Known for his appearances in such popular television series as EastEnders, Stargate Atlantis, and Walker, Texas Ranger, this British screen actor also had a career as a voiceover artist for audiobooks and video games.
He completed the prestigious actor training program at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
He was frequently featured in BBC radio 4 programs.
His actress wife, Rosalind Ayres, appeared in the blockbuster film, Titanic. The two married in 1974 and later formed a radio company called Jarvis & Ayres Productions.
He appeared with Diana Rigg in a 2006 London stage production of Honour (a play by Joanna Murray-Smith).