Biography

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Freddie Jones (born 12 September 1927) is an English character actor.

Jones was born in the town of Longton in the city of Stoke-on-Trent. He became an actor after ten years of working as a laboratory assistant with a firm making ceramic products, when his hobby of acting took over. He was trained at the prestigious Rose Bruford College and became famous for his role as Claudius in the 1968 British television series The Caesars. He tends to play eccentric characters.

He narrated the award-winning video Sexual Encounters of the Floral Kind: Pollination. He plays the character Sandy Thomas in ITV’s soap opera Emmerdale.

He was also something of a David Lynch regular, appearing in The Elephant Man (1980), Dune (1984), Wild At Heart (1990), his short-lived TV series On The Air (1992) and the short film Hotel Room (1993).

Jones is the father of actor Toby Jones.

Description the Wikipedia article Freddie Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Freddie Jones (born 12 September 1927) is an English character actor.

Jones was born in the town of Longton in the city of Stoke-on-Trent. He became an actor after ten years of working as a laboratory assistant with a firm making ceramic products, when his hobby of acting took over. He was trained at the prestigious Rose Bruford College and became famous for his role as Claudius in the 1968 British television series The Caesars. He tends to play eccentric characters.

He narrated the award-winning video Sexual Encounters of the Floral Kind: Pollination. He plays the character Sandy Thomas in ITV’s soap opera Emmerdale.

He was also something of a David Lynch regular, appearing in The Elephant Man (1980), Dune (1984), Wild At Heart (1990), his short-lived TV series On The Air (1992) and the short film Hotel Room (1993).

Jones is the father of actor Toby Jones.

Description the Wikipedia article Freddie Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 110

Birthday 1927-09-12

Place of Birth Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 By Our Selves as Himself
2010 Come on Eileen as Dermot
2008 Caught in the Act as Collingsworth Jenkins
2005 Casanova (3 episodes) as Bragadin
2004 Ladies in Lavender as Jan Pendered
2002 Puckoon as Sir John Meredith
2001 David Copperfield as Barkis
2000 Married to Malcolm as Jasper
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (1 episode)
2000 House! as Mr Anzani
1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Phantom Train of Doom as Birdy
1998 Duck Patrol (1 episode)
1998 What Rats Won't Do as Judge Foster
1997 Midsomer Murders (1 episode)
1996 Neverwhere (2 episodes) as The Earl
1996 Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
1995 Cold Comfort Farm as Adam Lambsbreath
1994 The NeverEnding Story III as Coreander / Old Man of Wandering Mountain
1994 A Pinch of Snuff as Dr Gilbert Haggard
1994 Royal Deceit as Bjorn
1993 Mr. Wroe's Virgins (4 episodes) as Tobias
1993 Hotel Room (3 episodes)
1992 Spies, Inc. as Filatov
1992 Heartbeat (4 episodes)
1992 Adam Bede as Old Squire
1991 The Last Butterfly as Karl Rheinberg
1990 Wild at Heart as George Kovich
1990 TECX (1 episode)
1989 Erik the Viking as Harald the Missionary
1989 Sob Sisters (7 episodes)
1988 Consuming Passions as Graham Chumley
1987 Comrades as Vicar of Tolpuddle
1987 Ghosts
1987 Maschenka as Podtyagin
1987 Inspector Morse (1 episode)
1987 The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Iain Roles (1 episode) as Henry Wallowski
1986 Lovejoy (1 episode)
1985 Silas Marner as Squire Cass
1985 Young Sherlock Holmes as Chester Cragwitch
1985 Lost In London as Leo Porter
1985 The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (12 episodes) as Scruton
1985 The Black Cauldron as Dallben (voice)
1985 Bulman (1 episode)
1984 Dune as Thufir Hawat
1984 The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood
1984 Firestarter as Doctor Joseph Wanless
1984 The District Nurse (36 episodes)
1983 And the Ship Sails On as Orlando
1983 Krull as Ynyr
1983 David Macaulay: Castle as Voice
1982 Firefox as Kenneth Aubrey
1980 The Elephant Man as Bytes
1979 Brecht and Co
1979 Zulu Dawn as Bishop Colenso
1978 The Talking Parcel as Parrot
1978 The Nativity as Diomedes
1978 Sorry... as Headmaster - 'Audience'
1978 The Devil's Crown (2 episodes)
1978 Pennies from Heaven (6 episodes) as Headmaster
1978 The Mayor of Casterbridge (2 episodes)
1978 Hazell (1 episode)
1978 The Dancing Princesses as King
1977 Target (1 episode)
1977 Nicholas Nickleby (2 episodes)
1977 The Galton & Simpson Playhouse (1 episode)
1977 Children of the Stones (7 episodes)
1976 Never Too Young to Rock as Mr. Rockbottom
1976 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (20 episodes) as Sir George Uproar
1975 Space: 1999 (1 episode)
1975 All Creatures Great and Small as Cranford
1974 Vampira as Gilmore
1974 Juggernaut as Sidney Buckland
1974 Son of Dracula as The Baron
1974 Fall of Eagles (2 episodes)
1974 Romance with a Double Bass as Maestro Lakeyich
1973 Alice Through the Looking Glass
1973 The Satanic Rites of Dracula as Prof. Julian Keeley
1973 Thriller (1 episode)
1972 Emmerdale (3152 episodes) as Sandy Thomas
1972 Van der Valk (1 episode)
1972 Sitting Target as MacNeil
1971 Kidnapped as Cluny
1971 Jason King (1 episode)
1971 Assault as Reporter
1971 Six Dates with Barker (1 episode)
1970 The Goodies (1 episode)
1970 Uncle Vanya as Vanya
1970 Play for Today (1 episode)
1970 Menace (1 episode)
1970 Goodbye Gemini as David Curry
1970 The Man Who Haunted Himself as Dr. Harris
1970 Doctor in Trouble as Master at Arms
1970 Sweeney Todd as Sweeney Todd
1970 Germinal (5 episodes)
1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed as Prof. Richter
1969 The Roy Hudd Show (7 episodes)
1968 Otley as Philip Proudfoot
1968 The Caesars (6 episodes)
1968 Nana (UK) (5 episodes) as Count Muffat (5 episodes)
1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Det. Sgt. Dylan
1967 Accident as Man In Bell's Office
1967 Far from the Madding Crowd as Cainy Bell
1967 Marat/Sade as Cucurucu
1966 Mystery and Imagination (3 episodes)
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1964 The Wednesday Play (1 episode)
1962 The Saint (1 episode) as Martin Graves
1961 The Avengers (1 episode)

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