SAM DOWNIE

SAM DOWNIE by Karen Haberberg
Photo: Karen Haberberg
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Artist's Website: https://profileperformers.com/watch-profiles/
Location:
City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:11st. 4lb. (72kg)
Playing Age:30 - 46 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:British
Other:BECTU (ACCT/BETA)
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Salt & Pepper
Hair Length:Balding
Disability:Asperger's, Epilepsy, Learning disability or difficulty, Partially Sighted
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly
  

Credits:

Sam is a recognised Actor with Autism. His other talents include : Actor on Radio, a Voiceover, a TV Host, Radio Host, Public Speaker and Podcaster. As a Autistic Filmmaker/Actor his debut short-film 'Unique Human' has offically been screened at International Film Festivals such as Sheffield Doc/Fest, Encounters and in London at The ICA on The Mall, to critial acclaim. Please visit his offical website at : http://www.dsoundz.co.uk for more examples of his work.

Television Radio Short Film Voice Over Film Stage Journalism Event Workshop
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Television
2008, Television, Hospital Porter, Casualty, BBC, Various Directors
2006, Television, Cured Zombie Patient, Doctor Who - New Earth (Series 2, EP 1), BBC, James Hawes
2006, Television, Beer Delivery Guy, EastEnders, BBC, Various Directors
2006, Television, Hospital Patient (also featured in opening titles), Torchwood, BBC Wales, Colin Teague
2005, Television, Guest Reporter, CLICK, BBC News, Richard Taylor
2005, Television, Andy Spader (Stand-in for Mark Strong), Walk Away And I Stumble, Granada Television, Nick Hurran
2003, Television, Science Teacher Nerd, Teachers, Channel 4 / Tiger Aspect Productions, Richard Dale, Andrew Lincoln & Various others
2002, Television, Science Teacher Nerd, Teachers, Channel 4 / Tiger Aspect Productions, Richard Dale, Andrew Lincoln & Various others
2001, Television, Priest and Choir Singer, Silent Witness, BBC, Paul Unwin
2001, Television, Science Teacher Nerd, Teachers, Tiger Aspect Productions / Channel 4 Television, Richard Dale, Andrew Lincoln & Various others
1998, Television, Student Nurse, Casualty, BBC, Various Directors
1998, Television, Train Guard, Goodnight Mister Tom, ITV, Jack Gold
1997, Television, Footman, The History Of Tom Jones A Foundling, BBC, Metin Huseyin
1995, Television, Art Student, Black Hearts In Battersea, BBC, David Bell
1995, Television, Police Officer, Dangerfield, BBC, Various Director
1991, Television, Newspaper Boy and Servant, The House of Elliot, BBC, Graeme Harper
1975, Television, Tracey Barlow (Baby), Coronation Street, ITV / Granada Television, John Downie
2005, Television, Andy Spader / Stand-in for Mark Strong, Walk Away and I Stumble, Granada Television, Nick Hurran
Radio
2013, Radio, Guest Reporter, CLICK, BBC World Service, Bill Thompson
2013, Radio, Co-Presenter, Outlook, Ujima Radio 98FM, Bristol
2012, Radio, Presenter, Labyrinth - 25th Anniversary of the Movie, Podcast, Jim Henson Company, Brian Henson
2010, Radio, Presenter, The Business Show, Ujima Radio 98FM, Bristol
2006, Radio, Presenter / Mix DJ, 6 Mix, BBC6 Music
2006, Radio, Guest Reporter, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 2
2006, Radio, Presenter, Bristol Sounds, BCFM Radio, Bristol
2000, Radio, Presenter, Bristol Sounds (Podcasts), BBC Radio Bristol
1991, Radio, Presenter, The Jazz Show, Radio Active 89FM, Wellington, New Zealand
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Voice Over and Actor, Unique Human, 104 Films & Biggerhouse Film, Tom Stubbs, Sam Downie
2019, Short Film, The Agent, The Mystery, 104 Films & Biggerhouse Film, Adam Piper, Tom Stubbs
2019, Short Film, Person Interviewed, Labels, 104 Films & Biggerhouse Film, Casey Browne, Tom Stubbs
Voice Over
2006, Voice Over, TABOO (also known as Rough Trades), National Geographic Channel, Various Directors
2009, Voice Over, Jingle Voice Over, Jonathan Ross Show, BBC Radio 2
2019, Voice Over, Voice Over, Unique Human, 104 Films, Alex Usborne
Film
1993, Feature Film, Boy in a Car, The Hawk, BBC Feature Films, David Hayman
Stage
2017, Stage, Presenter / Actor, I Love It When A Scam Comes Together, Bristol & Bath Science Association
1995, Stage, Music Conductor, All's Well Behind The Curtain, Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic
1994, Stage, Various, Various, Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic
1993, Stage, Various, Various, Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic
1992, Stage, Various, Various, Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Foz Allan
1991, Stage, Various, Various, Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Foz Allan
Journalism
2014, Journalism, News Reporter, Made In Bristol, Made In Bristol TV, Chris James
2014, Journalism, Guest Reporter, Tekzilla, Revision 3 / Discovery Channel, USA
2013, Journalism, Guest Reporter, CLICK, BBC World Service Radio, Bill Thompson
2011, Journalism, Guest Host, MacBreak Weekly, TWiT TV (www.twit.tv/live)
2011, Journalism, Guest Host, TWiT (This Week In Technology), TWiT TV (www.twit.tv/live), Leo Laporte
Event
2018, Event, Ambassador + Reporter for Short Films, Epilepsy Awareness Day, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney / Sofie's Journey, Brad Levy
2017, Event, Ambassador + Reporter for Short Films, Epilepsy Awareness Day, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney / Sofie's Journey, Brad Levy
2016, Event, Ambassador + Reporter for Short Films, Epilepsy Awareness Day, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney / Sofie's Journey, Brad Levy
2014, Event, Ambassador + Reporter for Short Films, Epilepsy Awareness Day, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney / Sofie's Journey, Brad Levy
2013, Event, Ambassador + Reporter for Short Films, Epilepsy Awareness Day, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney / Sofie's Journey, Brad Levy
2012, Event, Storyteller and Podcaster, London 2012 Olympics, London 2012 Olympics / British Telecom, BT Storytellers
2019, Event, Autistic Actor, Voiceover and Filmmaker, Sheffield Doc/Fest, 104 Films (Sheffield), Alex Usborne & Sheffield Doc/Fest
2019, Event, Actor + Speaker + Filmmaker, Encounters International Short Film Festival, Encounters International Short Film Festival, Encounters International Short Film Festival
2019, Event, Actor + Speaker + Filmmaker, Depict 90 Second Film Festival, Bristol, Depict 90 Second Film Festival, Bristol, Depict 90 Second Film Festival, Bristol
2019, Event, Neurodiverse Actor, "We Are Neurodiverse" - held at the ICA, London, 104 Films, Alex Usborne OBE
Workshop
2019, Workshop, Speaker / Panalist on a Disability, Disability Training Day #IDPWD at ITV, ITV / ITV Inclusion, ITV / BBC / Channel 4 / Channel 5 / Viacom / SKY

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Bristol*, London*
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy Improv, Commentating, Green Screen, Interviewer (experienced), Presenting, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio News Reader, Radio Presenting, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voiceover Professional/Specialist
Other Skills:Camera Operator, Filmmaker, Improvisation, Narration, Podcaster, Radio Producer, Stage Manager (professional), Video Gaming

Training:

DANC - Disability Acting half day held at ITV (December 2019)

ITV/BBC Disability Representation Day, held at ITV ( International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019 )

Presenter Talent, ITV Daytime, ITV Studios, 2013-Present

"We Are Neurodiverse" - 104 Films disability initiative for Autistic Actors/Filmmakers, funded by BFI & Screen Skills (Janruary 2019 - Present)

Radio Presentation Skills and Production, BBC Academy, 2006

BBC Health & Safety in Production Certificate , 2000

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, 1994

Filton College, Bristol BTEC ND and BTEC HND in Performing Arts (Drama), 1991-1993

Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre member, 1990-1994

Featured in the Shaw Trust Power 100 list of Disabled people