Jonathan Watton is a recognized actor and Filmmaker from Canada. He is known for his brilliant performance in Murdoch Mysteries as Darcy Garland and in the Emmy Award-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale as Commander Mathew Calhoun.

Apart from acting, he is also involved in directing short movies. Last of the Snow (2012) and The Pamplemousse (2013) are some of his credits as a director.

Early Life

Jonathan was born in Corner Brook, a pulp and paper town on the west coast of Newfoundland. He was introduced to film by his father when he was young by screening 16mm prints from the National Film Board of Canada. His mother enrolled him in a local theatre, where he learned acting.

Jonathan Watton smiling crossing his hands 1
Jonathan Watton smiling, crossing his hands
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He holds Canadian citizenship as his national identity. Talking about his religious beliefs, Jonathan has not disclosed them. He belongs to an ethnic group of White. His zodiac sign is under review as he has not revealed his exact birth date.

Academic Life

Jonathan is a well-educated person. He has acquired knowledge through formal education and his life experience. Talking about his academic life, Jonathan is a graduate of Memorial University’s Fine Arts Theatre Program. Besides this, the actor has not revealed anything about his academic qualification and the educational institution where he attended the class.

Jonathan learned acting from the local theatre, where his mother enrolled him at a very young age. He must have gone to a local school in his hometown for his primary education.

Physical Appearance

Jonathan is a handsome man with a decent body. He is appreciated for his brown hair and dark sharp eyes. He stands tall and has a fit body as well has not put on excessive weight.

The celebrity actor has not disclosed any information about his physical measurements. This includes his dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc. Maybe Enver is not comfortable sharing this data. He does not seem to have any piercings or tattoos.

Family Background

Jonathan was born as a son of Wayne Watton and his wife, Barbara Ledwell. Both his parents were teachers. The actor was introduced to the film and acted by his parent. His father used to show 16 mm prints from the National Film Board of Canada in the living room to his brothers and kids in the neighborhood. 

Jonathan was enrolled in local theatre by his mother. This early experience paved his career path as an actor. He has not disclosed his parents. However, his family provided him necessary love, care, and support and shaped his future. He got a good upbringing.


Jonathan was born as one of the three sons of Barbara and Wayne. He grewup and spent quality time with his sibling. He has not revealed any information about his sibling, but he seems very close to them.

As a secretive person, Jonathan prefers to keep his personal information private. His sibling’s identity is a mystery. However, they may have good memories together.

Relationship Status

Jonathan Watton is presumably single right now and is currently focusing on his career rather than his love life. However, this information may not be true as he is very private. The actor may be in a secret relationship that he does not want to reveal to the public.

Most fans would like to know the love life of their favorite celebrities. Sadly, he has not given many details about it. In addition to this, the actor is not known to have a romantic link with other people. Furthermore, his sexual orientation is straight.

Loves To Travel

Jonathan enjoys traveling. When he has got time and opportunity, he packs his bags and heads to the destination. He has traveled to many countries including Qatar, Iran etc.

Jonathan Watton in one of his adventure with his mom
Jonathan Watton in one of his adventures with his mom
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His Instagram posts are filled with photos of him traveling to many destinations. Apparently, he is fond of learning about new cultures.

Career Highlights

Jonathan Watton was originally introduced to film by his father and was enrolled in a local theatre by his mother. This paved the career path for Jonathan as an actor. He began his acting career as a theatre artist. However, the number of plays he participated in is not revealed.

Theatre Career

After his graduation, he was cast by well-known theatre director Michael Langham as a founding member of the Atlantic Theatre Festival. He performed in many stage plays. After debuting in his first movie, the actor again returned to stage play.

His theatre play contains seasons with Canada’s famed acting group, The Shaw Festival and Soulpepper Theatre Company. He returned to the stage in 2018 in a lead role in the hypercritical hailed North by Northwest theatrical production for both the UK and North American premieres.

Movie Career

Jonathan starred in his debut movie ‘ The Crossing’ in 2000. He played the role of Cadman in that movie. Following his movie debut, he also acted in films like Haven alongside Tara Yelland and Max Carver in a small roles. The XX (Sundance), Closet Monster (TIFF), and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars (Cannes) are some of their credits of Jonathan as an actor.

Just Business – w/ actors William Yong and Jonathan Watton.

He also appeared naked in 2014 in the sardonic drama film, Maps to the Stars with the star Julianne Moore. He is a brilliant actor, and there is much more to come of him.

Television Career

Jonathan made his debut as a television actor in the series Little Men as Grayson in 1999. Following that, he also appeared in series like The Associates, Wild Card, Masters of Horror, and Supernatural.

He rose to prominence as he got the role of Dr. Darcy Garland in the series Murdoch Mysteries in 2011. His success landed him a Canadian series, Good God as Tim Hailwood

Net Worth

Jonathan Watton is estimated to have a net worth of $3 Million. However, net worth is a dynamic thing and is subject to change timely. His net worth includes his income, properties, and assets. He has collected this huge sum of wealth through his hardships and dedication in his professional career.

His primary income source is his acting career. Throughout his acting career, the actor has been a part of many hit projects. Some of his most famous projects include Murdoch Mysteries, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Supernatural which all contributed to the increment of the amount in his bank account.

He also earns a substantial income from his other profession as Director. Last of the Snow (2012) and The Pamplemousse (2013) are some of his credits as a director. In addition, it can be said that Jonathan is living a lavish and comfortable life.

Social Media Presence

Jonathan is quiet on social media. He has activated his account on major social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He uses his social media to give updates about himself and to reach out to his loved ones and close ones.

His Instagram account is @jonathanwatton. He has collected more than 500 followers on his Instagram account. He shares the moments of his personal and professional life on this platform with his loved and dear ones.

Similarly, he tweets his thoughts and opinions through his Twitter account @jonathan_watton. He has collected more than 200 followers. He does not seem to have accounts on Facebook.

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