Jonathan Aris

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Jonathan Aris
Born (1971-01-24) 24 January 1971 (age 48)
Parent(s)Yemaiel Oven
Ben Aris

Jonathan Aris (born 24 January 1971) is a British actor who has appeared in films, television and the theatre. Aris has narrated three TV documentaries, all of which were produced and aired by the National Geographic Channel. These include Air Crash Investigation in the UK, Trapped (two episodes only), and Microkillers. He also appears as Philip Anderson in the BBC television series Sherlock. He appeared in The Night Manager alongside Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie. In 2016, he appeared in Tutankhamun as the American Egyptologist Herbert Winlock.

Filmography (as actor)[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
1997 The Jackal Alexander Radzinski
1997 Metroland Dave
1999 Topsy-Turvy Wilhelm
2002 Ali G Indahouse Interviewer in Staines
2002 Birthday Girl D.I. O'Fetiger
2009 Bright Star Leigh Hunt
2010 Gulliver's Travels Lilliputian Scientist
2012 Sightseers Ian
2013 The World's End Group Leader
2015 The Martian Brendan Hatch
2016 Race Arthur Lill
2016 Morgan David Chance
2016 Rogue One Senator Nower Jebel
2017 The Death of Stalin Mezhnikov
2017 All the Money in the World Conservator
TBA Radioactive Hetreed Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Fame: The Musical
1998 As Time Goes By Waiter Episode: "An Old Flame"
1998 Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant Clerkly Officer
2003 Eroica Paul Dorfmueller TV movie
2004 Not Only But Always Jonathan Miller TV movie
2005 The Government Inspector Bryan Wells TV movie
2005 Riot at the Rite Jean Cocteau TV movie
2006 Beau Brummell: This Charming Man Marquess of Worcester TV movie
2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard Richard Leavis 6 episodes
2007 Confessions of a Diary Secretary Bernard TV movie
2008 Wallander Albinsson Episode: "One Step Behind"
2008 Merlin Matthew Episode: "The Moment of Truth"
2009 Doc Martin
2010 Being Human Newsreader Episode: "Serve God, Love Me and Mend"
2010–present Sherlock Philip Anderson Recurring; 5 episodes
2010 Spooks Azis Aibek Episode: "9.3"
2012 Silk Dr Liam King Episode: "2.4"
2012 Peep Show Ben Prenderghast Episode: "Chairman Mark"
2015 The Game Alan Montag Main cast; miniseries
2015 Wolf Hall James Bainham Recurring; 2 episodes
2015 Humans Robert Recurring; 5 episodes
2016 The Night Manager Raymond Galt Recurring; 5 episodes
2016 Tutankhamun Herbert Eustis Winlock Recurring; 4 episodes
2016 Midsomer Murders Archaeologist's husband Episode: "Saints and Sinners"
2017 Stan Lee's Lucky Man Coroner 10 episodes
2017 The End of the F***ing World Clive 2 episodes
2018 Black Mirror Crispin Episode: Bandersnatch
2019 The War of the Worlds Priest Upcoming miniseries
2019 Good Omens Quartermaster Angel Upcoming series


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Death of a Salesman Bernard [2]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
1997 Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Croc/Additional Voices (voice)
1999 Croc 2 Croc (voice)
2001 Rally Trophy Co-Driver (voice)


  1. ^ Lambert, Victoria. "Helen from the Archers: 'Many of my friends are happily married to men like Rob'", The Telegraph, London, 26 March 2016. Retrieved on 29 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Death of a Salesman - Lyric Shaftesbury, London". The Guardian. 17 May 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2012.

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