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Doncaster-Based Theatre And TV/Film Actor Josh Casswell Wikipedia



Facts of Josh Casswell

Birth Date1990
Birth NameJosh Casswell
EthnicityEuropean ancestry
Birth CityDoncaster, South Yorkshire
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusMarried
Height173 cm
EducationThe Poor School
FilmographyCoronation Street,Remora,Doctors,His Wake

Josh Casswell is an up-and-coming theater, TV, and film actor. He is known for his stage plays such as "Sweet Bird of Youth," "Romeo and Juliet," "Bad Weather," "Separate but Equal," and so on. 

As a film and television actor, he is known for appearing in Coronation Street, Remora, Doctors, and His Wake. 

So, what is the age and height of the rising actor Josh Casswell? How much is his net worth? Is he married? We have all the details of his personal and professional life.

What Is The Age And Height Of Josh Casswell?  

Josh Casswell was born and raised on the northern side of England, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. It is also the birthplace of popular singer, songwriter, and former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson. 

Casswell's age is estimated to be 32, and his listed height is 5' 8" (173 cm). 

He is of white or European ancestry and has ocean-blue eyes. 

Since the actor is very private, nothing related to his family life, including his parents and siblings, is revealed to the world. 

However, in his interview with Doncaster Free Press briefly talked about his father who wanted him to be a sparky, brickie, or plumber.  

“My old man works on the railways and wanted me to be a sparky, brickie or plumber. He was doing his best to ensure I got work and got paid so I could make a living.”  

As for education, Casswell joined the High Melton School of Intermedia and Performing Arts and graduated in 2010. 

“I was a bit of a prankster at school, in good sets but I spent a fair bit of time in the corridor. I achieved an A in my drama GCSE and teacher Kenny Hegarty told me I had real potential and could make a career in acting".  

After that, he moved to London at 19 and studied acting at The Poor School, where he graduated after two years in 2013.

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Theatre Credits 

Josh Casswell made his stage debut in the 2010 production of "Sweet Bird of Youth" at his training school, The Poor School. 

The 1959 play by Tennessee Williams tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne. He played the lead at Tom Junior Theatre. 

The same year, Casswell appeared in the most popular William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet, at the Romeo Theatre. 

Source: YouTube 
Josh Casswell in the short His Take

He also had a prominent role in the play "Ghosts,"  held at the Oswald Theatre. The 1881 play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen focuses on a scathing commentary on 19th-century morality. 

Also, Josh performed the play The Cherry Orchard in the Feers Theatre. Written in 1903, the last play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov revolves around an aristocratic Russian landowner. 

Likewise, he appeared in another William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice, which is about a "merchant in Venice named Antonio who defaults on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, Shylock." The play was performed at Bassanio Theatre. 

Later, Casswell appeared in the play Bad Weather, held at the Jamie Theatre. A play by Robert Holman about freedom, guilt, and the possibility of redemption. 

The rising actor appeared in the play The Crucible at the John Willard (the Marshall) Theatre in 2011. A 1953 play by American playwright Arthur Mille tells the story of "the Salem witch trials" that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692–93.  

The same year, he appeared in the Chloë Moss's play Christmas Is Miles Away, which is a coming-of-age drama set in Manchester at the end of the 1980s. The play was held at the Luke Michaels Theatre. 

Similarly, in 2012, Casswell was part of the play Separate but Equal, held at the Ben Waters Theatre. Written and directed by Seth Panitch, the play tells the story of a web of racism in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1951.

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Josh Casswell's Movies And TV Roles 

Josh Casswell made his television debut in 2013 with an appearance on Doctors. The British medical soap opera has been airing since 2000. 

He played the role of Luke Allington and appeared in season 14, episode 193, titled "Care." His other television and film roles are listed below: 

Blackout: Blackout is a 2013 television film starring Jemima Abey, Maisie Abraham, Komal Amin, Faraz Ayub, Theo Barklem-Biggs, and Michelle Bonnard. The film is a docudrama about the power cut that occurred in the UK for a week. Josh played the role of Dean. 

Remora: Remora is the 2016 short film in which he played the role of Leighton. IMDb, gives the synopsis of the show: "Behind the faded grandeur of a seaside resort, the vulnerable and poor become prey for local predators." It is rated 8 stars. 

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Josh Casswell as Leighton in Remora

He stated that his role in Remora is his proudest:  

“I’m probably most proud of my role as Leighton in Remora, a BFI production. That’s the sort of production I want to be part of. It’s about a lad who finds himself involved with a crowd he doesn’t really want to be with but he can’t help himself. When the penny finally drops his reaction is quite something....” 

Hallelujah: A short film, released in 2017. Casswell played the role of Simon in the short alongside Jonathan Ajayi, James G. Nunn, and Michael Peace. "October 1990. Somewhere in the Midlands. Rave is coming and Thatcher is leaving. Four young lads are discussing their condition and struggling with their everyday choices".  

His Take: His Take is a short film released in 2017 that tells the story of "A young man who attempts to discover more about his deceased father by interviewing friends and family during the man's wake". Josh played the role of Charlie.  

Coronation Street: Coronation Street is a long-running Coronation Street British soap opera that has been shown on ITV since 9 December 1960. He played the role of Terry and appeared in episode #1.9414. 

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How Much Is Josh Casswell's Net Worth? Discussed Money Issues While Pursuing Acting 

Well, it is not easy to study drama or even to start acting anywhere. Auditions and photoshoots require money, which is a significant issue for newcomers, particularly those from middle- or lower-class families.

In an interview, the actor mentioned having money issues.  

“Money is an issue with drama. If you’re working class and it’s not readily available it’s tough. My parents supported me and I’ve always worked to fund what I need but it’s an ongoing struggle." 

To keep the money flowing, he began working as a chef and then in sales for a few years. He also worked at the London Beer Factory. 

“Most actors aren’t entirely honest about the business because they want to be seen a certain way. I call a spade a spade so will readily admit it’s tough in more ways than one." 

As of November 2022, the rising English actor Josh Casswell has an estimated net worth of £500k

According to the sources, the average salary of a theatre actor in the UK is around £25,923.30 per year. 

Similarly, a TV or film actor earns £37,132 per year or £19.04 per hour. Entry-level actors start at £29,672 per year, while most experienced ones make up to £54,944 per year. 

Salary ranges can vary depending on factors like experience, talent, additional skills, and the number of years. 

Likewise, actors also make a considerable amount of money from sponsorships, endorsements, and commercials. 

Casswell has appeared in the "Railway Children" commercial by Drug Dealer Commercials & Industrials and also in the "Debenhams Summer Sale" commercial by Skater Commercials & Industrials.

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Is He Married? 

In the world of celebrities, being in the limelight just comes with the territory. They are always caught in the crosshairs of mass media attention, whether it be a new love interest or anything related to their careers. 

While some celebrities love the extra press, others would rather spend a quiet evening at home with their loved ones. 

The same goes for Josh Casswell; he rarely finds himself the subject of tabloid fodder, and that’s likely because he prefers to keep his personal life far away from the press. 

Despite this, we have conducted some sleuthing into his personal life. If we believe the sources, he is married. 

He tied the knot in 2016 with a former folk singer; however, his wife's identity has not been revealed. 

Josh and his family reside in London, and he recognizes the need to be and stay in London. 

“My roots and my upbringing are part of me and will always be important. It was a massive shock to the system when I first moved south. I got digs in Peckham and it was three or four weeks before I started drama school. It’s a big Afro-Caribbean community, very different to Doncaster, so took some adjusting to, but diversity is a beautiful thing and I’m a better person for experiencing it."

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Updated On Thu Dec 01 2022 Published OnSun Nov 27 2022 By riley

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