Dean Michael Smith Pro

Actor, Band Member, Singer, Guitarist, Bass Guitarist,… more

New South Wales, Australia
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Open Your Heart

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01Open Your Heart
02Dean Michael Smith Voice Over Demo Reel
03Dean Michael Smith COVERS DEMO

Physical Attributes

Height:
172 cm / 5ft 8in
Waist:
97 cm / 38 in
Weight:
95 kg / 209 lbs
Eye color:
Hazel
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
108 cm / 43 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
Olive
Hair type:
Bald

Credits & experience

2019
  • The Australian Defence Force : Voice Over: Narrator
2018
  • Laugh Masters Academy : Improv Comedy
  • AXIOM promotional video series : Voice Over: Narrator
2017
  • Laugh Masters Academy : Improv Comedy
  • TAFTA : Peter Andrikidis Masterclass
  • Tony Bonner : Private coaching (screen acting).
  • Dept of Education NSW : Health and Safety animation Lead Voice Over.
  • CDG STARFIGHTER: VR (video game) : CDF Tempest - Lead Role: Captain Franklin (voice) MAG Studios UK
  • BAD RECEPTION (TV series) : Graeme
  • ROUGH STUFF (Feature directed by Jonathan Adams) : Karl
  • STARFIGHTER ORIGINS (video game) : Lead Role: Captain Franklin (voice) MAG Studios UK
  • TED BUNDY HAD A SON (feature) : J.R. Wilson
  • AAT promotional video series : Gary Bruce
  • TED BUNDY HAD A SON (feature) : Additional footage Director
2016
  • NANCY IN HELL ( TV series) : Associate Producer
  • FOX SPORTS PROMO : Bartender
  • NERD KINGDOM Variety Show : HOST - JMC Academy
  • CDF STARFIGHTER (Virtual Reality Video Game) : Captain Franklin/Various Roles (voice) MAG Studios UK
2015
  • STAR WARS: Sins Of The Sirius Sector GAME : Orcan Gun Boat Captain; Fury Ace Hellhound Pilot; Mule Raider.
  • The City and The Dead (series) : Lead (Directed by Ryan Davies)
  • American Tobacco Company : Live role player
  • TAFTA : National Actors Intensive
  • The Living Spy (Short. Directed by James Barry) : Sergei
  • VIA Network Commercial
  • VanArts : William B. Davis (X- Files) - Acting For Film
2014
  • IRIS Directed by Daniel Beleski (SFS) : Lead -Fight Choreography/Stunts
  • Showreels Australia/King Sound Studios : Voiceover Character and Accent Masterclass
  • ROUGH STUFF ( Feature) Directed by Jonathan Adams. : Co-Star
  • Channel [V] OZ Artist Of The Year : Sergei:The Russian Arms Dealer
  • Balmain Brewing Company : ' Tradition Revived ' Campaign Voice Over
  • SHY LATTE ( Musical Short ) Director: Cathy Vu : Lead
  • THE FEAR IN DREAMING : Supporting. Director: Kyal Elliott-Wilson
  • IDENTITY : Supporting. Fight Choreography/Stunts - Director: Cathy Vu UNSW Short
  • INEVITABLE : Lead. Director: Jordan Hine UNSW Short
  • Deflated ( Short ) : Lead. Director: Courtney Brown. IFSS Short
  • AZTEC Australia : Aztec Mobile Apps - Voice Over
  • The Underlauncher AudioBook : Voice Over Lead - Detective Troy Gabor
  • Maura Fay Casting : 6 Week Casting Workshop w/ Leigh Pickford
  • AZTEC Australia Shopperview Trips : Voice Over Narration
2013
  • International Film School Sydney : Writing, Directing, Producing and Editing Film.
  • The Brain Recording Studios : Voice Over Promo
  • BRYANT ( IFSS Grad Film ) : Supporting. Dir: Zaine Tretheway
  • Subway TVC : Lead
  • Anthony Meindl Actors Workshop : Script Analysis / Scene Study
  • Showreels Australia-King Sound Studios : 6 Week Voice Over Course
  • I, Anonymous ( Short ) : Supporting. Director: Queenie Ling
  • PunchSucker ( Short ) : Supporting. Director: Daniel Mereel
2012
  • The Owl In Echo Park : Associate Producer
  • UFC ON FUEL TV : Promotional interview with Ariel Helwani for UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2
  • The Owl In Echo Park ( Feature ) : Role: Associate Producer. Starring Kevin Gage ( Heat, Firefly, Blow, G.I. Jane, COD: Ghosts )
  • Andy McPhee's ITM Acting Studio L.A. : Acting Workshop Intensives
  • Billy O'Leary Acting Studio Los Angeles : Comedy For The Screen
  • The Owl In Echo Park ( Feature ) Role: Michael - Alter Ego Cinema Director: Shane Ryan : Starring Kevin Gage ( Heat, Firefly, Blow, G.I. Jane, COD: Ghosts )
  • ELEVEN : Role: Reporter (Co-Star) - New York Film Academy
  • TAFTA L.A. : 10 Week Full Time Acting Course
  • Anthony Meindl Actors Workshop : Acting For Film
  • LO! Bastion music video : Protagonist / Stunt Work
2011
  • Damaged Mike Ward Productions : Role: Detective
  • Corporate: SECTA Security Training Video : Role: Alpha Male Thug/Fight Stunts
  • With A Shake And A Moan : Role: Dirk
  • AFTRS : Voice Over Course
  • TAFTA : TAFTA Full Time Course 2011
  • Actors Centre Australia : Comedy 101
  • The Actors Pulse : Meisner Technique & On-Camera
2009
  • Confessions Of A Serial Nature - AFTRS Thesis Film : Bruiser (Lead).

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Italian
  • Russian

Dean Michael Smith is a graduate of The Australian Film and Television Academy, international voice artist, singer & multi-instrumentalist from Sydney, Australia.
Dean has been involved with stage acting, various styles of martial arts & film since he was young and pursued a career in music, which took him around the world and gave him the opportunity to play alongside some of his idols in the music business. Dean has also been a featured artist on the television program ' Songwriters Across Australia ' after winning the Patrons Of the Arts competition run by Australian rock royal, Denny Burgess from The Masters Apprentices in 2009. Dean combines his love of both music and acting with an unrivaled passion and work ethic, constantly looking to challenge himself and grow as an artist. Dean has starred alongside his childhood hero, Kevin Gage ( Heat, Firefly, G.I. Jane, Call Of Duty: Ghosts) in the film 'The Owl In Echo Park, filmed in Los Angeles. Dean also landed the role as the voice of the lead character in Sweden's ' The Underlauncher ' after a worldwide casting search and is currently the official voice of Aztec Australia, Balmain Brewing Company, Sergei the arms dealer for Channel [V] Oz Artist Of The Year 2014, was chosen to voice a series of seven international TVCs for the new FORD Ecosport across India, China and several other nations and just completed work as Captain Franklin on the new videogame for virtual reality 'CDF Starfighter' from MAG Studios in the UK. Dean has studied with The Actors Pulse, Actors Centre Australia, Voice Over at AFTRS, Tony Meindl's Actor Workshop in Hollywood, Voice Over at King Sound Studios, TAFTA, Andy McPhee's ITM Acting Studio Los Angeles, Billy O' Leary's Comedy Studio in Los Angeles, private coaching with Australian icon Tony Bonner and Screenwriting, Directing and Producing at The International Film School Sydney. Dean is currently studying a Masters Degree in Screen Studies and Creative Writing. Dean has a passion for performance and story telling, whatever medium it may be conveyed through, it's always a journey he embraces with every fiber of his being.

Music

Guitar ability

Expert


Bass Guitar ability

Expert


Drumming ability

Expert


Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Composer ability

Expert


Producer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal

Influences: Jeff Buckley, Soundgarden, Third Eye Blind, Foo Fighters

Over two decades of live performance and studio experience, working with artists from all over the world.
Multi instrumentalist, songwriter and singer since the age of 5.
Dean has shared the stage as a supporting act with Australian icons - Diesel, Mark Seymour ( Hunters & Collectors ), Dragon, Carus Thompson, The Radiators, Adalita ( Magic Dirt ) and Canada's Jeff Martin ( The Tea Party ) and The Trews.
Featured artist on the television program ' Songwriters Across Australia '.
Grand prize winner of the ' Patrons Of The Arts ' competition run by Denny Burgess ( Masters Apprentices )
Dean's solo album ' Brave It Through The Night ' was released in April 2011 and is available through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Xbox Live and Limited Edition CD which features exclusive artwork.


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Film & Stage Crew

Runner or Assistant ability

Expert


Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Italian
  • Russian

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