Gary Carr (actor)
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Carr began training at the National Youth Music Theatre of Great Britain, then trained at the Arts Educational Performing Arts College from 2003 through 2005, and then at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) from 2005 to 2008 with a scholarship from the Leverhulme Trust.
It was during his first year of training that he obtained a role in the play Yerma written by Spanish playwright Federico García Lorca, in which he acted alongside Olivier Award winning actress Kathryn Hunter, at the Arcola Theatre.
Since graduating from LAMDA in July 2008, he has appeared in roles for BBC and ITV productions and in the Royal National Theatre production of Dido Queen of Carthage, written by Christopher Marlowe and directed by James Macdonald.
His theatrical work includes Yerma and Macbeth. In November 2009, he played the lead role in the Royal National Theatre stage production of the Terry Pratchett novel Nation, adapted by Mark Ravenhill and directed by Melly Still. He will be in the original cast of the play Earthquakes in London at the National Theatre. From January to March 2014, he played Ade in The Pass at the Royal Court upstairs.
|2009||Klink Klank||Dean||Short film|
|2009||Holby City||Devon Frost||TV series, episode: "Truth and Mercy"|
|2009||Law & Order: UK||PC Wheeler||TV series, episode: "Community Service"|
|2010||National Theatre Live||Mau||TV series, episode: "Nation"|
|2010||Silent Witness||Clerical Worker||TV series, 2 episodes|
|2010||Foyle's War||Paul Jennings||TV series, episode: "Killing Time"|
|2011||Frankenstein's Wedding||Giles||TV movie|
|2011||Planet of the Apemen||Jala||TV mini-series|
|2011-2014||Death in Paradise||Fidel Best||TV series|
|2012||Silent Witness||Myers||TV series|
|2012||Inspector George Gently||Joseph Kenny||Season 5, episode 1, Gently Northern Soul|
|2013||Bluestone 42||Millsy||TV series|
|2013||Downton Abbey||Jack Ross||TV series|
|2014||Last Days||Gabriel||Short film|
|2015||Bolden!||Buddy Bolden||feature film|
- National Operatic and Dramatic Association Junior Award
- LAMDA Fight Night Competition Winner 2006
- Phillipson Award for Best Technique 2007
- Leverhulme Trust Bursary, Scholarship
- John Collins Millennium Cup for Drama
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- "Dominic Cooper, Clare Higgins, Conleth Hill, Ciaran Hinds, Helen Mirren, and More Set for National Theatre's 2009 Season". theatermania.com (Theater Mania). 27 February 2009. pp. paragraph 6. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "NT Confirms Dates for Mirren Phedre, More Cast". whatsonstage.com (Whats on Stage). 27 February 2009. pp. In the NT Cottesloe, paragraph 3. Retrieved 2009-07-01.[dead link]
- Shenton, Mark (18 June 2009). "National Theatre Season to Include Fiona Shaw as Mother Courage, Pratchett's Nation". paragraph 7 and 8. Playbill. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Nation (Play)". uktw.co.uk. UK Theatreworld. Retrieved 2009-07-01.[dead link]
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