Jason Hughes (actor)

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For the English Academic of the same name, see Jason Hughes (academic). For the british racing driver of the same name, see Jason Hughes (auto racing).
Jason Hughes
Born 1971 (age 44–45)
Porthcawl, Wales
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994-present
Spouse(s) Natasha Dahlberg

Jason Hughes (born 1971) is a Welsh actor born in Porthcawl, Wales in 1971 best known for playing lawyer Warren Jones in the BBC TV series This Life from 1996 to 1997 (and the 2007 special), and as Detective Sergeant Ben Jones in Midsomer Murders between 2005 and 2013.

Hughes was a very good rugby player, but was persuaded to take up acting by a drama teacher at his school. He joined the National Youth Theatre as a teenager,[1] before going on to study drama at LAMDA, where he won the Alec Clunes Award for Best Actor. When he first moved to London, he shared a house with fellow Welsh actor Michael Sheen.[1]





  • Green Baize Dream (1995)
  • Cadfael: "Dead Man’s Ransom" (1995)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1998)
  • Cold Calling (2003)
  • Time for Mrs. Milliner (2003)
  • Bubble (2004)
  • The Guest Before You (2004)
  • School Runs (2006)
  • Inspector Steine (2007)
  • Gite a la Mer (2007)

Personal life[edit]

Hughes and his wife Natasha Dahlberg, a jewellery designer, have three children.


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