Gary Beadle in 2005 Snow White, Cliffs Pavillion, Southend-on-Sea. Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson.
c. 1965 (age 50–51)|
Bermondsey, London, England
Beadle has also appeared in The Young Ones (BBC 1984); the 1986 film Absolute Beginners; Jerusalem, the 1987 short film starring the Style Council pop group; Making Out in 1989-91 as Simon; the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, where he played the gay lover of Eddie's (Jennifer Saunders) ex-husband; the TV series Born To Run in 1997; the ITV police drama The Bill; BBC medical dramas Casualty (2001), Holby City (2005) and Doctors (2006). He also had a role in the Jean-Claude Van Damme film Til Death, released in 2007. In 2004 he presented the UMA Awards with singer, ex-EastEnder Michelle Gayle.
In 2005 he appeared in the Qdos Entertainment production of Snow White at the Cliffs Pavilion in Southend-on-Sea, playing the Evil Queen's henchman. The Evil Queen was played by Linda Lusardi, and her husband, Sam Kane played the Prince and also Directed.
In 2007, he appeared in BBC Three comedy Thieves Like Us. His brother is actor, writer and performer Rikki Beadle-Blair. In 2008 he appeared in The Sarah Jane Adventures series 2 as Clyde Langer's father, Paul. In 2010 he appeared in the Royal Court Theatre's Sucker Punch by Roy Williams. In 2012 he appeared in Hustle as a police officer. In 2015 he played Docker in BBC One drama The Interceptor and also featured in the Ron Howard-directed movie In the Heart of the Sea which was released in December 2015. In an TV interview he once said " ooooh! Teeth how very brown of me".