Dean Smith


Dean Smith is an actor, director and writer from Leeds.

As a 15 year old Dean was chosen to attend the BAFTA award winning ITV run ‘Television Workshop’. Whilst still at the workshop Dean successfully auditioned for his professional acting debut, playing Philip Ryan for 2 series of the BBC1 drama ‘Waterloo Road’. Since then other TV credits have included ‘Emmerdale’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘Hollyoaks’, ‘Doctors’, ‘Casualty’, ‘The Great Train Robbery’, ‘The Village’, ‘Common’, ‘Last Kingdom’, ‘Snatch’, Willis in ‘Still Open All Hours’ and William Elliot in BBC1s ‘Last Tango In Halifax’.

Film credits include ‘Awaydays’, ‘Cotton Stones’, ‘Color Me Grey’ and the lead role in Ridley Scott’s 3D short film ‘The Foundling’.

Radio credits include ‘Pulse’, ‘Stone’, ‘Here After’, ‘Brief Lives’ and JB Priestleys ‘Bright Day’ series all on BBC Radio 4.

Theatre credits include the world premier of Richard Cameron’s ‘Schoolboy/Lover’ at The Leeds Playhouse, UK tours of ‘The Holly and the Ivy’, Agatha Christie’s ‘A Murder Is Announced’, the lead in Ruth Rendell thriller ‘Gallowglass’ and Tink in critically acclaimed ‘Letter To Boddah’.

Dean was the face of Yorkshire Tea between 2015 and 2017, he is the current voice of the British Army adverts and has just wrapped on his first feature film ‘Sober’ with his production company, KindBoy Productions.

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