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Brett Fancy

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Birthplace:   Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
Brett is the son of a dockyard worker and grew up in Portsmouth, England. When working on the stage crew at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and watching from the wings, the great Sir John Mills, Brett decided to follow his heart and apply for drama school. He attended the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the Barbican, City of London - Where he was awarded their Gold Medal for acting. He began his professional career by returned again to Chichester, this time to perform in the repertory company, where his first job was an exciting nightly fight sequence with Sir Donald Sinden in 'The Scarlet Pimpernel', directed by Nicholas Hytner Brett has played diverse roles on stages all around England. He has performed at the Royal National Theatre as Kevin in 'Single Spies' alongside Alan Bennett, Simon Callow and Prunella Scales; in 'Antony and Cleopatra' starring Alan Rickman,Helen Mirren and Samuel West; and as 'Eilif' opposite Diana Rigg and Lesley Sharp in 'Mother Courage'. On the fringe at the White Bear, Kings Head and Edinburgh festival, Children's theatre at the Polka and other roles include Bill Sykes in 'Oliver Twist' at the Bristol Old Vic, Willy Mossop in 'Hobson's Choice' at the Derby Playhouse and Bob Cratchit in 'A Christmas Carol' at Clywd Theatr Cymru. Brett's first breakthrough in television came with the support of the legendary producer, Leonard Lewis, on the cult police series Rockliffe's Babies (1987) where he played the racist rookie detective Steve Hood. He has played guest and leading characters in series such as 'Silent Witness', 'Judge John Deed', 'Inspector Lynley Mysteries', 'Holby City', 'Square Deal', 'Last Salute', 'The Vet', 'Doctors', 'Jonathan Creek', 'Eastenders', 'Casualty', 'Hustle' and 'Luther'. He played the mesmerizing albino hitman, 'The Leveller', in the series 'Resort to Murder'. Brett's first film role was a scene with Charlton Heston in Treasure Island (1990) with Pete Postlethwaite and a young Christian Bale. His first major film role came with the part of Taktarov, a battle-worn Russian mercenary in the horror film Outpost (2007) starring alongside Ray Stevenson, Julian Wadham and Richard Brake. Director John Hay asked Brett, to play the hero fireman Paul in Lost Christmas (2011), opposite Jason Flemyng starring Eddie Izzard. In the horror comedy feature film Kill Me Now (2012) Brett plays 'Driller Killer', a serial killer who seeks revenge against the idleness of the American teenager. He stars alongside Michael Swaim, Kyle Mooney and Beck Bennett.

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MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Kill Me Now
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Lost Christmas
  • Paul
2011
No Score Yet Outpost
  • Taktarov
2007

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Barry Warren

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