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Nicholas Jones (actor)

Nicholas Jones (born 3 April 1946) is an English character actor who has appeared on stage, film and television.

Nicholas Jones
Born (1946-04-03) 3 April 1946 (age 73)
London, England
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Years active1969-present
Parent(s)Griffith Jones
RelativesGemma Jones (sister)

Early lifeEdit

Jones was born in London, the younger brother of actress Gemma Jones. They are the children of actor Griffith Jones (1909-2007) and Robin Isaac.

Jones was educated at Westminster School and he trained as an actor at RADA and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He then appeared on stage at the National Theatre and the Old Vic.


He followed in his father's footsteps by appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company (1999),[1] and has also starred at Shakespeare's Globe.[2] One of his first screen roles was as Laertes opposite Richard Chamberlain's Hamlet in 1970.



On television he starred as Captain Triggers in the 1970s First World War series, Wings. Another notable role was that of Jeremy Aldermarten QC in the 1990s drama series, Kavanagh QC.[3][4]

He has also appeared in the following roles and series:

Other TV appearances include:


  1. ^ The RSC Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream
  2. ^ Lyn Gardner (7 July 2006). "Antony and Cleopatra". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  3. ^ Plays International. Chancery Publications Limited. 1998. p. 14.
  4. ^ Adam Sweeting (30 March 1999). "Kavanagh hangs up his wig". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  5. ^ Beth Hardie (29 April 2018). "Who is in The Woman in White cast with EastEnders' Ben Hardy and what's it about?". The Mirror.
  6. ^ Brian McFarlane (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Manchester University Press. p. 403. ISBN 978-1-5261-1197-5.
  7. ^ "BBC - Amanda Holden joins the cast of CBBC's the Worst Witch - Media Centre".

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