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Geoffrey Newland

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Occupation  Actor
Height  1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Role  Actor
Years active  2008–present
Name  Geoffrey Newland
Movies  Bait
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Full Name  Geoffrey Austin Newland
Born  November 8, 1982 (age 33) (1982-11-08) Hawick, Scotland
Spouse  Victoria Newland (m. 2008)
Education  Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sedbergh School

Geoffrey Newland Showreel (2013)


Geoffrey Austin Newland (born 1982) is an actor who trained classically at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and in the method at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (New York). He started his career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, then filming Spooks (aka MI-5) for the BBC. He has worked in film, with the RSC, BBC, ITV, Regent's Park OpenAir Theatreand as a Carleton Hobbs BBC radio nominee.

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Early years and education

Born in Hawick, Scotland, Geoffrey attended boarding school aged 6 – 18, at University he was one of the first 10 people to study a combined law degree / Barrister's Vocational Course (BVC), qualifying as a Barrister and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn. He worked for Eversheds before traveling the world for over 2 years and following his dream of acting. He lives in Camden where he is the father of 3, twin daughters and a baby boy.

Career

After completing 3 years at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and an intensive acting course at Lee Strasberg New York Geoffrey worked in Romeo and Juliet with the Royal Shakespeare company. He was then in Spooks for BBC1. He gone on to gain vast and varied experience in film, tv and theatre winning best actor in a short film. Geoffrey is currently the lead Scottish continuity voice for ITV Encore. Select credits can be seen below.

TV

  • Lola Upsidedown
  • Doctors
  • Da Vinci's Demons
  • Emmerdale (6 episodes)
  • Spooks (aka Mi5)
  • Film

  • Moon Dogs (2015 - directed by Philip John)
  • Bait (2014 - with Victoria Smurfit and Rula Lenska)
  • Hedda (2014 - Palimpsest, directed by Patrick Sandford and Don Boyd)
  • The Wedding Video
  • Beyond Time
  • Shell Shocked (Featured at Film4 sponsored Frightfest)
  • Grace's Story
  • Theatre

  • Royal Shakespeare Company - Romeo and Juliet directed by Neil Bartlett
  • Royal Shakespeare Company - Such Tweet Sorrow directed by Roxanna Silbert
  • Royal Shakespeare Company - Macbeth directed by Michael Boyd
  • Regent's Park Open Air Theatre - Pericles directed by Natalie Abrahami
  • Soho Theatre - Ambiguity of Dreams
  • Soho Theatre - Lar's Von Trier's The Boss of it All - 2013
  • Palimpsest - George, Hedda Gabler 2014 - directed by Patrick Sandford
  • References

    Geoffrey Newland Wikipedia


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