Warren Brown (actor)
11 May 1978
|Occupation||Actor, former Thai boxer|
Warren Brown (born 11 May 1978) is an English actor and former professional Thai boxer, well known for his roles as Andy Holt in teen soap opera Hollyoaks, Lee Hibbs in the three-part BBC drama series Occupation written by Peter Bowker and as DS Ripley in acclaimed BBC crime drama Luther.
Life and career
Brown was born in Warrington, England. After appearing in two episodes of the television series Shameless, Warren played the evil Andy Holt in Channel 4's teen soap opera Hollyoaks. Despite being 27 years old at the time, it was said his youthful good looks helped him win the role of the student. It is arguably his most famous role to date. Brown was nominated for a number of awards for his performance in the show including Best Villain, Most Spectacular Scene and Best Exit at the 2006 British Soap Awards. Brown's character Holt met his demise in February 2006.
Brown has competed at World level at Muay Thai (Thai boxing) and also became 2 times World Champion
Brown won a role in the short lived ITV show Jane Hall in the summer of 2006. This was followed in March 2007 by his role as Tommo in ITV's Mobile. Also in 2007 he starred as Chris in one episode of Casualty. In September 2007 he starred in the second series of BBC Three's Grownups, playing barman, Alex Salade and has played the part since. In the 2009 Comic Relief Special of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, which was a crossover between Grownups, Two Pints and Coming of Age, he played Alex again.
In November 2008 he appeared in Casualty, but not playing the same character as he did in 2007. In 2009 Brown appeared in the three part BBC TV Iraq war drama Occupation, alongside James Nesbitt and Stephen Graham Recently he has appeared in two episodes of The Bill playing Jake Clegg, who was a part of the operation of trafficking young girls illegally. These episodes were titled "The Forgotten Child".
From May 2010, he appeared as the regular character of DS Justin Ripley in the BBC TV drama Luther, a role that he reprised in June 2011 in the second series of Luther.
In October 2010, Brown appeared in the BBC drama Single Father, as Matt. In February 2012, he played one of the main characters in the BBC drama series Inside Men. He appeared as a member of Bane's Mercenary Security in The Dark Knight Rises, the third installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.
First broadcast in August 2012, Brown starred as PC John-Paul Rocksavage in the 4-part BBC police drama Good Cop.
|2014||Get Some||Feature Film|
|2013||Marple: A Caribbean Mystery||Arthur Jackson||TV Movie|
|2012||Up There||Slab Boy Joey|
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||Mercenary Security 1||Feature film|
|2008||Gomez: A True Story||Voice over||Feature film (Voice over for trailer)|
|2008||"I Remember" by deadmau5||Raver 1||Music video|
|2013||By Any Means||Jack Quinn||6 episodes|
|2012||Good Cop||John Paul Rocksavage||4 episodes|
|2012||Homefront||Joe Mancetta||6 episodes (series 1)|
|2012||Inside Men||Marcus||4 episodes|
|2011||Moving On||Frank||1 episode|
|2011||Walk Like a Panther||Ricky Rickson||1 episode|
|2010-2013||Luther||DS Justin Ripley||13 episodes (series 1 to 3)|
|2010||Accused||David Wade||1 episode|
|2010||Single Father||Matt||4 episodes|
|2009||Criminal Justice||PO Paul Gibby||3 episode|
|2009||Occupation||Lee Hibbs||3 episodes|
|2009||Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps||Alex||1 episode (Christmas special)|
|2008||The Bill||Jake Clegg||2 episodes|
|2008||Dead Set||Marky||5 episodes|
|2008||Spooks: Code 9||Luke Blackwell||1 episode|
|2008||Coming Up||Campbell||1 episode|
|2008||Casualty||Chris Ryder||1 episode|
|2007||Casualty||John Fullman||1 episode|
|2006||Jane Hall||Policeman 2||2 episodes|
|2006||Hollyoaks: Back from the Dead||Andy Holt||5 episodes (Final appearance: 13 February 2006)|
|2005||Hollyoaks: No Going Back||Andy Holt||5 episodes|
|2005||Hollyoaks: Crossing the Line||Andy Holt||5 episodes|
|2005-2006||Hollyoaks||Andy Holt||First appearance: 8 August 2005|
|2004-2005||Shameless||Donny Maguire||2 episodes|