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1975-05-17

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Rufus Jones

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Rufus Jones (born 1975 or 1976) is an English actor known for his appearances on television which include David Wilkes in W1A, Dr. Foggerty in Hunderby, Tom in Camping, and Peter in Home (which he also wrote).

 

Jones was born in London and educated at Latymer Upper School and the University of Cambridge, where he studied English.

 

Jones began his career as one-fifth of the comedy group Dutch Elm Conservatoire. On television, he is known for playing Doctor Foggerty in Julia Davis's award-winning dark comedy Hunderby, producer David Wilkes in W1A, and Miles Mollison in the BBC television mini-series The Casual Vacancy

 

He also played Terry Jones in the BBC Four BAFTA-nominated Holy Flying Circus, Cosmo in the comedy-drama Stag, and Tom in Julia Davis's Camping. In 2006, Jones appeared as the journalist in series 2 episode 3 of the BBC comedy Extras.

 

Other credits include Mongrels (in which he voiced Nelson The Fox), William & Sinclair for Sky Atlantic's Common Ground season, Episodes, It's Kevin, The Wrong Mans, Fresh Meat (series 2), Toast of London, House of Fools, Extras, Lead Balloon, Peep Show, Crooked House, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Love Soup, Katy Brand's Big Ass Show, Green Green Grass, My Family, Losing It, Secret Smile, White Teeth, and Edge of Heaven. In 2011, Jones starred in the one-off BBC Christmas show Lapland.

 

His 2013 role as Nick Edwards, the slimy opposing candidate to Bob Servant, brought him recognition in the cult BBC Four Neil Forsyth comedy Bob Servant.

 

Jones has written for Angelos Epithemiou, Mitchell & Webb, the MTV series Fur TV, Jon Culshaw, and many others. He was a script consultant on E4's Cardinal Burns.

He portrays entrepreneur James Reed in the reed.co.uk adverts.

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2017

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