Peter de Jersey

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Peter de Jersey
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Peter de Jersey in 2016
Born1965 (age 54–55)
NationalityBritish
OccupationActor
Years active1995–present

Peter de Jersey (born 1965 in London Borough of Southwark) is a British television and theatre actor. Perhaps best known for his long-time recurring role as "Jerome Taylor" in The Bill, he has acted in numerous UK programmes.

Career[edit]

From 2000 to 2003, de Jersey played Steve Waring in Holby City, until the character was involved in a car crash and subsequently died in hospital. Other television appearances include Doctors and Dalziel and Pascoe. In the New Tricks episode "Father's Pride", he appeared alongside fellow Holby City actor Jeremy Sheffield. He played Frances Tomelty’s murdered husband in a 2020 episode of Death in Paradise.[1]

He appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2008-09, where his parts included Orlando to Samantha Bond's Rosalind, Horatio to David Tennant's Hamlet, and Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Having performed with the National Theatre in Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, de Jersey was praised highly for his portrayal of Antiochus in Believe In What You Will. He also acted in Rough Crossings, the theatre adaptation by Caryl Phillips from Simon Schama's book.[citation needed]

His work involves a supporting role in the 2008 film The Bank Job, in which he portrayed Michael X, and playing the general Cominius in the Donmar Warehouse's 2013-14 production of Coriolanus. Peter de Jersey played Gooper in Tennessee Williams´ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre, London, performing alongside James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad and Adrian Lester.[2]

Peter de Jersey played Androgar in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode "The Day of the Doctor" broadcast on 23 November 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weston, Christopher. "DEATH IN PARADISE SEASON 9 EPISODE 8 CAST: GUEST STARS FRANCES TOMELTY, ANDI OSHO AND PETER DE JERSEY". Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Theatre review | Cat On a Hot Tin Roof | Novello, London | Stage | The guardian". Retrieved 15 May 2014.

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