Gary Wilmot - Sammy Shaw
Gary was born in London and has been an actor for over 35 years. After innumerable guest appearances on mainstream television, Gary had a string of his own television series including: Cue Gary, Central Television and Showstoppers for the BBC gaining him a national 'star profile'. Gary has been the subject of This is Your Life and hosted the Laurence Olivier awards in 1996.
Theatre credits include: A Bowl Of Cherries, Charing Cross Theatre; Sammy Shaw in Radio Times, The Watermill Theatre; Thomas Marvel in The Invisible Man, The Menier Chocolate Factory; Septimus Podgers in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, National Tour; Billy Flynn in Chicago, National Tour; Lion in The Wizard of OZ, The Royal Festival Hall; Scarecrow in The Wizard of OZ, The Mayflower Theatre; Arthur Kipps in Half A Sixpence, National Tour; Santa Claus The Musical, The Mayflower Theatre; Dick Deadeye in H.M.S. Pinafore, NSC, Regents Park; Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Palladium; Henry 3 in Travels With My Aunt, National Tour; Pirate King in The Pirates Of Penzance, NSC, Regents Park & National Tour; Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, NSC, Regents Park; Confusions, National Tour; Dennis Cain in One For The Road, Bristol Old Vic & National Tour; Fagin in Oliver!, National Tour; Elliot Garfield in The Goodbye Girl, Albert Theatre & National Tour; Stephen/Tony in Copacabana, The Prince Of Wales Theatre; Joe in Carmen Jones, The Old Vic; Teething Troubles, National Tour; Bill Snibson in Me And My Girl, The Adelphi Theatre & National Tour for which he received a TMA best actor nomination.
Television credits include: Showstoppers, Cue Gary, The 6' O'Clock Show, The Saturday Gang, Copycats, So You Wanna Be Top, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Loose Women, The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon, Aspel And Co, The Bob Monkhouse Show.
Albums include: Love Situation, The Album (recorded at Abbey Road Studio with the London Symphony Orchestra), and Double Standards.