Mark Jones (actor)

Mark Jones (22 April 1939 – 14 January 2010) was an English actor, who appeared frequently in various films and television series.[1]

Mark Jones
Born
Gerard Roger Jones

22 April 1939
Died14 January 2010(2010-01-14) (aged 70)
Shropshire, England, UK

Credits include: A Family at War, Z-Cars, Van der Valk, Doctor Who (in the serial The Seeds of Doom), The New Avengers, The Onedin Line, Target, Secret Army, Tales of the Unexpected, Buccaneer, Blott on the Landscape, Casualty, Call Me Mister and Dempsey and Makepeace.[2]

He also appeared in the films Tell Me Lies (1968), Connecting Rooms (1970), Under Milk Wood (1972), Layout for 5 Models (1972), Keep It Up, Jack (1973, title role), The Sexplorer (1975), Secrets of a Superstud (1976), The Medusa Touch (1978), Can I Come Too? (1979), Bear Island (1979), Don't Open till Christmas (1984), and the Star Wars saga film The Empire Strikes Back (1980).[3][1]

On stage he worked with the RSC several times, including in Peter Brook's production of Marat/Sade at the Aldwych Theatre in 1964, and in its Broadway transfer the following year.[4][5] He also appeared in the film version.[6]

Did two years National Service at S.H.A.P.E. Paris 1959-61.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1967 Marat/Sade Mother
1968 Tell Me Lies Mark
1970 M*A*S*H Minor Role Uncredited
1970 Connecting Rooms Johnny
1972 Under Milk Wood Evans the Death
1972 Layout for 5 Models David
1974 Keep It Up, Jack Jack
1975 The Sexplorer Lecher
1976 Secrets of a Superstud Peter
1978 The Medusa Touch Sgt. Hughes
1979 Bear Island Cook
1979 Can I Come Too? Freddy Lawrence
1980 The Empire Strikes Back Commander Nemet (Imperial Officer)
1981 4D Special Agents Sgt. Bowman
1983 Invitation to the Wedding Customs Officer
1984 Don't Open till Christmas Detective Sergeant Powell

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mark Jones". BFI.
  2. ^ "Mark Jones". www.aveleyman.com.
  3. ^ "Mark Jones | Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.
  4. ^ "Mark Jones | Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  5. ^ "The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade – Broadway Play – Original | IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  6. ^ "The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (1966)". BFI.

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