|Occupation(s)||Actor, voice actor, theatre director|
John Noble (born 20 August 1948) is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles as Denethor in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Dr. Walter Bishop on the science fiction series Fringe, Henry Parrish on the action-horror series Sleepy Hollow, and Morland Holmes on the police procedural Elementary. Noble has also done voice work as Leland Monroe in the video game L.A. Noire, Unicron in the animated series Transformers: Prime, and Scarecrow in the DC Comics video game Batman: Arkham Knight.
Noble starred as scientist Walter Bishop in the television series Fringe.
He made occasional appearances on the television series All Saints. He is internationally known for his performance as Denethor in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He played Russian Consul Anatoly Markov in the sixth season of the US television series 24. In 2011, he appeared as Real Estate tycoon Leland Monroe in Rockstar's video game L.A. Noire. He is also the voice of Unicron for the television show Transformers: Prime and its conclusion TV film.
John Noble later worked in Legends of Tomorrow where he voiced the time demon Mallus. In its episode "Guest Starring John Noble," he portrayed himself when Atom visited him on set of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and had him record a fake rewrite which would be used to fool Nora Darhk.
Noble divides his time between residences in New York City and Sydney, Australia, with wife Penny Noble. They have two children: Daniel Noble and actress Samantha Noble. In 2011, John Noble's hobbies were reported to be "music, painting, and narration". He studies theoretical physics and requested that the writers of Fringe always keep things grounded in what could be scientifically feasible.
|1991||Police Rescue||Sergeant||Episode: "Hostage"|
|1993||Time Trax||Mr. Michaels||Episode: "One on One"|
|1997||Big Sky||Graham James||Episode: "Future Past and Present"|
|1998||Water Rats||Dr. Harry||Episode: "Epiphany"|
|1998–2004||All Saints||Dr. John Madsen||32 episodes|
|2000||Tales of the South Seas||Christian Ambrose||Episode: "Trent in Love"|
|2000||Virtual Nightmare||Dad||Television movie|
|2001||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World||Inspector Robert Anderson||Episode: "The Knife"|
|2001||The Bill||Commander Warren||Episode: "Beech on the Run"|
|2001–2006||Home and Away||Dr. Helpman||9 episodes|
|2002||Young Lions||Adam Gallagher||4 episodes|
|2002||Stingers||Michael Kranz||Episode: "Disgraceful Conduct"|
|2002||The Outsider||Fergus Hunter||Television movie|
|2004||The Mystery of Natalie Wood||Irving Pichel||Television movie|
|2002||Superfire||Paul Baylis||Television movie|
|2006||Stargate SG-1||Meurik||Episode: "Camelot"|
|2007||Journeyman||Wine Connoisseur||Episode: "Winterland"|
|2007||The Unit||The CEO||Episode: "Pandemonium – Part 2"|
|2007||24||Anatoly Markov||3 episodes|
|2007||Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji||Blackheart||13 episodes|
|2008–2013||Fringe||Walter Bishop / Walternate||100 episodes|
Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2008–09)
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television (2010, 2012–13)
|2011–2012||Dark Matters: Twisted But True||Himself||16 episodes|
|2011||Transformers: Prime||Unicron (voice)||3 episodes|
|2013||The Good Wife||Matthew Ashbaugh||2 episodes|
|2013||Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising||Unicron (voice)||Television movie|
|2013–2017||Sleepy Hollow||Henry Parish / Jeremy Crane||25 episodes|
|2013||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Edward Stanley||Episode: "Murder Under The Mistletoe"|
|2014||Rake||Clayton Post||2 episodes|
|2014||Devil's Playground||Bishop McNally||6 episodes|
|2015||Forever||Aubrey Griffin||Episode: "The Last Death of Henry Morgan"|
|2015–2016, 2018, 2019||Elementary||Morland Holmes||16 episodes|
|2017–2018||Legends of Tomorrow||Mallus (voice) / Himself||7 episodes|
|2017–2018||Salvation||Nicholas Tanz||7 episodes|
|2018||The Blacklist||Raleigh Sinclair III||2 episodes|
|2019||The Resident||Elliot Festervan||Episode: "Broker and Broker"|
|2020||Hunters||Frederic Hauser||Episode: "The Pious Thieves"|
|2020||The Boys||Sam Butcher||Episode: "Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker"|
|2021||Debris||Otto||Episode: "Celestial Body"|
|2021||Star Trek: Prodigy||The Diviner (voice)||8 episodes|
|2021||Cowboy Bebop||Caliban||3 episodes|
|2011||L.A. Noire||Leland Monroe|
|2013||Infinity Blade III||The Worker of Secrets|
|2015||Batman: Arkham Knight||Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow|
- Artistic Director of Stage Company of South Australia 1977–1987
- Head of Drama, Brent St. School of Arts (Sydney) 1997–2000
Awards and nominations
- "John Noble Biography". Starpulse.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
- Nick Broughall. "How L.A. Noire Conquered The Uncanny Valley with a Tech Called MotionScan". Gizmondo.
- Real Estate Agent [permanent dead link]
- "John Noble Joins 'Elementary' Season 4 as Series Regular". 3 July 2015.
- Bill Keveney (29 April 2011). "Universes collide in Bishops' world". USA Today. McLean, Virginia: Gannett. p. 8D.
- "The Soapbox Office Podcast: Episode 9: Running Crank". www.soapboxoffice.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
- "Exclusive Interview with John Noble!". 5 July 2016.
- Sands, Rich (7 January 2013). "First Look: Matt Bomer Gets Animated for Superman: Unbound". TV Guide. Retrieved 7 January 2013.