Obie Dean is an English screen, stage and voice actor. He was born and raised in Sussex U.K as Christophe J Rattley and is of Irish and French descent. From a young age Obie was interested in accents and voices he heard from the T.V and film which led him to impersonate people.
Obie has varied capabilities with-in his voice, he can manipulate it from very well educated to the boy next door and can do most regional accents within the U.K. Obie has been voicing animated films, scripts and adverts where he has become a Character Specialist. Obie has a deep and at times powerful voice but can manipulate it within a script to read as more than one Character.
In 1982 Obie featured as an extra as a skateboarder in Grange Hill (1978). Upon leaving school Obie studied in catering and became a chef and a baker for many years. Over the past 10 years has been working within the industry as a voice over artist and is known for he's numerous ranges of voice's and vocal techniques.
Obie's first live action film the short Christopher Wren Builds a Cathedral (2015) written by Tom Weston Won several awards at the Accolade Global Film Competition and at The IndieFest Film Awards 2015. Obie featured on the film as Christopher Wren.
In 2017 Obie founded Silent Dove Pictures who are a Sussex-based independent production company who have won numerous awards and accolades. "Silent Dove Pictures are dedicated to producing film, videos, theatre and specialize in the development of new and local talent whether you are in front of the camera/house or behind the scenes"
Bio: Christophe J Rattley
Unique traits: Known for his gravelly voice and impression of Mike Reid who played Frank Butcher in EastEnders.
Quest of the Moonstone Treasure
Short (Fantasy) Director Upon the Loan Strider pirate ship, we find 'Jack and Jill' who are legendary on the 8 seas and are the bane of every government.
Looking for Mr Right
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Drama and Fantasy) Director Rita is an experienced lady of the night who works out of a flat owed by her pimp. The pimp wants Rita out of the flat so he can get a younger girl in. But family secrets from the past puts a halt the eviction plan.
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Drama and Fantasy) Director A struggling writer finds advice from her mother too much to bear so tries to escape and find sanctum within.
Film (short) by Silent Dove Pictures Director Pandyne corporation and Komatsu cybernetics on Hadrian 5 are on the brink of war and a team of Daganirian's, alien negotiators are brought in to resolve the conflict when the lead negotiator is murdered a galactic war breaks out.
Kevin's Extraordinary Journey Part 1
Film by Silent Dove Pictures / Tom-Weston media (Animation) Director. Narrator Kevin's life has changed since his return from the Island and After visiting Buckingham palace and being awarded an OBE from the Queen of England. He is about to embark on an adventure to the Amazon or is he.
Kevin's Extraordinary Journey part 2 the fellowship of the broccoli
Film by Silent Dove Pictures / Tom-Weston media (Animation) Director. Narrator 2 years on and After Kevin embarked on another adventure, we find him fighting an evil lord.
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Comedy) Director 3.15PM, One room, 6 chairs, 5 women, a Tupperware box and half a sandwich.
Stigma Invisible Wounds
Documentary by Richard Anthony Dunford (Documentary) Myself A stark and truthful incite into the life of someone who lives with schizophrenia.
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Drama and Short) Director A night out with colleagues leads to an unplanned relationship and trust turns out to be an illusion.
Quarantine Kids Storytime
Film by Across The Border Productions (Comedy) Actor A man from the wrong side of the desk get's what's coming.
Film (short) by Silent Dove Pictures (Drama, Biography and Short) Director A short biographical drama, with some names and genders being changed with some events being true the story depicts when one is left on their own and the struggles of a life changing event which leads to living with a mental illness and the difficulties of fending for themselves. A women's struggle after a life changing event leads her to living with a mental illness and the difficulties of fending for herself with depictions of the darker side of life.
Always with You
Film by Hypericum Films/Richard Anthony Dunford (Comedy) Actor A man sees God beside him everywhere he goes.
Dragonflies Only Live for 24 Hours
Film (Crime and Drama) Actor Two ambitious detectives stakeout a potential drugs ring. The story goes back and forth between this present day thread and seeing how they quickly rose through the ranks of the police force while investigating a suspected gang related murder with racial connotations.
Kevin the Very Old Rabbit
Film by Silent Dove Pictures / Tom-Weston media (Animation and Short) Narrator / Producer Kevin set's out on his journey to Swindon to collect his pension ending up traveling the world where he meets a man called Steven Spielberg who made a film called E.T and eats large amounts of broccoli.
Film (Drama) Actor / Director "Hamlet" is the ultimate story of loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness. Hamlet's father is dead Prince Hamlet is summoned home to Denmark to attend his father's funeral, and Denmark has crowned Hamlet's uncle the new king. Consumed by grief, Hamlet struggles to exact revenge, with devastating consequences. Written by CJR
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Drama) Actor / Director Kelly and Donald who have been released from a psychiatric unit into the community share a bed-sit. Kelly wants to leave to find his mother, Donald stops him. They fight, dance, cry, and talk about the mental hospital, Donald's nervous breakdown, their dreams, and the past. Eventually Kelly breaks down. Donald has got another person in his room he can dominate and destroy or so he thinks.
Between the Two of Us
Film by Silent Dove Pictures (Comedy and Drama) Actor / Director A parody of two actors trying to understand life each other the universe and cheese.
Agent: A Day in the Life of Nat Robinson
Film (Comedy) Director Agent, a mockumentary about a Day in the Life of Nat Robinson Agent and Entrepreneur. NO. agents were harmed in the making of this film.
Film (Horror and Thriller) Actor Something strange is going on in the suburbs of Lattermill. Is Eve McCallister being stalked by a loner called Charlie Rosewood or is there a more reasonable explanation? Who's living in the empty house next door? Has Eve's husband Jeff been murdered in Hong Kong? What has really happened to Eve's good luck pendant? How do so many strangers know about her attack after a school Halloween party? All of these questions will soon be answered... Written by Anonymous
Christopher Wren builds a Cathedral
Film by Silent Dove Pictures / Tom-Weston media (Comedy and Short) Actor / Director 'Old St. Paul's is showing its age, but can Christopher Wren give the people what they want?' CHRISTOPHER WREN BUILDS A CATHEDRAL is a Renaissance Satire of Corporate Culture.
Film (Thriller and Short) Actor A man...A woman...A thriller.
Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Producer A driver picks up a hitch hiker but has to question his sanity.
Television (Comedy, Drama and Family) Actor
SENE Film, Music and Art Festival 2018 Winner Film Jury Award Best Animated Short
Hollywood Verge Film Awards 2018 Nominee Fall Award Best Feature Film
Accolade Competition 2017 Winner Award of Merit for Animation
Award of Merit Special Mention Narration/Voice-Over Talent
Best Shorts Competition 2017 Winner Award of Merit Special Mention Animation
Accolade Global Film Competition Won Award of Merit Short film Christopher Wren builds a Cathedral
IndieFEST Film Awards Won Award of Recognition Short film Christopher Wren builds a Cathedral
Sussex University, National Diploma and Foundation degree in Performing Arts