Damien Warren-Smith

Damien Warren-Smith

Damien Charles Glencross Warren-Smith was born in Inverness, Scotland. His parents, Gail (Lynch) and Robin Warren-Smith, a BBC journalist, moved the family to Australia when he was less than one year old, and raised him and his brother Jason in the town of Cooma, NSW.Warren-Smith graduated from ACA (Actors Centre Australia) in 2004 at the age of 22... Show more »
Damien Charles Glencross Warren-Smith was born in Inverness, Scotland. His parents, Gail (Lynch) and Robin Warren-Smith, a BBC journalist, moved the family to Australia when he was less than one year old, and raised him and his brother Jason in the town of Cooma, NSW.Warren-Smith graduated from ACA (Actors Centre Australia) in 2004 at the age of 22. His first role was in the multi-award-winning Australian drama series 'Love My Way' which starred Sam Worthington and Ben Mendelsohn.In 2005 Damien returned to the UK where he has worked on shows such as 'Law & Order: UK' for Kudos Film and Television and 'The Persuasionists' for the BBC.Warren-Smith made his professional stage debut with the prestigious Hull Truck Theatre Company in their production of 'Ladies Down Under' which brought him to the attention of director Sue McCormick who cast him in her highly acclaimed production of Hamlet at Lancaster Castle. The production went on to be shortlisted for a Peter Brook Empty Space Award in 2008.In 2013 Damien trained with legendary clown teacher Philippe Gaulier whose long list of alumni include Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, and Emma Thompson. In 2014 he formed the comedy troupe 'Plague of Idiots' with some fellow graduates of the school and toured to theatre festivals around the world before teaming up with comedy director Cal McCrystal (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Dictator, and The World's End) to take the show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Show less «