Ben Conlon

    • Extra

    Male / Kent
  • Ethnicity
    Mediterranean
    Age Range
    63 - 73
    Height
    6' 2" (1m 88cm)
    Weight
    16st. 7lb (105kg)
    Hair Colour
    Grey
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Large

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2019Cafe / Pub Punter
TV
CuckooBBC
2018 - 2019Darwin Ward Patient
TV
Holby CityBBC
2018 - 2019Vic Punter
TV
EastendersBBC
2017 - 2018Hospital Doctor ( Minimum Dialogue ) I was original an extra playing a patient. The Director picked me to play a Hospital Doctor without any dialogue alongside a spotlight actor who was playing a nurse but had no dialogue in the scene. After several rehea
Film (Feature)
The Intent ll - The Come UpThe Intent 2 Ltd.
2017 - 2018Cafe Customer
TV
Sick of itSky TV
2017 - 2018Townfolk
Film (Feature)
AladdinSunlit Productions
2017 - 2018Background British Museum
Film (Feature)
Justice LeagueUni-versal Extras
2017 - 2018Wedding Guest
Film (Feature)
The RevengerMad Dog 2020 Casting
2017 - 2018Food Vendor
Film (Feature)
Purge of thronesUni-versal Extras
2017 - 2018Diogenes Club Member
Film (Feature)
Holmes and WatsonCasting Collective
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1975Bar Finals- Barrister at LawInns of Court School of Law, Grays' inn, London
    1974BA(Hons)Law later converted to LLB(Hons)Newcastle Polytechnic now University of Northumbria

    About me

    I have probably been acting all of my professional life. For the best part of 40 years practicing in the Courts of England and the US as a Barrister and New York Attorney. Predominantly, as as Defence Counsel I have tried every type of Criminal Case on both sides of the Pond with a 100% acquittal rate in Homicide cases, the last of which was In Kent in 2007. The Mantra I have always had when preparing a client for trial has always been:-

    'I am the Director, Writer, Producer and Principal Actor and Storyteller. The Judge a nuisance and usually on the side of the Prosecution. The Prosecutor is out to get you, no matter what it takes. The Jury is the Captive Audience that decides your Fate. And you as the Defendant pays the price of my performance. The Courtroom is a stage.Together we have to put on the best show and please the audience. The truth is irrelevant'.

    Although it has been said that Barristers are frustrated actors I am not one of them. Until recent years I had to get my 'fix' of being in court and performing. But that has passed.

    Recently, I registered as an Extra with several agencies. Thus far in a relatively short space of time, I have had three calls and one audition In.my First, I was selected to be in shot for a particular scene. Second Call act as an American Food Vendor. This latest call the Director picked me from 50 plus extras to deliver two lines.

    I have no training as an actor but have taught Advocacy techniques.

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    Now as a self employed International Legal Consultant my time is my own.

    Acting now seems an interesting path to explore. That being the case I want to pursue that path and see where it takes me.

    My interests

    football, Film,, Television, theatre, piano, travelling

    Television experience

    none

    Modelling experience

    None

    Acting experience

    Appeared as Extra. Holmes & Watson, Purge of Thrones, The Revenge, Justice League, Juliet Naked

    Specific Skills

    Advocacy

    Qualified FA Referee

    Solo Pilot License (USA)

    Interesting Past Experiences

    Shook hands with Martin Luther King in 1967

    Interpreter for World Cup 1966

    Police Officer 1968 - 1971

    Led Convoy of Trucks from LA to Belize 2000

    Solo Pilot licence in US 1997

    Joint host Radio Chat show in NY 1997-8

    Dancing Experience

    Junior Ballroom

    Singing Experience

    Currently taken vocal classes Tenor / Bass.

    Member of choir

  • Skills

    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Extra/Background Artist
    Personal Interests
    • Family
    • Music
    • Politics
    • Travel
    Marital Status
    • Married
    Current Student
    • No
    Drinking habits
    • Occasional
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Pilot
    Languages Spoken
    • French
    • Italian
    • Spanish
    Physical build
    • Large
    Tag
    • Extra
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Accents (UK)
    • English, standard
    • Geordie
    • Northern England
    Accents (International)
    • French
    • Italian
    Native accent
    • English