Doug Jones is best known for his prosthetic and motion capture roles in Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, The Shape of Water and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
Doug’s career spans numerous years in television and on film, and he is currently Doug seen as Lt. Saru in CBS’ “Star Trek Discovery (perhaps one of the best “Trek” series to hit airways)!
Doug has teamed up with director Guillermo del Toro several times, playing the Amphibian Man in the Oscar winning and highly praised film “The Shape of Water.” He’s also the life and soul of Abe Sapien in both Hellboy and Hellboy II: the Golden Army (based on the popular Dark Horse comic book, as well a taking on 2 other roles, that of The Chamberlain and the Angel of Death).
In the film he wants to be remembered for, Doug portrays 2 characters in the Oscar winning film Pan’s Labyrinth: Pan (the faun) and The Pale Man. Further team-ups with Guillermo del Toro include his appearances as the ghosts of Edith’s Mother and Beatrice Sharpe in Crimson Peak, as well as a small in Mimic.
Fans will long remember Doug for his work as the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
Another fan favorite is the Halloween classic, Hocus Pocus, in which Doug plays the goofy zombie, ex-boyfriend of Bette Midler, Billy Butcherson. His earliest comic book movie appearance was alongside Danny De Vito as a faded circus clown in Batman Returns.
In addition to these very popular films, you can also find Doug as the very smart alien Cochise on TNT’s critically acclaimed series, Steven Spielberg produced Falling Skies in both seasons 3 and 4. Other notable TV guest roles for Doug include Teen Wolf, Fear Itself, the Neighbors and the lead Gentleman on Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Emmy-nominated “Hush” episode, as well as 6 episodes as the Master in Guillermo del Toro’s the Strain.
Since 2017, he has been a series regular on Star Trek: Discovery, portraying Commander Saru.