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Toby Jones

Born: 1966

Biography

Tobias Edward Heslewood Jones OBE (born 7 September 1966) is an English actor. Jones made his film debut in Sally Potter's period drama Orlando in 1992. He appeared in minor roles in films such as Naked (1993), Les Misérables (1998), Ever After (1998), Finding Neverland (2005), and Mrs Henderson Presents (2005). He won critical acclaim for his leading role as Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous (2006). Since then, he has worked as a character actor in films such as Michael Apted's biographical drama Amazing Grace (2006), John Curran's drama The Painted Veil (2006), Oliver Stone's political satire W. (2008), Ron Howard's political drama Frost/Nixon (2008), the Cold War spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Simon Curtis' My Week with Marilyn (2011), the psychological drama Berberian Sound Studio (2012), the war comedy Dad's Army (2016), and the war drama Journey's End (2017). He is also known for his vocal performances as Dobby the House elf in the Harry Potter films (2002–2011), Aristides Silk in The Adventures of Tintin (2011) and Owl in Disney's Christopher Robin (2018). He is also known for his performances in blockbuster franchises such as Claudius Templesmith in The Hunger Games (2012) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), Arnim Zola in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), also voicing the character in the Disney+ television series What If...? (2021), and as Mr. Eversoll in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). Jones's television credits include Doctor Who (2010), Julian Fellowes's Titanic miniseries (2012), the MCU's Agent Carter (2015), and Wayward Pines (2015–2016). He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Alfred Hitchcock in the HBO television film The Girl (2012) and won a Best Male Comedy BAFTA for his role in Detectorists (2018). In 2017, he portrayed Culverton Smith in "The Lying Detective", an episode of the BBC crime drama Sherlock. Jones is also known for his work in the theatre. He made his stage debut in 2001 in the comedy play The Play What I Wrote which played in the West End and on Broadway, earning him a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2020 he was nominated for his second Olivier Award, for Best Actor for his performance in a revival of Anton Chekov's Uncle Vanya. Description above from the Wikipedia article Toby Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Hammersmith, London, England, UK

Resources

Movies

Infamous

Truman Capote in Infamous

Berberian Sound Studio

Gilderoy in Berberian Sound Studio

A Harlot's Progress

William Hogarth in A Harlot's Progress

The Sickie

Douglas Knott in The Sickie

By Our Selves

John Clare in By Our Selves

Marvellous

Neil Baldwin in Marvellous

Kaleidoscope

Carl in Kaleidoscope

Leave to Remain

Nigel in Leave to Remain

The Edge

Narrator (voice) in The Edge

Inside Alton Towers

Narrator in Inside Alton Towers

Uncle Vanya

Vanya in Uncle Vanya

A Few Miles South

Ted in A Few Miles South

Britain's Viking Graveyard

Narrator in Britain's Viking Graveyard

A Moral Man

Philip in A Moral Man

Wild Tokyo

Self - Narrator (voice) in Wild Tokyo

The Cask of Amontillado

Montresor in The Cask of Amontillado

The Entertainer

Paul Limp in The Entertainer

BBC Horizon:Jupiter Revealed

自己 in BBC Horizon:Jupiter Revealed

Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

Narrator in Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem

Mr Bates vs The Post Office: The Real Story

Self - Narrator (voice) in Mr Bates vs The Post Office: The Real Story

Mr Burton

Philip Burton in Mr Burton

The Old Curiosity Shop

Daniel Qulip in The Old Curiosity Shop

The Girl

Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl

Out of Blue

Prof. Ian Strammi in Out of Blue

Normandy Nude

Newman in Normandy Nude

The Dark

Dad in The Dark

Danny Boy

Phil Shiner in Danny Boy

Mercy Road

The Associate in Mercy Road

Wander to Wonder

Fumbleton in Wander to Wonder

The Mist

Ollie Weeks in The Mist

Virginia

Max in Virginia

By the Gun

Jerry in By the Gun

Tale of Tales

King of Highhills in Tale of Tales

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Littlewood in The Man Who Knew Infinity

Digital Theatre: Parlour Song

in Digital Theatre: Parlour Song

Morgan

Dr. Simon Ziegler in Morgan

Zoo

Security Guard Charlie in Zoo

First Cow

Chief Factor in First Cow

Morecambe & Wise: The Lost Tapes

Self - Narrator (voice) in Morecambe & Wise: The Lost Tapes

Empire of Light

Norman in Empire of Light

Flavia de Luce

in Flavia de Luce

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Dobby (voice) in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Serena

Sheriff McDowell in Serena

In Love and War

Bolo in In Love and War

Dad's Army

Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Sir William Ingram in The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Pale Blue Eye

Dr. Daniel Marquis in The Pale Blue Eye

The Actor

Lieutenant Murray / Artie Bellman / Cabbie / Arnold in The Actor

Nightwatching

Gerard Dou in Nightwatching

The Painted Veil

Mr. Waddington in The Painted Veil

Christopher and His Kind

Gerald Hamilton in Christopher and His Kind

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Percy Alleline in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Red Lights

Paul Shackleton in Red Lights

Journey's End

Mason in Journey's End

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Dobby (voice) in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Creation

Thomas Henry Huxley in Creation

Your Highness

Julie in Your Highness

The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz

Civil servant in The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz

The Rite

Father Matthew in The Rite

Anthropoid

Jan Zelenka in Anthropoid

Mo

Dr. Mark Glaser in Mo

Archive

Vincent Sinclair in Archive

Infinite

Porter in Infinite

Captain America: The First Avenger

Dr. Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger

W.

Karl Rove in W.

My Week with Marilyn

Arthur Jacobs in My Week with Marilyn

Murder on the Victorian Railway

Himself - Narrator in Murder on the Victorian Railway

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Mr. Eversoll in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Happy End

Lawrence Bradshaw in Happy End

Christopher Robin

Owl (voice) in Christopher Robin

A Boy Called Christmas

Father Topo in A Boy Called Christmas

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Basil Shaw in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

The Wonder

Dr. McBrearty in The Wonder

Frost/Nixon

Swifty Lazar in Frost/Nixon

The Adventures of Tintin

Silk (voice) in The Adventures of Tintin

The Last Thing He Wanted

Paul Schuster in The Last Thing He Wanted

City of Ember

Barton Snode in City of Ember

Amazing Grace

Duke of Clarence in Amazing Grace

Snow White and the Huntsman

Coll in Snow White and the Huntsman

The Canterville Ghost

The Reverend Chasuble (voice) in The Canterville Ghost

Atomic Blonde

Eric Gray in Atomic Blonde

St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold

Bursar in St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold

Simon Magus

Buchholz in Simon Magus

Rembrandt's J'Accuse...!

in Rembrandt's J'Accuse...!

Death of a Salesman

Stanley in Death of a Salesman

The Hunger Games

Claudius Templesmith in The Hunger Games

The Snowman

DC Svenson in The Snowman

Love or Money

Phil in Love or Money

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Dr. Arnim Zola in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Claudius Templesmith in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Hargreaves in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Hotel Splendide

Kitchen boy in Hotel Splendide

Ladies in Lavender

Hedley in Ladies in Lavender

Tetris

Robert Stein in Tetris

Cousin Bette

Gentleman in Cafe des Artistes in Cousin Bette

The Making of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Self in The Making of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Finding Neverland

Smee in Finding Neverland

When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'

Self in When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'

Les Misérables

Doorkeeper in Les Misérables

EverAfter

Royal Page in EverAfter

Mrs. Henderson Presents

Gordon in Mrs. Henderson Presents

St. Trinian's

Schatzmeister in St. Trinian's

Naked

Man at Tea Bar in Naked

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Self in Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Muppets Most Wanted

Prado Museum Guard #2 in Muppets Most Wanted

Orlando

Second Valet in Orlando

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Claudius Templesmith (uncredited) in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Scoop

Joe's Co-Passenger (uncredited) in Scoop

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

English Judge in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

TV Shows