NEIL ROBERTSSoft, Warm & Sincere
Playing Age: 30 - 45
Neil Roberts is a English actor, known for portraying Rex Buckland in Charmed, Gavin Arnold in Family Affairs and Richard in Life Bites. Neil had classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and since then he has appeared in leading roles in numerous plays, musicals, television programmes and films in Britain and in America. Notable credits include Hamlet, Harry Bright in Mamma Mia!! in the West End, Captain Von Trap in The Sound of Music and the UK tour of the 2 hander Who Killed “Agatha” Christie? Recent television includes playing the recurring role of Mike Leydon in Coronation Street and Richard, the Dad, in 62 episodes of the Disney Channel comedy Life Bites.
Neil’s latest project was producing and playing the lead in the short film The History of Chance. The film premiered at the Oscar-qualifying 2012 Raindance Film Festival and has won the Grand Prize at the Canada International Film Festival, coming first out of nearly a thousand entries. In addition, it has picked up the Silver Lei Award at the Honolulu International Film Festival, was nominated for Best Drama at the Cape Fear Independent Film Festival and Best Film at the YoungCuts Film Festival, and is currently playing at selected international festivals.