Jan van der Black CV

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Playing Age: 45-60

Equity: M00228231

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Height: 5’9           Chest: 48″            Waist: 38”              Inside leg: 31”
Eyes: Blue              Hair: Blonde (Dyed, Balding)               Build: Heavy


MA Acting (with Distinction) University of East London
BA (First Class Honours) Contemporary Screen Acting University of West of Scotland

Recent Screen

Year Role Production Director Company
2016 “Movie Director” Above the Action Stensa Lubek Czechnoir
2016 “The Gangster” The Blood Bride Hannah McKibbin Atlantic
2017 “Homeless Guy” Black Mirror (S4) Colm McCarthy Black Mirror S4
2016 “Father” Kayleigh’s Love Story Ryan Moore Afixxious Films
2016 “The Groom” Book of the Dead Hannah McKibbin Atlantic
2015 “Basil” Bad Dad’s Army: Hatton Garden Heist Lucy Rogers BBC
2015 Bank Client The Unicorn Project Steve McCarten Kinetic
2015 The Tramp Hit The North Daniel Sayer Rabblewise
2014 Mike Dawn Lovers Suzanne Paton Polymorph
2014 Chief Ben Caledonia: Mortal Souls Amy Hoff Cult Classic
2013 Chief Ben Caledonia Amy Hoff Cult Classic
2012 Martin Shep Baker Luxembourg Diary Andrew Doig Slideaway
2011 McRae (Mask) Lonely Place To Die Julian Gilbey Carnaby
2010 Blind Man Trail of Tears Graeme Roger Roger & Reid
2010 Martin Shep Baker, We’re Already Lost Andrew Doig Slideaway

Recent Theatre

Year Role Production Director Company
2017 John Christie 10 Rillington Place P. Gkritzapi Polymorph
2016 Abberline/Davis Abberline’s Artefact (Reboot) P. Gkritzapi Polymorph
2015 Abberline/Davis Abberline’s Artefact P. Gkritzapi Polymorph
2015 Krapp Krapp’s Last Tape R. Powell RPP
2015 Number 3 With My Eyes Wide Open L. Stones Theatre Illogica
2014 Jack Heeley The Box Jan van der Black Polymorph
2014 Fr Lawrence Romeo & Juliet M. Courtney Hipshot
2013 Beelzebub Good Omens A. Hoff Cult Classic Theatre
2012 Dr Bailey Coma-Toast J. van der Black Polymorph
2012 Jack The Box J. van der Black Polymorph
2011 Chlamydia Cinderella C. Taylor Hipshot
2011 Big Bill Cell A Secret C. Taylor Hipshot
2011 Buzz Adams South Pacific M. Fleming Inverness Opera
2010 Executioner Malice in Wonderland A. Waters Highland Council
2009 The Reaper The Ghost Pirates J. Batty Highland Council
2009 Conchobor The Tain J. Batty Eden Court Theatre
2009 Mr Pearce Between Mouthfuls J. Batty Eden Court Theatre

Other Experience

  • Stage and touring work in own plays and one-man shows
  • Extensive corporate and other roleplay experience
  • Teaching Drama & Stagecraft since 2006 for Feisan nan Gadhail & Feis Gleann Albainn
  • Stage and Cabaret since 1990 as Mentalist, Illusionist & Magician


  • Lancashire (Native), RP, Manchester, Liverpool,
  • Yorkshire, London, Irish, American (standard), Australian.


  • Clean Driving Licence, Good writing skills, Script Editing, Devising & Improv, Stage Combat,
  • Firearms experience, IT Literate, Mentalism, Close-Up & Stage Magic, Stage Hypnosis

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