Paul Jesson . Born: 07/05/1946 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, GB Jump to Related Articles Photos Filmography Biography Filmography Actor (10) Mr. Turner 2014 (Movie) William Turner Sr. (Actor) Coriolanus 2011 (Movie) Tribune Sicinius (Actor) MI-5 2005 (Tv Show) Actor Rome 2005 (Tv Show) Actor All or Nothing 2002 (Movie) Ron (Actor) Blood Will Out 1999 - 2000 (TV Show) Actor Quartermaine's Terms 1986 - 1987 (TV Show) Actor Acceptable Levels 1983 (Movie) Major Green (Actor) The Ploughman's Lunch 1982 (Movie) Journalist (Actor) Intimate Contact (TV Show) Actor Biography . Milestones 2014 Reunited with director Mike Leigh for "Mr. Turner," as the painter's father. 1983 Made film debut in "The Ploughman's Lunch" Bonus Trivia . Jesson's background features a wide variety of Shakespearean theater roles. . Jesson won a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1987 for his role in the play "The Normal Heart."