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Martin Jarvis
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Martin Jarvis

Martin Jarvis (born August 4, 1941) is an English actor. He has made many recordings of audio books. As a result of this and other work he is often heard on BBC Radio 4, a fact satirised by the radio show Dead Ringers.

Jarvis first became a familiar face on television when he played Jon in the BBC's landmark 1967 adaptation of The Forsyte Saga. Shortly afterwards, he played the lead in a BBC serialisation of Nicholas Nickleby. He was the male lead in the short-lived British sitcom, Rings on their Fingers during the 1970s, but has more often appeared in dramas, including: