Abdul Salis

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Abdul Salis
Born (1979-07-06) July 6, 1979 (age 38)
London, England

Abdul Salis (born 6 July 1979) is a British actor, probably most notable for his role as a paramedic Curtis Cooper on Casualty, the longest-running medical drama broadcast in the UK.

He is a son of Ghanaian parents who moved to London in 1975.

Salis has appeared in numerous television roles, including The Hidden City (2002), aforementioned Casualty (2008-09), Trevor's World of Sport (2003) and an episode of Doctor Who (2006). His cinema films include Love Actually (2003), Sahara (2005), Welcome Home (2004) and Animal (2004). He was also in an episode of CBBC's M.I. High as Ben Lacy (a footballer).

On stage he starred in Blood Wedding and The Road at the Orange Tree Theatre as well as Joe Guy at Tiata Fahodzi. He was in the 2006 production of The Exonerated in London's Riverside Studios. In 2010 he appeared in the stage production of War Horse at the New London Theatre.

Salis played the character Tony in the 2003 film Love Actually. In 2006, the movie Flyboys loosely portrayed aviation pioneer Eugene Jacques Bullard and his comrades from the Lafayette Flying Corps. Salis portrayed Eugene Skinner, a character based on Bullard.

In May 2013, Salis played the role of Sable, Sump, Clarence & Homeless man in a BBC radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, adapted by Dirk Maggs.


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