Damian Shanahan

Actor, Extra, Model, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Physical Attributes

Height:
180 cm / 5ft 11in
Weight:
90 kg / 198 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
109 cm / 43 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
91 cm / 36 in
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
None
Hair type:
Bald

Credits & experience

2008
  • Sunderland University : BA Performance Arts Studies
2003
  • Gateshead College : NEOCN in Acting

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

NE14 TV


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian

DAMIAN SHANAHAN
Email: damos81@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 07907211001
IMDb: Damian Edward Shanahan
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10268146/
Starnow: Damian Shanahan
https://www.starnow.com/damianshanahan

DBS Certificate.

Personal Details
Height: 5’11”
Build: Average
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Brown
Age: 38
Playing Age: 30-40
Native Accent: North Eastern
Accents: Skilled at many Accents including, Southern American, American RP, New Yorker, English RP, Irish, Northern Irish, Cockney, Midlands, Scottish, Mancunian, German, French, Italian, Swedish.

Personal Statement:
Hi my name is Damian Shanahan, I am looking for new and exciting opportunities in the industry. I have over Fifteen years of acting experience with featured parts in Tv and Film as well as supporting artist experience. I have also performed in many theatre roles during my college and university years.
My education involved BTEC in acting at Gateshead College followed by four years studying performing arts at Sunderland University. Diverse in my acting styles and methods, I am continuously looking for my next challenging role, be it Comedic to Gripping Drama, Theatre or the Big Screen I am always testing my varied skills including using different dialects and accents in every role I audition for. What you get from me is a Actor with a professional attitude on and off screen or stage, who strives to give his all in Every role.

Featured Roles:

Television:

Production. Role. Company.
Moreland's Firm. Morelands Crew/Security Guard. NEFiLMS.
Warrior Graveyard. Navy crew. National Geographic.
Crimewatch. Burglar. Crimewatch Productions.
Seconds from disaster. P.C Martland. Darlow Smithson.
Byker Grove. Surveyors Assistant. Zenith North.

Adverts:

Production. Role. Company.
Bundaberg Rum. Singing Teenager. Diageo

Films:

Production. Role. Company.
Demicorns. Jeff. Theodore Divanis Prod.
Muscle. Party Goer. WestEnd Films.
Fire burns blue. Forensic officer. Brett Gerry films.

Art Installation:

Production. Role. Company.
Gainsborough Packet Villager. Matt Stokes Prod.

Theatre:

Production. Role. Performed.
Macbeth. Macbeth. Sunderland Uni.
Farmyard. Farmer. Sunderland Uni.
Blue Remembered Hills. Donald. Sunderland Uni.
Chambermaids. Alf. Sunderland Uni.
Women Beware Women. Ward. Gateshead College.
The Tempest. Prospero. Gateshead College.

Internet Work:
Eating Contest against a professional Eater for On The Tools Facebook Video with over a 3 Million plus views.

Modelling:
Milburn Shopping Centre Campaign.
Ladbrokes Campaign.

Additional work:
Over 15 years of Supporting Artist work on Film,Tv and Adverts.

Education:
Performance Arts Studies at Sunderland University.
Performing Arts (Drama) Gateshead College.

Skills:
Full Driving License.

Swimming, Bicycle Riding and skilled at Sports. (esp. Football and Darts)

Links to Work:

Leah Shutkever eating challenge: https://youtu.be/59Nt28WHKBo
Crime watch: https://youtu.be/lsm6PbiHyp4
Seconds from disaster: https://youtu.be/qgzC4wYn_3g
Bundaberg Rum Advert: https://youtu.be/QRIU5S6vgB8

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Modelling agent

NE14 TV


A photo shoot with Ladbrokes campaign and with The Milburn Shopping Centre in Durham City for there Ad campaign.

TV & Reality

Got through as a reserve on lads army but never used.

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian

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