Nicholas Jones (actor)

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Nicholas Jones
Born (1946-04-03) 3 April 1946 (age 78)
London, England
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Years active1969–present
ParentGriffith Jones
RelativesGemma Jones (sister) Dylan Greene (grandson)

Nicholas Jones (born 3 April 1946) is an English character actor who has appeared on stage, film and television.

Early life[edit]

Jones was born in London, the younger brother of actress Gemma Jones. They are the children of actor Griffith Jones (1909–2007) and Robin Isaac. He was educated at Westminster School.[citation needed]


Jones has played leads on television, at The National Theatre, and on the West End Stage. He also appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company (1999),[1] and has starred at Shakespeare's Globe.[2]




Since 1969, Jones has acted in over 90 television films and series.

In the 1970s, he starred as Captain Triggers in the First World War series, Wings, alongside Tim Woodward and Michael Cochrane, perhaps his most iconic role. He also played Jeremy Aldermarten QC in all six series of the 1990s courtroom drama, Kavanagh QC.[3][4] alongside John Thaw.

Jones' many appearances include the following:


  1. ^ The RSC Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream
  2. ^ Lyn Gardner (7 July 2006). "Antony and Cleopatra". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  3. ^ Plays International. Chancery Publications Limited. 1998. p. 14.
  4. ^ Adam Sweeting (30 March 1999). "Kavanagh hangs up his wig". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  5. ^ Brian McFarlane (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Manchester University Press. p. 403. ISBN 978-1-5261-1197-5.

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