Toby Jones or Toby “Edward” Heslewood Jones was born on the 7th September 1966. He was born in Hammersmith, London. Because of his parents’ profession as actors – he, too, decided to become one. Because of this, he pursued, drama at the University of Manchester from 1986 to 1989, and at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris from 1989 to 1991. Because of his relative skill in acting, Jones has appeared in more than 20 films since his first acting role. His first acting role had been in the 1992 film, “Orlando”. But that’s not all that he can amount to.Image Credit: Rob Young
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His theatrical skill was in display back in 2001. He had starred in the London West End comedy, “The Play What I Wrote”, as he was directed by Kenneth Branagh. Because of comedic demeanor in portraying “Arthur” earned him the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Back in 2003, Jones had been part of the “Lord Brideshead”. It was a BBC Radio adaptation of Brideshead Revisited. He had also voiced the title character of the 2005 BBC Radio 4 adaptation of “Oblomov”. Ever since his first job in this station, he had been part of it ever since. Jones had been the voice of the lead character, Joey Oldman in the BBC Radio 4 series “The Corrupted” – an adaptation of the G. F. Newman novel, “Crime and Punishment”. But, let’s move on to his acting skills.
In the more famous franchise in film history, Jones was able to voice Dobby – the house-elf of the Harry Potter series. He had played the part until its end – in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1). He also played Robert Cecil, the 1st Earl of Salisbury in the production of “Elizabeth I”. In 2006, he portrayed Truman Capote in the documentary, “Infamous”. Jones also appeared in Stephen King’s book-turned-film, “The Mist”. By the time 2008 rolled in, he had portrayed Karl Rove in Oliver Stone’s “W”. Furthermore, he also did Hollywood agent Swifty Lazar in “Frost/Nixon”.
In 2010, Jones had appeared as the Dream Lord in “Doctor Who”. He also appeared in the Big Finish Productions series’ “Dark Eyes” as Kotris. He also acted out Samuel Ratchett in Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express”. One of his more daring roles was as Arnim Zola in “Captain America: The First Avenger”. He had been antagonist and was given a reprisal in role in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. Jones had also portrayed film director Alfred Hitchcock in “The Girl”, which earned him his first Golden Globe Award nomination, as well as a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award.
During 2014, he had been part of the BBC drama, “Marvellous” as Neil Baldwin. A journalist in The Guardian had praised Jones’s “lovely, very human, performance”. This earned him his second British Academy Television Award nomination. By 2014, he had appeared in the television series, “Detectorists”, and had him nominated for the 2016 British Academy Television Award for Best Male Comedy Performance. His 2015 career landed him as Roger Yount, a banker, in BBC’s “Capital”. Jones also played as Captain Mainwaring in “Dad’s Army” back in 2016. As July came, he starred as Verloc in the television adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s 1907 novel, “The Secret Agent”.
His most recent work had been in his 2017 portrayal of Culverton Smith in “The Lying Detective” – in an episode of “Sherlock”.
Presently, there had been rumors that Jones will play a character in the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park series – a much awaited appearance from the amazing actor that he is.
Over a 25 year career Toby Jones has had various roles in over 60 films and 25 TV shows in addition to a few theater performances.
In all, we estimate Toby Jones net worth in 2018 at $5 to 6 million.