James Young

    • Extra

    Male / West Midlands
  • Age Range
    31 - 37
    Height
    6' 2" (1m 91cm)
    Weight
    12st. 3lb (78kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Green
    Build
    Medium
  • Files

    • word document (doc)
  • Links

    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2007Rich person
Other
HTLF - How to lose FriendsAlienate Ltd
2007NIHILIST
Other
Embargo
James Eastope
Balance Movies
Birmingham
2007Police officer with dialogue
Other
ClubbedFormosa Films
2007Life Guard
Other
DoctorsBBC
Birmingham University
2007Man in office
Other
Whistle BlowerCarnaby Films
London
2007Police officer (walk on)
Other
Oxford Murders
Álex de la Igle
Oxford Crimes
Oxford
2007Doctor
Other
Afternoon play/directors debut
Sarah Parish
BBC
Birmingham
2007Barman/Waiter
Other
CasualtyBBC
2007Minion
Other
Dr. WhoBBC
2006Doctor
Other
CasualtyBBC
2006Political Canvasser
Other
DoctorsBBC
Birmingham
2006Police officer
Other
DoctorsBBC
Birmingham
2006Police officer
Other
MobileITV
Manchester/Lancashire
2006Photographer
Other
LongfordITV
2006Scene of Crimes Officer
Other
Dalziel and PascoeBBC
2006Football Fan
Other
All In the GameChannel 4
Coventry
2006Camera Man with dialogue
Other
Lady Godiva Back in the SaddleKoralis Pictures
2005Zombie
Other
Dr. WhoBBC
2005Man in Pub
Other
Dalziel and PascoeBBC
Birmingham
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1996Diploma in electric guitar and business studiesAcademy of Contemporary Music Guildford
    1993NVQ 3 in Radio production and journalismCSV Media Birmingham
    1991A level photographySouth Birmingham College

    Additional Skills

    *I play guitar and can play drums and bass and I also sing.

    *I skateboard and am a strong swimmer. I enjoy surfing and have done both windsurfing and snowboarding. I have ridden horses.

    *I have presented courses in previous jobs.

    Additional Information

    Although I have no formal training I have learnt much about the tv and film industry, about how it works both in front and behind the camera.

    I believe my time on various sets has been a good practical learning vehicle and I learn something new every time.

    *Coming soon* Showreel and website.

    About me

    Young at heart, good fun, patient and attentive.

    In 2006 I got so bored with IT that I left after 7 years in the industry. I have not regreted leaving. I know I have much more to offer than just sitting beind a desk punching in numbers. I am building on my TV/Film experiences and am playing in a great rock covers band and have recently started doing photographic work.

    My interests

    Skateboarding.

    Swimming.

    Surfing/Windsurfing.

    I enjoy XBOX 360

    Have ridden motorbikes and horses.

    Motorsport (Marshal at Silverstone).

    I have played many bands over the years covering rock and pop standards and also playing original music. I spent an academic year in Guildford at the Academy of Contemporary music studying electric guitar.

    I have been involved in amateur dramatics helping with curtains and prop changing.

    Hold full UK driving licence.

    Have own transport.

    Have full UK passport expiring in June 2015.

    Television experience

    Clubbed

    Sony - TV Commercial

    Lady Godiva Back in the Saddle

    ITV drama The Streets.

    I have lots of background work Casualty

    Dalziel and Pascoe

    Doctors

    Dr. Who including 10 days as continuity for episodes 12 and 13 of Dr. Who season 3.

    I have been a zombie, football fan, reporter, photographer, SOCO, political party supporter, Police officer, CID, riot police (trained by Greater Manchester Police), doctor, waiter, life guard, bar tender and I look forward to new challenges.

    Modelling experience

    David Wilson Homes

    Remploy - Call centre shoot.

    Land Rover

    Thompson Holidays

    Glow-worm Boilers

    Nationwide Bank

    Money Matters

    The National Lottery

    Acting experience

    www.vindexsystems.com/fullvid.html

    I have had 3 dialogues in 2 feature films and 1 TV role.

    (TV) The Streets - Doctor with a few words.

    Clubbed (2007, Neil Thompson) Here I was a policeman enquiring about someones whereabouts.

    Film dialogues are - 2005 - Lady Godiva Back in the Saddle - Godiva productions. Here I played a camerman getting frustrated with my dotty presenter played by Emma Jesson

    I also played the part of a rich businessman in a promotional video for Vindex Securuty Systems.

    Specific Skills

    Strong swimmer.

    Marshal at Silverstone, fire trained.

    Interesting Past Experiences

    Meeting musical greats such as Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, David Lee Roth and skateboarding pro Tony Hawk. I also met Carl Foggarty in a bar in Manchester.

    I canoed backwards down whitewater rapids as going forwards was just getting boring.

    Jet biking in Lanzarote.

    Living in Africa, living in New York and playing and recording in a band.

    Always loving VIP's. Chili Peppers Hyde Park, Live 8, getting soaked in Paris watching the Stones on the Voodoo Lounge Tour and being so drunk I missed the chance to go onstage with Bon Jovi (hey it was a good gig and I didn't have work the next day).

    Singing Experience

    www.themoonshakers.co.uk

    myspace/themoonshakers

    mysoace/TheDoubleMeasures

  • Skills

    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Dating Shows
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Entertainment Shows
    • Extra/Background Artist
    • Game & Quiz Shows
    • Modelling
    • Reality TV Shows
    Personal Interests
    • Cars
    • Clubbing
    • Comedy
    • Cooking
    • Extreme Sports
    • Holidays
    • Music
    • Property - Renovation
    • Sport
    • Travel
    Marital Status
    • In relationship
    Current Student
    • No
    Drinking habits
    • Occasional
    Physical build
    • Medium
    Tag
    • Extra
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium