Jonathan Howard (actor)

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Jonathan Howard
Lancashire, United Kingdom
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
Alma materLAMDA
Years active2001–present
RelativesPeter Clarke (cousin)[1]
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Howard in February 2014

Jonathan Howard is an English actor, known for his role on the British TV series Dream Team as Gavin Moody and as Ian Boothby in Thor: The Dark World (2013).

Early and personal life[edit]

Howard was born in Lancashire, England and has lived in London since 2005.[2][3] His daughter with Élodie Yung, Minavann Yung Howard, was born early August 2018.


Howard started acting in 2001 with his first role in educational TV show for youths called Looking After the Penneys as Scott Penney. He was a part of the final cast between 2005 and 2007 of the British TV series Dream Team, playing Gavin Moody, a young footballer.[4] He then went to train at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) between 2008 and 2011.[5] In 2012, he was in the TV miniseries Titanic as Sixth Officer Moody.[5] He appeared as Sam Thawley, a young, handsome bar patron, on Series 4 of Downton Abbey.[6]

In 2013, he appeared in the zombie war film World War Z with Brad Pitt as one of Camp Humphrey's soldiers and in the Marvel Studios film Thor: The Dark World as Ian Boothby, Darcy's intern and love interest.[7][6] The following year, he appeared in series 2 of the TV series Mr Selfridge as Ed and in several episodes of the British/American sitcom Episodes.[6][5]


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Looking After the Penneys Scott Penney TV series (3 episodes)
2003 Girls in Love Q.T. Boy TV series (1 episode: "Cuckoo in the Nest")
2004 Conviction Barry Kearsley TV series (1 episode)
2005 Dream Team Gavin Moody TV series (50 episodes)
2007 Doctors Luke Neville TV series (1 episode: "Just Deserts")
2008 Hollyoaks PC Gary Hardy TV series (1 episode)
2012 Titanic Sixth Officer Moody TV miniseries
2012 Holby City Declan Ashe TV series (1 episode: "From Here to Maternity")
2013 World War Z Camp Humphreys soldier
2013 Downton Abbey Sam Thawley TV Series (1 episode: "Episode 2")
2013 Thor: The Dark World Ian Boothby
2014 Mr Selfridge Ed TV series (4 episodes)
2014– Episodes Assistant Director TV series (8 episodes)
2014 Dominion Ethan TV series (7 episodes)
2015 Night Fare Chris
2016 Kingdom Will TV series (guest/recurring role)
2017 Megan Leavey Pete Walters
2017 The Last Ship James Fletcher TV series (guest/recurring role)
2018 Hell Is Where the Home Is Victor
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Asher


  1. ^ "Exclusive: Ask Jonathan Howard". HUTV. March 2006. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  2. ^ Fortune, Ed (7 November 2013). "Interview: Jonathan Howard Thor: The Dark World". Starburst. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
  3. ^ "In Profile: Jonathan Howard". Wonderland Magazine. 1 November 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Gavin Moody played by Jonathan Howard". HUTV. Retrieved 20 October 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c Victoria Gardiner (2013). "Jonathan Howard – 1883 Magazine". 1883 Magazine. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  6. ^ a b c Chantelle Symester (9 October 2013). "JONATHAN HOWARD: My dream was always a regular spot in Coronation Street". Top Man Magazine. Archived from the original on 13 February 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  7. ^ ""Thor: The Dark World" Adds Two Cast Members". Nuke the Fridge. 25 September 2012. Archived from the original on 1 March 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2012.

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