Dimitri Leonidas

Last updated 09 January 2020

Dimitri Leonidas
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Dimitri Leonidas

Born: Saturday 14th November 1987 (age: 35)


Dimitri Leonidas is a British actor. 

For most of his childhood career including the years he was in the BBC television series Grange Hill, where he was credited as Shane Leonidas. From 2008 he started going by his birthname Dimitri Leonidas. 

Leonidas first appeared on television in 2001. He appeared in a single episode of Casualty portraying the character of Ross. The episodes title was Heroes and Villains. In the same year shortly after appearing in Casualty he got the role of Josh Irvine in the BBC series Grange Hill. He played the role of Josh for four years finishing in 2004. Leonidas also appeared in The Bill twice but as two different characters. He played the role of Josh Harvey in 2002 and then returned in 2005 to portray a completely new character called Ryan Greaves. In 2007 he appeared in Doctors as Mike Andreus in the episode Chemistry as well as Holby City that same year. In 2008 he played the role of Scott White in the TV series/documentary Banged Up Abroad.

His most recent role was in the 2009 horror/slasher Tormented starred alongside Alex Pettyfer, Georgia King and former Skins stars April Pearson and Larissa Wilson. His character, Alexis, is one of the most popular boys in school, who, along with his sadistic friends, bullied a classmate to suicide.