Tom Weston-Jones

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Tom Weston-Jones
Thomas Weston Jones

29 June 1987 (1987-06-29) (age 31)[1]
Alma mater • Royal Holloway University of London
 • Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
 • Dubai College
Years active2011-present

Tom Weston-Jones (born 29 June 1987) is an English actor, known for his role in Copper.

Early life and education[edit]

Weston-Jones was born in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire,[2] and was brought up in Dubai,[2] having gone to school at Dubai College. He holds a degree in drama and theatre from Royal Holloway University of London,[2] and has trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.[3]


Weston-Jones has had success on television. He is best known for portraying Irish immigrant Detective Kevin Corcoran in the BBC America television series Copper.[4][5] His other roles include Anthony in Not Safe for Work[6] and Meriwether Compeyson in Dickensian.[7]



Year Title Genre Role Notes
2011 The Night Watch Drama Jack Brown BBC2 drama
2011 Spooks Drama Sasha Gavrik Also known as MI-5
2012 World Without End Historical Drama Merthin Fitzgerald Mini-series
2012-2013 Copper Detective Kevin Corcoran TV series, 23 Episodes
2015 Not Safe for Work Comedy-drama Anthony TV series, 6 Episodes
2015-2016 Dickensian Drama Meriwether Compeyson TV series, 20 Episodes
2018 Troy: Fall of a City Mini-series Hector TV series
2018 The Terror Mini-series Lt. Graham Gore TV series


Year Title Author Role Director Location
2010 Translations Brian Friel Doalty Roger Haines The Tobacco Factory, Bristol
2010 Enlightenment Shelagh Stephenson Adam Edward Hall Hampstead Theatre
2014-15 The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare Bassanio Rupert Goold Almeida Theatre
2016 Labyrinth Beth Steel Charlie[8] Anna Ledwich Hampstead Theatre

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ a b c "Streets of New York- Interview with Copper's Tom Weston-Jones with video clips - The Irish World". The Irish World. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ Staff (n.d.). "Tom Weston-Jones". BBC America. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ Michals, Susan (19 October 2012). "Actor Tom Weston-Jones Talks Love of Nat Geo, Copper Finale". Huffington Post. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  5. ^ "'Copper' is "period drama with balls"". Digital Spy. 18 September 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Tom Weston Jones interview for Not Safe for Work - Channel 4 - Info - Press". Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Stars Tom Weston-Jones and Joseph Quinn on the ambitious, bizarre, dark world of Dickensian (VIDEO) | News | TV News | What's on TV". What' s on TV. 22 December 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  8. ^ "A Cup of Tea with... Labyrinth's Tom Weston-Jones". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 25 March 2017.

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