Catherine Balavage

London, United Kingdom

Actor, Model, Dancer

The Herald listed Catherine as one of the Top 50 Scottish Young Film and TV Stars, Catherine is a British actor who has appeared in the West End, in many TV shows (including Luther) and films; Including Junkhearts with Eddie Marsan and Hugo. She also played a variety of Shakespearan roles in Stratford-upon-Avon for Shakepeares birthday, which included Portia in The Merchant of Venice and Rosalind in As you Like it. She is a good comedy actress and has appeared in the Camden Fringe. Adept in martial arts, accents, dance and unarmed and armed combat.

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Physical Details

165 cm / 5ft 5in
96 cm / 38in
55 kg / 121 lbs
Shoe size:
5.0 UK /6.5 US / 38.0 Euro
White / Caucasian
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91 cm / 36 in
Dress Size:
8 - 10
66 cm / 26in


  • Singing Lessons with Avril Gray : Ongoing, London, UK
  • Old Vic workshops : Paul and Matti., London, UK
  • Motherwell College : Acting and Performance, Glasgow, UK


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Acting experience:
  Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
Accents spoken
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • South African
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Union memberships
  • Equity
The Herald listed Catherine as one of the Top 50 Scottish Young Film and TV Stars,

Catherine has been acting for over ten years. She has acted in film: Hugo, Junkhearts, Prose & Cons, My Name is Michael Morgan, Le Fear, Le Sequel and Meeting Place. Theatre: Then They Came For Me on the West End, Stand up at the Funny Women Awards. Catherine has also appeared in Placebo's music video For What Its Worth and had a role in the TV show “Luther”.

An adept comedienne, Catherine also has a comedy group and is in the acclaimed web series "Love Tourette" which can be seen here:

Catherine is a trained actor with experience in every entertainment medium.

Was Top 10 in Star Now Talent Search Competition 2008.

Has Green Screen experience.

Trained in unarmed combat, knives, rope and swords.

Was Tae Kwon Do Winner for Scotland.

2012, Prose & Cons, Sarah, Foreshore Films, (lead)
2012. My Name is Michael Morgan, Mrs Mills.
2012, Meeting Place, Grace Holloway.
2012, Le fear, Le Sequel. Berwyn.
2012, Dead Boss, Top Dog's Posse, BBC
2011, Demons and Doors, Marion 36.
2011 Portia, The Merchant of Venice, Theatre. Stratford-upon-Avon.
2011, Anne (Lead), A Dummies Guide to Zombies, Insanity Productions, Johan A Kruger
2011, Hugo, Parisian Cafe women, GK Films, Martin Scorsese
2009, Film, Mrs de Winter, Rebecca, SSU Productions, Owun Birkett
2009, Model / Presenter, Denise Van Outen style challenge , The Mall
2010, Scarlett Johnson, Love Tourettes, The Dogs Devils, Catherine Balavage
2010, Gang Leader, Luther, BBC, Brian Kirk
2010, Voice Over, Voice Over, M'Intenda, Cambridge, Lise Smith
2010, Ed's Mother / Nazi, And Then They came for me, Blue Sky Productions, Nic Careem
2011, Terrorist (Lead), Security Service training, Ten Boss, Ewan Mcdonald



Modeling experience:
  Part-time model - paid commercial work
Has been fittings model for various designers.

Modeled for The Big Issue.

Has done runway modeling.
The Herald listed Catherine as one of the Top 50 Scottish Young Film and TV Stars,

Was model for Pants to Poverty. Was in national and international press. Will also be in the Guinness Book of Records 2009.

Has also Modeled for House of Mercy, Lynx, Fiat, Argos, Dance Works, Anthony Epes, Norwich Union, Anteb Photography, Summerlee Heritage Park photo exhibition and Microsoft amongst many others.

Experienced in print and promotional modeling


Dancing ability:
Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Bellydance
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Disco
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tango
The Herald listed Catherine as one of the Top 50 Scottish Young Film and TV Stars,

Trained in dance and movement.

Have done music videos for Placebo, Snow Patrol, Silence Within, The Noisettes, Pauline and Khaled

On going Salsa classes.

Also belly dancing, yoga and very quick to pick up steps.

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