Johnny Lee Harris

Actor, Extra, Model, Influencer, Band Member,… more

York, United Kingdom
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Amore ti Vieta MP3

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01Amore ti Vieta MP3
02Softly as I Leave You

Physical Attributes

Height:
171 cm / 5ft 7in
Weight:
102 kg / 224 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
118 cm / 46 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
106 cm / 42 in
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

1991
  • Never the Twain. Thames Television. : Roundhead. Swordsman
1989
  • Poirot. London Weekend Television. : Burglar.
1988
  • Tumbledown (Battle for the Falklands) Yorkshire Television : Machine Gunner, Parachute Regiment
  • Tetley Beer TV Commercial. : Drinker.
  • Iceland TV Commercial with Bob Todd : Customer
  • Christabelle BBC TV London. : Nazi Officer
1987
  • Pulaski : Armed Murderer in Motor Home. BBC TV London
  • Tetley Beer Commercial, : Funny Drunk (Falling Off Stool)
  • Fortunes of War. BBC London. filmed in Egypt. : British Drill Sergeant. also German Machine Gunner. I also did the Military Advisor on this programme.
1986
  • Dr Who, BBC, London, Trial of the Time Lord : Credited Jury Member
  • Crimewatch. BBC London, Pinpoint Training Film. : Armed Bank Robber
1982
  • Airline. Yorkshire Television. : Rowdy Airman Ringleader
  • Crown Court. Granada TV : Jury Member.
  • Airline. Yorkshire Television. : Grave Party Drill Sergeant
  • Harry's Game Yorkshire Television. : Armed Soldier with Baton Gun
1981
  • Spoils of War. Granada Television : Drill Sergeant.
  • Brideshead Revisited. Granada Television. : Drill Corporal. (I was also Drill Instructor)
1980
  • Wobble to Death Granada TV : Thug.
1979
  • Yanks. United Artists Movie : Dance Band Musician.
  • Yorkshire Television. 'Flambards' : Soldier
1978
  • Phyllis Dixey. Thames Television : Military Bugler. also 2nd part as a Sailor

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • German
  • Indian

I have been in TV & Film for over 35 yrs, Brideshead Revisited, Sound of Guns, Spoils of War, Fortunes of War, Christabelle, Airline, Vanity Fair. Pulaski, I have also done many extra parts, you would get bored if I listed them all. and I have also done 3 TV Advertisements. and 2 Crimewatch Programmes. I do not mind doing Nude Scenes. I once played the part in a Comedy Stage Play of an White Englishman brought up by an Indian / Pakistani family and I spoke with an Indian / Pakistani accent. (the comedy hook was a white man with an Indian accent. attending the Job Centre and having Job Interviews, because of his accent he was hard to understand, I was also allowed to Ad-lib which made it more the funnier). Wonderful Gorilla Actor.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Phylis Dixey. Wobble to Death, Revolution. Who do you think you are, Harry's Game. Crown Court, Poirot, Miss Marple, Flambards, The Bill, Never the Twain,

Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Influencer

Registered IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health) 16 yrs.
Military Advisor, Weapons Instructor, Drill Instructor to Film & Television, Contacts Registered. Military Advisory & Instruction Specialists. WW1 and WW2 through to late 1980s period weapons & Armoured Vehicles.
Genuine Regimental Bugler, played 'Last Post' and other calls to Film & Television.
Classic Motor Mechanic.
Mental Health First Aid Qualified.
Advanced First Aid Trained.

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Classical

Influences: Elvis, Neil Diamond, Cliff Richard, Roy Orbison, Tom Jones, Tony Christie, Joe Longthorne. Gene Pitney, Elo, Beatles, Mario Lanza, Various Others

I started out as a vocal Impressionist, then got into Cabaret, I worked as Support act at the Golden Garter in Manchester with Roy Orbison and Gene Pitney, with Frankie Laine at the Talk of the North in Eccles, with Shirley Bassey at the Willows Salford. and Cliff Richard on the Brussels Tour. I starred in a huge Cabaret Show Bonanza at the Roxy Theatre Cinema in Hollinwood, later i was on Radio Piccadilly Manchester, I had my own show for the Whitstable week in Kent. and done various caberet venues throughout the UK. I also did a Germany Tour and a Cinderella Cruise Line. I also dis a Cabaret show in the Thalassa hotel in Skanes in Tunisia, I now still perform from First Class Backing Tracks and have my own 1000w PA System and Lights. I perform an Elvis Show, and a Neil Diamond Show, I also do a mixed Cabaret show of Tom Jones, Cliff, and various other numbers. publicity can be forwarded if required. I also do Private parties and I love doing Charity shows. I do not charge for charity shows, but do accept my fuel costs covered. I would dearly love to work in a Stage Musical as a vocalist Tenor. In my stage act I also do vocal impressions of the original artist. ie, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Gene Pitney, Frankie Laine, Cliff Richard. Tom Jones. Just listen to the huge ballad hit 'Boy From Nowhere' from the hit West End musical 'Matador'.

TV & Reality

I was the National Health & Safety Rep for the UKs largest Union 'Unite' I am IOSH Registered. (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health) This included having to Interview Top Line Directors and take records also to stand up and give evidence in Court, another side was to attend Fatal Incidents / Sites and take photographs and measurements. I am also Mental First Aid Accredited and 'Samaritans' Accredited. I attended top Director & Management Meetings and also spoke at International Seminars, also specialised in Safety within the Railway Industry, I also Invented & Designed RRFA (Rapid Response First Aid) Teams that is undergoing tests at the moment for rolling out across the United Kingdom in the event of Terrorist Attack and Mass Casualties.

WW2 - 1970s Weapons Instructor / Military Advisor to Television & Film Companies
MWAIS. Military Weapons Advisory & Instruction Specialist
Jan 1980 – Present39 years 9 months

Instruction to Actors and Support Artists, how to handle Firearms Safely and Realistically, also to teach Military Foot Drill to people who have never marched and to make them presentable as a marching squad for Film & Television. To teach Actors / Support Artist how to portray Tank / Armoured Vehicle Crew realistically.
Instruction to Actors and Support Artists, how to handle Firearms Safely and Realistically, also to teach Military Foot Drill to people who have never marched and to make them presentable as a marching squad for Film & Television. To teach Actors / Support Artist how to portray Tank / Armoured Vehicle Crew realistically.

Weapons Instructor
BBC TV. Yorkshire TV.Granada TV. Thames TV. Tyne Tees TV. United Artist Films. Crime Watch. Adverts.

Chieftain Tank Gunner / Driver.
1st Royal Tank Regiment. 5 Queens Regiment, Yorkshire Volunteers Regimental Band.
Tank Gunner / Driver
Drill Instructor, Drummer. Regimental Bugler
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