Jonathan Coy (b. 1953) is a British actor who played the teacher in The Jim Henson Hour special "Monster Maker." A busy television actor, Coy was a regular on Rumpole of the Bailey for the entire run of the series (1978-1992, intermittently), playing Henry, the brusque clerk with a penchant for amateur dramatics. More recently, he appeared in four of the Hornblower TV movies as the kindly Lt. Bracegirdle.
Coy's other TV credits range from an early stint on the soap opera Coronation Street the syndicated series The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (recurring as Sir Jonathan Chatsworth, liaison to Queen Victoria) and The Scarlet Pimpernel (appearing in three episodes as the Prince of Wales) to along with guest spots on Poirot, The Bill, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Foyles War, The Scarecrow and Mrs. King, and Rome. His career also includes the inevitable forays into TV versions of Dickens (Charles Cheeryble in 2001's Nicholas Nickleby and Rev. Pratchett in 2007's Old Curiosity Shop), Jane Austen (John Thorpe in the 1986 Northanger Abbey), and George Eliot (Dunsay Case in 1985's Silas Marner, Pym in Adam Bede, and Naumann in 1994's Middlemarch).