Catherine Balavage

Catherine Balavage

Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Voice Actor, Casting Director, Director and Producer

London, England

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January 2012
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About Catherine

Biography from IMDB:

The Herald listed Catherine as one of the Top 50 Scottish Film and TV stars under 30. She has taken an acting workshops at the Old Vic and was a member of the Scottish Youth Theatre.

Catherine appeared in the play 'And Then They Came For Me' at The Garrick Theatre in London's West End and has also acted in many feature films, short films and web-series. She also did stand up at The Camden Fringe.

She directed her first feature length film at 27-years old. She has a scene in Junkhearts with Eddie Marsan which was one of her favourite acting experience, along with beating up Paul McGann in Luther. She also appeared in the music video for Placebo's For What It's Worth which has had millions of views.

She has appeared in commercials for Argos and McDonalds.

She is adept in martial arts, dance and unarmed and armed combat.

She also writes a blog and an online magazine Frost, and wrote the Amazon bestseller How To Be a Successful Actor: Becoming an Actorpreneur.

Unique traits: comedy, writing, drama, journalism.

Credits

  • Botticelli Murders

    Botticelli Murders (2016)
    Film by Lorenzo Raveggi (History, Mystery, Romance and Thriller) Actress Three months have passed already by the last fight of commissioner Carla Renzi against fearful secret societies. A deep mystery lies hidden behind Botticelli's paintings.

  • Le Fear II: Le Sequel

    Le Fear II: Le Sequel (2015)
    Film by Jason Croot (Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Actress The film is a indie Comedy Horror, Sci Fi spoof mash up mockumentary style movie following the journey of hapless 22 times film director Carlos Revalos who embarks on his biggest feature film to date Le Fear II: Le Sequel, with a $10 million budget $500000 of his own cash what can go wrong?, Efi Womonbongo a Nigerian faux film producer is what can and does go wrong, bringing horror and sfx from a playground, Nollywood meets Hollywood in a clash of styles, personality and impacts into a chaotic movie, seeing is believing we have: Explosions,aliens,vampire lesbians,witch doctors and much more. Written by AA

  • The Black L.D.

    The Black L.D. (2014)
    Television by Dwayne Conyers (Comedy) Actress An African-American professional finds himself in hot water when routine everyday situations go haywire.

  • Prose & Cons

    Prose & Cons (2014)
    Film by Steve McAleavy (Comedy) Actress Sarah is a famous poet with writer's block, her last book sold thousands of copies but she has not written anything for over 175 days. Her friends Alison and Jamie try to help her, but she seems set on self-destruction. After her publisher threatens to drop her she steals someone's tweets and passed them off as her new poetry. Written by Catherine Hall

  • Roberto

    Roberto (2013)
    Film by Jason Croot (Comedy) Actress The world's worse film agent Roberto Angelo, attempts to sign every actor in the world. This is not because he is generous, but because he is a sleaze bag and a crazy one at that.

  • Soul Divided

    Soul Divided (2013)
    Film by J. Valentine (Short and Horror) Actress

  • Wheelie

    Wheelie (2012)
    Film by Richard Morel (Short and Drama) Actress

  • Our Name Is Michael Morgan

    Our Name Is Michael Morgan (2012)
    Film by Maurice Caldera (Short and Drama) Actress Does Michael Morgan have a doppelganger, or are we all just turning into the same person?

  • Isabelle's Boss

    Isabelle's Boss (2012)
    Film by Ben Mankin (Short and Adventure) Actress A couple's marriage falls apart as their very young daughter goes into a state of fantasy.

  • Meeting Place

    Meeting Place (2012)
    Film by Jason Croot (Drama) Actress Life in a café will never seem the same.

  • Demons and Doors

    Demons and Doors (2012)
    Film by Stephen Southouse (Drama and Thriller) Actress Marion is a former actress who has committed murder. She is put in to an institute and slowly we discover she has multiple person Disorder. Marion has over 40 different personalities each personality is played by a different actor there is one main actor playing the real Marion. Written by S Southouse

  • Get Ca$h

    Get Ca$h (2011)
    Film by Jason Croot (Comedy) Actress A trio of film students decide to get the money for a low budget film project by stealing a drug dealers wad of illicit cash, but things go wrong.

  • The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

    The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
    Television (Comedy) Actress BBC comedy series parodying the works of Charles Dickens and heavily influenced by a similar, long-running radio series. A respectable shopkeeper, Jedrington Secret-Past, (unsurprisingly) discovers that he has a secret past.

  • Junkhearts

    Junkhearts (2011)
    Film by Tinge Krishnan (Drama) Actress Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. Lynette, a young rough sleeper watches Christine stumble out of a club whilst she sits in the cold waiting for loose change to fall on her lap; her luck seems to change when she meets Frank who despite his misgivings, offers her a place to stay. Written by Anonymous

  • Hugo

    Hugo (2011)
    Film by Martin Scorsese (Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery and 1 More) Actress Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn't work without a special key. Hugo needs to find the key to unlock the secret he believes it contains. On his adventures, he meets George Melies, a shopkeeper, who works in the train station, and his adventure-seeking god-daughter. Hugo finds that they have a surprising connection to his father and the automaton, and he discovers it unlocks some memories the old man has buried inside regarding his past. Written by napierslogs

  • W.E.

    W.E. (2011)
    Film by Madonna (Drama, History and Romance) Actress In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed by their historic love story. As she learns more about the sacrifices involved, Wally gains her own courage to find happiness. Written by Anonymous

  • Love Tourettes

    Love Tourettes (2011)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Actress Three hapless women in London are searching for love, acting upon their impulses and making fools of themselves. Scarlett, Harriet and Naomi look for love in all of the wrong places.

  • The Big Idea

    The Big Idea (2010)
    Film by Richard B. Shean (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actress A mini movie mogul attempts to pitch his film to a Hollywood movie star, oblivious to the greater drama occurring around him.

  • Shanghai

    Shanghai (2010)
    Film by Mikael Håfström (Drama, Mystery, Romance and Thriller) Actress An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

  • Luther

    Luther (2010)
    Television by Neil Cross (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actress A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

  • Take Us On

    Take Us On (2010)
    Film by Dianne Thomas (Short and Action) Actress

  • It's a Wonderful Afterlife

    It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
    Film by Gurinder Chadha (Comedy, Drama, Horror and Romance) Actress Southall Police are baffled by four successive homicides of East Indians, and request Detective Raj Murthy to mingle with the local community and find out who is behind the murders. Raj does so and meets with his childhood girlfriend, Roopi Sethi, who lives with her widowed mother and brother, Jazz. Both continue to meet and an unsuspecting Raj will be taken by surprise when his superiors consider Roopi as a suspect in these homicides as she knew all the deceased victims. Before they could take any further steps, a fifth homicide occurs - that of Mrs. Goldstein. Again this victim is also known to Roopi, but in order to arrest her, they must find evidence and also a motive. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

  • Downton Abbey

    Downton Abbey (2010)
    Television by Julian Fellowes (Drama and Romance) Actress Lord Grantham sees his family heritage, especially the grand country home Downton Abbey, as his mission in life. The death of his heir aboard the Titanic means distant cousin Matthew Crawley, a Manchester lawyer, suddenly is next in line and accepts moving onto the vast estate with his even more modernist, socially engaged mother, who clashes with his lordship's domineering, conservative mother, the dowager countess. Marrying off the daughters is another concern. Meanwhile, the butler presides over a staff which serves the family, but also lead most of their entire lives in the servants' quarters, intriguing amongst themselves. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

    Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
    Film by Mat Whitecross (Biography, Drama and Music) Actress Flamboyant entertainer Ian Dury, backed by the Blockheads, takes to the stage, explaining to his audience how, as a child, he contracted polio from a swimming pool and attended a special needs school where he was bullied, particularly by orderly Hargreaves, a fact which shaped his tough and frequently iconoclastic approach to life, culminating in his controversial contribution to the Year of the Disabled. From his early days with Kilburn and the High Roads, playing seedy pubs with no dressing rooms Ian moves onto chart success with the Blockheads, collaborating with musician Chaz Jankel. His private life is complicated as, separated from the tolerant Betty with whom he remains friends but refuses to divorce for many years, he lives with the much younger Denise along with his adored son Baxter, who will himself become a performer. Ian dies in 2000, having packed an enormous amount of living into a comparatively short life. Written by don @ minifie-1

  • Dummies Guide to Zombies

    Dummies Guide to Zombies (2009)
    Film by Johan A. Kruger (Short and Horror) Actress Three zombie killers manage to survive Halloween by reading the 'Dummies Guide to Zombies'.

  • Glorious 39

    Glorious 39 (2009)
    Film by Stephen Poliakoff (Drama, History, Thriller and War) Actress 1939 is set between present-day London and the idyllic British countryside in the time before the beginning of the Second World War. At a time of uncertainty and high tension, the story revolves around the formidable Keyes family, who are keen to uphold and preserve their very traditional way of life. The eldest sibling Anne is a budding young actress who is in love with Foreign Office official Lawrence, but her seemingly perfect life begins to dramatically unravel when she stumbles across secret recordings of the pro-appeasement movement. While trying to discover the origin of these recordings, dark secrets are revealed which lead to the death of a great friend. As war breaks out Anne discovers the truth and flees to London to try to confirm her suspicions, but she is caught and imprisoned and only then does she finally begin to discover how badly she has been betrayed. Written by Anonymous

  • Coming Up

    Coming Up (2009)
    Television (Drama) Actress Coming Up is a British Channel 4 television series of films made for television by new directors and writers.

  • Genie in the House

    Genie in the House (2008)
    Television by Steven Bawol (Comedy) Actress Widower Dad with two teenage daughters move into a new house which contains a lamp with a trainee Genie called Adil. Father has banned any Magic in the house and yet the girls and Adil the Genie find ways to get themselves in to trouble using Adils wish Granting powers.

  • Soccer AM

    Soccer AM (2007)
    Television (Comedy and Sport) Actress A cult soccer show aired every Saturday morning during the English football season. Each week sees new celebrity guests and recurring sketches from the cast and crew.

  • Puritan

    Puritan (2005)
    Film by Hadi Hajaig (Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Victorian inspired modern day supernatural film noir, set against the backdrop of Whitechapel, mediums and the work of supposed pagan architect Nicholas Hawksmoore.

  • River City

    River City (2002 - 2004)
    Television by Stephen Greenhorn (Drama and Family) Actress The lives of people living in Glasgow, Scotland.

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