Yass Al-Hassani

  • Actor
    Male / Manchester & London
  • Ethnicity
    Middle Eastern
    Age Range
    26 - 36
    Height
    1m 74cm (5' 8")
    Weight
    65kg (143lb)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Green
    Build
    Muscular
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  • Links

    Personal Website
    www.starnow.co.uk
    LinkedIn
    @yass-al-hassani-msc-bsc-1a6577b5

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Gangster
Commercial
ILLEGAL TOBACCO - KEEP IT OUT
James Rees
Koala TV
Salford, Manchester Warehouse
2019 - 2020Demonstrator User
Corporate
Dudley Industries - Promotion Shoot - Wudu / Ablution Station
David Guest & Amanda Louise Jesson
Workshop Media
Dudley Industries HQ
2019 - 2020Waiter
Commercial
Stage Coach - Student Card
1st AD Tien Nolan
Social Chain - Media Chain
Leaf, Manchester
2020Cyclist Technician
Corporate
BUPA SME 2020 CAMPAIGN
Rob Evans
Rob Evans Photography
Rob Evans Photography
2019Podcast Presenter & VR Specialist
Corporate
Capita - Obsessed by Better Filming
Mike Sumpter
Brickhouse productions
Sharp Project
2019Ahmed - Manager
Corporate
Reckitt Benckiser - Conflict of Interest
Christopher Reith
Ether Awe Productions
Reckitt Benckiser HQ
2019Hero
Commercial
Shakesphere
Nomi Farooq
Shakesphere
Manchester, V1BE gym
2019Test Subject, Patient
Commercial
Nurofen, The Science of Swearing
Viggo Blegvad
McCann Erikson tda Craft
Keele University
2019Factory Warehouse Operative
Commercial
Syft App
George Tipper
Syft Online Limited
Move Dance
2019Husband, Lead
Commercial
Truma, Keeping up with Compact
Dan Cartwright & Bill Coleman
StantonPace
Church Farm Holiday Park Pitch
2019Market Trader
Commercial
5G EE Pre Launch Film
Elliott Somers
Saatchi and Saatchi
Brixton Market, London
2019Office worker
Commercial
Hustle
Matthew J Hunt
Groundbreak Productions
Groundbreak Productions, Manchester HQ
2019Runner
Commercial
CRUK - Cancer Research UK Shine Walk
Phil Myers
Craft Films
London Bridge, Thames
2019Plastic Man Yuppie
Commercial
Single Use Sam
Sam Buchanan
Aspect Film and Video
Aspect Film and Video
2019Green Screen Actor/Presenter
Commercial
Invisalign Promo/Commercial
Les and Kris
Fruition Premier Limited
Galleon Studios
2018Businessman
Commercial
Escape Hunt Promo
Philippa Bell
Escape Hunt
Escape Hunt Leeds
2018Music Teacher / Presenter
Corporate
Bett Show Promo 2019
Natalie Meziani
Whitenoise Media
Sitcom Studios
2018Marius, Romanian trafficking victim
Film (Short)
Modern Slavery
Sean Macreavy
Sean Macreavy Media
Northampton Police Station
2018PresenterLaunch of Mi UK Flagship store
Jeff Lee
My Tech Retail and EL Promotions Agency
Westfield Shopping Centre
2018Jeff Levin, Logan Paul Manager
Music Video
KSI / On Point
Konstantin Ermakov & Meji Alabi
Ikon Films
Lincoln
2018Presenter
Site Specific
1001 Cures
Ahmed Salem
1001 Inventions
Royal Society
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20166 months acting courseAct Up North
    20156 months acting courseEmma Stafford Casting
    2013Diploma Film Making & Film ProducingThe Hollywood Film Institute
    2001MSc Business EconomicsManchester Business School

    My interests

    Yass was formally educated as a Business Economist, completing a M.Sc. at the renowned Manchester Business School. He is MD of 105solutions.com, a Management Consultancy specialising in the Business Intelligence industry. His clients include VCs, private equity firms, investors, Tech firms, creative design agencies & law firms. He has also advised on due diligence fraud cases for HMRC.

    With years of professional experience in the investigative, intelligence & market research industry, he's also assisted with lead generation, business development, appointment setting with key DMs & HNWs for startups & Business Angels. He has a consistent successful track record of adding value to his clients not just in a monetary sense, but also an advisory sense by minimising risk and assisting in the strategic decision making process.

    He also specialises in R&D tax credit claims helping startup companies, MedTech, BioTech & FinTech firms to name a few.

    Yass is a Trustee of an educational Charity, the Foundation for Science, Technology & Civilisation, FSTC UK, FSTC.org.uk. He's been involved in its establishment & advises in strategic direction & fundraising. The Charity aims to collate & popularise the cultural roots of early inventions which still affect our modern world, in order to highlight the shared cultural & technological inheritance of humanity. It is non-political, non-sectarian & non-religious in approach. He's also advised their commercial arm 1001inventions.com since their inception & contributed to the success of their global brand, productions, exhibitions, films & publications.

    Yass is also a charismatic Trainer & Presenter, working with corporate clients to speak at events & train staff in presenting & communication skills.

    His passion for fast cars is driven into RAWautomotive.com, which specialises in upgrading performance cars.

    Yass is also a professionally trained actor & model featuring in numerous productions, commercials & corporate shoots.

    Television experience

    More than 6 years experience in support and lead artist acting and modelling roles.

    Been in various soaps such as Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Shameless and Mount Pleasant.

    Featured regular walk on recurring role in Peaky Blinders Series 4 as an Italian Assassin alongside Adrian Brody, Cillian Murphy & Tom Hardy.

    Featured pedestrian in Department of Transport, THINK! ad campaign for mobile phones and driving.

    Featured in Buscopan advert, GSK, contributor.

    Featured, Halal frozen food advert.

    Feature face and hand model in Dulux stain resistant paint commercial.

    Featured Sony Movies4Men advert footballer/Arab soldier.

    Featured Office Creative in Google UK advert.

    Featured lead singer in NHS A&E campaign.

    Featured actor in Metrolink cultural partnership commercial for Manchester Film Festival 2017.

    Featured actor, caveman for Mobile phone game for Fetch Media.

    Featured lead in AMEX online advert.

    Featured actor in two British Red Cross adverts.

    Featured actor in Lucozade advert.

    FeatUred actor in Gatorade advert.

    Featured victim in CBS crime reconstruction of honour killing, boyfriend to Muslim girl who was murdered.

    Lead drug dealer gangster in Pathetix Music Video - Lust

    Lead Arab traveller for Noori Travel commercial.

    Lead Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum clay pigeon Olympic Gold medalist for Olympic Digital Channel, untold stories coaching Peter Wilson GB to Olympic Gold as well in 2012:

    www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/on-the-record/on-the-record-epsiodes/almaktoums-historic-olympic-gold-in-double-trap/

    Lead cyclist actor in Direct Line TVC produced by Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Lead cyclist actor in Eurosport commercial.

    Lead cyclist in British Cycling shoots for Ride in the City x2

    Lead cave man in Mobile App Game commercial.

    Also many other commercials and tv adverts including Coors Light, Strong Bow, Manchester United, Kuwait Airlines and Facebook.

    Featured promo for Magnum3 Productions: player.vimeo.com/video/155289561

    Featured in Utopia.

    Lead murderer in a BBC Crimewatch Reconstruction.

    Voltarol, GSK footballer.

    A Prisoner in Ragged. Lover/Lodger in a Fred & Rose West documentary.

    A role as father in a student film "Jasmine" by Carmen Hernandez-Telford.

    Featured in a music video for Raw Calibre.

    An extra and driver in The Five Sky TV as well as The Real Housewives of Cheshire and ITV's Tricked.

    Detective in Music Video for VideoInk and 2Kings.

    Featured worker in ITV's Fox's Houdini & Doyle as well as stand in for lead actor Michael Weston as Houdini.

    Attacker in Music Video for Leo Stannard, Luti Mudia, Sony Records.

    Footballer, ITV Bancroft.

    Modelling experience

    Modeling experience

    Part-time model - paid commercial work

    Dulux face and hand model commercial shoot.

    Business Man Xero.com commercial shoot.

    Personal Training, health and fitness.

    Manchester Physio and www.manchesterslt.co.uk

    Eurosport commercial as lead cyclist.

    AMEX advert as lead partner.

    Match 3 mobile app advert.

    NHS A&E campaign.

    Direct Line

    British Cycling

    Specific Skills

    Health & Fitness, weight training, cycling, football, boxing, swimming, improvisation, method acting, bi-lingual Arabic/English.

    Interesting Past Experiences

    BBC Crimewatch Murderer.

    Italian Assassin in Peaky Blinders

    Dancing Experience

    Two music videos and Coors Light Commercial.

    Singing Experience

    NHS advert Elton John parody

    Additional Skills

    Modelling Shoots:

    Business Man Xero.com commercial shoot.

    EasyHaler Orion Pharmaceuticals

    Personal Training, health and fitness.

    Manchester Physio and www.manchesterslt.co.uk

    Eurosport commercial as lead cyclist.

    AMEX advert as lead partner.

    Match 3 mobile app advert.

    NHS A&E campaign.

    Direct Line

    British Cycling

    Street Cars customer

    Manchester Physio

    Optimum Nutrition

    Sony Movies4Men

    Dulux

    Invisalign

    Horwood

    Additional Information

    More than 8 years experience in support and lead artist acting and modelling roles.

    Been in various soaps such as Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Shameless and Mount Pleasant.

    Featured in Nurofen campaign as test subject.

    Featured in Shakesphere shaker bottle advert as hero.

    Featured hand model in Gillette UK online promo.

    Featured lead 1980s businessman made of plastic for Horwood Single Use Sam advert.

    Featured Market Trader, 5G EE Pre Launch FIlm, Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Featured office worker in new coffee brand The Hustle.

    Featured husband role in advert for Truma.

    Featured factory worker for Syft advert.

    Featured lead 1980s businessman made of plastic for Horwood Single Use Sam advert.

    Featured chef in KFC advert

    Featured in Invisalign campaign.

    Featured in Bett Education Promo Campaign.

    Featured in St. Mungo's campaign.

    Featured in Escape Hunt campaign.

    Featured in Northampton Police campaign, Modern Slavery and Trafficking.

    Featured in Invisalign commercial.

    Featured diner in Marketing Cheshire Sky TV advert for Cheshire Oaks, The Port - The Place

    Featured in KSI Music Video as Jeff, Logan Paul's manager.

    Featured in Movies4Men World Cup Promo as a footballer and Arab warrior.

    Featured in Essex Police - BAME recruitment campaign

    Featured footballer/Arab Soldier in Sony Movies4Men commercial.

    Featured office creative in Google UK advert for Google Academy and Education Lab.

    Featured hand and face model for Dulux Easy Care Paint advert.

    Featured regular walk on recurring role in Peaky Blinders Series 4 as an Italian Assassin alongside Adrian Brody, Cillian Murphy & Tom Hardy.

    Featured pedestrian in Department of Transport, THINK! ad campaign for mobile phones and driving.

    Featured lead singer in NHS A&E campaign.

    Featured actor in Metrolink cultural partnership commercial for Manchester Film Festival 2017.

    Featured actor, caveman for Mobile phone game for Fetch Media.

    Featured lead in AMEX online advert.

    Featured actor in three British Red Cross campaigns, including award winning Pillow Case project, Don't Stop at 999 and dealing with allergic reactions.

    Featured actor in Lucozade advert.

    Featured actor in Gatorade advert.

    Featured model in Street Cars campaign.

    Featured victim in CBS crime reconstruction of honour killing, boyfriend to Muslim girl who was murdered.

    Featured Middle Eastern barman in Bullet Proof.

    Featured in IBS Buscopan campaign for GSK.

    Featured in Voltarol football campaign for GSK.

    Featured in charity campaign St. Mungos as a homeless man and Doctor/Surgeon.

    Featured in Italian Series Gomarrah.

    Lead model in Easy Haler campaign for Orion Pharmaceuticals.

    Lead drug dealer gangster in Pathetix Music Video - Lust

    Lead Arab traveller for Noori Travel commercial.

    Lead Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum clay pigeon Olympic Gold medalist for Olympic Digital Channel, untold stories coaching Peter Wilson GB to Olympic Gold as well in 2012: www.olympicchannel.com/en/original-series/detail/the-olympics-on-the-record/the-olympics-on-the-record-season-season-1/episodes/almaktoum-s-historic-olympic-gold-in-athens-2004/

    Lead cyclist stunt in Years and Years.

    Lead cyclist actor in Direct Line TVC produced by Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Lead cyclist actor in Eurosport commercial.

    Lead cyclist in British Cycling shoots for Ride in the City x2

    Lead cave man in Mobile App Game commercial.

    Also many other commercials and TV adverts including Coors Light, Strong Bow, Manchester United, Kuwait Airlines and Facebook.

    Featured Doctor in short film Appy.

    Featured flirty waiter in short film The White Clinic.

    Featured in Crooked Valley comedy series latest episode.

    Featured promo for Magnum3 Productions: player.vimeo.com/video/155289561

    Featured in Utopia.

    Lead murderer in a BBC Crimewatch Reconstruction.

    A Prisoner in Ragged. Lover/Lodger in a Fred & Rose West documentary.

    A role as father in a student film "Jasmine" by Carmen Hernandez-Telford.

    Featured in a music video for Raw Calibre.

    School Teacher in Ackley Bridge.

    An extra and driver in The Five Sky TV as well as The Real Housewives of Cheshire and ITV's Tricked.

    Detective in Music Video for VideoInk and 2Kings.

    Featured worker in ITV's Fox's Houdini & Doyle as well as stand in for lead actor Michael Weston as Houdini.

    Attacker in Music Video for Leo Stannard, Luti Mudia, Sony Records.

    Footballer, ITV Bancroft.

    Footballer in Voltarol, GSK advert.

    Optimum Nutrition Athlete model and promoter/brand ambassador.

    Done numerous promotional work for charities including Prostrate Cancer for example. Worked at various events, exhibitions, conferences and festivals.

    Cold Feet Spanish Wedding Groom Friend

    Model for Manchester Physio and Manchester SLT including demonstrating use of hand/elbow and leg braces, cycling and rehabilitation as a patient.

    Model for celebrity portrait photographer Rory Lewis.

    About me

    Yass Al-Hassani - LinkedIn

    2 bases one in Kensington, London and Manchester, travel all over UK.

    British Nationality

    Valid UK Passport & NI

    Clean UK Full Driving Licence

    Clean Enhanced DBS / CRB and criminal record

    Bilingual in Arabic and English.

    Various accents in English.

    Various sports, cycling, boxing, weights, running, swimming and football.

    Fitness shoots, toned physique, ability to do martial arts, stunts and street dancing.

    Aspiring actor and model with vast experience in filming corporate and commercial shoots, charity projects, films, music videos, dramas and soaps. Featured and used as a lead actor and artist as well as model and hand model on numerous projects. Worked with high profile agencies such as AnalogFolk, AMV BDDO, Saatchi & Saatchi as well as celebrity portrait photographers such as Rory Lewis. Directed by well-known Directors in the film, music video and commercials industry. Acted and featured alongside the likes of Oscar winner Adrien Brody, Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy, learning from them and observing their trade.

    Formally I am Management Consultant and Business Economist. I'm also a freelance trainer & presenter as well as contract supply teacher for schools in Maths, English and ICT. I have presented to the public and private sector audiences, school children as well as at global touring exhibitions. Also presented on screen for commercial shoots and products, including working with blue and green screens.

    I improvise well, take direction and listen. Able to deliver naturally, always engaging and trusting, hence able to create an emotional engagement with my other cast and the audience on screen. Easily able to get on and match up with other cast, on screen colleagues, partners, sons and daughters and get the best out of each other. Professional always yet can be comedic when needed and able to create a positive vibe onset with all crew to add value to the final production and team ethic.

    I am of British Nationality with Middle Eastern ethnicity. Manchester born, have a natural English accent and able to do other accents as well as have a professional corporate tone too. Fluent also in Arabic. I fit the acting age and confident I can use my smile, young versatile looks, tone and body language to suit the roles. My looks vary with my hair and facial hair to different styles, lengths and ages as well as ethnicity.

    Other photos are attached and are on my StarNow profile: www.starnow.co.uk/yassalhassani

    I am based in Manchester and London and travel by car, tube or train across the UK. Free on the shoot dates with good availability, reliability and punctuality. I have a valid UK passport and an advanced DBS certificate, clean criminal record as well as clean UK full driving licence. Have NI & UTR numbers and registered as self-employed. I also confirm I am self-represented.

    Acting experience

    2014 Emma Stafford Casting: 6 months acting course; Manchester, UK

    2013 1001 Inventions: Assisted production in 1001 Inventions and the Wold of Ibn Al Haytham alongside Omar Sharif; London, UK

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    2012 Hollywood Film Institute: Independent Filmaker Diploma; London, UK

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    2012 Hollywood Film Institute: Diploma Producer; London, UK

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    2011 1001 Inventions & the Library of Secrets: Assisted in production alongside Sir Ben Kingsley; London, UK

    More than 6 years experience in support and lead artist acting and modelling roles.

    Been in various soaps such as Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Shameless and Mount Pleasant.

    Featured regular walk on recurring role in Peaky Blinders Series 4 as an Italian Assassin alongside Adrian Brody, Cillian Murphy & Tom Hardy.

    Featured pedestrian in Department of Transport, THINK! ad campaign for mobile phones and driving.

    Featured lead singer in NHS A&E campaign.

    Featured actor in Metrolink cultural partnership commercial for Manchester Film Festival 2017.

    Featured actor, caveman for Mobile phone game for Fetch Media.

    Featured lead in AMEX online advert.

    Featured actor in two British Red Cross adverts.

    Featured actor in Lucozade advert.

    FeatUred actor in Gatorade advert.

    Featured victim in CBS crime reconstruction of honour killing, boyfriend to Muslim girl who was murdered.

    Lead drug dealer gangster in Pathetix Music Video - Lust

    Lead Arab traveller for Noori Travel commercial.

    Lead Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Hasher Al Maktoum clay pigeon Olympic Gold medalist for Olympic Digital Channel, untold stories coaching Peter Wilson GB to Olympic Gold as well in 2012:

    www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/on-the-record/on-the-record-epsiodes/almaktoums-historic-olympic-gold-in-double-trap/

    Lead cyclist actor in Direct Line TVC produced by Saatchi & Saatchi.

    Lead cyclist actor in Eurosport commercial.

    Lead cyclist in British Cycling shoots for Ride in the City x2

    Lead cave man in Mobile App Game commercial.

    Also many other commercials and tv adverts including Coors Light, Strong Bow, Manchester United, Kuwait Airlines and Facebook.

    Featured promo for Magnum3 Productions: player.vimeo.com/video/155289561

    Featured in Utopia.

    Lead murderer in a BBC Crimewatch Reconstruction.

    A Prisoner in Ragged. Lover/Lodger in a Fred & Rose West documentary.

    A role as father in a student film "Jasmine" by Carmen Hernandez-Telford.

    Featured in a music video for Raw Calibre.

    An extra and driver in The Five Sky TV as well as The Real Housewives of Cheshire and ITV's Tricked.

    Detective in Music Video for VideoInk and 2Kings.

    Featured worker in ITV's Fox's Houdini & Doyle as well as stand in for lead actor Michael Weston as Houdini.

    Attacker in Music Video for Leo Stannard, Luti Mudia, Sony Records.

    Footballer, ITV Bancroft.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Olive
    Languages Spoken
    • Arabic
    • English
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    Native accent
    • Arabic