Colin Whitehead is a British actor who has worked in film, television, and theatre. He was born in London, England on August 8, 1977. He grew up in a creative family, with both his father and mother working in the film and television industry. After attending school, he went on to study drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he graduated in 2002.
Since then, Whitehead has worked extensively in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in a variety of films, including 2007's 'Whistle Blower' and 2008's 'The Other Man'. He has also appeared in a number of television shows, such as 'EastEnders', 'Doctors', and 'Coronation Street'. He is perhaps most well known for his portrayal of the character 'Alan' in the British television drama 'Lark Rise to Candleford'.
In addition to his work in film and television, Whitehead has also had a successful career in theatre. He has appeared in numerous productions in London's West End, including 'The Tempest', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', and 'The Merchant of Venice'. He has also worked with several regional theatre companies, including the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre.
Whitehead has received numerous accolades for his work in the entertainment industry. He won the Best Actor Award at the 2008 London Film Festival for his performance in 'The Other Man'. He has also been nominated for a Royal Television Society Award and an International Emmy Award.
Whitehead currently resides in London with his wife and two children. He continues to work in film, television, and theatre, and is a passionate advocate for the arts. He is an active member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and is a frequent guest speaker at various industry events.