Cast & Crew

Jim Murray as Niles Pottinger

Niles Pottinger

The Earth Republic appointed Mayor of Defiance, Niles Pottinger is shrewd, calculating and charming. He's also power hungry. He does have a soft spot, though. Deep, deep down.

Jim Murray

Manchester, England native Jim Murray has cultivated a loyal following of science fiction aficionados courtesy of his starring role in the BBC America global cult favorite Primeval, opposite Matt Lucas and Kevin Hart in the hit Comedy Central series Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fired. He has numerous British television credits under his belt, including BBC’s Cutting It and Clocking Off; ITV’s Under the Greenwood Tree, Coronation Street and Sons and Lovers and Channel 4's Northsquare. He also starred opposite Tim Blake Nelson, Eric Close and Freddy Rodriquez in the CBS drama Chaos.

When he’s not lording over the town of Defiance, Jim lives with his family in rural England, in an old windmill, playing banjo and herding ducks.