Gordon Warnecke

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Gordon Warnecke
Born (1962-08-24) 24 August 1962 (age 54)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor in residence at East Barnet School

Gordon Warnecke (born 24 August 1962 in London) is a British actor of Indo-Guyanese and German descent. He may be best known for his role as Omar in the 1985 film My Beautiful Laundrette, co-starring as the lover of Johnny (Daniel Day-Lewis). Other film credits include Franco Zeffirelli's Young Toscanini and Hanif Kureishi's London Kills Me.[1]

Television credits include Boon, Doctor Who (in the serial Mindwarp), Only Fools and Horses, Virtual Murder, Birds of a Feather, EastEnders and The Bill.[2]

An experienced theatre actor, he has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Court Theatre; he most recently returned to the stage with a national tour of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People for Tara Arts and two new contemporary adaptations of Christmas productions at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He has written and directed a short film The Magician which was to be released in March 2012.


Year Title Role Notes
1985 My Beautiful Laundrette Omar feature film
1986 Boon Hanif Kurtha TV series, 10 episodes
1986 Doctor Who Tuza TV series, 2 episodes
1987 Bureaucracy of Love Zaffir Khan TV movie
1989 Birds of a Feather Ranjith TV series, 2 episodes
1992 A Fatal Inversion Shiva Manjusri TV series, 3 episodes
1995 Brookside Dil Palmar TV series, 5 episodes
1995 Brookside Dil Palmar TV series, 5 episodes
2014 Puppy Love Ravi Singh TV series, 3 episodes


  1. ^ "Gordon Warnecke". IMDb.com. 
  2. ^ "Gordon WarneckeFilmography". fandango.com. 

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