Jonathan Cake

Cake, Jonathan

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 the title role in Coriolanus (The Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park), ‘Benedick’ in Much Ado About Nothing (Calloway Award for Best Classical Performance), ‘Antony’ in Antony and Cleopatra at The Public Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, ‘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 he can currently be seen in the final season of The Affair on Showtime. His film work includes: Brideshead Revisited, True Blue, First Knight, Honest, and The One and Only.