|Julian Bleach |
|Born ||Julian Bleach |
1964 (age 48–49)
Bournemouth, Dorset, England
|Occupation ||Actor |
|Years active ||1990s–present |
Julian Bleach (born 1964) is an English actor who is best known as co-creator and "M. C." of Shockheaded Peter, a musical entertainment based on the works of Heinrich Hoffmann, which won the 2002 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment.
Life and career
Bleach was born in Bournemouth, Dorset, England. He trained at LAMDA. His other theatre work includes playing Ariel to Patrick Stewart's Prospero in the RSC's 2007 production of The Tempest, and Mr. Sowerberry (to Louise Gold's Mrs. Sowerberry) and Dr. Grimwig in the 2009 Theatre Royal Drury Lane production of the musical Oliver!.
On television, he has starred as "The Monster" in the 2007 ITV adaptation of Frankenstein. He played the Grand Master from the second series of children's drama M.I.High and guest-starred as the villainous "Ghostmaker" in Peter J. Hammond's "From Out of the Rain" in the second series of Torchwood. Bleach performed the role of Davros, enemy of the Doctor and creator of the Daleks, in "The Stolen Earth" & "Journey's End", the 2-part season finale of the 2008 series of Doctor Who, and live at the Doctor Who Prom. In 2010, it was announced that he would star as the eponymous character in The Nightmare Man, the opening story of Series 4 of The Sarah Jane Adventures. In 2011, he appeared as Niccolò Machiavelli in the Showtime series The Borgias.
List of credits
|Year ||Title ||Role ||Notes |
|2007 ||The Afternoon Play ||Stefan ||Series 5, Episode 3, "Come Fly With Me" |
|Frankenstein ||The Monster || |
|2008 ||Torchwood ||The Ghostmaker ||Series 2, Episode 10, "From Out of the Rain" |
|Criminal Justice ||Goalor ||Series 1, Episode 3 |
|Doctor Who ||Davros ||Series 4, Episodes 12/13, "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" |
|2008–present ||M.I. High ||The Grand Master ||Recurring Character |
|2009 ||Doctor Who at the Proms ||Davros || |
|2010 ||The Sarah Jane Adventures ||The Nightmare Man  ||Series 4, Episodes 1/2, The Nightmare Man |
|Psychoville ||Doctor / Eddie ||Halloween Special |
|2011-2013 ||The Borgias ||Niccolò Machiavelli ||Recurring season 1, starring season 2-3 |