Jonathan Aris

Jonathan Aris (born 24 January 1971) is a British actor who has appeared in films, television and the theatre. He has narrated three TV documentaries produced and aired by the National Geographic Channel, and appears as Philip Anderson in the BBC television series Sherlock. In 2016 he appeared in Tutankhamun as the American Egyptologist Herbert Winlock, and appears as the angelic quartermaster in the Amazon Prime series Good Omens.

Jonathan Aris
Born (1971-01-24) 24 January 1971 (age 50)
London, England
Years active1997–present
(m. 2007)
Parent(s)Yemaiel Oven
Ben Aris



Year Title Role Notes
1997 The Jackal Alexander Radzinski
1997 Metroland Dave
1999 Topsy-Turvy Wilhelm
2002 Ali G Indahouse Interviewer in Staines
2002 Birthday Girl D.I. O'Fetiger
2007 Flawless Boyle
2009 Bright Star Leigh Hunt
2010 Gulliver's Travels Lilliputian Scientist
2012 Sightseers Ian
2013 The World's End Group Leader
2015 The Martian Brendan Hatch
2016 Race Arthur Lill
2016 Morgan David Chance
2016 Rogue One Senator Nower Jebel
2017 The Death of Stalin Mezhnikov
2017 All the Money in the World Conservator
2019 Get Duked! Mr. Carlyle
2019 Vivarium Martin
2019 Radioactive Hetreed
2020 Zone 414 Joseph Veidt


Year Title Role Notes
1998 As Time Goes By Waiter Episode: "An Old Flame"
1998 Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant Clerkly Officer
2000 Agatha Christie's Poirot Receptionist Episode: "Lord Edgware Dies"
2002 The Project Bob TV movie
2003 Eroica Paul Dorfmueller TV movie
2003-present Air Crash Investigation Narrator UK, Australia, Asia, Europe versions
2004 Not Only But Always Jonathan Miller TV movie
2005 The Government Inspector Bryan Wells TV movie
2005 Riot at the Rite Jean Cocteau TV movie
2006 Beau Brummell: This Charming Man Marquess of Worcester TV movie
2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard Richard Leavis 6 episodes
2007 Confessions of a Diary Secretary Bernard TV movie
2008 Wallander Albinsson Episode: "One Step Behind"
2008 Merlin Matthew Episode: "The Moment of Truth"
2010 Being Human Newsreader Episode: "Serve God, Love Me and Mend"
2010–2016 Sherlock Philip Anderson Recurring; 5 episodes
2010 Spooks Azis Aibek Episode: "9.3"
2012 Silk Dr Liam King Episode: "2.4"
2012 Peep Show Ben Prenderghast Episode: "Chairman Mark"
2015 The Game Alan Montag Main cast; miniseries
2015 Wolf Hall James Bainham Recurring; 2 episodes
2015 Humans Robert Recurring; 5 episodes
2016 The Night Manager Raymond Galt Recurring; 5 episodes
2016 Tutankhamun Herbert Eustis Winlock Recurring; 4 episodes
2016 Midsomer Murders Archaeologist's husband Episode: "Saints and Sinners"
2017 Stan Lee's Lucky Man Coroner 10 episodes
2017–2019 The End of the F***ing World Clive 6 episodes
2018 Black Mirror Crispin Episode: "Bandersnatch"
2019 Good Omens Quartermaster Angel 1 episode
2019 The War of the Worlds Priest Miniseries; 2 episodes
2020 Dracula Captain Sokolov 1 episode "Blood Vessel"


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Death of a Salesman Bernard [2]

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role
1997 Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Croc/Additional Voices (voice)
1999 Croc 2 Croc (voice)
2001 Rally Trophy Co-Driver (voice)


  1. ^ Lambert, Victoria. "Helen from the Archers: 'Many of my friends are happily married to men like Rob'", The Daily Telegraph, London, 26 March 2016. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Death of a Salesman – Lyric Shaftesbury, London". The Guardian. 17 May 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2012.

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