SHAMIR DAWOOD by Brandon Bishop
Photo: Brandon Bishop
5th Floor Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, Strand, London WC2N 4JF
Phone: 020 7125 0468
Mobile: 07949 601935
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:10st. 5lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:27 - 33 years
Appearance:Pakistani, Indian, Middle Eastern, Asian, Mixed Race
Nationality:British, Canadian
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Clear

About me:

Shamir's latest short film, 'Good Vibrations' is available to stream at - Shamir has also recently completeing filming as the lead role in the upcoming feature film 'Cafe Mirage', which is due for release in September 2020.

Television Film Short Film Stage Commercial Further Credits
2018, Television, Dr Khoury (Guest), Eastenders (E5795), BBC, Richard Lynn
2017, Television, Julian Steinberg (Guest), Holby City (S19, E33), BBC, Jermain Julien
2015, Feature Film, Control Lab Technician #1 (Principal U5), Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Bad Robot/Skydance/Paramount Pictures, Christopher McQuarrie
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Brad (Lead), Good Vibrations, Red Lock Films, Abbie Lucas
2019, Short Film, Dennis (Lead), Smart Home, Happy Sisyphus Productions, Matthew Tibbenham
2017, Short Film, Kal (Principal Supporting), Dead Tired, Red Lock Films, Abbie Lucas
2016, Short Film, Edmund/Zee (Lead), Wrong Direction, Red Lock Films, Abbie Lucas
2015, Short Film, Ebeneezer Scrooge (Lead), A Christmas Carol (BBC Bitesize), BBC/The Moment, Dan Vallint-Riggs
2015, Short Film, Dr. Watson (Lead), The Sign of the Four (BBC Bitesize), BBC/The Moment, Dan Vallint-Riggs
2015, Short Film, Mr Jaggers (Principal Supporting), Great Expectations (BBC Bitesize), BBC/The Moment, Dan Vallint-Riggs
2015, Short Film, St John Rivers (Principal Supporting), Jane Eyre (BBC Bitesize), BBC/The Moment, Dan Vallint-Riggs
2013, Short Film, John (Lead), The Tempest, Independent, Todor Bradev
2013, Short Film, Sam (Lead), Sleeper Cell, Darker Dawn Productions, Tiarnan O'Sullivan
2012, Short Film, Cut Loose, Raucous Films Ltd, Pier Wilkie
2016, Stage, Clown/Ensemble, The Winter's Tale, Guildford Shakespeare Company, Caroline Devlin
2015, Stage, Jitender (Bassanio), The Merchant of Vembley (Venice), Rented Space TC, Ajay Chowdhury
2015, Stage, Dr. Shivram Balu, Small Village, Jack Elliot Thompson
2013, Stage, Horatio, Hamlet, Principal Theatre, Paul Gladwin
2012, Stage, George Hastings, She Stoops to Conquer, London Contemporary Theatre, Jonathan Ashby-Rock
2012, Stage, Akthar, The History Boys, Sell a Door, Phillip Rowntree
2017, Commercial, Fountain Guy (Principal), We Buy Any Car: Launch, and Sisters, Andrew Gaynord
2017, Commercial, Indian Man (Principal), Dubizzle It!, Good People/Dubizzle, Argyris Papadimitropoulos
2016, Commercial, Partner (Principal), Dell Technologies: Our Purpose, Dell Technologies/Home, Matt Harris-Freeth
2014, Commercial, Man (Principal), Lovehoney 2014/2015 TVC, ABF Pictures/Lovehoney, Matt Barraclough
2013, Commercial, Shahin (Principal), Jobsite: The Advantage, Seven Publishing/Jobsite, John Palmer
Further Credits
2020, Corporate, Dev, It Matters: Conflict of Interest, The Edge Picture Company/Standard Chartered, Max Barnes Yallowley
2020, Corporate, Roheel, It Matters: Appropriateness & Misselling, The Edge Picture Company/Standard Chartered, Max Barnes Yallowley
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Anil, Fool's Gold, Just Some Theatre, Julian Bruton
2020, Web Series, Alex (Guest), Sins of Solitude (E5: Greed), Abbie Lucas
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Chris, Model Behaviour, Brain of Brittain/The Vaults, Jon Brittain
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Al, Wand's Worth, Theatre 503 (Rapid Write Response), Roberta Zuric
2019, Corporate, Sam Brown, Orsted: Who Cares?, Active Training Team/Orsted, Adam Christopher/Dermot Kerrigan
2018, Web Series, Roman (Lead), Relationshit, The Friction, Ivy Jelisavac
2018, Corporate, Man, Leadership, MGL Media/Domestic & General Insurance, Wayne Kelly
2017, Role Play, Charles, Much Ado About Succession, Guildford Shakespeare Company/CRS, Matt Pinches
2017, Role Play, Jo, Actions Speak Louder, The Garnett Foundation/Slough Borough Council, Ali Hendry-Ballard
2017, Corporate, Sanjiv (Principal Supporting), MCA: Principles in Practice, Loaded Productions, Angus Hubbard
2016, Corporate, Bryan (Principal Supporting), Loop, Contented Brothers/Mindshare, Chris Smith
2016, Role Play, Rakesh, Much Ado About Pharmacy, Guildford Shakespeare Company/CRS, Matt Pinches
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Saladin (Principal Supporting), Star-Crossed, Will Bourdillion/ORL, Hannah Banister
2015, Workshop, Jamil (Principal Supporting), Pebbles and Stones, Kali Theatre, Poonam Brah
2015, Corporate, Private Banker (Lead), Commercial vs Private, NatWest/RBS/Green Rock, Mike Fisher
2014, Role Play, Scott, Visa Europe Leadership Forum 2014, FCM-I/Visa Europe, Martin Compton/Murray Nathan
2014, Workshop, Kaalindi Gupta (Principal Supporting), A Perfect Girl, Acting for Change, David Trevaskis
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Dr. Shivram Balu (Principal Supporting), Small Village, Writers Bloc, Jack Elliot Thomson
2014, Still Photography, Akthar, The History Boys (Promotional Materials), Sell a Door
2014, Web Series, Ryan (Principal Supporting), Imperium, Formulated Films, Bradley Collins
2014, Voice Over, Canadian Voice, The Accent Kit, The Big Gob Squad, Louise Jones
2013, Still Photography, Recent Graduate, E.ON Energy Graduate Recruitment Campaign, Blackbridge Communications/E.ON Energy
2012, Corporate, Husband, Sternberg Reed Time Slice, Superplex Pictures Ltd, Eddie Sternberg/Adam Baroukh
2012, Corporate, Raj, Nescafe: Boosting Youths, Superplex Pictures Ltd, Eddie Sternberg/Adam Baroukh


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Arab, Birmingham, Canadian*, Estuary English, Heightened RP, Indian, London, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, RP*, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choral Singing, Tenor
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Outdoor Performances, Role Play, Stand-up Comic, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Krav Maga, Running, Shooting*, Shooting (Handgun)*, Skiing, Stage Combat, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Firearms Marksman, Firearms training, Handgun Handling, Improvisation, Typing (touch)
Vocal Range:B2 to D5 (belt to B4)


Royal Birmingham Conservatoire