Tom Weston-Jones

Tom Weston-Jones (born 29 June 1987) is an English actor, known for his role in Copper. He is also known for his role in Warrior (2019) as Richard Lee.

Tom Weston-Jones
Born
Thomas Weston Jones

29 June 1987 (1987-06-29) (age 34)[1]
Alma mater • Royal Holloway University of London
 • Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
 • Dubai College
OccupationActor
Years active2011-present

Early life and educationEdit

Weston-Jones was born in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire,[2] and was brought up in Dubai,[2] having gone to school at Dubai College. He holds a degree in drama and theatre from Royal Holloway University of London,[2] and has trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.[3]

CareerEdit

Weston-Jones has had success on television. He is best known for portraying Irish immigrant Detective Kevin Corcoran in the BBC America television series Copper.[4][5] His other roles include Anthony in Not Safe for Work[6] and Meriwether Compeyson in Dickensian.[7]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Genre Role Notes
2011 The Night Watch Drama Jack Brown BBC2 drama
2011 Spooks Drama Sasha Gavrik Also known as MI-5
2012 World Without End Historical Drama Merthin Fitzgerald Mini-series
2012-2013 Copper Detective Kevin Corcoran TV series, 23 Episodes
2015 Not Safe for Work Comedy-drama Anthony TV series, 6 Episodes
2015-2016 Dickensian Drama Meriwether Compeyson TV series, 20 Episodes
2018 Troy: Fall of a City Mini-series Hector TV series
2018 The Terror Mini-series Lt. Graham Gore TV series
2021 Grace Mini-series Michael TV series
2019–present Warrior Action Richard Lee TV series
2021 Shadow and Bone Fantasy General Zlatan 3 episodes

StageEdit

Year Title Author Role Director Location
2010 Translations Brian Friel Doalty Roger Haines The Tobacco Factory, Bristol
2010 Enlightenment Shelagh Stephenson Adam Edward Hall Hampstead Theatre
2014-15 The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare Bassanio Rupert Goold Almeida Theatre
2016 Labyrinth Beth Steel Charlie[8] Anna Ledwich Hampstead Theatre

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/tomwestonjones/status/351185569692385282[bare URL]
  2. ^ a b c "Streets of New York- Interview with Copper's Tom Weston-Jones with video clips - The Irish World". The Irish World. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ Staff (n.d.). "Tom Weston-Jones". BBC America. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ Michals, Susan (19 October 2012). "Actor Tom Weston-Jones Talks Love of Nat Geo, Copper Finale". Huffington Post. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  5. ^ "'Copper' is "period drama with balls"". Digital Spy. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Tom Weston Jones interview for Not Safe for Work - Channel 4 - Info - Press". www.channel4.com. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Stars Tom Weston-Jones and Joseph Quinn on the ambitious, bizarre, dark world of Dickensian (VIDEO) | News | TV News | What's on TV". What' s on TV. 22 December 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  8. ^ "A Cup of Tea with... Labyrinth's Tom Weston-Jones". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 25 March 2017.

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