Adam Bond

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Adam Bond
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Bond on stage as Cinderella's Prince in Crested Butte Mountain Theatre's 2008 Summer Production of Into The Woods
Born Adam Richardson Bond
c. 1981 (age 29–30)
Wimbledon, London, England
Occupation Actor, Director, model
Years active 1998–present
Parents Richard Bond
Elizabeth Bond

Adam Richardson Bond (born c. 1981) is a British-American actor and stage director. He began his career as a teenager as a film extra in Stanley Kubrick's final film, Eyes Wide Shut. He has had minor roles in films such as Green Zone, Legally Blonde, National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Inkheart.

Early life[edit]

Bond was born in Wimbledon, London, England. His mother, Elizabeth, is an American operatic Mezzo-Soprano. His father is of Irish and Polish-Jewish ancestry and his mother is of French, Irish, Scottish, and Sioux heritage. Bond grew up all over London, living in Notting Hill, Chiswick and Paddington, attending Westminster Cathedral Choir School, The American School in London, University of California, San Diego and University of St Andrews from where he graduated with an M.A. (with Honours) International Relations with a concentration in Terrorist Studies.[citation needed]

Following his graduation from University, Bond was interviewed to various levels for a career in intelligence with both the Secret Intelligence Service and the Central Intelligence Agency. However, in both cases his dual citizenship was identified as a disqualifying factor for work with both agencies.[1][better source needed] Following a year of working as an intelligence analyst for a private sector security consulting firm whilst living in Houston,[which?] Bond began training at Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Career[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Adam Bond at The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, on the set of National Treasure: Book of Secrets.

Bond appeared in several television productions in the United Kingdom including Love Soup, The IT Crowd and Psychoville.[2] The majority of Bond's feature film work has been in smaller roles, most notably Inkheart as Prince Charming. His commercial work, however, has been as a transformation model for Hydroxycut, for which he was featured in magazines and television advertising throughout the United States in 2011.[3] He has appeared as an extra, and has taught high school students how to speak in synchrony. At The American School in London, he has trained the students with British accents for "he Picture of Dorian Gray."

Theatre[edit]

Bond began to perform at a very early age in productions on stage, citing his mother's operatic career as a primary influence.[4] Some of his earliest performances were with Opera Holland Park. He currently performs at the Crested Butte Mountain Theatre in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Charity work[edit]

Bond has worked on several occasions with Mercy Ships, on two separate vessels, the MV Caribbean Mercy and the MS Africa Mercy - both at sea/on outreach and in port during renovation/vessel conversion work. In addition, he is a supporter of the Red Lady Coalition,[5] an organization committed to the opposition to a proposed molybdenum mine on Mount Emmons ("Red Lady"), just above Crested Butte.

Filmography[edit]

Television appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Be Like That 3 Doors Down Music Video Band Camp Student
2007 Love Soup Guy at Cafe
2008 Surviving Disaster (TV series) Workout Man
2009 Psychoville Mr. Punch / Ted Bundy
2012 Seconds From Disaster Episode: 1994 Scotland RAF Chinook crash Flight Lieutenant Rick Cook
Feature Films
Year Title Role
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Extra
1999 The Mummy Extra
2001 Legally Blonde Harvard Law School Graduate
2008 The Dark Knight Civilian Ferry Passenger
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets CO19 Police Officer
2008 Inkheart (film) Prince Charming
2010 Green Zone CIA Specialized Skills Officer

Theatre appearances[edit]

Year Production Theatre Role Awards
2002 The Merchant of Venice Byre Theatre, St Andrews Bassanio
2002 Adriana Lecouvreur Opera Holland Park, London Paige Boy
2002 Iris (opera) Opera Holland Park, London Fisherman
2002 La Rondine Opera Holland Park, London Suitor
2003 The Cherry Orchard Crested Butte CFArts, Crested Butte Yasha
2004 Rigoletto Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte Marullo
2008 Into The Woods Crested Butte CFArts, Crested Butte Cinderella's Prince
2009 As You Like It Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Crested Butte Orlando de Boys
2011 Oklahoma! Crested Butte CFArts, Crested Butte Curly

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