Toby Jones was born September 7, 1966.
Toby Edward Heslewood Jones is an English actor.
After appearing in supporting roles in films between 1992 and 2005, Jones made his breakthrough as Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous (2006). Since then, his films have included The Mist (2007), W. (2008), Frost/Nixon (2008), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Hunger Games (2012), and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).
Jones has also provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films, appeared as the Dream Lord in the Doctor Who episode “Amy’s Choice”, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl (2012).
He played David Pilcher/Dr. Jenkins in Wayward Pines.
Jones has appeared in more than 20 films since his first acting role in the 1992 film Orlando.
He voiced Dobby in the Harry Potter films. He played Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury HBO/Channel 4 production Elizabeth I. In 2006, he portrayed Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous. He appeared in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist in 2007. In 2008, he portrayed Karl Rove in Oliver Stone’s W and Hollywood agent Swifty Lazar in Frost/Nixon.
Jones appeared in the 2010 episode “Amy’s Choice”, of Doctor Who, as the Dream Lord, and in the Big Finish Productions series’ Dark Eyes (audio drama) as Kotris. In 2011, he played the role of the British spy master Percy Alleline in the adaptation of John Le Carré’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger, a role which he reprised in the sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier three years later as well as in a cameo in the TV series Agent Carter the following year. In 2012, he had a leading role in the ITV mini-series Titanic, starred as one of the seven dwarves in Snow White and the Huntsman, played Dr. Paul Shackleton in Red Lights, and Max in Virginia.
He appears in the music video for Gomez’s song “Whippin’ Picadilly”.
He played Neil Baldwin in the BBC drama Marvellous in 2014. Sam Wollaston, in The Guardian, praised Jones’s “lovely, very human, performance”. In 2014, he also appeared in the BBC Four television series Detectorists.
He plays Captain Mainwaring in the film Dad’s Army.
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