Spotlight: MARK HOLDEN


MARK HOLDEN by Simon Annand
Photo: Simon Annand
25-27 Heath Street, London NW3 6TR
Phone: 020 7794 3705
First Floor, 85 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LT
Phone: 020-7434 0002
25-27 Heath Street, London NW3 6TR
Phone: 020 7794 3705
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:6'1" (185cm)
Weight:15st. 6lb. (98kg)
Chest:117cm (46")
Waist:97cm (38")
Inside Leg:86cm (34")
Collar:43cm (17")
UK Shoe Size:11
Playing Age:46 - 60 years
Appearance:Black-African, Mixed Race, African-American
Nationality:Canadian, British, Nigerian
Other:Equity, American Actors UK, CAEA, ACTRA/UBPC, Equity Minority Ethnic Members Register
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Quality:Deep
Voice Character:Engaging

About me:

Mark currently plays James Morse in the original West End cast of Pretty Woman The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre. Wilf in the upcoming season 2 of Sky 1's TV series, A Discovery of Witches". Mark is looking forward to the feature film, "R.I.A." which will premiere in February 2020, where he plays the role of Mitchell (supporting lead).

Stage Television Radio Film Commercial Voice Over Corporate
2020, Stage, James Morse, Pretty Woman The Musical (West End), Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), Jerry Mitchell
2017, Stage, Bill Devaney, The Bodyguard (Toronto, Canada), Ed Mirvish Productions/Paul Elliott Ltd, Thea Sharrock/Frank Thompson
2016, Stage, (2016-2017) Bill Devaney, The Bodyguard (West End & UK Tour), David Ian Productions, Thea Sharrock/Frank Thompson
2010, Stage, Powder, Toxic Donut, Soho Theatre, Kevin Brouder
2009, Stage, Aslan, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Palace Theatre, Southend, Bruce James
2006, Stage, Baloo, The Jungle Book (UK Tour), Birmingham Stage Company, Graeme Messer
2005, Stage, (2004-2005) Mr Myers, Fame - The Musical (UK Tour), Adam Spiegel Productions, Karen Bruce
2003, Stage, Sealy, Jitney, The Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, BC Canada, Bill Doe
2002, Stage, Metallus/Pindarus, Julius Caesar, Savage God Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada, John Juliani
2001, Stage, Aaron-the Moor, Titus Andronicus, Onion Theatre, Edmonton AB, Canada, Michael Clarke
2000, Stage, Burgundy, King Lear, Savage God Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada, John Juliani
1999, Stage, Angelo, Rude Awakening, Workshop West Theatre, Edmonton AB, Canada, Myrna Wyat-Selkirk
1997, Stage, Othello, Othello, Way Off Broadway Theatre, Edmonton AB, Canada, Michael Wener
1996, Stage, The Prince of Morocco, The Merchant of Venice, Bard on the Beach Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada, Douglas Campbell
1993, Stage, Seyton, Macbeth, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton AB Canada, Robin Phillips
1992, Stage, Villac Umu, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton AB Canada, Robin Phillips
2019, Television, Wilf, A Discovery of Witches (Season 2), Sky 1, Farren Blackburn
2018, Television, John Lynn (Series Regular), Deep State (Seasons 1- 2), Fox Networks Group, Europe and Africa, Matthew Parkhill & Joss Agnew
2018, Television, Stewart Freeman, The Feed, Amazon Studios, Carl Tibbetts & The Clarkson Twins
2018, Television, Martin Sinclair, Riviera (Season 2), Sky Atlantic, Hans Herbots
2016, Television, John Lewis Nelson, The Prince Story: Icon, Genius...Slave (Biopic), Channel 5, Marion Milne
2015, Television, Evan Clarke (recurring), No Easy Days: 5 episodes, Runaway Features, Huberta Von Liel/Paul Tanter
2014, Television, Dr Chase, 50 Ways to Kill Your Lover: Heavy Metal, Thumbs Up Productions, Hanna Berrigan
2014, Television, Agent Gause, 24: Live Another Day: 11:00am - 12:00pm, 20th Century Fox, Jon Cassar
2012, Television, Agent 1, Absence, 1947 Films / Channel 4, Christian James
2011, Television, Jefferson, The Rising, Discovery, Ceri Payne
2010, Television, Professor Wylie, Skills To Go, Zoo Media, Sion Taylor
2007, Television, Tommy Boyd, Hustle, Kudos/BBC Television, Stefan Schwartz
2007, Television, Mr. Paolo Santoni, Casualty, BBC Television, Jill Robertson
2006, Television, Mr. Julian Carter (recurring), Doctors, BBC Television, Christiana Ebohon / Ben Morris
2006, Television, Kandahar Interrogator, The Road To Guantanamo, Tipton/Revolution Films, Michael Winterbottom
2004, Television, Detective Mann, Tru Calling, Fox, Michael Katleman
2003, Television, Mark, The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, Michael Rohl
2002, Television, Chris, The Twilight Zone: Suspect, Newline, Risa Garcia
2001, Television, Kabaila, MythQuest: The Blessing, MythQuest Productions, Manfred Guthe
2001, Television, M.I.B. (recurring role), Seven Days, Paramount, Various Directors
2001, Television, Brother Thaddeus Blake (guest lead), Andromeda, Andromeda Productions, Allan Eastman
2000, Television, Hunter, The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence, Showtime, Brad Turner
1999, Television, Korra (guest lead), Stargate: SG-1, Kawoosh Productions, Martin Wood
1998, Television, Alex, Terminal City, Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC), Kim Knechtal
1997, Television, Agent Chandler, The X-Files: Unrequited, Fox, Michael Lange
1996, Television, Officer Kline, Gone in a Heartbeat, CBS, Jerry Jameson
2009, Radio, James Gooding/Burghardt Du Bois/Malcolm X, American History: Empire of Liberty, BBC Radio 4, Rosamund Jones/Paul Arnold
2008, Radio, Tecumseh/Denmark Vesey/John Rose/Josiah Henson, American History: Empire of Liberty, BBC Radio 4, Sue Ellis/Polly Hope
2000, Radio, Deacon, God's Teeth, CBC, Kathleen Flaherty
2000, Radio, Corp. Levine, No Such Number, CBC, Kathleen Flaherty
2019, Feature Film, Mitchell, R.I.A., Amarich Films, Richard Colton
2018, Film, Russell, Morning Wood (short), Cantium Productions Ltd, Rikki Beadle-Blair
2018, Feature Film, Commander Robert McGee, Mars 1001 (Planetarium Full Dome Feature Film), Mirage 3D, Robin Sip
2017, Film, Warren Rogers, Satori [Awakening] (short), Haz Film, Adam Batchelor
2015, Feature Film, Eric Wellman, The Infiltrator, Good Film Productions Ltd, Brad Furman
2017, Film, Mal, Haven (short), Nice Productions, Gregory Nice
2015, Film, Dr Ellis (voice), Hall of Mirrors (short), Hall of Mirrors Productions, Daniel York
2013, Feature Film, William Rios, Captain Phillips, Sony Pictures, Paul Greengrass
2014, Film, Bobby, HUEY & LOUIS (short), MHA Global Productions, Jonny Leigh-Wright
2013, Feature Film, Connors, World War Z, Paramount Pictures, Marc Forster
2013, Feature Film, Jeff From I.T, Stalled, Annix Studios, Christian James
2014, Film, Matthew Calder, The Double Deal (Short), MHA Global Productions, Doug Rollins
2011, Feature Film, Co-Pilot, Final Destination 5, New Line Cinema, Steven Quale
2009, Feature Film, Alfred, Knife Edge, Knife Edge Films Ltd, Anthony Hickox
2002, Feature Film, Vice Principal Green, Dead in a Heartbeat, Shavick Entertainment/TBS, Dan Sackheim
2002, Feature Film, Willow, Bang Bang You're Dead, Legacy Filmworks, Guy Ferland
2002, Feature Film, Roy Freeman, The Stickup, Stickup Productions, Rowdy Herrington
2001, Feature Film, Agent Mark Taft, Mindstorm, Avrio Stoneridge, Rick Pepin
2000, Feature Film, Co-Pilot, Final Destination, New Line Cinema, James Wong
2019, Commercial, Samuel - Father of the Bride, Ernest Jones, Beth Wightman Represents
2019, Commercial, Intellectual Listener, Project Robot, Tempomedia, Alex Feil
2018, Commercial, Older Man, TJ Maxx (US Christmas "Everything" spot), Thomas Thomas Films, Kevin Thomas
2018, Commercial, Patriarch, Asda Easter (UK), Saatchi & Saatchi, Eli Sverdlov
2018, Commercial, Hero Fishing Man, Anoro (US national), AFS Productions South Africa, Carolyn Chen
2017, Commercial, Doctor, Vascepa (US national), Mad Cow Films, Toby Tremlett
2017, Commercial, Husband, Trulicity (US national), Twentyfour-Seven, Spain, Madrid, Ken Alridge
2012, Commercial, Hero Cornerman, Blinkbox "Boxer', RSA Films Limited, John O'Hagan
2012, Commercial, Bass Musician, JBL My Valentine, Lucky Strike/JBL/Saville Prods, Martin Campbell (Dir: Casino Royale)
2010, Commercial, Lead, Fondazione Veronesi (Italy), Mercurio Cinematografrica, Carlo Signo
2009, Commercial, Holden, Cap Gemini, WAM Production, Julien Pelgrand
2005, Commercial, Astronaut, BT, Hungry Man, Allen Coulter
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Hero Voice, Toyota: Summer & Winter Campaign Commercial, The & Partnership, Jim Stump
2018, Voice Over, Voiced Trailer, Dying Light 2, Techland, Seamus Masterson
2017, Voice Over, Narrator, More Than A Game, CNN, Ian Gillespie/Silk Sound
2017, Voice Over, Boyer 'Boston' Reed, Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Video Game), Sinclair Networks, Eric Couzian
2017, Voice Over, ADR, Tin Star (TV Series), Kudos Film and Television, Natalie Watson
2016, Voice Over, Kyrrk Tast, Galaxy on Fire 3: Manticore (Video Game), Deep Silver/Side UK, Various
2016, Voice Over, US Soldier, Battlefield 1 (Video Game), Lars Gustavsson, Digital Illusions CE (DICE)
2016, Voice Over, Narrator, Kosmos Energy (Corporate), Ogilvy Public Relations, Claire Motte
2016, Voice Over, Sidney Cook & James Johnson, Homefront: The Revolution (Video Game), Crytek, Alex Hood
2016, Voice Over, Additional Voices, The Division (Video Game), Ubisoft Massive, Damien Goodwin
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Creedence Clearwater Revival: Blue Velvets Rising, EntertainMe, Billy Simpson
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Eminem: A Shady Story, EntertainMe, Billy Simpson
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, The Robertsons: Family, Faith & Ducks, EntertainMe, Billy Simpson
2014, Voice Over, Narrator, Biographic Documentary "Michael Jackson: The Journey", EntertainMe, Billy Simpson
2014, Voice Over, Main Voice, Sony Interactive Website, Xpono Media, May Wong
2013, Voice Over, Main Voice, Samsung Galaxy Note II, CNN, Paul Harper
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, Biographic Documentary "Nelson Mandela: Madiba", Entertain Me, Billy Simpson
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, Biographic Documentary "Muhammad Ali: The Greatest", Entertain Me, Billy Simpson
2012, Voice Over, ISA Assault Captain, Killzone: Mercenary (Video Game), Sony Computer Entertainment/Guerrilla Games, Kate Saxon
2009, Voice Over, Guama, So Blonde II (Video Game), Outsource Media, Mark Estdale
2007, Voice Over, US Soldier, Crysis (Video Game), Nixon McInnes, Gitte Rasmussen Monis
2005, Voice Over, Aaron Crowley/Father Maloy, Psychotoxic (VIDEO GAME), Nuclearvision Entertainment, Doug Hall
2018, Corporate, Tarnell, Inclusive Environment, Future Now, Douglas Ray
2018, Corporate, Paul, Hewlett Packard Executive Training Video, Exceed Global, Louis Webster
2018, Corporate, Gary, Business Partner B2, Silversun Media Group, Mark Tuffnell
2018, Corporate, Presenter, Lubrizol Inhouse Training Film, Lubrizol, Robert Collins
2017, Corporate, Presenter, Lubrizol Inhouse Training Film, Lubrizol, Robert Collins
2015, Corporate, Leroy Turner, Independence Threats, Aspect Film and Media/CM Group, Craig Holdsworth
2014, Corporate, Chuck Holden, Hollywood Squares Interactive Sizzle, GroupM Entertainment, Martin Oxley
2013, Corporate, Presenter, Educational Series: 'The Night Battles' Ginzburg, Aspect Film & Video, Dave Watson
2012, Corporate, Steve Morgan, HP Business Value Selling Skills, Little Richard Creative Video Production, Lewis Webster
2011, Corporate, Newscaster, Breaking News, Datalabs EDC/BCS/Bottletop Design, Anne Hunt
2010, Corporate, John Reed, SKO Video Shoot, Squareye Limited/Exceed International/HP, Jon Essex


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard*, Canadian*, Caribbean, Nigerian
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Ballroom Dancing, Baritone, Blues, Jazz Dancing, Jive
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Corporate Roleplay, Dubbing, Live Roleplay, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
American Football, Basketball, Horse-riding, Martial Arts*, Scuba Diving*, Shooting*, Skiing*, Squash*, Tennis*, Volleyball
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, Precision Driver
Other Skills:Bouncer (qualified), Filmmaker, First Aider (qualified), Improvisation, Narration, Poker, Police Officer (former/professional), Producer (professional), Security Officer (experienced)