Jonny Coyne
Johnny Coyne
Character Dr. Arthur Lydgate
Season(s) S1 - S2 - S3 - OW - S4 - S5 - S6 - S7
Date of Birth Unknown
Origin England
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Ben Cotton is one of the semi-recurring actors of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland and Once Upon a Time, portraying the role of Dr. Arthur Lydgate.



Coyne's earliest performances were in school plays. He played leading roles in two outstanding productions: The Judge in Oscar Wilde's Hang of the Gaol and Phaeton in Ovid's Chariot of the Sun. He won rave reviews for his performances in the national press and decided to pursue a career as an actor. He won a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and upon his graduation, he was granted the Hannam Clarke award.

His first role on TV was on an episode of London's Burning in 1990. His next big role was in a mini-series Gulliver's Travels starring Ted Danson. He appeared in may british tv series over the next few years including guest appearance on EastEnders, Pulling and The Bill. In 2003, he was cast in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. In 2010, he was cast in The Nutcracker in 3D.

His biggest role was as Warden Edwin James on Alcatraz. He was later cast in Would You Rather and the British film, London Boulevard. In 2013, he was cast in two major films, in a supporting yet adequate role. He was cast as a henchman in Gangster Squad and as the right hand man of John Goodman's character in The Hangover Part III. He will next appear as Dr. Arthur Lydgate in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

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