Toby Jones (full name Toby Edward H. Jones) is an English theater and film actor. Winner of the Laurence Olivier Theater Award for his role in the play "The Play What I Wrote". Film awards nominee: Golden Globe, Saturn, Actors Guild.
Jones' creative career began on the stage and continued in film and television. On account of his many roles, played on the stage of London and American theaters, and more than one hundred and twenty roles in television and film projects.
The future actor was born in the fall of 1966 in England. His parents were directly related to creativity - they were famous British actors.
Toby has two brothers. They also took a creative path. Rupert became a director and Kasper an actor.
After graduating from high school in Abingdon, Toby continued his education at the University of Manchester, where he studied drama and acting. Then he studied at the theater studio L'ecole Internationale de Theater in France. After that, Jones began performing on stage, and later appeared on television and in films.
Jones began acting at the theater in the early 1990s. He continues to perform on stage even now. Fans of his talent can see the actor in many performances.
Fame in the cinema did not come immediately. It wasn't until the 2000s that Toby became popular.
He played his first role in 1992 in the fantastic melodrama Orlando directed by Sally Potter. The film was based on the novel by Virginia Woolf. Jones got only a small role as a servant of Queen Elizabeth I.
A year later, Jones again played a cameo role in the comedy drama Nude, directed by Mike Lee.
During the same period, Toby continued to play in the theater. In the 2000s, he appeared in the hit Broadway production of "The Play What I Wrote". In 2002, the artist won the Laurence Olivier Theater Award.
A career in cinema continued in numerous television projects: "Lovejoy", "Poirot", "Brother Cadfael", "Purely English Murder".
In 1998, Toby got more significant roles in the film Les Miserables, based on the famous novel of the same name by V. Hugo, and in the melodrama The Story of Eternal Love.
Jones played his first major role in 2006 in the biographical drama "Notoriety". The plot was based on the investigation of the murder of a family of farmers by the writer Truman Capote. After several months in the town of Holcombe, he wrote his famous novel, Murder in cold blood.
In his later career, Jones played many roles in famous films and TV series: Doctor Who, Mist, Sherlock, Antiquity Shop, The First Avenger, The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, The First Avenger: Another War "," Agent Carter "," Scary Tales "," Explosive Blonde "," Snowman "," Jurassic World "," Christopher Robin ".
Jones is married and has two children, Holly and Madeleine. His wife's name is Karen Jones. Toby and Karen formalized their relationship in 2014.
Today Toby Jones is one of the most famous and famous actors in theater and cinema. He is known not only in his native England, but also far beyond its borders. The actor has been repeatedly awarded prestigious theater and film awards.
He continues to work on new projects. In the near future, Jones can be seen in the fantasy TV series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance".
Jones is also involved in dubbing characters for animated films and takes part in radio shows of famous performances.