Jack Donnelly

Jack Donnelly
Born Jack Donnelly
28 October 1985 (age 30)
Bournemouth, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–
Parent(s) Chrissie Wickham (mother)
Tony Donnelly (father)

Jack Donnelly (born 28 October 1985) is an English actor, best known for his role in BBC series Atlantis, in which he played the role of Jason.

He is a founding member of the improvisational comedy group "Chuckle Duster", which performs occasionally in East London.

His mother, Chrissie Wickham, a choreographer (of the Eurovision Bucks Fizz winning dance routine in 1981), actress and former Hot Gossip dance troupe member, performed in Starlight Express whilst up to six months pregnant with Jack, which he mentioned in an interview on the Graham Norton show on BBC Radio 2 on 21 December 2013.

He was born in Bournemouth and comes from Ringwood, Hampshire. He attended St Catherine's Primary School in Wimborne, Dorset, and then St Peter's in Bournemouth.[1][2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 House of Anubis Jason Winkler TV series
2012 Doctors Harry Kilber-Bennett TV series
2012 Threesome Pull / Paul TV series
2012 Misfits White Rabbit TV series
2013 Dancing on the Edge Leopold TV series
2013–15 Atlantis Jason TV series / Lead Role
2014 United We Fall Olly Hunter Film
2016 Death in Paradise Samuel Walker TV Series


  1. He attended Big Little Theatre School in Bournemouth .Juliet Stevenson and Mark Addy cast in BBC1's Atlantis, Susanna Lazarus, Radio Times, 27 March, 2013.
  2. Cast announced for BBC One's Atlantis, Media Centre, www.bbc.co.uk, 27 March 2013, 09.59.
  3. BBC America – Who the Dr. Ordered, Seth Arenstein, Cable Fax, 25 July 2013

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