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|Born||11 September 1985|
|Employer||ITV, BBC, Channel 4|
|Television||Benidorm (2011–2018) |
Fresh Meat (2011)
Prisoners Wives (2012)
Adam Gillen (born 11 September 1985, Manchester) is a British actor, best known for his role as Liam Conroy in the ITV hit series Benidorm, Brian in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat and Gavin in BBC's Prisoners’ Wives. In 2019 Adam Gillen was nominated for an Olivier Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
Gillen studied acting at Stockport College, then going on to graduate from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2007. In 2009 he was nominated for a TMA Award for Best Supporting Performance in a play for the Royal Exchange Theatre Company's A Taste of Honey. In 2011 he appeared as Moses in The School for Scandal.
Gillen's television work includes The Gemma Factor, Benidorm, Oliver Twist, Just William and The Sarah Jane Adventures. He has appeared in films Hippie Hippie Shake, 22.214.171.124. (2010) and Age of Heroes (2011).
Gillen appeared in Benidorm from 2011 to 2015 as Liam Conroy, son of the transvestite barman/maid, Les or Lesley. He first appeared in Series 4 and departed at the end of Series 7. He subsequently returned to the show and appeared singing a duet, with Kenneth (Tony Maudsley), of the Peter's & Lee classic 70's hit "Welcome Home" in the last 10 minutes of episode 7 at the end of Series 8.
In October 2016, he appeared as Mozart in the National Theatre production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus and reprised the role when the production returned from February to April 2018. As of May 2018, Gillen is appearing as Chris in Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios alongside Orlando Bloom and Sophie Cookson.
|2007||Oliver Twist||Noah Claypole|
|2009||The Sarah Jane Adventures||Toby Silverman||Story: The Eternity Trap|
|126.96.36.199||Geek Brett||Supporting Role|
|The Gemma Factor'||Lee|
|2011||This is Jinsy||Jinsy Player||Recurring role|
|2011–2015, 2016–2018||Benidorm||Liam Conroy||Regular role, 44 episodes|
|Sport Relief 2012||Liam Conroy||Benidorm meets Britain's Got Talent|
|We Are the Freaks||Splodger||Filming|
|2013||Way To Go||Neil|
|Love Matters||Clive||Episode: Miss Wright|
|2017–present||Game of Clones||Narrator||20 episodes|
|2007||The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder||Vincent||National Theatre (Cottesloe Stage)|
|2008||The Lion's Mouth||Ben||Royal Court Theatre|
|The Good Soul of Szechuan||Wang the Waterseller||Young Vic|
|War and Peace||Alex||Royal Court Theatre|
|Proper Clever||Matthew||Liverpool Playhouse|
|A Taste of Honey||Geoffrey||Royal Exchange Manchester|
|2009||For King and Country||Arthur Hamp||Plymouth Theatre Royal & national tour|
|2010||The Door Never Closes||Collins||Almeida Theatre|
|2011||The School for Scandal||Moses||Barbican Theatre|
|2013||Lee Harvey Oswald||Lee||Finborough Theatre|
|2015||Wendy and Peter Pan||Martin||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|2016||Amadeus||Mozart||National Theatre (Olivier Stage)|
|Killer Joe||Chris||Trafalgar Studios|
|2018–2019||Benidorm Live||Liam Conroy||UK Tour||250 shows|
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