Tom Weston-Jones was born in Burton-on-Trent, in the English Midlands in 1987.

Part English, part Welsh, Tom then relocated with his family to Dubai where he was brought up for the next 18 years, before moving back to the UK where he now calls home. Having recently graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2010, Tom has since relocated to London where he now lives.

Tom’s first real break came back in 2010 in the Hampstead Theatre, London production of Enlightenment (by Shelagh Stephenson). Director Ed Hall cast him as the very troubled Adam, a young man with a brain injury and a compulsion to lie.

Tom’s next part followed soon after, in his first major televised role. Cast as Russian Security Service officer Sasha Gavrik, As the primary antagonist in the final season of the award winning BBC television series Spooks, Tom played alongside the likes of Peter Firth and Nicola Walker. The six part series centred on Harry Pearce’s (Peter Firth) dark past in Cold War ridden Eastern Europe. The Gavrik family is the main reminder of Harry’s twisted past, with Tom’s character Sasha at the centre of the crisis.

After completing the filming of Spooks in London, Tom was then cast as Merthin Fitzgerald in the adaptation of Ken Follet’s 13th Century epic World Without End. The eight part miniseries was filmed in Budapest (Hungary) and is due to air in the US in October and in the UK in early 2013. The show centres on Caris Wooler (Charlotte Riley) and Merthin Fitzgerald trying to maintain peace in the fictional town of Kingsbridge. The town is plagued with problems ranging from corrupt priests, war hungry queens and the Black Death.

“Copper was BBC America’s most watched premier in the channel’s history.”

Tom’s next role followed immediately after, as lead character Kevin Corcoran in BBC America’s first original scripted series Copper. Set in 1864 New York, Corcoran is an Irish-American detective working in the five points of Manhattan. Not only trying to maintain control over the melting pot that is New York, Corcoran is trying to find any information he can about his missing wife Ellen and his murdered child. Filmed in Toronto, Copper was BBC America’s most watched premier in the channel’s history. Now scheduled for a second season, Tom will begin filming the next instalments of Copper in January 2013.

Tom is represented by Markham Froggatt & Irwin. For Any further information, please contact them.

Theatre (Shelagh Stephenson) Enlightenment Adam October 2010

In Tom’s first major role, Director Ed Hall cast him as 20-year-old backpacker Adam in the mystery thriller Enlightenment. Portraying a very troubled young man, Adam suffers with a brain injury and a compulsion to lie. As part of a critically acclaimed ensemble cast, Shelagh Stephenson’s production was extremely well received during its run at the Hampstead Theatre in London.

TV Drama (BBC ONE) Spooks Sasha Gavrik September 2011

Tom’s career moved into television as he was cast as primary villain Sasha Gavrik in the final season of the award winning BBC television series Spooks. Believing that Harry (Peter Firth) is still running his mother Elena, Sasha embarks on a mission that ultimately threatens Harry’s life. Delving into the realms of evil, Sasha provided the main threat to the MI5 team in their final challenge.

TV Drama (BBC America) Copper Kevin Corcoran August 2012

In his first true leading role, Tom plays Irish-American detective Kevin Corcoran in Copper. While attempting to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing wife Ellen and his murdered child, detective Corcoran must navigate the melting pot that is the five points district of Manhattan. BBC America’s first original scripted series was a huge success in its debut season, with a second due to begin filming in January 2013.

TV Drama (Scott Free Productions) World Without End Merthin Fitzgerald September 2012

Playing alongside Charlotte Riley’s character of Caris Wooler, Tom takes on the role of Merthin Fitzgerald in an adaptation of Ken Follet’s 13th Century epic World Without End. Merthin and Caris must rise above corrupt priests, war hungry queens and the Black Death to maintain peace in Kingsbridge.

TV Drama (BBC America) Copper Season 2 Kevin Corcoran January 2013

Following the huge success of BBC America’s first season of Copper, Tom will be reprising his role as gritty detective Kevin Corcoran. Due for release in the UK and US later in 2013, Corcoran struggles to tame the wartime metropolis on the brink of Lincoln’s assassination, while wrestling with personal demons, including the betrayal of his wife and best friend.

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Theatre (Shelagh Stephenson) Enlightenment Adam October 2010

In Tom’s first major role, Director Ed Hall cast him as 20-year-old backpacker Adam in the mystery thriller Enlightenment. Portraying a very troubled young man, Adam suffers with a brain injury and a compulsion to lie. As part of a critically acclaimed ensemble cast, Shelagh Stephenson’s production was extremely well received during its run at the Hampstead Theatre in London.

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