Mitch Hewer

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Mitch Hewer
Born Mitchell Scott Hewer
(1989-07-01) 1 July 1989 (age 28)
Bristol, United Kingdom
Alma mater South West Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present
Mitch Hewe (2007)

Mitchell Scott Hewer[1] (born 1 July 1989) is an English actor, best known for the role of Maxxie Oliver in the E4 teen drama Skins. He has also starred in Britannia High as the all-round talent Danny Miller.


Born in Bristol, Hewer trained at South West Academy of Dramatic Arts,[2] and has appeared in the music video "The Club" by Lisa Morgan. [3] He also has a sister named Samantha.


In 2007, Hewer was cast as Maxxie Oliver, a gay character, in the teen drama, Skins. Hewer appeared on the cover of the March and October 2007 issues of gay lifestyle magazine Attitude, where the magazine did a "Gays on TV" feature which included stars from Skins, Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Shameless.[4] He also appeared nude in the June 2008 issue of Cosmopolitan in aid of testicular cancer research.[5][6]

Hewer starred in the music drama, Britannia High, in the role of Danny Miller, where he also appears on the Britannia High soundtrack.[7] He also appeared on the popular ITV and ITV2 shows Xtra Factor, This Morning, Richard and Judy's New Position and on the BBC comedy show Never Mind the Buzzcocks alongside team captain Davina McCall and singer Alesha Dixon.

In December 2009, Hewer appeared in the musical Never Forget, based on the songs of boyband Take That. He played stripper Dirty Harry alongside Michelle Collins. The show took place at Fairfield Halls in Croydon, London.[8][9]

In 2014, he appeared as Ben in Nightlight[10] and as Steven Stevens in Behaving Badly, the film adaptation of Ric Browde's novel While I'm Dead Feed the Dog.

Hewer joined the cast of Casualty as Mickey Ellisson in 2017.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2007-2008 Skins Maxxie Oliver Lead Role (19 Episodes)
2008 Britannia High Danny Miller Lead Role (9 Episodes)
2016-2017 Casualty Mickey Ellisson Recurring Role (8 Episodes)


Year Title Role
2014 Behaving Badly Steven Stevens
2015 Nightlight Ben


  1. ^ Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984-2004. Gives name at birth as "Mitchell Scott Hewer", but also registered as "Mitchell Scott Collingbourne".
  2. ^ "Press Release" (Press release). 11 March 2007. Archived from the original on 1 April 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2007. 
  3. ^ "Mitch Hewer on SideReel". Archived from the original on 23 December 2008. 
  4. ^ Michael, Christopher (26 January 2009). "Mitch Hewer : Attitude Magazine". Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Wade, Jon (17 March 2010). "Mitch Hewer's Fitness Workouts and Health Secrets". Motley Health. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Cosmo Centrefold: Mitch Hewer". Cosmopolitan. 9 May 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Hurrah! Sexy Skins star returns to our screens". Heatworld. 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 
  8. ^ Moody, Graham (27 October 2009). "Musical: Never Forget at Fairfield Halls, Croydon". Croydon Guardian. Retrieved 2009-10-31. 
  9. ^ Hewer's Twitter - 3:32 AM Oct 24th "i will be in croydon (london) over christmas doing a musical called 'never forget' for 10 days.. :)"
  10. ^ Nightlight
  11. ^ Dainty, Sophie (16 March 2017). "Skins star Mitch Hewer is joining Casualty in a recurring guest role as Mickey Ellison". Digital Spy. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 

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