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Date of Birth 1977Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Giles was born in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK. He has starred in the films, I Want Candy, The Torment, The Harsh Light of Day, The Damned United and is the founder of Gold Films & Figi Productions where he has produced and directed eight awards winning films including 'Barry Brown', '47 Cleveland' 'Taken' and the first 3D short drama to be filmed in the UK 'SportsDay 3D'. He is in prep for his drama feature 'The Nobodies' and is writing and directing the horror 'The Dare'. After he gained a 2:1 at The University in Hertfordshire he trained at Drama Studio London. His first major role was playing Carl in Ealing Studio's 'I Want Candy', with Mackenzie Crook and Carmen Electra. Since he has played the lead in the British horror, 'The Torment' (released as 'The Possession of David O'Reilly' in the US) He also was the lead in The Harsh Light of Day'. Recently he has filmed Boy With The Thorn in his Side, Hero, Tales of The Supernatural and the Zombie Comedy Stalled. He played Coin Todd in 'The Damned United' for BBC Films with Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall and Jim Broadbent, directed by Tom Hooper (The Kings Speech). Dorian in Walking with the Enemy with Ben Kingsley. He played the lead role of Vincent in vampire feature Night Junkies, Joel in 'Three Minutes Moments, and FBI Agent Kyle Fraser in the sci-fi film LVJ. He also played the popular role of Steve, the cult loving and troubled character on the BAFTA nominated, London based interactive drama series KateModern, The show won a Webby and a Press Guild award winner for innovation in broadcasting 2007/2008. His character also crossed over to the American sister show LonelyGirl15 for a season. TV includes: Blackpool, Coronation Street, The Great War, Tricks, 50 Ways, The Silence and Accidental Farmer. In theatre he played Lucentio in Taming of the Shrew at Canterbury's Open Air Other theatre includes: High Society (West End), Demitrius in Mid Summer Nights Dream in Cambridge, Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show in Europe, Orlando in As You Like It, Kenickie in Grease at the Jersey Opera House, Malcolm in Macbeth and Buddy in Full Monty at The Key in Peterborough. Night of 100 Stars at the London Palladium. UK tours have included Ben in Pulling and a New York tour of Confusions. Giles was asked to reprise his role as Rocky in the special 10th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Show, in Europe, an honor which he loved doing again. He has recently performed Romeo & Edward II at Shakespeare's 'original' Rose Theatre in London becoming part of the first company in residence at The Rose since Christopher Marlow's time. He is a member of The Soho Theatre and The Royal Court Theatre's Young Writers program, where he has had three of his plays read, two of which, White and Cracking Up where fully performed at The Man in The Moon Theatre in Chelsea. His latest play On The Tiles had a performance at The Prince of Wales Theatre in London's West End. He plays football for Arsenal Ex Pros and Celebrities and was a top goal-scorer in 2014.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jared Albeck

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