Julian Lewis Jones

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Julian Lewis Jones
Born (1968-08-27) 27 August 1968 (age 54)
Other namesJulian Jones
Years active1994–present

Julian Lewis Jones (born 21 August 1968) is a Welsh actor. He trained at the Welsh College of Music & Drama. He has appeared largely in British television in shows such as Where the Heart Is and Caerdydd.[1] In 2009, he starred in Clint Eastwood's drama film Invictus, as the head of Nelson Mandela's bodyguard team.[2]

Originally from Anglesey,[3] Jones lives in Nantgaredig.[4] A fluent Welsh speaker, he has appeared on various productions on the Welsh-language channel S4C, including as a presenter of a popular fishing programme Sgota.[5]

In 2010, he appeared in the TV series The Tudors as Mr. Roper (the park keeper) in Season 4, Episode 1. Also in 2010 he appeared on British TV series Spooks (US title MI-5) as Russian spy Viktor Barenshik in Season 9, Episode 3. From 2012 onwards he appeared in the Sky One drama-comedy series Stella as Karl Morris, and in 2012 in an episode of the BBC Two drama-comedy series Ambassadors.

Jones portrayed Atlan, King of Atlantis, in the superhero film Justice League (2017)[6][7][8] and the director's cut Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021).[9]

Jones is a supporter of Welsh independence, joining YesCymru in June 2020.[10]



Year Title Character Notes
1999 Solomon & Gaenor Wyn
2001 Arthur's Dyke Stubble Face
2003 I'll Be There Paramedic
2008 The Bank Job Snow
2009 Invictus Etienne Feyder
2011 The Eagle Cassius
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Blackwater Guard
2016 The Head Hunter Bill
2017 Justice League Ancient Atlantean King
2019 Jungle Cry
2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League Ancient Atlantean King [9]


Year Title Character Production Notes
2008 Torchwood Alex Hopkins BBC Series 2, Episode 12 – "Fragments"
2010 The Tudors Richard Roper Showtime Season 4, Episode 1
2012–2017 Stella Karl Morris Sky 1 Series 1 – Present
2013 Ambassadors Mike Treasure BBC Two Episode 2

2013 Life of Crime (TV series) Michael Holland ITV Episodes 1-3

2014 The Assets Jim ABC Season 1, Episodes 7-8
2015 Foyle's War James Stafford ITV Series 8, Episode 3
2015 River Jordy Merton BBC One Episode #1.3
2016 Hinterland Lewis John BBC Four Episode #3.2
2022 House of the Dragon Boremund Baratheon HBO Season 1, Episode 1


  1. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | JONES, Julian Lewis". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 17 December 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ Taylor, Robin (22 March 2009). "Life on the set with Clint Eastwood, by Welsh actor". Wales Online. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  3. ^ Live, North Wales (8 November 2010). "Invictus actor from Anglesey is back home". North Wales Live. Retrieved 28 October 2021.
  4. ^ Harries, Robert (31 January 2018). "Hollywood actor nearly killed by speeding traffic outside Welsh home". WalesOnline. Retrieved 28 October 2021.
  5. ^ S4C Archived 26 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Williams, Kathryn. "Julian Lewis Jones Lands A Role in DC Comics Blockbuster Justice League". Wales Online. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  7. ^ McNary, Dave (5 July 2016). "Justice League Casts Invictus actor Julian Lewis Jones". Variety. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  8. ^ Mithaiwala, Mansoor (22 October 2017). "Julian Lewis Jones Reveals His Role In Justice League". ScreenRant. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  9. ^ a b Gallagher, Simon (22 August 2020). "Justice League Snyder Cut Trailer Breakdown: 30 Story Reveals & Secrets". Screen Rant. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  10. ^ Julian Lewis Jones [@JulesLewisJones] (28 May 2020). "Feeling Good Today!!!I joined @YesCymru Now more than ever we need the Guts and Integrity to stand on our own feet…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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