Warren Brown

Warren Brown

Date Of BirthMay 11, 1978
Age46 years 0 months 12 days
Day of BirthThursday
Place Of BirthWarrington, Cheshire, England
Zodiac SignTaurus
ProfessionsMartial Arts , Boxing (Former; Muay Thai) , Actor
Birth Name Warren Martin Brown
Nickname Babyfaced Assassin (for beating the world champion)

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignTaurus
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Trademark Baby Face
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye colorLight Blue
Hair color Black
Weight75 KG
165 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father Martin Brown (truck driver)
Mother Angela Brown (hairdresser)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Penketh High School
Education(School) Bewsey School
Alma MaterSalford university
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Gomez: A True Story(2008)
Years Active 1994-
Debut (TV) Shameless (2004-05)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Pool (Table game)
Favorite MovieStar Wars
Favorite Destination Thailand
Favorite Song My Fair Lady
Favorite Music BandViola Beach
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileWarren Brown Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileWarren Brown Instagram Profile
Talent Agent Artists Rights Group Ltd
More Information
Friends Stephen Graham (& co-star on Good cop)
Idris Elba
Inspiration Pete Postlethwaite
Net worth$6 Million


Warren Brown is an English actor & Muay Thai style boxer. He is known for playing well known roles such as Donny Maguire in the British comedy series Shameless, Justin Ripley in the BBC crime drama Luther, Andy Holt in channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, Sgt. Thomas McAllister in Strike Back among others.

Hiw recent appearances include- Terry Roberts in Ten Pound Poms, Karl Maguire in Trigger Point, Patrick in Desperate Measures


Childhood- Family

Warren Brown childhood pic

[Warren Brown childhood]

Warren Martin Brown was born on 11th May 1978 in Warrington, Cheshire to Martin Brown, a truck driver, and Angela Brown, a hairdresser.

Warren Brown family

Image: Warren Brown family


  • Bewsey School: He attended the Bewsey Bewsey Lodge Primary School in Warrington, England
  • Penketh High School: He attended the Penketh High School in Warrington, England
  • Salford university: He graduated from the Salford university
  • Drama college: He attended drama college in Manchester for once a week. He considers the sets of  Hollyoaks- his first Series to be an extended drama school.



Anna Woolhouse

Anna Woolhouse and Warren Brown

Warren is in relationship with Sky Sports broadcaster Anna Woolhouse, the two have been together at least snce 2023.


Some of the movies Warren has appeared in are- The Dark Knight Rises(2012), Byzantium(2012), Up There(2012).

Some of the TV series he has had recurring roles are- Hollyoaks, Luther, Grownups, X Company, Strike Back, Liar. He has also had small roles in series like- Shameless, Jane Hall, Casualty, Mobile, Casualty, Coming Up, Spooks: Code 9, Dead Set, The Bill, Occupation, Criminal Justice, Single Father, Accused, Moving On, Inside Men, Good Cop, Agatha Christie's Marple, By Any Means.


Muay Thai

His fascination for Muay Thai began at the age of 15, he was very small for his age and wanted to do something about it.

Warren is professionally trained in Muay Thai, he is a 2 time world champion, he is not professionally involved with Muay Thai any more. At the age of 21 he defeated Carlo Barbuto at the WAKO Pro World Title held in Turin, Italy.  He was the youngest English World Champion in Muay Thai.

Warren Brown- Muay Thai world Champion

Image: Warren Brown- Muay Thai world Champion


During his career as a fighter he has broken/ damaged his Leg, Eye, Nose numerous times. 

Once his friend and colleague Idris Elba poked him for a friendly fight knowing Warren is a champion, and threw a punch at him which Warren instinctively blocked with his knee, Idris had to limp for 3 days.

Though a world champion he was working in a warehouse in his home town Warrington for living.

After 10 years of training, competing and teaching in Muay Thai, he is retired and is pursuing career in acting

Interesting Facts

  • He looks younger for his age, In 2005 at the age of 27 he played the role of a college student.
  • Voice artist: He has provided voiceover for roles in videos like Gomez: A True Story and others.
  • Music Video: Warren has appeared in the song 'I Remember' with Deadmau5.
  • For his TV series he trained at KASOTC.
  • He disliked face photography before becoming an actor.
  • He has two pups named- Frankie & Vinnie.
  • His move to acting from professional boxing was kind of accidental not intended. One of his friends got him to be an extra for a movie, one thing lead to another finally leading him to act.
  • He is the godfather to children of one of his friends.
  • He is often compared with fellow Warrington actor Pete Postlethwaite.
  • He does  a special Lily Savage impression.




Year Movie Character Notes
2019 Transference Keith  
2019 This Is the Winter Vince Short movie
2018 Three Sacks Full of Hats  Mick Short movie
2018 Blood, Sweat and Terrors Hunter segment: "Get Some"
2018 Genesis Secretary Jordan Bruce Ainsley  
2017 The Hatton Garden Job Senior Officer Trotter  
2017 Cargo Kevin  
2015 Kicking Off Wigsy  
2015 Captain Webb Captain Matthew Webb  
2014 Get Some Hunter Short movie
2012 Borrowed Time Nigel  
2012 Byzantium Gareth  
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Mercenary Security #1  
2011 Merry Widows Vicar/ Matthew  
2011 Up There Slab Boy Joey  
2011 Boxed Steve Short movie



Year Series Character Notes
  The Chelsea Cowboy  Priddle  
  The Gathering Paul 6 episodes
2023  Ten Pound Poms Terry Roberts 6 episodes
2022  Trigger Point Karl Maguire 5 episodes
2022  Desperate Measures Patrick 4 episodes
2022  Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures Sam Bishop (voice) Podcast Series; 2 episodes
2022  The Responder Raymond Mullen 5 episodes
2018–2021 Lady Christina Sam Bishop (voice) Podcast Series; 7 episodes
2017–2020 Strike Back Sgt. Thomas McAllister 27 episodes; as second unit director in 3 episodes
2020 Doctor Who Jake Willis 1 episode
2015–2019 Unit - the New Series  Lieutenant Sam Bishop Podcast Series; 17 episodes
2017 Liar Tom Bailey 6 episodes
2017  Idris Elba: Fighter   TV Mini Series; 3 episodes; as associate producer
2015–2017 X Company Neil Mackay 28 episodes
2016 Survivors Jim (voice) Podcast Series; 1 episode
2011–2016 Moving On Liam Frank 2 episodes
2016 Comedy Playhouse Martin 1 episode
2010–2015 Luther DS Justin Ripley 15 episodes
2015 Playhouse Presents Mr. Grimme 1 episode
2011–2014 Doctor Who: The Monthly Adventures Rufus Stone/ To'Koth/ Stephen Gibson (voice)   Podcast Series; 2 episodes
2013 By Any Means Jack Quinn TV Mini Series; 6 episodes
2013  Marple Jackson 1 episode
2012 Homefront Joe Mancetta 6 episodes
2012  Good Cop John Paul Rocksavage TV Mini Series; 4 episodes
2012 Inside Men Marcus TV Mini Series; 4 episodes
2011 Walk Like a Panther Ricky Rickson 1 episode
2011 Jago & Litefoot Johnny Skipton (voice) Podcast Series; 1 episode 
2010 Accused David Wade 1 episode
2010 Single Father Matt TV Mini Series; 4 episodes
2009 Criminal Justice PO Gibby 3 episodes
2009 Occupation Lee Hibbs TV Mini Series; 3 episodes
2009  Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Alex  1 episode
2007–2009 Grownups Alex 12 episodes
2008 The Bill Jake Clegg 2 episodes
2007–2008 Casualty John Fullman/ Chris Ryder 2 episodes
2008  Dead Set Marky TV Mini Series; 5 episodes
2008  Spooks: Code 9 Luke Blackwell 1 episode
2008 Coming Up Campbell 1 episode
2007 Mobile Tommo TV Mini Series; 3 episodes
2007  Life on Mars David Trotman 1 episode
2005–2006 Hollyoaks: Crossing the Line Andy Holt 4 episodes
2006  Jane Hall Policeman 2 episodes
2006 Hollyoaks: Back from the Dead Andy Holt  
2005 Hollyoaks: No Going Back Andy Holt  
2005 Hollyoaks Andy Holt 4 episodes
2004–2005 Shameless Donny Maguire 2 episodes


Video Games

Year Game Character Notes
2020 Watch Dogs: Legion  Dalton Wolfe (voice)  


Music Video

Year Video Notes
2008 DeadMau5: I Remember  as Raver 1



Year Play Character Notes
2016 Reasons To Be Happy Kent

Writer: Neil Le Bute

Director: Mike Attenborough

Location: Hampstead Theatre


Activism and Philanthropy

  • Role Model Army: He has joined the group to help end Stigma on Men's Mental Health Issues.
  • He often tweets raising awareness of men's health issues, promoting organizations like Movember.
  • He supports LGBT cause.



  • He presented awards at the British Academy Television Awards in 2013.
  • Warren won Best Villain award at the British Soap Awards(2006). He was nominated in three different categories- Best Villain, Best scene, Best Exit.
Year Award Title Notes

Monte-Carlo TV Festival- Gold Nymph award

Best Actor


Ten Pound Poms  

Critics' Choice TV Award

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries



Crime Thriller Awards

Best Supporting Actor



British Soap Award

Best Exit



British Soap Award

Spectacular Scene of the Year


Hollyoaks: Crossing the Line Shared with: Louis Tamone,  Stuart Manning, Craig Lines

British Soap Award

Villain of the Year





  • Some of my favorite people are Canadians.
  • Nothing like Foo Fighters after a long day filming.
  • We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.
  • Everyone has a Dark Side.
  • After a long tiring day on sets, its not compulsory to hang up your costume. But if you don't you're a tosspot.
  • What’s the point of doing this unless I continually push myself?
  • If you are tall, dark and handsome you get the girls – if not you try and make them laugh (he was a class clown BTW)


  1. Warren Brown on wikipedia

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