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Gordon WarneckeBorn: Friday 24th August 1962 (age: 61)
He is perhaps best known for his role as Omar in the 1985 film My Beautiful Laundrette, co-starring as the lover of Johnny (Daniel Day-Lewis). Other film credits include Franco Zeffirelli'sYoung Toscanini and Hanif Kureishi's London Kills Me.
An experienced theatre actor, he has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Court Theatre, and most recently returned to the stage with a national tour of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People for Tara Arts, and two new contemporary adaptations of Christmas productions at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.He has written and directed a short film 'The Magician' which will be released in March 2012.