Vas Blackwood

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Vas Blackwood
Born Vasta R. Blackwood
(1962-01-17) 17 January 1962 (age 52)
St. Pancras, London, England
Occupation actor

Vasta R. "Vas" Blackwood (born 17 January 1962, St. Pancras, London, England) is an English television and film actor.

Blackwood played Lenny Henry's sidekick Winston Churchill in The Lenny Henry Show (1987) and David Sinclair in Casualty (1996–97). Since playing Rory Breaker in the hit film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) he has had a number of film roles, including Mean Machine (2001), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002) and Creep (2004). In 2005 he appeared in A Bear's Tail, a spin off of Bo' Selecta!. He also made an appearance as Lennox Gilbey in Only Fools and Horses. He also played main character Dexter in Spatz.

In 2008 he did voiceover work on the video game Fable II.

In 2013 he did voiceover work on a Tesco advertisement, this was launched and played on various different channels within the United Kingdom in the Summer period.

Blackwood is a cousin of the actor, comedian and former media personality Richard Blackwood.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1984 Annika Alan Television miniseries
1984 Arthur's Hallowed Ground Henry Television film
1986 Only Fools and Horses Lennox Gilbey BBC comedy series (1 episode: "Series 5, Episode 3 - 'The Longest Night'")
1987-88 The Lenny Henry Show Winston Television series (12 episodes)
1989 In Sickness and in Health Pele Television series (4 episodes)
1990-92 Spatz Dexter Williams Television series (33 episodes)
1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Rory Breaker
1998 Babymother Caeser Television film
2001 Mean Machine Massive
2002 The Escapist Vin
2002 Fun at the Funeral Parlour Coltrane Benz
2002 9 Dead Gay Guys Donkey-Dick Dark
2003 Trouble with Men and Women, TheThe Trouble with Men and Women Travis
2003 One Love Scarface
2004 Creep George
2006 Rollin' with the Nines Finny
2007-08 My Spy Family Des Television series (5 episodes)
2008 Daylight Robbery Lucky
2011 Mercenaries Zac Post-production
2012 Offender Detective Boaz
2012 All God's Children

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