|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||1 January 1978|
Russell Jones (b. 1978 Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales) is an actor. He was educated at Ysgol y Creuddyn and Aberystwyth University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies.
He embarked on an acting career in 1999 with various roles in small scale theatre all over the UK. In 2001 he landed one of the lead roles in the Welsh language drama series Tipyn o Stad playing the shady Laurence “Stud” Williams for S4C, a role he played for 4 years.
He has since been seen in the UK horror films The Zombie Diaries (2006) and World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries (2011) playing the character Goke. He played Tom in the crime thriller NightDragon.
Other appearances include Casualty (episode 407, Can’t Let Go, 18 October 2003, playing “Max Hart”) and as a policeman in an episode of Torchwood, other roles include Roger in Caerdydd for S4C as well as various short films, productions and radio plays.
In late 2010 Jones became a founding member for the indie band Cherry White. The band has made a recent debut on the airways on BBC Wales.