Kieran Bew

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Kieran Bew
Born (1980-08-18) 18 August 1980 (age 33)
Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Years active 2001-present
Markham, Froggatt & Irwin

Kieran Bew (born 18 August 1980, Hartlepool, County Durham, England) is an English actor, known for portraying Hans Christian Andersen for Hallmark Entertainment, Avi Gellman in Personal Affairs for BBC Three, and Gary Parr in Jimmy McGovern's BAFTA award winning The Street.


Bew comes from Hartlepool, County Durham, England and attended English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College. He trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.[1]


On television, Bew has made guest appearances in The Whistleblowers, Midsomer Murders, The Street and Crusoe. In 2009 he appeared in BBC Three drama Personal Affairs, playing Avi Gellman. He has also appeared in two Hallmark television films, and the 2008 independent film 1234. Additionally, Kieran made six appearances on TV series The Bill between 2005 and 2006.

Bew appeared in a crime film in 2007 called Rise of the Footsoldier. In 2009, he played a football hooligan called Ike in the popular movie Green Street alongside Elijah Wood and Charlie Hunnam.

In 2013-2014, he appeared as Detective Inspector Jack Burns in the daytime drama WPC 56.





Year Show Role Notes
2001 Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairytale Hans Christian Andersen Halmark Entertainment
2002 Bedtime PC Smith Episodes 2.2, 2.4 and 2.5
2003 Brush with Fate Adrian Kuypers Hallmark Hall of Fame
Manchild David Hynes Episode 2.6
Spooks Bryant 1 Episode: Strike Force
Where the Heart Is Rob Deyton 1 Episode: Archangel
2004 Silent Witness Stephen Wiltshire 2 Episodes: Body 21 (Part One) & Body 21 (Part Two)
2005 M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team Gareth Frears Episode 2.2
Hustle Neil Davis 1 Episode: Missions
2005–2006 The Bill Benjamin Meadows Recurring; 6 episodes
2007 Midsomer Murders Danny Twyman 1 Episode: They Seek Him Here
The Whistleblowers Luke Doughty 1 Episode: Ghosts
The Street Gary Parr 2 Episodes: 2.3 and 2.4
2008 King Lear Soldier RSC performance recorded for television
2008–2009 Crusoe Nathan West Recurring; 6 episodes
2009 Personal Affairs Avi Gellman 5 part series
2011 Silent Witness Ltn. Stephen Lockford 2 Episodes: First Casualty (Part One) & First Casualty (Part Two)
Waking the Dead Young Murray Stuart 2 Episodes: Solidarity (Part One) & "Solidarity (Part Two)
Inspector George Gently David Nugent 1 Episode: Gently Upside Down
Young James Herriot Desmond Murray Episode Two
2012 Whitechapel Mace Driffield Series 3; Episode 5
The Bletchley Circle Clerk on Train 2 episodes
Dark Matters: Twisted But True Mesmer 1 Episode: Agent Orange, Ben Franklin: Freud Slayer, Price of Beauty
Thomas Midgley Jr. 1 Episode: Unabomber, Salvation by Starvation, Get the Lead Out
2013-2014 WPC 56 DI Jack Burns Episodes 1.1-2.1


Year Film Role Notes
2004 Alien vs. Predator Klaus
2005 Green Street Ike
2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Ricky Credited as "Kieren Bew"
2008 Slapper Short film
1234 Billy Nixon
2013 The Busker and the Coin Him Short film


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