Who is Jonas Armstrong? The Bay star who played Robin Hood

Who is Jonas Armstrong? The Bay star who played Robin Hood

March 20, 2019

THE hunk is best known for playing the strapping Robin Hood in the popular BBC series.

But now he's sinking his teeth into a more contemporary and gritty role. Here's what you need to know…

Who is Jonas Armstrong?

Jonas Armstrong was born William Jonas Armstrong on New Year's Day in Dublin in 1981- making him 38-years-old.

His family moved from Ireland to Lytham St.Annes in Lancashire when he was just six-years-old

Jonas went to the prestigious RADA in London before graduating in 2003 with a BA in acting.

He started his career on stage, having appeared in Quartermaine's Terms at Northampton's Royal Theatre.

He then went on to star in the fourth season of Channel 4's Teachers as Anthony Millington and then drama The Ghost Squad also on C4.

After starring in Losing Gemma on ITV, he landed his first major TV role as the lead character in BBC's Robin Hood series in 2006.

Since then he has appeared in The Street, Agatha Christie's Marple, Troy:Fall Of A City and Line of Duty to name a few.

Jonas is now appearing in new ITV series The Bay as Sean Meredith, the father of missing twins Holly and Dylan.

When does The Bay start on ITV?

The Bay is a brand new drama on ITV that is set to astonish viewers.

This new series starts TONIGHT (March 20, 2019) at 9pm.

The six-part show was filmed around Morecambe and the Manchester area.

With a cast full of stars, the original drama is written by award winning writer and playwright Daragh Carville.

What’s The Bay about?

The drama follows Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong’s latest missing persons investigation.

As a Family Liaison Officer she knows better than to get emotionally involved as she supports families through tough times.

However, she can’t help but get personally caught up in the drama of her latest case as she realises her connection with the frightened family of the missing individual.

As Lisa fights to get justice, she discovers that it could come at a cost.

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