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John Bell is a Scottish actor who played Bain in two installments of the Hobbit film series, Angus in Battleship, Helius in Wrath of the Titans and as Toby Coleman in Tracy Beaker Returns.

He was recently cast to play the role of Young Ian Murray for Season Three of the Starz Outlander TV Series.[1]



Year Movie Character
2009 Transit (Short) Connor
A Shine of Rainbows Tomás
2012 Wrath of the Titans Helius
Battleship Angus
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Bain
2014 Tracks (Short) Ed
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Bain
2015 Billy the Kid (Short) Billy


Year Title Role
2007 Doctor Who Creet
2009-2010 Life of Riley Anthony Weaver
2011 Hattie (TV Movie) Robin Le Mesurier
2010-2011 Tracy Beaker Returns Toby / Toby Coleman
2012 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini-Series) Billy Dempsy / Audie / Billy Dempsey
2013 Midsomer Murders Jamie Carr
2017 Outlander Young Ian Murray