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Martin Herdman

Martin has been an Actor for 33 years and in that time has played a variety of roles on TV, Film and Stage including being a regular in Coronation Street, Soldier Soldier, Family Affairs, Bramwell and The Bill.Additionally he's had guest appearances in Waking the Dead, My Family, The Katherine Tate Show, Class of 76, Holby City, The Gill Mayo Murders, Hotel Babylon, Max And Paddies Road To Nowhere, Rose And Maloney, The Grid, Grass and Midsomer Murders.Martin has just finished filming The Last Planet Directed by Terrence Malick (2020) In 2018 Martin's performance of Micky in feature film Sink was met with outstanding national reviews from the critics. Martin also won Best Actor for his portrayal of Mike in the BAFTA nominated film Rite. He also appeared as Slim Biggins, a tough New York gangster, in Guy Ritchie's Revolver.Martin has extensive stage experience including performing at Shakespeare's Globe in As You Like It, as Bottom in Midsummer Night's Dream at Nottingham Playhouse, as Lepidus in Anthony and Cleopatra at Liverpool Playhouse & Chichester Festival Theatre, as Sing Song in Car Thieves at Birmingham Rep and as One Round in the Ladykillers National Tour.Martin is the only Shakespearean actor to have represented his country in two professional sports having won the title of Heavyweight Boxing Champion of London in 1979 before being drafted into the Olympic squad to box for his country. Martin additionally played professional rugby representing Wales against England and Australia in the 80's.Martin plays rhythm guitar and toured as the lead singer in a Blues Band for 15 years. He also survived on the circuit as a stand up comedian for 3 years!

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Jul 24, 1956 In Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Drop the Dead Donkey 1990-08-09
Latest Project:
Series Above Suspicion 2010-01-25
Known For
Poster of Soldier Soldier
Above Suspicion Unknown 2010-01-25
Parents of the Band Unknown 2008-11-28
Hotel Babylon Unknown 2006-01-19
The Catherine Tate Show Unknown 2004-02-16
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere Unknown 2004-11-12
The Grid Duty Officer 5 episodes, 2004 2004-07-19
Waking the Dead Unknown 2003-07-28
London's Burning Unknown 2003-11-27
My Family Unknown 2002-02-06
Rose and Maloney Unknown 2002-09-29
Midsomer Murders Unknown 1998-06-28
Casualty Unknown 1998-09-28
Wycliffe Unknown 1998-07-24
Trial & Retribution Unknown 1997-10-19
Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Bodyguards Unknown 1996-04-11
Bramwell Unknown 1995-05-22
Soldier Soldier Unknown 1991-06-10
Drop the Dead Donkey Unknown 1990-08-09