From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
John Antony Townley aka Toke Townley (6 november 1912 - 27 september 1984) was a British actor who played Gilray in 1958 in episode A Dangerous Promise of the TV series The Firm of Girdlestone. He also played Jabez Wilson in 1965 in episode The Red-Headed League of the TV series Sherlock Holmes with Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes.
In 1971, he played a lost property assistant in episode The Case of Laker, Absconded of the TV series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes.
- 1958 : The Firm of Girdlestone: A Dangerous Promise (as Gilray, head clerk)
- 1965 : The Red-Headed League (as Jabez Wilson)
- 1971 : The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of Laker, Absconded (as Lost property assistant)