Michael Salami

Just finished up on his series regular role as Shane Sweeney in Hollyoaks.

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Biography

Michael is a versatile actor who stars as series regular Shane Sweeney in Hollyoaks, for which he won Best Actor at the UK Entertainment Awards 2017. He also plays the lead in BBC 3 comedy Just A Couple. His theatre credits include Housed at The Old Vic, The Grandfathers at Soho Theatre and Negril Beach at Bush Theatre.

Michael was born in Atlanta, Georgia and holds both US and UK passports.

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TV

Performer

US Shop Assistant 
Director Jim O'Hanlon
 
Avalon
 
Shane Sweeney (Series Regular) 
Director Various
 
Lime Pictures / Channel 4 / E4
 
Mark (Series Lead) 
Director Sebastian Thiel
 
Big Talk Production / BBC 3 / BBC iPlayer
 
Sam 
Director Baby Isako
 
Purple Gheko / Sky Living
 

Theatre

Performer

Simon 
Director Alex Sutton
 
Southwark Playhouse
 
Albert & Kevin 
Director Caroline Wood
 
Stella Adler Studio
 
Richard Roma 
Director Paul Takacs
 
Stella Adler Studio
 
Kevin 
Director Alex Ferris
 
The Old Vic
 
Travis 
Director Rob Drummer
 
Bush Theatre
 
Nicolas 
Director Toby Clarke
 
Old Vic Tunnels
 
Razor 
Director Jane Jeffery
 
Theatre 503
 
Zhen 
Director Toby Clarke
 
Soho Theatre
 
Tom 
Director Rachel Briscoe
 
Oval House Theatre
 
Ken S Wiwa 
Director Bola Agbaje
 
Albany Theatre
 
Sean 
Director Toby Clarke
 
Oval House Theatre
 
Michael 
Director Stef O'Driscoll
 
Lyric Hammersmith
 
Emeka 
Director Toby Clarke
 
Oval House Theatre
 

Film

Performer

Clarence 
Director Gwyn Sannia
 
Invisible Dog
 
Mitchell Wood 
Director Jermaine Cameron Pinnock
 
Root to Fruit Media
 
Darren 
Director Victor Adebodun
 
Purple Gecko
 
Winston 
Director Sebastian Thiel
 
Upshot Entertainment
 
Richard 
Director Aml Ameen
 
AmeenDream Entertainment
 
Lead Voice Over 
Director Sebastian Thiel
 
Upshot Entertainment
 
David 
Director Rebecca Johnson
 
Fierce Production
 
Jeremy 
Director China Moo Young
 
Revolver Entertainment
 
Sam 
Director Kemi David
 
Ike Media
 

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Radio

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Gaz and Cabbie 
 
Production Company BBC Radio 2
 

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