BILL BLACKWOOD by Michael Pollard
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15 The Fairway, Leigh, Essex SS9 4QN
Phone: 01702 522647
Mobile: 07976 547066
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Location:Leeds/Manchester/Bham, London, United Kingdom
Height:6'1" (185cm)
Weight:19st. 7lb. (124kg)
Playing Age:48 - 63 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Salt & Pepper
Hair Length:Mid Length
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Quality:Deep
Voice Character:Natural


Bill has just wraped on a New 8x60 Police Drama for Sky1. He completed a three day intensive actors workshop in October with the BBC called Class Act working 1-2-1 with Director Paulette Randall. Managed by Think Bigger in London He will, next year, be seen in Feature Ask The Cheat playing opposite Nicole Faraday (Bad Girls, Casualty, Emmerdale), also featuring Martin Trenaman (The Inbetweeners et all) and Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Harry Potter), a commercial for Homeserve and a fabulous Mockumentary Going For Goldeneye.

Television Film Stage Short Film Web Series Corporate Radio Further Credits
2018, Television, SUIT, Bulletproof, Full Clip Productions, Nick Love
2017, Television, Lee Jordan, Unforgiving - Heat in the City, Invision Productions, David Morton
2017, Television, Raymond, Helena's Gate, Suharruru Cinema, DW Hoppson
2016, Television, Hasidic Jew, My Jewish Aunty, Look Lively Productions, Nick Colquhoun
2015, Television, Diner, Missing The Point, Ep 3 and Ep 6, EILLAR PRODUCTIONS, Lee Anthony Reilly
2017, Film, Steve Beagle, Going for Goldeneye, Woodhouse Pictures, Jim Miskell
2017, Feature Film, Bob, Ask the Cheat, Talking Lens Productions, Raza Mallal
2017, Feature Film, Rodney 'The Ferret' Finch, Licentious, Art & Soul Films, James Walton
2017, Feature Film, Male Story Teller, Blood Myth, Bearing 305 Productions, Luke Gosling and Sean Brown
2017, Feature Film, Teddy Boy, Hollywood Boulevard, Pictures and Noise, Ross Birks
2016, Feature Film, McLean, The Talton Conspiracy, Tony Lucas
2015, Feature Film, Caius, Titus Andronicus, Rampant Plays, Mark Reid
2016, Stage, Francis Nicholas John Grant Snr, Toodle PIP, Love Arts Conversation - Leeds Museum, Susan McGeorge
2016, Stage, Francis Nicholas John Grant Snr, Toodle Pip Writer:Alison Hume, Slung Low Shorts, Susan McGeorge
2015, Stage, Nicholas Foulkes, Snatched From Home, RFH Productions, Derek Lawson
2014, Stage, Scottie, Bad Moon Rising, RFH Productions, Derek Lawson
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Dr Matthews, Concord, Ink Trail Films, Matoka Masuwa
2017, Short Film, Boss Thug, Family, Overton Productions, Gary Overton
2017, Short Film, Boss Thug, Family 2, Overton Productions, Gary Overton
2016, Short Film, George, Blacker than Black, NFS, Natashia Mattocks
2016, Short Film, Mr Specter, Partner Perfection, York TFT, Anlieka Marconi
2016, Short Film, Jim, Dragged Up, Aspect Film Productions, Andrew Ruddiforth
2016, Short Film, Priest, Thank God, NFS, Sherene Carter
2016, Short Film, Father 2015, Kids These Days, Melissa Mace
2016, Short Film, Edward Voisey, Dumb Decisions, Talking Lens Productions, Raza Mallal
2016, Short Film, Dr Scary, Mr Timothy and Dr Scary, CK Films, Gareth Soens-Hughes
2015, Short Film, Father/Priest, Bad Influence, Spider with a Knife, Nicholas Adamson
2015, Short Film, Jack Carver, Descartes Error, York TFT Productions, John Butcher
2015, Short Film, Herb, Famished, Spider with a Knife Productions, Nicholas Adamson
2017, Short Film, Boss Thug, Family 2, Overton Productions, Gary Overton
Web Series
2016, Web Series, Robert Company Owner, Brexit Tales, Reel Street Film, Marcus Lee
2016, Web Series, Paul (Landlord), Bridge End Cafe 4, BEC, Gary Overton
2016, Web Series, Paul (Landlord), Bridge End Cafe 3, BEC, Gary Overton
2015, Corporate, Delivery Driver/Board Member, Anti Money Laundering and Data Protection Act PPL, Appleton Films Ltd, Richard James
2015, Corporate, Fenton Challis (role play), Coffin on the Catwalk, Murder One, Aidey Pugh
2016, Corporate, Father Christmas, Corporate Father Christmas, Hire Santa Ltd, Nigel Harvey
2015, Radio, Thomas, The life and times of Benjamin Barnett', South Waves Radio, Jamie Dyer
2015, Radio, Thomas, The Life and Times of Benjamin Barnett Episode 2, Southwave Radio, Jamie Dyer
Further Credits
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Jeff, The Light House, Manchester ADP, David Murray
2017, Commercial, Hill Walker, Homeserve - Running, Archers Mark, Lewis Metcalf
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Dennis recovery guy, Spring Forward Fall Back - Lowry Theatre, Manchester ADP, Dan Jarvis
2016, Music Video, Peter, Hope and Social - Feel, Shot by Sodium, Rob Booker
2016, Music Video, Roger Kuntz - Boss, Moose Funk Squad Music Video Shoot, Fresh Cut, Rick Frier
2016, Workshop, Reg - Play No. 93, Directors Workshop - Directing Actors, Northern Film School, Jennifer Granville
2016, Commercial, Bob office manager, Hawk Furniture, Shot By Sodium Ltd, Rob Booker
2016, Film school, Les Maddox, Taken Liberties, Leeds University, Rob Mann
2015, Still Photography, Self - Black and White Portraits, Black and White Portraits, David Ward Photography, David Ward
2015, Still Photography, Self - The Emotions, The Actors, David Ward Photography, David ward
2015, Workshop, Sam/George, Directors Workshop, Northern Film School, Richard Kwietniowski
2015, Event, Santa Clause, Santas Grotto, Baby Rave North
2014, Event, Gustave H., The Grand Budapest Hotel, Sneaky Experience, Tasmin Bennison
2014, Event, Father Christmas, Baby Rave North Grotto, Baby Rave North


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Bradford, Leeds, London, Northern, RP, Russian, Sheffield, Yorkshire*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, APC Basic Unarmed, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Meisner Technique, Murder Mystery Events, Role Play, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Air Rifle Shooting, Pool, Snooker, Swimming, Swimming (Open Water)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Cooking/Baking, DBS (CRB) clearance, Diversity/Cultural trainer (experienced), Improvisation, IT Literate, IT Specialist (qualified), Management Consultant (experienced), Narration, Photography, Police Officer (former/professional), Teacher (qualified)


Base: Chicago, Illinois

Northern Drama Acting Studio - Jo Adamson-Parker - On Going

BBC Class Act 3 day intensive Actor Training 2017 - Paulette Randall

Meisner Workshop Scott Williams WYTN

Mickey Jones, TV Workshop, April 2016

Meisner Workshop West Yorkshire Theatre Network - On Going

Actors Workshops, Act Up North, Lee Toomes/Peter J Hunt

Accents Master Class Act Up North, Natalie Grady

Acting and Casting for Stage Act Up North, Natalie Grady/Rebecca Jenner

Retired Police Officer

Qualified Teacher