Tom Cheshire originally trained as a fine artist at the Sir John Cass, London, before having anything to do with show business. His first ever film role was as 'Boz', one of the robbers in a short heist movie directed by Laz Warwick. The film included a car chase sequence and a rolling gun battle on woodland roads in Tom's mother's 1992 Nissan Micra. Years later, after training as an actor and discovering a flare for action, combat and stunts, Tom got his first professional TV job on the epic '1066: the battle for middle earth' as a swordsman. Initially set on a career as a stuntman, Tom was encouraged by his colleagues to pursue straight acting whilst being regularly told that he looked "f++++++ great on camera." by established directors. And so it was that acting, developing character, breathing life into a script and having a stake in the film beyond that of a beaten up henchman or double to another actor, was the true calling. Tom's martial arts, action and stunt skill-sets have given him a huge variety of work with his characters often doing their own precision driving, being set on fire, wire work and being hit by cars and getting into lots and lots of fights. His background in action with a fine artists creativity has made for an acting style strongly rooted in physicality and artist's pure desire to tell the story with every frame of film. In recent years Tom Has started to produce contemporary dance films and is also a prolific screen writer. He is also still an artist.
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