Toby Williams (comedian)
Toby Williams is a British actor, writer and award-winning stand-up comedian performing both as himself and Dr George Ryegold.
CareerHis stand-up accolades include Dave's 'Top 10 Funniest Jokes of the Fringe' 2012, winner of 'Best Show' at The Leicester Comedy Festival 2011, winner of a Three Weeks Editors' Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 and a nomination for 'The Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality' for his debut Edinburgh 2009 show as George Ryegold, 'Trample The Weak, Hurdle The Dead'.
He appears in the movies High-Rise, Paddington and The Drowning of Arthur Braxton. He has appeared in Holby City, Morgana Robinson's The Agency and in the sitcoms Bull, Raised By Wolves, Trying Again, Carters Get Rich and Benidorm. He appears in Island Queen – nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film – and is known as the voice of Rumple the Rhino in Iconicles. He also appears in the popular Specsavers TV commercial as the short-sighted vet.
In 2019 he appeared as Tim in the second episode of Sex Education, reprising the role in the second series in 2020.
Also in 2019 he appeared as 'Doctor' Davey Scholes in an episode of Doctors, and Colin in Eastenders, a man delivering a gazebo to Jean Slater at the caravan park where she is staying, who is convinced by Stacey Fowler and Martin Fowler to let their daughter Lily Fowler hide in the gazebo box to gain entry to Jean's caravan. He also reprised the role of Terry Grimm in Series 2 of Porters whom he originally portrayed in Series 1.