Source of Wealth:Acting
Birth Place:Hackney, London, England
Full Name:Adam Steven Deacon
Date of Birth:March 4, 1983
About Adam Steven Deacon
English film actor, rapper, writer and director Adam Deacon was born Adam Steven Deacon on March 4, 1983 in Hackney, London, England. He was brought up by his English mother in Stoke Newington, Hackney, North-East, London. He began acting at the age of twelve. He trained at the Ana Scher Theatre. His early career included work with Y Touring Theatre Company where he appeared in a number of tours such as Cracked by Nicola Baldwin.
Adam’s acting career started with his guest appearances in Ali G Indahouse and The Bill. However, his major breakthrough came when he landed a starring role in the urban drama film Kidulthood. He co-starred in West 10 LDN by writer Noel Clarke, a Kidulthood-like TV program. He has worked with Clarke on the sequel Adulthood and the spin-off 126.96.36.199. released in June 2010 that starred Tamsin Egerton, Emma Roberts and Clarke who directed the film. He also starred in an MTV show called Duplate Drama with the role of Bones.
Adam co-wrote, co-directed and played the lead role in the urban comedy Anuvahood which was released in March 18, 2011. With this, he was labeled by Time Out magazine as The New Face of Youth Cinema. He won the BAFTA Rising Star Award that former collaborator Clarke has won three years previously for his work in Anuvahood. Since then, he appeared in several lead and supporting roles in feature films such as Bonded by Blood, Jack Falls, Shank, Everywhere and Nowhere and Payback Season.
Deacon also had a guest appearance in Victim. He co-hosted the Music of Black Origin Awards in November 2012 with Miquita Oliver where he played a comical part. He was featured in various music videos such as Who Wants to be a Millionaire by Bashy and Chip Diddy Chip by the Chipmunks. As a musician and musical director, he had two tracks in the soundtrack of Adulthood that include Adamhood and On It 08.
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