this . Played by [7]John Graves Simcoe, Simcoe’s military journal: a history of the operations of a partisan corps, called the Queen’s Rangers, commanded by Lieut. ‘I said, ‘I’m never doing a costume drama again. Status Season 2 Turn » Character Guide » John Andre. “There was a lot of backlash against the braid!” he says. In the show, Agent 355 is the code name of a former slave named Abigail. Idara Victor plays Agent 355 in the television series Turn: Washington's Spies. “The chattering and fear in my voice? And I thought, 'I’m never going to get away from costume dramas! André negotiates for Peggy. He sums up his doomed character as “a great man on the wrong side of history.” How great depends on which version of history you’re reading. There’s a feeling of ‘I know that you know that I know.’ That, to me, shows a mutual respect between them.”, The execution scene took place on a Virginia field on a “brutally cold and windy” day in late winter. Significant other(s) Rogers left, telling them not to wait too long to decide. TURN: Washington's Spies | 01x01 Pilot"What are you waiting # *# abraham woodhull# anna strong# ben tallmadge# john andre# john graves simcoe# other shows you should be watching# perioddramaedit# thomas sprout woodhull# turn amc# turn: washington's spies#turnedit They then notified him that André, now a Major, wanted to meet. Season 1 [6]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, 397. your own Pins on Pinterest And that must be acknowledged. On the upside, André‘s demise means that Feild is finally free of waistcoats, riding breeches and boots. Posted on June 1, 2014 Updated on June 1, 2014. Profession 1 series, 3 seasons, 22 episodes, 1 comic. The British intelligence officer left his house in Manhattan thinking he was just going on an overnight work trip. JJ Feild was born on April 1, 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as Benedict Arnold plots to turn over West Point to the British. American Revolutionary War • Battle of Monmouth