Toby Jones Celebrity

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Birth Name: Toby Edward Heslewood Jones

Birth Place: Hammersmith, London, England

Birthday: September 7, 1966, Virgo

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Went to high school with members of the band Radiohead.
  • Studied acting at L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris.
  • Won an Olivier Award in 2002 for his supporting turn in The Play What I Wrote, and played the same part when the production moved to Broadway.
  • Provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films.
  • Has run education workshops for Booktrust, a charity organization that promotes reading and writing with children.


  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Short-format Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee


  • Freddie Jones — Father
  • Karen — Significant Other
  • Rupert Jones — Brother
  • Jennie Heslewood — Mother
  • Casper Jones — Brother
  • Holly — Daughter
  • Madeleine — Daughter


  • University of Manchester, Manchester, England (first class drama degree, 1989)