Simon Jones

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 69
Simon Jones is an English actor. He is best known for his multiple portrayals of Arthur Dent, protagonist of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Jones first portrayed the character on radio in 1978 and again on television in 1981. Jones also featured in the film The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) in a cameo role. read more

Simon Jones is an English actor. He is best known for his multiple portrayals of Arthur Dent, protagonist of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Jones first portrayed the character on radio in 1978 and again on television in 1981. Jones also featured in the film The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) in a cameo role. He is also known for his portrayal of Donald Shellhammer in Miracle on 34th Street (1994), and for his multiple appearances on the Broadway stage. Jones is also well known for his role in Brideshead Revisited as Lord Brideshead. He appeared as King George V in the film Downton Abbey.

Born

Thursday, 27 July 1950

Actor Filmography

The Gilded Age Bannister 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Downton Abbey King George V 2019
Monty Python Live (Mostly) Jeremy Portland-Smythe 2014
The Search for Simon The Man in the Hat 2013
Griffin & Phoenix Professor 2006
Springwatch Himself - Project Manager, Scottish Beaver Trial 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Ghostly Image 2005
The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis 2004
Cambridge Spies Sir Michael Boal 2003
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Gilded Age Bannister 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Downton Abbey King George V 2019
Monty Python Live (Mostly) Jeremy Portland-Smythe 2014
The Search for Simon The Man in the Hat 2013
Griffin & Phoenix Professor 2006
Springwatch Himself - Project Manager, Scottish Beaver Trial 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Ghostly Image 2005
The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis 2004
Cambridge Spies Sir Michael Boal 2003
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Self 2003
Benjamin Franklin Thomas Penn 2002
Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams Self 2002
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Darien Marshall 1999
Independent Lens John the baptist 1999
The Thomas Crown Affair The Accountant 1999
Liberty! The American Revolution Ambrose Serle 1997
Oz Judge Mason Kessler 1997
The Devil's Own Harry Sloan / Judge Harry Sloan 1997
Matilda Shellhammer 1996
Remember WENN Ted E. Peck 1996
12 Monkeys Zoologist 1995
Miracle on 34th Street Donald Shellhammer / Shellhammer 1994
The Cosby Mysteries Winston Murdoch 1994
For Love or Money Albert 1993
All Good Things Dean 1991
American Friends Anderson 1991
Green Card Party Guest 1991
Tattinger's Norman Asher 1988
CBS Summer Playhouse Jamison 1987
Club Paradise Toby Prooth 1986
Blackadder II Sir Walter Raleigh 1986
Brazil Arrest Official 1985
Murder, She Wrote Barnaby Friar 1984
The Meaning of Life Jeremy Portland-Smythe / Chadwick / Cedric 1983
Privates on Parade Sergeant Eric Young-Love 1983
Giro City Henderson 1982
Newhart Dr. Miles Rangel 1982
Reds Louise Bryant's Colleague in France 1981
Brideshead Revisited Lord Brideshead 'Bridey', 'Bridey', Lord Brideshead 1981
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Arthur Dent 1981
Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Joachim 1980
Hart to Hart Calvin 1979
The South Bank Show Arthur Dent 1978
Rock Follies Juan Les Pins 1976
Out of the Trees 1976
BBC2 Playhouse Cecil Garfield, Horsburgh 1974
Crown Court Edward Harley 1972
Play for Today David Hanson 1970
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