Originally trained as a professional choral singer, Justin performed around the country first as a chorister in Surrey and then as a Ley-Clerk at Leeds Parish Church and Gloucester Cathedral,
participating in both the Northern and Southern Three Choirs Festivals. Whilst at Gloucester Cathedral, Justin worked on Joanna Trollope’s THE CHOIR for BBC Television, as well as touring America and
Canada. He was also chosen to train with the prestigious Royal School of Church Music summer schools and Opera North Youth.
Early in his career, Justin appeared as a lead in numerous musical theatre productions. Roles include Riff in West Side Story, Teen Angel in Grease, Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, Isacc in
Shame, Elia Gelvish in Ghetto, Snoopy in Snoopy the Musical, Fizzy in Bugsy Malone and Anatoly in the Edinburgh Premiere of Chess the Musical.
Now concentrating on screen acting, Justin has appeared in several feature films including the multi award-winning STILL LIFE by Uberto Pasolini. Recent film work includes THE HOLLY KANE
EXPERIMENT which premieres at the St. Louis International Film Festival, BENEATH THE SHADOWS, STRANGERS WITHIN, VAMPIRE RESURRECTION and RETURN OF THE DON. Justin is currently filming a lead role in
12 NIGHTS WITH THE GRULEMS, as well as featuring in short films ANTELOPE and FLAWLESS. He also recently appeared as Henry Bowers in the second series of DRUNK HISTORY on Comedy Central.
Justin is also a voiceover artist and has recorded narration for corporates as well as charities. He is also trained in Motion Capture techniques through the Mocap Vaults and has worked on both
motion and character voice capture for games at the National Film and Television School.
Playing age 35-45
Hair Salt and Pepper
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