Jon Iles (born 17 May 1954 in Ripon, North Yorkshire) is an English actor who is best known for playing DC Mike Dashwood in The Bill from 1984 to 1992. He returned to the series in 1996, promoted to DS for the antiques squad. As well as a prolific stage career, Jon's other TV credits include To the Manor Born, The Dick Emery Show, Doctors, Crown Court, Law and Disorder, Never the Twain and Fresh Fields. He now specialises in voiceover work for websites, training courses, documentaries and company videos, working from a recording studio in Devon. In 2016, he voiced a character in the 2016 video game "Enderal". In 2017, he was the first star of The Bill to be interviewed for The Bill Podcast.