Actor Presenter Model
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Unique ID: mary-1
- Playing Age: from 55 to 65
I am married with three adult children. My playing age is around my mid fifties. I have a soft, clear well-modulated Scottish accent (a voice clip is available). I am bubbly and sociable. I live within easy access to Central London and I also have my own transport. I have excellent availability as my only work commitment is filming. I have experience in TV, Film, Commercials, Role Play/Improvisation,Still Photography and Corporate Videos. This includes speaking and background roles. I am a member of Spotlight and Imdb credited. I believe life is for the living and I intend to work in this industry as long as I am physically capable. My family think I am obsessed and I think they might be right.
Employment History & Experience
I have experience in TV, Film, Commercials, Still Photography, Modelling and Corporate Videos. I am a trained actor. I am a member of Spotlight and Imdb credited. My Spotlight and Imdb links are: http://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/0617-7869-0082 and http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3408239/. I have recently worked on a featured role for a commercial for Haarts Estate Agents, a still photographic shoot for McCarthy & Stone, a crime victim on Fightback Britain, a mother in a short film "The Engagement", a corporate for Unilever and Tesco etc. Other examples of my work include a model for the pharmaceutical industry eg for diabetes, multiple sclerosis drugs and The British Heart Foundation. and a number of Corporate Videos for White & Baltzinger, The Hemisphere Group, Metropolitan Police, Lloyds Bank and Atticmedia etc.A full CV can be viewed on Spotlight and my roles are also verified on Spotlight and Casting Call Pro.
Employment History & Experience
I have modelling experience for The Daily Mail, Abbey National, Merck Scerona, Replaganide diabetes drug etc.
Experience & Qualifications
I have a playing age in my mid fifties. I have dialogue experience in TV, Film, Role Play/Improvisation, Commercials, Still Photography and Corporate Videos. I am a member of Spotlight, Equity and Imdb credited. I have recently worked on The Last Leg as a guest of Alan Brooker. I have worked on Role Play situations for World Skills (Live Show), Metropolitan Police, Home Office, Fightback Britain (RDF TV), Crimewatch etc. I have had numerous Still Photographic roles eg Over 50's Life Cover (Legal & General); BHF Volunteer (British Heart Foundation); Denplan (Skyline Advertising); UK Charity Library (Straightledge); Multiple Sclerosis (Merck Serono); Epederma Skin Care (Molnlycke). I have also recently worked on a Crimewatch and a number of corporates eg TV Web Presenters, Tesco Delivery Service, Comic Project Stellar (Unileveri); Sliding Doors (White & Baltzinger) etc. I have had dialogue roles in film,eg Anne a Doctors’ Secretary in a feature film Patient 17, a nurse in a feature film Caregiver and Billy's Aunt in Billy the Kid (all Imdb credited). I have previously worked on a JML infomercial and in CCTV Camera Trials. Some other roles include A crying member of staff in Downing Street in The Iron Lady (for which I gained an Imdb credit), a disgruntled passenger in 360 (for which I also gained an Imdb credit, an impressed family member in an Easter Aldi Commercial (walk-on),a naughty party guest in The Lorraine Show, Will & Kate's Royal Wedding, ITV Daybreak, and a featured role as a secretary in Tod Margaret 2 (Channel 4) I have also had a number other of featured/walk on roles. For example a walk on role in Midsomer Murders as a mystic’s assistant, a featured role in New Tricks as a patient, a featured role as The Royal Nanny in The King’s Speech, a featured role as a nun in a feature film Will starring Bob Hoskins and many many others. I have also taken part in a number of corporate videos eg Boots, Abbey National and modelling assignments for the pharmaceutical industry eg Replaganide diabetes drug and arthritis.
A full CV is available on request. I LOVE workiing in all aspects of the industry
Qualifications & Training
B.Ed In Drama (University of London)
Acting Master Class at Carol Winifred Studios
Acting classes in Meisner technique at Actors Temple
B.Ed in History (University of London)
MSc in School and College Management (Brunel Unversity)
Qualified and experienced teacher.(Cert.Ed)
Acting skills, Role Play and Improvisation; Presentation skills; teaching; office skills eg touch typing(I would look particularly comfortable on camera in a school or office environment) bar work, waitressing, sales work; basic horse-riding.
Interests & Hobbies
Acting, reading, walking, theatre, socialising, travelling, playing poker and card games in general.
I am reliable and dedicated to finding work in the industry. I view every role as a professional commitment. I fully understand the need to follow directions when on set and to be compliant, flexible and easy to work with. I have no problem with early starts or with long hours.