Nicholas Jones (actor)

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Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones as Captain Triggers.jpg
Born3 April 1946
London, England, UK
 
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For other people of the same name, see Nicholas Jones.
Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones as Captain Triggers.jpg
Born3 April 1946
London, England, UK

Nicholas Jones (born 3 April 1946) is an English character actor of film and television.

Early life[edit]

Jones was born in London, the younger brother of actress Gemma Jones. They are the children of actor Griffith Jones.

Jones was educated at Westminster School and he trained as an actor at RADA and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He then appeared on stage at the National Theatre and the Old Vic.

Career[edit]

He followed in his father's footsteps by appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company (1999),[1] and has also starred at Shakespeare's Globe.[2] One of his first screen roles was as Laertes opposite Richard Chamberlain's Hamlet in 1970.

On television he is perhaps best known for his role as Captain Triggers in the 1970s World War I series, Wings.

A veteran of British television, he has also appeared in the following roles and series:

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

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