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Adam Gillen

Last updated 18 April 2015

Adam Gillen
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Adam Gillen

Born: 1985 (age: 35)

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Adam Gillen (born Manchester) is an English actor, best known for his role as Liam in the ITV hit series Benidorm, Brian in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat and Gavin in BBC's Prisoners� Wives.

Gillen graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2007. In 2009 he was nominated for a TMA Award for Best Supporting Performance in a play for the Royal Exchange Theatre Company�s A Taste of Honey. In 2011 he appeared as Moses in The School for Scandal. Gillen's television work includes The Gemma FactorBenidormOliver TwistJust William and The Sarah Jane Adventures. He has appeared in films Hippie Hippie Shake4.3.2.1 (2010) and Age of Heroes (2011).

Gillen first appeared in Benidorm in 2011 in series 4 and reprised the role for series 5 in 2012. In it, he plays the son of Lesley, a transvestite who works at the hotel, primarily as the bartender. As of series 5 he began working at the Solana hotel.