Lennie James (born 11 October 1965) is an English actor, screenwriter, and playwright. He has appeared in many films, including Les Misérables (1998), Snatch (2000), and Colombiana (2011). Among James' more notable roles in television is Mr. Glen Boyle on the current medical drama Critical on Sky 1. On American television, he portrayed the mysterious Robert Hawkins in the CBS series Jericho and Detective Joe Geddes in the AMC television series Low Winter Sun. James has received praise for his portrayal of Morgan Jones in the popular AMC series The Walking Dead, making guest appearances in the first season and again in the third season. The character has since made three additional appearances in Season 5 before being upgraded to main cast for the sixth season.