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Toby Jones Biography

Birth Name:
Toby Edward Heslewood Jones
Birth Place:
Hammersmith, London, England

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


  • 2018BAFTA Television Awards-Best Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: winner
  • 2016BAFTA Television Awards-Best Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: nominated
  • 2015BAFTA Television Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2008London Film Critics Association-Best Supporting British Actor: nominated
  • 2006London Film Critics Association-Best British Actor: winner