LONDON / CARIBBEAN / AFRICAN. Chocolate cool deep smooth to street hip. Seso in 'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time'.
Steve was born of
Barbadian descent in the sumptuous locale of Birmingham, before escaping to the bright lights of London at the age of four. He graduated from Sussex University with a degree in Politics......very useful
for an actor! In the last ten years he
has worked consistently on radio, film, TV and stage.
His films include Roland in Shooting Dogs, a cop in Sin Eater (starring Heath Ledger), Dog Eat Dog, the Uzi-toting hitman
gunning down John Hannah in
Circus, Judge Hunter
in Judge Dread, and Big George in ID.
More recently he was the knife-throwing Seso in Prince of Persia:
Sands of Time, opposite Jake
Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina.
Steve's TV credits include Father
Babajide in Skins (semi
regular), DI Mike Trent in Doctors (semi regular character for 8
years), Adam Lockwood in Broken News (BBC), Nick
Austin in The Bill
(Thames), Sean Horton in Holby City
in Family Affairs
(Thames), the Transport Secretary in My Dad's The Prime Minister,
Pete in England Expects (BBC), DI
Scott in Rosemary & Thyme,
DC Chris Hewson in Murder In Mind (BBC), Sammy
in Murphy's Law (Tiger Aspect), Charlie in Waking The Dead
Babb in Jack Of Hearts,
Like in Doomwatch, Lennox in Macbeth
(Granada), and as Barry in The Knock (series 1-5).
More recently he's played Chief
Superintendent Mallick in Line Of Duty (Series 2), Richard Parkwood in Silent Witness ('Coup de Grace' parts 1 & 2) and semi-regular Chief Supt. Joe Moody in Inspector Lewis.
His theatrical credits include Geldof
in The Traducers (Flight 5065 / London Eye), Kwesi in Fix Up (Royal
National Theatre), Florindo in Servant To Two Masters (RSC /
Young Vic) and Luke in Amen Corner (Bristol
Old Vic). This summer he'll also be
performing in A Doll's House (West End).
His voice work includes commercial campaigns for ASDA, Kia Sportage,
Eastenders Revealed (BBC), Western
Union, the Metropolitan Police and several music
/ CD commercials (for artists including Ray
Charles and Randy Crawford), as
well as promos and continuity for National
Geographic, The Africa Channel, UKTV,
Trouble, UK Gold, Disney Channel and
MTV. He's recorded corporate pieces for the CPS, HBOS,
Barclays, Puma and Chivas,
documentary narrations for Wild
Caribbean (BBC) and Bob Marley Rebel Music, and re-voicing for Situation Critical: Sierra Leone and Seconds From Disaster (National Geographic). He has also ADR/dubbed for films including I Am Slave, Hotel Rwanda
and The Lion, The Witch And The
Wardrobe, as well as TV shows including Outcasts (Kudos) and Spooks.