Jonathan Bailey (actor)

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Jonathan Bailey
Born (1988-04-25) 25 April 1988 (age 26)
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Occupation Actor

Jonathan Bailey (born 25 April 1988)[1] is an English actor, best known for the Disney Channel series Groove High, the Channel 4 comedy Campus and the ITV drama Broadchurch. He starred in the BBC's Leonardo as a young Leonardo da Vinci.


Bailey first began working as an actor on the ITV series Bramwell. After playing parts in various television series and films, Bailey secured a small role as sport enthusiast Flatpack in the sitcom Campus. In 2011, he was cast as Leonardo da Vinci in the program Leonardo and went on to play opposite Sarah Alexander in the BBC comedy Me and Mrs. Jones.[2] In September 2014, he played the character Psi in the Doctor Who series 8 episode, Time Heist. [3]

He was nominated for the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 for his performance in David Hare's South Downs.[4]

Bailey is playing the role of Tim Price[5] in the musical American Psycho at London's Almeida Theatre since December 2013.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Bailey was born in Wallingford, Oxfordshire and has three older sisters. He decided that he wanted to be an actor at age 5 after seeing a stage production of Oliver!.[1]

Stage credits[edit]

Year Title Role Location
2003 King John Prince Arthur Royal Shakespeare Company
2006 Beautiful Thing Jamie Sound Theatre
2007 Pretend You Have Big Buildings Leon Manchester Royal Exchange
2008 The Mother Ship Elliot Birmingham Rep Theatre
Girl with a Pearl Earring Pieter Cambridge Arts Theatre and Theatre Royal Haymarket
2009 House of Special Purpose Alexi Chichester Festival Theatre
2011 South Downs Duffield Chichester Festival Theatre
2012 South Downs Duffield Harold Pinter Theatre
2013 Othello Cassio Royal National Theatre
American Psycho Tim Price Almeida Theatre



Year Title Role Notes
2004 5 Children and It Cyril
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Courtier
2007 St Trinian's Caspar
2009 Permanent Vacation Max
TBA Testament of Youth Filming


Year Title Episode Role Channel
1997 Bright Hair All Ben Devenish BBC
Bramwell Series 3 Episode 6 William Kilshaw ITV
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass All Lewis Channel 4
Bramwell "Our Brave Boys" ITV
2001 Baddiel's Syndrome All Josh Sky 1
2005 Walk Away and I Stumble All Justin ITV
The Golden Hour 4 (untitled) Stephen Martin ITV
2007 Doctors "See You in the Morning" Johnno Mitchum BBC1
2008 The Bill "The Hit" Chris Villiers ITV1
2009 Off the Hook All Danny BBC
2010 Lewis "The Dead of Winter" Titus Mortmaigne ITV1
2011 Campus All Flatpack Channel 4
2011–2012 Leonardo All Leonardo da Vinci CBBC
2012 Me and Mrs. Jones All Alfie BBC
Groove High All Tom Mason Disney Channel
Pramface Episode 3: "Edinburgh... In Scotland" Glynn BBC Three
2013 Some Girls Series 2 Episode 1 Nick the Counsellor BBC Three
Broadchurch Series 1 Olly Stevens ITV
2014 W1A All Jack Patterson BBC Two
Doctor Who Series 8, Episode 5: "Time Heist" Psi BBC One


  1. ^ a b "20 Questions with ... South Downs' Jonathan Bailey". What's One Stage. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Me and Mrs Jones: A new romantic comedy for BBC One". BBC. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
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  4. ^ "London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 — Longlist revealed". Evening Standard. 29 October 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "American Psycho Cast". Almeida Theatre. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Doctor Who's Matt Smith set to regenerate … as American Psycho". The Guardian. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 

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