Born in Merthyr Tydfil South Wales. I initially trained at the Chapter Arts Centre, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Cardiff, the Actors Institute & The Actors Temple London.
I began my professional acting career in 1980 as Actor & Assistant Stage Manager in the musical Gigi Directed by Michael Meacham at the Haymarket Theatre Leicester. As well as working as a classical, character and comedy actor I am also a professional a singer and have toured most of the UK’s major theatres in musicals including Joseph & His Dreamcoat and the Pirates of Penzance.
My recent roles include: Duncan in Macbeth, Dr. Chebutykin in Chekhov’s Three Sisters, Eddie Waters in Comedians, Gloucester in King Lear. TV: the Casting Director in Word on the Street (BBC), Frank Sheeran in Conspiracy: The Lord Lucan Dossier (CH5). Film: James Watson in Trip to Kosovo, Edward Hodge in Edward Hodge, Pastor Bryan in Tongues (Official Selection London, Edinburgh, Berlin and Spain short film festivals), Edward Hodge in Edward Hodge, Julian the Dandy in Luck. Radio: James Farrer in Returning Spring (BBC Radio 4)
Trip to Kosovo
Film by Saurabh Kolekar (Drama and Short) The father James Watson - Sole Lead. A loving father suffering from renal failure decides to buy a kidney from the black market and ends up getting a lot more than he bargained for.
Film by Balagan Productions/Liviu Tipurita (Adventure, Drama and Mystery) Julian the Dandy - Featured A Filmmaker comes across the legend of Lucky Joe, a man known for winning every game of chance and finds him homeless on the streets of London. Numbers obsessed Joe is in trouble. He owes £200 to a violent thug and is being rejected by his estranged daughter. Wanting to test his luck, the Filmmaker persuades Joe to play the lottery. Joe's "winning formula" is to convince 10 out of 20 strangers to give him £20 each for a share in the jackpot. The clock is ticking. There's less than 12 hours left before the closing of the lottery ticket sales. In his frantic quest for £200, Joe becomes aware of how much he wants to change his life, gain his freedom and win back his daughter. When the numbers appear to line up, he begins to hope. Joe's road to redemption is beset with demons from the past and he's forced to face up to his biggest fear. It's Joe's day of reckoning. Will he prove to be the lucky man he is thought to be? Written by Anonymous
Television by Channel 5 TV/Kate Dooley (Documentary and History) Anthony Provenzano (Featured 1 episode) History presents us with an accepted view of past events but there are often dissenting voices. This new series examines the claims made by these people. Are their ideas wild conspiracy theories or are they the real story of past events?
by The Chelsea Theatre/ Eddie Waters
Film (short) by Nathan Deming (Comedy, Drama and Short) Pastor Bryan Williams Daniel is an American student studying abroad in London. He's desperately in search of answers, confused but excited by the new mega-church he is a part of. He's getting baptized but not exactly sure if he should be. Earlier in the week he gets a 1 on 1 meeting with the Head Pastor Bryan, who encourages him to stop masturbating and search for the gift of tongues. Bryan suggests Anna, his daughter, should help him find his gift of tongues. Meeting alone, Daniel and Anna hit it off, pray, and Daniel makes a move. Rejected and embarrassed, Anna goes to her father and tells him what happens. Bryan wants to make sure Daniel is repentant and gives him a contract to sign promising that he won't remain a sexual predator to his daughter - he also offers to pray for Daniel, for strength. Daniel ends up getting baptized anyways, and Anna finds him in the changing room afterwards - she's bright and chipper, as if nothing had ever happened. Daniel is left alone, and finally makes a decision to be ... Written by Nathan Deming
Film (short) by C.F.S.L./Paul Friel Edward Hodge - SoleLead Comedy film short about a man Edward Hodge, an analyst who worships Carol Vorderman of the long running British TV game show Countdown. She is his only solace, icon, safe devotion & order (to the frustration of his devoted receptionist Mrs. Wolsey) in his world where he is a daily depository & catalyst of human dysfunction. To such an extent that he/we perceive everything by the rhythm of the Countdown clock; until chaos unexpectedly breaks into his world & threatens to destroy all order, or does it?
Theater by The Company Arts Theare/Craig Deuchar Dr. Chebutykin The London premiere of a new translation of Chekhov's Three Sisters by Agnieszka Kennedy adapted by The Company. Working from Chekhov’s original text The Company’s production brings new life and contemporary relevance to this masterpiece. It is a journey of humanity, enlightenment and pain of love on the eve of the Russian revolution. Chekhov’s Prozorov family's relationships, aspirations and stirring conflicts starkly contrast with the ascetic stage setting, highlighting the characters dissatisfaction with life away from their beloved Moscow. Artistic Direction by Tom Radcliffe.