Rory Jennings

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Rory Jennings
Born (1983-07-20) 20 July 1983 (age 31)
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor

Rory Jennings (born 20 July 1983 in London, United Kingdom) is a British actor. He is best known for his role as Craig Dixon in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. Jennings made his first appearance in Eastenders on 27 July 2007, and left on 7 September 2007. He has also made an appearance in a Post Office TV advertisement.

Early life[edit]

He has been acting since the age of ten. As a child actor he trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School; he took a complete break from acting in 2001 to study Politics at the University of Liverpool.

Career[edit]

Since his graduation in 2004, he has been acting regularly on screen, radio and in theatre, often in roles far below his actual age due to his youthful appearance.

Theatre[edit]

His theatre credits include: Transgression (National Theatre), Gong Donkeys (Bush Theatre)[1][2][3] and Heaven Eyes (Edinburgh Festival).

Television[edit]

Jennings' drama credits includes: Urban Gothic (Urban Gothic Prods), Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (Ghost Productions), The Wings of Angels (BBC), The Affair (Anglia/HBO),[4] Watch (Spelthorne Prod/BBC), Casualty (BBC), The Fast Show (BBC), Tom's Midnight Garden (BBC), All About George (ITV), Brief Encounters (BBC), Jericho (ITV), Doctor Who ([BBC] The Idiot Lantern]) and The Good Housekeeping Guide (BBC). Eastenders (BBC), The Bill (ITV)[5] and in September 2008, he appears in "Harry and Paul" (BBC).

Film[edit]

Jennings' film credits include: The People's Princess (Parma Pictures),[6] Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Columbia Tristar) and Fatherland (HBO).[7][8]

Commercials[edit]

'The People's Post Office' advert for the Post Office, directed by Armando Iannucci.[9]

Radio[edit]

His radio and audio credits include: Just Prose (BBC Radio 3), Feelings Under Siege (BBC Northern Ireland) and I, Davros (Big Finish Productions), in which he played the iconic Doctor Who villain Davros during his youth.

Music Video[edit]

He appears as a teenage boy on a drug influenced trip in the Chemical Brothers' music video for "The Salmon Dance".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wolf, Matt (2004-11-24). "A puzzle of sexual obsession". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Hilarity edged by horror". London: Telegraph. 2004-11-09. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  3. ^ Aleks Sierz (2004-11-08). "The Stage / Reviews / Gong Donkeys". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  4. ^ "The-Affair - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  5. ^ "The Bill | Ep631 First Strike Wk41 - ITV Press Centre". Itv.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  6. ^ The Telegraph-Herald - Google News Archive Search
  7. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=LM9eAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8TIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=5136,3358322&dq=rory-jennings&hl=en
  8. ^ O'Connor, John J. (1994-11-25). "TV WEEKEND; Awkward Questions After the Nazis Won - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  9. ^ Mark Sweney (2007-10-12). "Joan Collins stars in Post Office ad | Media". London: MediaGuardian. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 

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