Aug 20, 2020 - Explore Karen Stevens's board "TURN", followed by 168 people on Pinterest. “People said it was ridiculous and looked like a Jedi braid. JJ Feild ‘I said, ‘I’m never doing a costume drama again. But the snakes are coming... TONIGHT #TURN @TurnAMC @AMC_TV #JJFeild 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. 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 # Ex-lovers:Philomena CheerPeggy Shippen Major John Andre (May 2, 1750–Oct. 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. And that must be acknowledged. [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. British Rogers questioned the source of André's intel and said that he'd only do it for double the price. American Revolutionary War • Battle of Monmouth 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. 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. Deceased Turn » Character Guide » John Andre. “I simply ducked out of the shot and they cut to a wide shot of the stuntman swinging.”. '”, But ultimately, the story was alluring enough to make him suit up in period attire again. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. André refused to pay and Rogers declined the safe house ambush. Benedict Arnold plots to turn over West Point to the British. ofcongress liked this . So I went, ‘Great, perfect sendoff!’ That will be the end of my costume drama days. “Never again!” he swears. See more ideas about turn ons, john andré, teaching american history. your own Pins on Pinterest John Anderson General Clinton then told Rogers that his offer would be considered. 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. Affiliation Apr 5, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Marinell DeGraffenreid. On the upside, André‘s demise means that Feild is finally free of waistcoats, riding breeches and boots. Season 3 Quotations by John Andre, British Celebrity, Born May 2, 1750. 30 (at death) I’ve had enough!’ If a movie had a tophat and a horse, I’ve been in it. Basic Information Death He soon made his way to the Duchess of Gordon, where he met with General Henry Clinton. 1, 2, 3 “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? The Life of John André: The Redcoat Who Turned Benedict Arnold by D. A. Discover (and save!) So when we finally got to meet, it was great. 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. In the show, Agent 355 is the code name of a former slave named Abigail. Major John Andre’s mysterious white braid. This is my most hardest video that I did so far! Abe plots revolt in Setauket. John Andre. “The chattering and fear in my voice? "Pilot" Seasons Discover (and save!) Poor John André. “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. “It wasn’t just all evil or heroic redcoats. Nationality “I could be a Russian spy!”, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Instead, it got him captured by Washington’s troops and hanged after plans for West Point were found in his boot. Name "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. Jan 19, 2015 - Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. In retaliation for her dalliances with Andre, Peggy Shippen falsely accuses her of treason against the crown. Movies. John Andre was born in London in 1750 to French Protestant (Huguenot) parents. It was this fantastic scene of those two just searching each other and negotiating. Main Characters. Join Facebook to connect with Jon Andre' and others you may know. ... “AMC approached me about Turn. John André British Army [6]Sargent, The life and career of Major John André, 397. Status “But for me, it’s not something you do just for the money. Date of death There were good people and bad people on both sides of this occupation and conflict. “It’s a scene about people with nothing left to hide so they can just speak plainly. The series originally aired on the AMC network for four seasons, from April 6, 2014, to August 12, 2017. The British intelligence officer left his house in Manhattan thinking he was just going on an overnight work trip. B. Ronald (Havertown, PA: Casemate Publishers, 2019). Date of birth 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. She remained with André until his death in 1780. Tags: john andre major john andre jj feild amc turn turn amc turn washington's spies american revolution historical drama red coat gif gifset. André negotiates for Peggy. He has been cast in the film adaptation of La sonrisa etrusca, alongside Brian Cox, Thora Birch and Rosanna Arquette. May 2, 1750 “I fought to keep my long hair for the film and they said no. British Army:Officer Significant other(s) Though technically free, she is coerced into working for John André. View the profiles of people named Jon Andre'. Enjoy the best John Andre Quotes at BrainyQuote. On one level, the fascination with John André is perverse. 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. Alias(es) Season 2 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. Played by It's where your interests connect you with your people. And with one quick snip, it’s all gone. Major Andre devises a plan in this Sneak Peek from the Season 2 Premiere of TURN: Washington's Spies. 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. Hanged and then neck broken by Benjamin Tallmadge and Caleb Brewster. 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. Main article: John André/In-universe Main article: John André/Real life Cause of death Rogers then saw André watching from a window on shore. She had been owned by Anna Strong until the British army seized Selah's property upon his imprisonment. And I thought, 'I’m never going to get away from costume dramas! Rank Idara Victor plays Agent 355 in the television series Turn: Washington's Spies. As I share something to all of you. Battles/wars Col. J.G. 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). JJ Feild. JJ Feild was born on April 1, 1978 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as His father was a merchant, born in Geneva, Switzerland; his mother was born in France and moved to England when she was young. 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. The 1798 play André, based on Major André's execution, is one of the earliest examples of American tragedy. 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. 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. Rogers left, telling them not to wait too long to decide. Portrayal “There was a lot of backlash against the braid!” he says. 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. 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. May 6, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Sherri Weibert. He attended school in Geneva, returning to London in 1767, two years before his father died. Philomena Cheer is a theater actress, as well as a former lover and a spy for John André. Rogers met with André, who asked him to ambush a rebel safe house in Connecticut. Age In 1775, Robert Rogers arrived in America from London. your own Pins on Pinterest John André "Trial and Execution" October 2, 1780 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. General Clinton introduced André as one of his most trusted aides. At the meeting, Rogers offered his services to the General Clinton and the British. Appears in 2 Fans. But while we were at Sundance for Austenland,” he recalls, “AMC approached me about Turn. Then the guys from Napoleon Dynamite came along and wanted to make fun of all that. Share with your friends. 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. Played by. John André was portrayed by JJ Feild in Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of Turn: Washington's Spies. 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). But that’s also what he said before signing onto 2013’s Austenland. Later, in the autumn of 1776, in Brooklyn Harbor, two Redcoats visited Rogers on his armed sloop and gave the mercenary his payment. 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. May 27, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Troy Miller. Abigail is a former slave of Selah and Anna Strong and an associate of the Culper Ring. Season 1 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. 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. Menu. “Owain is a force of nature and I didn’t get to do anything with him for a couple of years. From 2014 to 2016, Feild starred as Major John André in Turn: Washington's Spies on AMC. However, André, a Captain at the time, who was there as well, told him not to be too hasty. Poor John André. 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. manamusesac reblogged this from rapid-apathy. 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. Eric Andre was seriously injured -- and hospitalized -- after a wrestling stung gone wrong with John Cena ... and it's all on video. But we were still protecting our sources until the end because it would endanger them. And for that reason, I wanted to find André’s individuality.”. This story contains spoilers about Monday's Season 3 finale of AMC’s Turn: Washington’s Spies. The British intelligence officer left his house in Manhattan thinking he was just going on an overnight work trip. 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 Posted on June 1, 2014 Updated on June 1, 2014. They then notified him that André, now a Major, wanted to meet. Previous - Next. In August 2018, Feild was cast in biographical film Ford v. Ferrari as automotive engineer, Roy Lunn. 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. your own Pins on Pinterest tallxmadge reblogged this from rapid-apathy. Discover (and save!) “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. 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. He never came home. Profession TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series 2014–2017) JJ Feild as Major John Andre. First appearance 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. JJ Feild, Actor: Captain America: The First Avenger. 1 series, 3 seasons, 22 episodes, 1 comic. 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