Ashley Thomas as Jaggers in Great Expectations | FX

Ashley Thomas


"Jaggers," portrayed by Ashley Thomas, is a powerful lawyer and shrewd businessman who guides Pip through the twisted upper-class world of London society. A corrupt enforcer of the law, he consorts with criminals while despising them and controls his image as tightly as he controls every room he enters.

Career Highlights

Ashley Thomas is an accomplished English television and film actor. Originally from West London, Thomas attended The BRIT School for Performing Arts. His breakthrough television role was in the award-winning and critically acclaimed Black Mirror. Thomas has since appeared in numerous TV shows including The Night Of, Top Boy, 24: Legacy, Salvation and The Ipcress File. Recently, he starred in Them, for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series.

In 2018, Thomas appeared in the Academy Award®-winning short film Skin about a young boy whose innocent exchange with a black man leads to uproar and violence between two families in a small, blue-collar town. Previously, Thomas appeared in the Sundance Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival award-winning film My Brother the Devil and was named one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow in 2012.

Johnny Harris headshot in brown suede vest with light brown neck tie scarf, looking up in dark room toward bright light

Johnny Harris

as Magwitch

Magwitch is an escaped convict who Pip first encounters in the cemetery where his family are buried. A rough, dangerous, brute of a man with a deep vendetta against Compeyson.