Martyn Ellis


Originally from Wales, Martyn has had an extensive career.

His credits include: 'The Light' (C4/Hulu), 'A Confession' (ITV), 'Twelfth Night' (Young Vic), 'Wicked' (West End), 'One Man, Two Guvnors' (National, West End and Broadway), 'Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell' (BBC America), 'Decline and Fall' (BBC), 'Harley and the Davidsons' (Discovery Channel) and 'The Last Kingdom' (BBC).

Martyn won the Whats On Stage Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his role as Nicely, Nicely Johnson in 'Guys and Dolls'.


  • Height: 5' 10 (178cm)
  • Playing Age: 48 - 56
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: Grey
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Appearance: White



Martyn won the 'Whatsonstage Award' for 'Best Supporting Actor in a Musical' as Nicely, Nicely Johnson in 'Guys and Dolls'at the Piccadilly Theatre.



Christmas Eve, Jacob, Hallmark Films (director: Mitch Davis)

A Christmas Carol, Hallmark Films ( director: Arthur Allan Sidelman)

Devil’s Bridge, Evans, Dogs of Anwen (director: Chris Crow)

Henry, Agent Cody Banks, MGM (director: Kevin Allen)

IN2MINDS, Butcher, Richmond Films


The Light, Craig Barker, C4/Hulu, (director: Sandra Goldbacher)
A Confession, Barlow, ITV, (director: Paul Andrew Williams)

Catch 22, Maltese Govenor General, Paramount, (director: George Clooney)

The Romanoffs, Harold, Amazon (director: Matthew Weiner)

Decline and Fall, Sir Humphrey Maltravers, BBC 1(director Guillem Morales)

The Last Kingdom, The Showman, BBC( director Ben Chanan)

Father Brown, Buddy Arnold, BBC(director Christiana Ebohon-Green)

Harley and The Davidsons, Wharton Jones, Discovery Channel( director Ciaran Donnelly)

The Smoke, Big Al, Sky( director Mike Barker)

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, BBC 1( director Toby Haynes)

Agatha Raisin, Bernie Barrington, Sky( director Roberto Bangura)

The Sarah Jane Adventures, Blakeman, BBC 1(director Alice Troughton)

The Bobinogs ( 6 years) Award Winning Animated Series/Voice Over, CeeBebies(director Elyn Rees)

Fun With Claude, Dad, (3 years) Animated Voice Over Series, Disney Channel

Doctors, John Prior, BBC( director Rebecca Gatwood)

The Tudors, John Smith, BBC/HBO( director Ciaran Donnelly)

Doctors and Nurses, Howarth, BBC( director Caroline Leslie)

William and Mary, Raymond Benson, ITV( director Matthew Evans)

The New Adventures of Robin Hood (52 episodes) Friar Tuck, Warner Bros( Various directors)

Lifeboat, Ernie Hardy, BBC( director Karl Francis)

Rockliffe’s Babies, (2 series) Paul Georgiou, BBC1(Various directors)

Joking Apart, Alan, BBC( director Bob Spiers)

Hope It Rains, Maurice, Thames TV( director John Howard Davies)

Kavanagh QC, Chris Owen, Cartlon Television

Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde, Parsloe Ingrate, BBC1(director Jeremy Swann)


Twelfth Night, Sir Toby Belch, Young Vic, (director: Kwame Kwei-Armah)

Wicked, The Wizard, (2 years) West End (director: Joe Mantello)

One Man, Two Guvnors, Harry Dangle (original cast) National, West End and Broadway (director: Nick Hytner)

Carousel, Mr Bascombe, English National Opera (director: Lonny Price)

My Fair Lady, Alfred P. Doolittle, Sheffield Crucible (director: Daniel Evans)

Aspects of Love, Marcel, Menier Chocolate Factory (director: Trevor Nunn)

The 39 Steps, Man 2, West End ( director: Maria Aitken)

Guys and Dolls, Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Piccadilly Theatre (director: Michael Grandage)

Grand Hotel, Herman Preysing, Donmar, (director: Michael Grandage)

The Lion King, Pumbaa (Original London Cast) West End (director: Julie Taymor)

Moll Flanders, Mr Biggins, Lyric Hammersmith (director: Peter James)

Lennon, Paul McCartney, West End (director: Clare Venables)

Boys From Syracuse, Dromio of Ephesus, Sheffield Crucible (director: Clare Venables)

Oliver Twist, Mr Bumble, Bristol Old Vic (director: Phyllida Lloyd)

A Chorus of Disapproval, Dafydd, Bristol Old Vic (director: Elwyn Johnson)



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