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Simon Richard D'Arcy (born 24 August 1975 in Amersham, England), better known as James D'Arcy, is an English actor.

He's been acting on television and in movies since the mid-1990s. He's best known for playing Edwin Jarvis, the loyal butler of Howard Stark, future namesake of the J.A.R.V.I.S. A.I., and sidekick of Agent Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) in the short-lived Marvel Cinematic Universe series Agent Carter.

He is not related to Emma D'Arcy.


Notable roles:



  • Silent Witness (1996) as a student (episode "Long Days, Short Nights: Part 1")
  • Nicholas Nickleby (2001) as Nicholas Nickleby
  • Poirot (2005) as Derek Kettering (episode "The Mystery of the Blue Train")
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  • Marple (2006) as Jerry Burton (episode "The Moving Finger")
  • Inspector Lynley (2007) as Guy Thompson (episode "Know Thine Enemy")
  • Mansfield Park (2007) as Tom Bertram
  • Agent Carter (2015-2016) as Edwin Jarvis
  • Broadchurch (2015) as Lee Asworth
  • Das Boot (2018) as Phillip Sinclair

Tropes & Trivia about his works:

  • Role Reprise: He reprised the role of Edwin Jarvis in Avengers: Endgame three years after the cancellation of Agent Carter, making his character the very first Marvel Cinematic Universe character who originated a TV show to make the jump to a film.