Aden Gillett

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Aden Gillett

Born

11/8/1958, Aden, Yemen

Birth Name

John Aden Gillett

Gender

Male

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Aden Gillet
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Aden was born John Aden Gillet in Aden, Yemen where his father was a member of the civil service. He has worked with great success in the fields of television, theatre, film and radio since the 1980s. Aden has appeared on television numerous times and throughout his career…more

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    • Aden was in the hit ITV drama series 'Touching Evil' and 'Touching Evil Two' playing Reggie Hanson.

    • Aden was in the 1999 film adaptation of Terrance Rattigan's play 'The Winslow Boy.' HIs wife, Sara Stewart, was also in the film.

    • Aden was a guest star in the Scottish drama series 'Taggart' in 2000. He played Robin Murray in the episode 'Wavelength.' In 2005, his 'House of Eliott' co-star Stella Gonet was also a guest star on the show.

    • Aden has been a guest star in the ITV drama series 'The Bill' on two occasions. In November 1998 he played Detective Sergent Lockyer in an episode entitled 'Bad Chemistry' and in November 1999, he played a defence barrister in the episode 'Up In Smoke.'

    • Aden's first credited television appearance was in 1986 when he played a reporter in an episode of the ITV sitcom 'Hot Metal'.

    • Aden appeared in a West End production of Harold Pinter's play 'Betrayal' in 2003. The play was directed by Peter Hall.

    • Aden starred in the West End production of Michael Frayn's comedy 'Noises Off' in 2000.

    • In the 2004 stage production of the classic film 'Mary Poppins', Aden played the character of George Banks.

    • In the 1997 television series 'Ivanhoe', Aden played the character of Robin Hood.

    • Aden trained at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.)

    • Aden played Henrik Galeen in the 2000 gothic horror film 'Shadow of The Vampire' alongside actors John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe.

    • From 1999-2001, Aden narrated the award winning documentary series ' Horizon.'

    • In 1997, Aden appeared in a film version of 'The Borrowers' as Joe Lender alongside John Goodman ( 'Rosanne' ) and Hugh Laurie ( 'House.' )

    • In 1994, Aden received the Theatre World Award for Best Newcomer on Broadway for his performance as Gerald Croft in a production of Preistly's 'An Inspector Calls.'

    • In August 2005, Aden played the lead role of Benedick in a production of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' at the Theatre Royal.

    • Aden performed in an audio book version of Jack Higgins' novel 'Day of Judgement.'

    • In 2004, Aden received rave reviews for his performance as Charles Condomine in a production of Noel Coward's classic play 'Blithe Spirit.'

    • Aden appeared in the 1997 Australian film 'Under The Lighthouse Dancing.'

    • Aden starred in the BBC drama 'The House of Eliott' as photographer Jack Maddox. His wife, Sara Stewart, appeared as a guest star in episode seven of the series as Hollywood bound actress Francine Bailey.

    • Aden married actress Sara Stewart in 1992.

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