Date of Birth : Sep 1st 1974
He appears in the first two series of the BAFTA Cymru winning science-fiction/crime drama Torchwood as Owen Harper, and in 2007 began filming (Sex, The City and Me) for the BBC and “Ordeal by Innocence”, an episode of Marple for ITV. Recently, he has worked with cult Spanish director Álex de la Iglesia on The Oxford Murders, a crime thriller based on Guillermo Martinez’s book of the same name alongside Elijah Wood and John Hurt. He appeared in the film Fred Claus with Vince Vaughn and Kevin Spacey.
Gorman’s other film credits include Layer Cake (directed by Matthew Vaughn), Penelope (with Christina Ricci and Reese Witherspoon), The Best Man, Colour Me Kubrick, Love is Not Enough, and the short films The Bully Boys and Runners.
Gorman appeared in the BAFTA winning BBC One adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House as William Guppy, and appeared in the BAFTA nominated political thriller Low Winter Sun (Tiger Aspect/Channel 4) the same year.
His theatre credits include Ladybird (Royal Court), Flush (Soho Theatre), The Green Man and Gong Donkeys (Bush Theatre), of which Michael Billington of The Guardian wrote “Burn Gorman proves that he is one of the best young actors in Britain.”
Gorman has also worked with acclaimed actress and director Kathryn Hunter, Marcello Magni of Theatre Complicite, Mike Hodges (of Get Carter and Croupier fame), Artistic Director of NT of Scotland Vicky Featherstone, Mark Ravenhill, Frantic Assembly, and with the English National Opera (“Morning To Midnight” with Richard Jones). He has also performed many readings, workshops and development work with the National Theatre Studio, Young Vic, Royal Court, Oxford Stage Company, Paines Plough, and Soho Theatre.
As a musician, Gorman has played in clubs and on stages all over the world, appearing alongside Neneh Cherry, Rodney P and Groove Armada amongst others, and has worked on videos and visuals with The Streets. He was also BBC 1Xtra Human Beatbox Champion.