The sixth and final season of Peaky Blinders has dropped on Netflix creating a lot of buzzes everywhere. In the season’s opening episode a new name has been mentioned, which is Jack Nelson. However, Jack Nelson presumably seems to be a very important character in the series. Everyone is curious to know who will be playing the role and who exactly is Jack Nelson in Peaky Blinders. However, many might have come across the character already and might be wondering who exactly the character is.
Who Plays Jack in Peaky Blinders?
James Frecheville, the Australian-born actor plays Jack Nelson in Peaky Blinders. Before this, he starred in The Pursuit of Love and The Stanford Prison Experiment and is best known for his lead role as Joshua “J” Cody in the film Animal Kingdom.
Who Is Jack Nelson?
Jack Nelson was mentioned at the end of the 1st episode of season 6 by Tommy. Nelson in the series seems to be a person who has a lot of control of a large import and export business and political influence. Nelson is the uncle of Gina Gray. He makes his first appearance in the 2nd episode. He is a South Bostonian gang leader and is visiting England to buy import licenses for Whiskey distilleries and also to strike a business with Tommy.
Jack Nelson unlike others characters is not a historical figure and is inspired by Joseph. P. Kennedy Sr. was a Boston-based businessman who was the father of future US President John. F. Kennedy. Even though the character is an inspiration taken from Kennedy the character and its several traits have been fictionalized to keep it unique and historic at the same time.
About Peaky Blinders
Steven Knight created Peaky Blinders a historical, fictional British crime drama series that is set in Birmingham, England. Peaky Blinders in the series is referred to the criminal gang of the same name. However, the series follows their exploits post First World War to be precise 1919. This gang – cum- family makes money through illegal betting, protection, and the black market. The gang is based (not completely) on a real youth gang of the same name that was active in the city.
This series won several awards and nominations like the BAFTA TV Award (best drama series), BAFTA TV Craft Awards for Best Director(fiction), Best Photography and Lighting(fiction), RTS Programme Awards (best drama series, National Tv Awards (best drama series and best actor) and many more.
The cast of the epic drama series consists of some impactful actors who are one of the reasons for the show’s craze. It includes Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Sam Neil, Paul Anderson, Annabelle Wallis, Sophie Rundle, Joe Cole, Andy Nyman, Charlie Creed-Miles, David Dawson, Charlotte Riley, Ian Peck, and many more.
Where To Watch?
One of the most-watched and popular shows consists of 6 seasons, season 6 being the final one. It is available on Netflix to be streamed and can also be watched on BBC iPlayer.