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Jonathan Watton


B: in Corner Brook, NL

Jonathan Watton has worked in TV, film and theatre for more than two decades. He played Commander Mathew Calhoun in 6 episodes of season 3 of the Emmy-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale, which is shot in Toronto and around southern Ontario. He previously played Dr. Darcy Garland in 14 episodes of The Murdoch Mysteries between 2011 and 2013. He is an actor-writer-director. A recent alumni of Norman Jewison’s prestigious Canadian Film Centre Film Director’s program, his career as a filmmaker has seen his award-winning short films screen at festivals around the world. He now lives in Toronto. We list his credits as an actor first.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Crossing (TV-2000)
Haven (TV-2001)
On the Line (2001)
Absolon (2003)
A Hole in One (2004)
The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (VR-2004)
Four Minutes (TV-2005)
Between Truth and Lies (TV-2006)
Breach (2007)
The Come Back (TV-2007)
Just Business (VR-2008)

Perfect Plan (TV-2010)
A Dark Truth (2012)
Maps to the Stars (2014)
The Calling (2014)
A Trip to the Island (2014)
Pirate’s Passage (voice, TV-2015)
Closet Monster (2015)
XX (2017)
Breaking Emma (2017, short)
Welcome to Kafkaville (2018, short)
Crown and Anchor (2018)
Claws of the Red Dragon (2019)
Spinster (2019)
Christmas Stars (TV-2019)

You Will Still Be Here Tomorrow (2020, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Murdoch Mysteries (2011-2013)
Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story II (2012, mini-series)
Good God (2012)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Little Men (1999)

The Associates (2002)
Sue Thomas F.B.Eye (2003)
Mutant X (2003)
G-Spot (2005)
Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2005)
1-800-Missing (2006)
Masters of Horror (2006)
Supernatural (2008)
Republic of Doyle (2011)
Covert Affairs (2011)
The Listener (2013)
Lost Girl (2014)
Saving Hope (2014)
Reign (2015)
Private Eyes (2016)
Taken (2018)

Credits as a Director:
Last of the Snow (2012, short)
The Pamplemousse (2013, short)
Death and Faxes (2019, short)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Last of the Snow (2012, short)
The Pamplemousse (Co-writer, 2013, short)
Death and Faxes (2019, short)

Credits as a Producer:
Last of the Snow (2012, short)
The Pamplemousse (2013, short)
Death and Faxes (2019, short)

Spinster, movie, poster,