John Hopkins
Biographical information
Birth date


Birth place

London, England, UK





His/her attendance in Merlin series
Played role

Sir Oswald

First appearance


Last appearance


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John Hopkins is a British actor who played Sir Oswald in the episode Gwaine of the BBC series Merlin. He also played the thug Dagr who had assumed Sir Oswald's appearance using blood crystals.



John Hopkins as Richard Verisdale

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Ben Hur


Marriage / Belgrade Theatre, Coventry / Kochkaryov 

Ben Hur / Watermill Theatre /  Ben Hur

Deep Blue Sea Chichester Festival Theatre Freddie

Nijinsky Chichester Festival Theatre Legat/De Gunsberg/Dr Frenkel

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf The Crucible Theatre Shefield / Nick

The Good Soldier Theatre Royal Bath Edward

The 39 Steps Fiery Angel/Criterion Theatre Hannay

The Country Wife Theatre Royal, Haymarket Harcourt

Venus and Adonis RSC Narrator

Antony & Cleopatra RSC Caesar

The Tempest RSC Sebastian

Screams for Job Southwark Playhouse Eli

Play / Not I Battersea Arts Centre Man

Much Ado About Nothing RSC Claudio

Antony & Cleopatra RSC Octavius

King John RSC Dauphin

Julius Caesar RSC Octavius Nominated for Ian Charleston Award Love in a Wood RSC Servant


Dancing on the Edge / Prince George

Hacks / Conner Feast

Secret Diary Of A Call Girl / Tom

Merlin / Sir Oswald

Identity / Curtis

The Bill / Daniel Pfeiffer

Hotel Babylon / Phil

Mutual Friends / Sam

The Wire in the Blood / Det Insp Andy Hall

Robin Hood / Richard Verisdale

Tripping Over / Nathaniel

The Path to 9/11 / Nicholas Lanier

Midsomer Murders (Series VII-VIII) / DS Dan Scott

Trial and Retribution / Ian Frogton

Spooks / Anton

Nicholas Nickleby / Lord Puck

Love in a Cold Climate / Robert Parker


Alice in Wonderland Feature Lowell Director Tim Burton

The Experiment Morgan (lead) Director Dan Turner

The Swimming Pool Feature Frank (lead) Director Borris Von Sychowski


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