Dave
Johns

Played the lead role in Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake (Palme d’Or winner), winning Best Actor award at the British Independent Film Awards and Best Newcomer at the EMPIRE Awards.

Dave is a multi award-winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and respected stand-up comic. He is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Ken Loach's feature film I, Daniel Blake for which he won the 2016 BIFA for Best Actor. He also won Best Actor at the Dublin Film Critics Circle and Best Newcomer at the EMPIRE Awards. Other nominations included Best Actor at the 2016 European Film Awards, Evening Standard British Film Awards, Critics' Circle Awards 2017. I, Daniel Blake won the 2016 Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival and also the award for Outstanding British Film at the 2017 BAFTAs.

Other notable credits include Walk Like a Panther, Trautmann and Two Graves. Stage credits include Shawshank Redemption and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.

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Film

Performer

Dave 
Director Paul Morrison
Met Film
Roberts 
Director Marcus H. Rosenmueller
Zephyr Films
Leadville 
Director Chris Foggin
Powderkeg Pictures
Trevor 'Bulldog' Johns 
Director Dan Cadan
Fox International Productions
Manager 
Director Bernhard Pucher
Iron Box / The Works
George 
Director Gary Young
Ida Rose Ltd
Daniel (Lead) 
Director Ken Loach
Sixteen Films

Theatre

Writer & Performer

Writer / Entwistle 
Director Lucy Pitman-Wallace
Stand Edinburgh

Performer

Saul 
Director Maggie Inchley
Edinburgh Festival
Murray 
Director Guy Masterson
Assembly Theatre
Rukley 
Director Terry Johnson
Garrick Theatre
Juror 6 
Director Guy Masterson
Assembly Theatre
Clif 
Director James Bryning
Dundee Rep
Lucio 
Director James Bryning
Dundee Rep

Television

Performer

Robin 
Director Robert Quinn
AbbottVision

Presenter

Guest 
Director Various
BBC
Guest 
Director Various
Channel 4
Guest 
Director Various
Channel 4