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Jeremy Sheffield
Born 17 March 1966 (1966-03-17) (age 43)
United Kingdom
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Jeremy Sheffield (born 17 March 1966) is an English actor and former professional ballet dancer. He is most noted for his roles in Holby City and Murder in Suburbia on television, as well as in the films Creep and The Wedding Date.

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Career

Sheffield trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Ballet School, graduating into the Royal Ballet company and also dancing with Northern Ballet Theatre, before becoming an actor. He appeared as a dancer in Queen's music video for I Want to Break Free. His ballet career was ended at the age of 27 by a broken toe and torn ligament. However he had a much more prominent (non dancing) music video role years later where he played the male lead opposite Natalie Imbruglia in the video for "Torn", where he plays the guy who tries to approach her but gets separated from her for different reasons. This music video also gave him a little more exposure to the public eye.

He has notably been in the UK drama Holby City where he played Alex Adams (2000-2003), as well as the television drama Merlin. He starred in the 2005 movie The Wedding Date alongside Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney. Subsequently he made a cameo appearance in the final episode of Green Wing, playing a character Sue White (Michelle Gomez) was dating.

In 2005 he appeared in the British and Irish Renault Clio advert "France vs. Britain" directed by Ridley Scott’s daughter Jordan Scott who also the directed the 2007 follow up spot "More Va Va Voom" again starring Sheffield as Ben and French actress Annelise Hesme as Sophie. He regularly features on the BBC's Holiday programme in which he has visited Mexico, Egypt, Sichuan, South Africa and Bermuda. In 2006 travelled to South Africa where eight celebrities competed to become rangers in a South African Reserve, for the 2007 series of BBC2's Safari School. In the final, Sheffield came second to singing coach Carrie Grant.

Recent television roles have included appearances in New Tricks and Hotel Babylon. In 2008 he appeared in the films Miss Conception, The Children and Last Chance Harvey.

In January 2010, he took part in ITV show Dancing on Ice alongside professional skater Susie Lipanova. He was the 3rd evictee after losing in the skate-off.[1]

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Safe Haven Sean
1997 Anna Karenina Boris
2003 The Confidence Trick Walter
2004 Creep Guy
2005 The Wedding Date Jeffrey
2008 Miss Conception James
The Children Robbie
Last Chance Harvey Matt
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Dark Season Guard Episode 1.4
The Governor Dr. Thomas Episode 1.6
1998 Merlin Lancelot Television miniseries TV movie
Her Own Rules Lucas Kent TV movie
2000–2003 Holby City Alex Adams Cast member
2002 Linda Green Stan Peterson 1 episode Blind Date
2003 The Afternoon Play Tom Rourke 1 episode Coming up For Air
Grease Monkeys Mark Miller 1 episode Last Man Standing (BBC TV series)
Hearts of Gold Dr. Andrew John BBC TV film won BAFTA Cymru Awards for Best Costume and Best Sound
2004–2005 Murder in Suburbia DCI Sullivan Cast member
2006 Bombshell Major Nicholas Welling Cast member
Blue Murder Paul Cochran 1 episode In Deep
Green Wing Jeremy 1 episode Christmas special
2007 New Tricks Chris Parr 1 episode Fathers's Pride
2008 Hotel Babylon Adam Price 2 episodes
Music videos
Year Title Role Notes
1984 I Want to Break Free Dancer Queen music video
1997 Torn Boyfriend Natalie Imbruglia music video

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