Jake Hendriks

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Jake Hendriks (born 1981) is an English television actor.

Personal life[edit]

Jake Hendriks, born Jacob Hendrik Cuddihy in 1981 in Chessington, is the oldest of three children, with two younger brothers, Joshua and Caleb. He attended Hinchley Wood School, and then Tiffin School, Kingston-upon-Thames, a selective boys' grammar school with specialist Performing Arts College status. He graduated from Guildford School of Acting in 2004.[1] He is currently managed by Burnett Crowther associates Ltd and also works freelance as a professional story board artist.

Television roles[edit]


He played the part of gay Catholic priest Kieron Hobbs from 8 January until 5 September 2008.[2][3]

In an interview with Hollyoaks website, he commented on his on-screen persona:

"He's a laid back guy and as a result he has a calming effect on the McQueens who usually have a manic household. He also seems to be always eating for some reason, nearly every scene I've filmed I've had to be eating something!”.[4]

Previous television roles[edit]

Prior to Hollyoaks, Hendriks also had roles in Ultimate Force (Series 3, Episode 3: "Class of 1980") playing Paul Brown; in 3 episodes of Down to Earth ("Broken dreams", "Changes", "Dangerous Liaisons") playing Simon Cole and in Casualty (Series 21, Episode 26: "The Killing Floor") playing Bobby Anstiss.

Award nominations[edit]

Inside Soap Awards 2008[edit]

Hendriks was nominated for "Best Newcomer" at the 2008 Inside Soap Awards for his role as Kieron Hobbs in Hollyoaks. He had been short-listed but did not win.


  • The Battle of Monte Camino (2003) - Short movie directed by Simeon Lumgair, playing Pvt. Daniel Shorter, based on Alex Bowlby's book, Countdown to Cassino (1994).



  1. ^ The GSA for Acting and Musical Theatre: Class of 2004 Acting Archived 26 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Jake Hendriks announces departure". Channel 4. 18 July 2008. Archived from the original on 21 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-18. 
  3. ^ Kris Green (18 July 2008). "Jake Hendricks to exit this September". Digital spy. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  4. ^ "Meet Father Kieron". Channel 4. 28 January 2008. Archived from the original on 28 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 
  5. ^ projects 1 Archived 27 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "It wouldn’t be summer without the Changeling Theatre’s open-air Shakespearean production, this time The Comedy of Errors. Its star Jake Hendriks talked about making the jump from the safety of TV to theatre.". kentonline.co.uk. 28 June 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 

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