Danny Dyer

Active - 1994 - 2015  |   Born - Jul 24, 1977   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Crime, Horror, Thriller

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  • Was spotted at Sunday School by an agent and began his acting career at the age of sixteen after auditioning for a role in Prime Suspect. Appeared in an advert for Coca-Cola in 1995. Voiced Kent Paul in the Grand Theft Auto franchise in 2002 and 2004. Appeared in The Twang's music video for their song "Two Lovers" in 2007. Became the Chairman of Greenwich Borough Football Club in 2007 and appointed friend and fellow The Business star Tamer Hassan as President. In 2009, played Sid Vicious in the play Kurt and Sid on the London West End. Published his autobiography, Straight Up, in 2011. In 2016, travelled to Freetown, Sierra Leone to meet with people in need for the charity Sports Relief. In a 2016 episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, research revealed his 15 x great grandfather to have been Thomas Cromwell, and his 14 x great grandmother to have been Elizabeth Seymour, who married Cromwell's son, Gregory. Published The World According to Danny Dyer: Life Lessons from the East End in 2016.