Jonathan Harden is a Northern Irish actor, born in Belfast in 1979 to American parents. He is best known as series regular Sean Rawlins in ITV crime drama Unforgotten, Gregory in the final series of Peep Show, Walter Hill in Titanic: Blood and Steel and as Newman Noggs in “Nick Nickleby”, a BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens novel, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, which he also narrated. In 2014, he featured in The Invisible Woman, directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes. In 2015, Harden has already appeared in AMC/Channel 4 co-production, Humans, and in David Farr’s directorial debut, The Ones Below. Next up, he is set to appear in Irish feature The Truth Commissioner, in the long awaited sequel to British gangster flick Rise of the Footsoldier, and in World War II drama Another Mother’s Son. Harden’s stage credits include Henry Joy McCracken in Stewart Parker’s Northern Star at the Finborough Theatre and Children of the Sun at the Royal National Theatre under the direction of Howard Davies. Harden provided the voiceover for 2015 Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning short film, Boogaloo and Graham. Harden has also provided voices for several video games, most notably as Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I. In 2014, Harden was responsible for bringing a new species in the Halo universe to life on screen, playing Axl in the Ridley Scott produced, Halo: Nightfall. In 2015, Harden launched In anything at the minute? – The Honest Actors’ Podcast, a project centered on interviews with other jobbing actors and available on iTunes. He has been married to writer/actress Bronágh Taggart since 2008.
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