Jeremy Swift is an English actor born in Stockton-on-Tees 1960. He has worked with legendary directors such as Roman Polanski (Oliver Twist), Robert Altman (Gosford Park) and more recently, The Wachowski Siblings (Jupiter Ascending). His professional career began touring a revue show to prisons and borstals and throughout his 20’s Jeremy worked mainly in theatre including The National Theatre (What The Butler Saw) and the West End (Abigail’s Party). Jeremy moved more into television in his 30’s with roles in Vanity Fair and cult show The Smoking Room (BBC) then in his 40’s into feature films such as Gosford Park, Amazing Grace, Oliver Twist, Fred Claus and more recently Jupiter Ascending, in which he plays Mila Kunis’s uncle. Jeremy is at present a regular in 3 ongoing television series, Downton Abbey, in which he plays Mr. Spratt (Maggie Smiths butler), Foyle’s War, in which he plays Glenvil Harris, the Labour Party Chairman, and The Crimson Field in which he plays the corrupt QMS Reggie Soper. Jeremy also appears in Downhill, a British indie, released 2014. Jeremy is married to the actress Mary Roscoe. (q v )They have 2 children and live in London.