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Paul Brightwell is an English actor and director. He has acted in many different plays, films and TV shows since the late 1980s. Theatre direction includes the British premieres of Heiner Muller's Hamletmachine at the Gate Notting Hill, and Witkiewicz's They at the Polish Theatre in Hammersmith.
Early life & career
Brightwell has continued to act in many and varied parts, including guest starring in The Bill in a number of episodes. His longest recurring role is as DS Hall in popular TV series, The Commander, which he has played throughout the 2000s. Paul also played the role of Malchus in the 2013 mini series The Bible, and of Mr. Hickfang in the 2014 film The Voices.