Tobias Edward Heslewood Jones (born 7 September 1966) is an English film and television actor.After appearing in supporting roles in films between 1992 and 2005, Jones made his breakthrough as Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous (2006). Since then, his films have included The Mist (2007), W. (2008), Frost/Nixon (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Hunger Games (2012), Tale of Tales (2015), Dad's Army (2016), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). He also provided the voice of Dobby in the Harry Potter films, Aristides Silk in The Adventures of Tintin (2011) and Owl in Disney's Christopher Robin (2018), and portrayed Arnim Zola in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).Jones's television credits include the 2012 Titanic miniseries, Agent Carter, Wayward Pines and Doctor Who. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl (2012) and won a Best Male Comedy BAFTA for his role in Detectorists (2018). In 2017, he portrayed Culverton Smith in "The Lying Detective", an episode of the BBC crime drama Sherlock.
On The Graham Norton Show, Jones revealed that he and his wife Karen had been together for 25 years before marrying in 2015. They have two daughters, Madeleine and Holly.Jones was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2021 New Year Honours for services to drama.
Jones was born in Hammersmith, London, to actors Jennifer Jones (née Heslewood) and Freddie Jones. He has two brothers: Rupert, a director, and Casper, also an actor. He attended Christ Church Cathedral School and Abingdon School in Oxfordshire in the 1980s. He studied drama at the University of Manchester from 1986 to 1989, and at L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris from 1989 to 1991.
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A Boy Called Christmas
This is the story of Father Christmas, the tale of a young boy named Nikolas as he goes on his adventures. This is a Christmas movie based on a book of the same title by Matt Haig.
A troubled young man haunted by memories of two past lives stumbles upon a centuries-old secret society of similar individuals and dares to join their ranks.
A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune; soon...
George Almore is working on an artificial intelligence that is close to being ready. He has a goal that must be hidden at all costs, so this sensitive phase is the riskiest.
In the final weeks of the sold-out run, Uncle Vanya was nominated for a number of awards, including the Best Director Award for Ian Rickson and the Best Actor Award for Toby Jones. It will be the firs...
The Last Thing He Wanted
At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned tas...
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Return to the world of Thra, where three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power and set out to ignite the flames of rebellion and save their world.
Don't Forget the Driver
Coach driver and single dad Peter Green leads a normal life until the discovery of a dead body on the shoreline and an unnerving meeting with a new arrival in town throws his life into chaos.
Between 2009 and 2013, the England Test cricket team rose from the depths of the rankings to become the first and only English side to reach world number one (since ICC records began). The Edge is a c...
Inside Alton Towers
For nearly 40 years, Alton Towers has attracted visitors to some of Britain's most thrilling roller coasters. But in June 2015 something went very wrong. Two carriages collided on one of the park's mo...
BBC Horizon: Jupiter Revealed
Scientists start to peel back the layers of Jupiter to reveal the wonders within, using information gained from Nasa's Juno mission.
Out of Blue
An unconventional New Orleans cop named Mike Hoolihan is investigating the murder of a renowned astrophysicist, who was found shot to death in her observatory. As Mike plummets down the rabbit hole of...
Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Pigl...
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Three years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the isla Nublar, so the former park manager recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction ...
At the Mêle sur Sarthe, a small Norman village, farmers are affected by a crisis. Georges Balbuzard, the mayor of the city, is not one to let them down and decides to try everything to save his villag...
Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save 'Buster' the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.
A middle-class family living in the UK is dealing with a number of setbacks, but they don't pay much attention to the plight of the refugees within a few miles of their home.
A group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, await their fate in a dugout in Aisne in 1918.
During the Cold War, an undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and to recover a missing list of double agents.
Detective Harry Hole is investigating the disappearance of a woman with a pink scarf who was found wrapped around a snowman.
A psychological thriller about the destructive relationship between a middle-aged man and his mother.
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In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
A corporate risk-management consultant has to decide if or not to end an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
The Secret Agent
London, 1886. Winnie's husband Verloc works as a secret agent for the Russian government. The Russians are angry that Britain has violent anarchists and want Verloc to plant a bomb that will cause the...
The Man Who Knew Infinity
When he was growing up poor in Madras, India, he was accepted to Cambridge University where he became a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor. There is a person named Har...
Dad's Army is a classic sitcom. As World War II draws to a close, the Home Guard platoon deals with a female journalist and a German spy.
The Witness for the Prosecution
The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy heiress who was found dead in her London home. The short story was written by Agatha Christie.
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Marvel's Agent Carter
It's 1946, and peace has dealt a serious blow toPeggy Carter as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. In the wake of losing the love of her life, Steve Rogers, ...
Imagine an American town that is perfect. Children playing safely in the streets are surrounded by beautiful homes and manicured lawns. Imagine never being able to go somewhere. You don't have a lot o...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
The nation of Panem is in a full scale war and President Snow is in the final confrontation. Teamed with a group of her closest friends, including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta, she goes off on a mission w...
Tale of Tales
The Queen of Selvascura risks everything to be a mother, the King of Roccaforte falls in love with a mysterious girl, and the King of Altomonte neglects his daughter.
Capital is a portrait of a road in South London that used to be the home of modest lower-middle class families and has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. On one d...
By Our Selves
Andrew Kötting's film retraces John Clare's journey from Epping Forest to Northamptonshire accompanied by a straw bear.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
The symbol of a mass rebellion against the Capitol was reluctantly given the name of Katniss Everdeen.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Steve Rogers, who is also known as Captain America, is living in Washington, D.C. after the events in New York. Trying to get accustomed to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D is involved. Steve ...
Muppets Most Wanted
While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his villainous sidekick.
By the Gun
A rising Boston gangster (Ben Barnes) endangers those around him when he starts to make moves without the knowledge of his boss (Harvey Keitel).
The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days trudging along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to uncover the fortune of a lifetime.
North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing lo...
Dramatisation of the true story of the life of Neil "Nello" Baldwin. Born with a mild learning disability but without the burden of social embarrassment & how his inexhaustible ability to see the...
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The winner of the 74th Annual Hunger Games has returned to her home safely. Winning means that they must leave their family and friends in order to embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Presid...
Leave to Remain
Three teenagers forced to leave their family, friends and homes behind learn to live in yet another hostile country. That country is the UK.
Murder on the Victorian Railway
Part documentary, part recreation, this movie is an exploration of Britain's first railway murder. Based on the book by Kate Colquhoun.
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Snow White and the Huntsman
The King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive as a result of the violent coup performed by the Evil Queen after she married the King. A grown Snow White is still in the possessio...
Two investigators of paranormal hoaxes, the veteran Dr. Margaret Matheson and her young assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysical phenomena with the aim of proving their fraudulent or...
The Hunger Games
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainmen...
A heart-wrenching journey through Titanic's last moments, featuring both fictional and historical characters, ranging from steerage passengers and crew to upper class guests and staff.
Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferab...
Berberian Sound Studio
A British sound technician was brought to Italy in the 70s to work on sound effects for a horror film. He was driven to confront his own past by his nightmare task.
The seminary student is attending the Vatican's exorcism school. While in Rome, Michael meets a priest who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, exposing the devil's reach even to one of the...
Captain America: The First Avenger
Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into super-soldier Captain America to help in the war effort. The leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of unt...
The Adventures of Tintin
A young reporter and his loyal dog are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosives. Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects Tintin of stealing a priceless treasur...
My Week with Marilyn
There is a movie being made in London by Sir Laurence Olivier. Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself through a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe...
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
In the bleak days of the Cold War, an espionage veteran is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Christopher and His Kind
In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates in...
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The famous sleuth and his doctor partner solved crimes in London in the 21st century.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. Death Eaters are on the loose and the world is more dangerous than ever.
A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-...
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold
The girls are from St. Trinians are looking for buried treasure after learning that headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
Digital Theatre: Parlour Song
Demolition expert Ned lives in a nice new house on the edge of the English countryside. He loves his job. Barbeques. Car boot sales. His life is entirely unremarkable. So why has he not slept a wink i...
A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Sp...
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10 Days to War
A series of short dramas about the countdown to war in Iraq.
After being forced out of office, Nixon remained silent for three years. In the summer of 1977 the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront t...
J'accuse is an 'essay-istic' documentary in which Greenaway's fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy is argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's Nightwatch. Greenaway explains the ba...
When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'
Behind the scenes documentary on the making of the film.
The story of George W's life. The critical days leading up to his decision to invade Iraq were covered in Bush's struggles and triumphs.
City of Ember
In the past, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of lights. The generator that powers the city is no longer powerful and the lamps that illuminate the city are starting...
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The Graham Norton Show
GrahamNorton and celebrity guests talk about what's happening around the world during the week. The guests share their opinions on the main news stories. A band or artist is often with Graham to play ...
After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist surrounds a small Maine town, trapping an artist and his son in a local grocery store with other people. They discover that the mist hides terrible horrors...
An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.
The Old Curiosity Shop
A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.
Should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls plan to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian is out of the red.
An American journalism student in London scoops up a big story, and begins an affair with an heir to the throne.
The Painted Veil
A British medical doctor is fighting a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
When events at work prove too stressful for Douglas Knott, a diligent and extremely busy office manager, he decides to throw a sickie. Unfortunately, his attempts to enjoy a day off are soon sabotaged...
The story of William Wilberforce and his quest to end the British slave trade is the true story. His minister encourages him to see the cause through, even though he meets intense opposition along the...
Truman Capote developed a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith while researching his book In Cold Blood.
A Harlot's Progress
Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.
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The Doctor is a 900 year old alien who is part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor is very good at saving planets for a living.
Elizabeth I is a two-part 2005 British historical drama television miniseries directed by Tom Hooper, written by Nigel Williams, and starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth I of England. The miniseries cov...
Mrs Henderson Presents
Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to...
Ladies in Lavender
When he is swept by a storm, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow is bound for America. The sisters nursed the man back to health after they found him on the beach. The peaceful lives of Ursula...
J.M had a writing slump. A widow and her three children are an important part of Barrie's life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece. Peter Pan'.
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15 Storeys High
15 Storeys High is a critically acclaimed British sitcom, set in a tower block. The main characters are Vince Clark, a misanthropic, cynical recluse played by Sean Lock, and Errol Spears, Vince's exac...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. The Chamber of Secrets has been opened, and there will be adventure and d...
In Love and War
After being released from an Italian prison, British officer Eric Newby (Blue) must find his way out of Italy before the Germans come. However, he is injured on the way and is left behind from his fel...
The film tells the story of the Blanche family who run a dark and dismal health resort on a remote island which is only accessible by ferry. The spa program consists of feeding the guests seaweed and ...
The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz
The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased.
Simon is an outcast from his Jewish community because he claims that the devil talks to him and he has the ability to put curses on crops. When Dovid asks the 'Squire' to sell him some land so he can ...
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
In 1429, a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God, that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its p...
A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s UTOPIA. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than e...
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, needs to flee from a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the middle of the st...
After the death of her sister, a poor and lonely seamstress tries to ingratiate herself into the lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. She found solace and company i...
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The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and pur...
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Cadfael is the name given to the TV series of The Cadfael Chronicles adaptations produced by British television company ITV Central between 1994 and 1998. The series was broadcast on the ITV network i...
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Lovejoy is a likeable but roguish antiques dealer located in East Anglia. Within the trade, he has a reputation as a divvie, a person with almost supernatural powers for distinguishing exceptional ite...
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Natural World is a nature documentary television series broadcast annually on BBC Two and regarded by the BBC as its flagship natural history brand. It is currently the longest-running series in its g...
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Hallmark Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of tel...
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