Jonathan Cake trained at Cambridge University and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. On Broadway he played Jason in Medea with Fiona Shaw (Theatre World Award), Iachimo in Cymbeline at Lincoln Center and Braham in The Philanthropist. Off Broadway credits include Benedict in Much Ado About Nothing (Calloway Award for Best Classical Performance), Antony in Antony and Cleopatra at the Public and the RSC, Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure and plays by Jez Butterworth and Ethan Coen. In London he played Silva Vaccaro in Baby Doll at the National Theatre and the West End (Best Actor, Barclays Theatre Award), the title role in Coriolanus at Shakespeare's Globe among many more. TV shows in both the U.K. and America include Extras, Desperate Housewives, Chuck, Angie Tribeca, Doll and Em, and The Affair. His film work includes: Brideshead Revisited, True Blue, First Knight, Honest, and The One and Only.