actor with down syndrome and so much more
Tommy is a multi award-winning actor who loves getting into character.
Tommy is currently appearing in BBC1’s LINE OF DUTY, ‘great performance… moving and unnerving‘ (Chris Bennion, Daily Telegraph).
Tommy has played the lead in award-winning short films, cameo roles in feature films, and significant roles on television and radio and on stage.
Tommy is ‘really honoured to have been selected for the prestigious BAFTA ELEVATE programme.’
Tommy was the first professional actor with Down’s syndrome to play a leading role in a primetime TV drama, BBC1’s BAFTA nominated COMING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN and the first to play HAMLET (touring theatre).
Television roles also include LINE OF DUTY, CASUALTY, HOLBY CITY, MONROE, and DOCTORS. In short films his roles include playing a boxer, a thief and a fisherman He is hungry to portray more roles with a range of emotions including comedy.
Tommy is ‘spectacularly charismatic…a very skilful actor…. makes a tremendous impact on screen‘ – Julie Anne Robinson Director
Please click here to see Tommy’s showreel
Click through to a video From the Emmy-nominated documentary Growing Up Downs