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Adam Deacon Biography

Birth Place:
Hackney, London, England

Fast Facts

  • Left home to live in a hostel age 15 because of problems with his stepfather
  • His secondary-school drama teacher encouraged him to apply for a scholarship at the Anna Scher stage school, which he won
  • At 19, made his film debut in Ali G Indahouse as the leader of the East Staines Massiv
  • Directed and appeared in Anuvahood, for which he won the BAFTA Rising Star award in 2012
  • Is an ambassador for the Prince's Trust, a charity that mentors and supports disadvantaged young people