Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Hugh served over six years in the British Military, and was a DJ on British Forces Radio in Cyprus.
Now residing in California, he has worked on various Studio and Indie projects while remaining connected to theatre. In 2009 he produced and starred in a six week run of the critically acclaimed “Frozen” by Bryony Lavery receiving a Garlands critics choice best Actor nomination for the role of “Ralph”.
In addition to acting, Hugh launched his own production company, Catwink Productions in 2010.
Under the catwink banner, he wrote, produced and co-directed the short film “facility 129.” The full length screenplay is currently in development.
In 2011 Think 1 studios was launched with Jens Pilegaard , and they co-wrote, produced and directed the short film “T Bone & the Cherry Hogs”
(officially selected for festivals in 2014) The full length screenplay is also in development along with many other scripts at think 1 studios.
The variety of jobs in the early years included serving six years in the British Military.
While in the military he found an outlet for his creativity as a DJ on British Forces Radio in Cyprus.
After the military he became a VIP Driver and Security adviser for various clientele worldwide.
While stunt driving for Matrix Reloaded / Matrix Revolutions (2003) Hugh also studied Stage combat, Swordplay and Fight choreography.
Combining both acting and stunt abilities he starred in the critically acclaimed short film “System” (2003).
Constantly honing the craft, Hugh continues to work with some of the best acting coaches in the industry, including: Patsy Rodenburg (Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London) and Larry Moss in Los Angeles.
In January 2008 Hugh Produced and starred in a successful six week Theatrical production of “Frozen” in Los Angeles.
Wearing the producer hat motivated him to take the next step, he formed Catwink productions which is solely dedicated to making projects based on animal welfare and education, current project . . . “facility 129” .
In October 2011 Hugh partnered with Jens Pilegaard to form the company think1 studios
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