Tom Weston-Jones

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Tom Weston-Jones
Born
Thomas Weston Jones

29 June 1987 (1987-06-29) (age 33) [1]
Alma mater  Royal Holloway University of London
  Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
  Dubai College
OccupationActor
Years active2011-present

Tom Weston-Jones (born 29 June 1987) is an English actor, known for his role in Copper . He is also known for his role in Warrior (2019) as Richard Lee.

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Early life and education

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]

Career

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]

Filmography

Television

YearTitleGenreRoleNotes
2011 The Night Watch DramaJack BrownBBC2 drama
2011 Spooks DramaSasha GavrikAlso known as MI-5
2012 World Without End Historical DramaMerthin FitzgeraldMini-series
2012-2013 Copper Detective Kevin CorcoranTV series, 23 Episodes
2015 Not Safe for Work Comedy-dramaAnthonyTV series, 6 Episodes
2015-2016 Dickensian DramaMeriwether Compeyson TV series, 20 Episodes
2018 Troy: Fall of a City Mini-series Hector TV series
2018 The Terror Mini-seriesLt. Graham Gore TV series
2021 Grace Mini-seriesMichaelTV series
2019-present Warrior ActionRichard LeeTV series

Stage

YearTitleAuthorRoleDirectorLocation
2010 Translations Brian Friel DoaltyRoger HainesThe Tobacco Factory, Bristol
2010Enlightenment Shelagh Stephenson Adam Edward Hall Hampstead Theatre
2014-15 The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare Bassanio Rupert Goold Almeida Theatre
2016LabyrinthBeth SteelCharlie [8] Anna Ledwich Hampstead Theatre

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References

  1. https://twitter.com/tomwestonjones/status/351185569692385282
  2. 1 2 3 "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". www.channel4.com. 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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