Michael Workeye is a young and upcoming British TV, theatre, and movie actor who was last seen in the Sky TV Original thriller Into The Deep alongside Ella-Rae Smith, Jessica Alexander, and Matthew Daddario.
The thriller movie Into The Deep premiered on Sky TV on July 31, 2022. Workeye had a supporting role as Mike in the movie. The Sky TV original was rated very poorly by IMDb with a 4.5 out of 10.
However, Into The Deep actor Michael Workeye has an impressive acting resume. His most noteworthy performance was in the BBC comedy-drama series This Is Going to Hurt as Ben, the receptionist.
The British actor also extensively works in theatre, with his most recent appearance as Yosi in House of Ife at the Bush Theatre.
Into The Deep Michael Workeye Is Twenty-Five Years Old
Michael Workeye is a 25-year-old actor from Greater London, England. At 22, the young star began his career as a movie actor with the short film Mother Earth.
He has since appeared in four short films, including Brothers, which was praised by Friends star David Schwimmer. Before appearing in short films, Workeye performed a lot in theatre with Alex Thorpe, Lynette Linton, Sarah Joyce, etc.
Naturally, the British actor progressed to television after doing a couple of short films. Workeye made his television debut in 2020 on the BBC’s BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards) winning drama Sitting in the Limbo.
Then, the 25-year-old rising actor landed a supporting role in the highly rated 2022 TV series This Is Going to Hurt and appeared in six episodes.
In 2021, Workeye was seen as a second lead (the protagonist’s friend) in the pilot episode of the Channel 4 comedy series Big Age. Sadly, the show was not picked up by the channel as a regular.
The theatre actor has a bachelor’s degree (with honors) in acting from the Arts Educationals Schools. In his spare time, the young star likes to play rugby, football, cycle, and do calisthenics.
The honors student stands at an impressive height of 6 feet 3 inches. A talent house currently manages him, Olivia Bell Management.
According to the actor’s CV (Curriculum Vitae) by the management, he has a car driving and motorcycle license and is highly skilled at improvisation. The Into The Deep actor can speak in Amharic, according to the CV.
Theatre Actor Michael Workeye Has A Brother Who Battled Mental Health
Michael Workeye is British-African as his parents have East African descent. In an interview with Channel 4, the actor mentioned that he belongs to a family of second-generation immigrants.
he 25-year-old also shared his feelings about having African parents. He said, “So many of us (British-African kids) have our parents’ voices in the back of our minds influencing our decisions. It’s a big part of our outlook – doing things to make them proud.”
The TV actor is the youngest of four siblings.
Brothers, a short film by Workeye, was inspired by the problems with mental illness of his older brother. The actor wanted to raise awareness and offer helpful advice on how to support a family member who is struggling with mental health because of his own experience.
Huse Monfaradi, a close friend of Michael’s, wrote and directed the movie.
British Actor Michael Workey Net Worth
Michael Workey is estimated to be worth 200,000.
The young TV actor is relatively new to the industry. Therefore, we are not aware of his exact remuneration or salary.
However, we are sure that the 25-year-old will soon deliver a breakthrough performance because of his talent and dedication.
In the 2022s Stage Debut Awards, Michael was nominated in the “Best Performer in a Play” category for House of Ife.
The British-African actor won the Lilian Baylis Award in 2018. Additionally, he was a Carleton Hobbs Finalist and a Spotlight Prize Shortlist in 2019.