Jeremy Crutchley is British-born and educated and lives in Los Angeles. He has a wide range of Film, Television and Theatre credits to his name. He is currently a Recurring Guest Star as the Puritan “Hathorne” in WGN America’s “SALEM” Season 2, now in production. While appearing on TV as the pirate MORLEY in “BLACK SAILS”, plus Guest Star roles in “Constantine” and “Hannibal”, he also took to the stage again in the Solo-show “Sacred Elephant” in LA and in NYC. Recent leads in Feature Films include Jimmy Pond in “FLYTRAP”,selected as Finalist for the ECU Independent Film Festival in Paris 2015.
UK TV appearances include: “Miss Marple: A Carribbean Mystery”(BBC), “Kidnap And Ransom”(ITV); Martina Cole’s “The Runaway” (Sky TV); and “Women In Love” (BBC). He resumed his role as The Glock, with John Cleese in the Feature Film, “Spud 2:The Madness Continues”.
In Theatre, his most recent performance is the solo show “SACRED ELEPHANT” which has received rave reviews in New York at the legendary La MaMa Theatre – and at The Odyssey in Los Angeles in 2014.
“SACRED ELEPHANT” Official Website
Other work includes performances at The Theatre Royal Windsor, followed by a year of Repertory at the renowned Off-West-End ‘Orange Tree Theatre’. He also created the role of Dr. Drabble in the black comedy “The Dice House” for a successful West End run.
He played Doug Wright’s international hit “I Am My Own Wife” in South Africa to great acclaim. The production attracted 6 Nominations and won 3 Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, including both Best Actor and Best Solo Performance. He also won Best Actor in the previous year as Shylock in “The Merchant Of Venice”, going on to play King Alonso in “The Tempest” at Stratford-Upon-Avon and on the sell-out UK national tour for The Royal Shakespeare Company.
Jeremy first made an impact in the 80’s as Slim in Sam Shepard’s “Cowboy Mouth”, then later as Alan Strang in Peter Shaffer’s “Equus”. He has also given award-winning performances of such diverse characters as Bessmertny in “Sarcophagus”, Song Liling in “M.Butterfly”, and H.R.H. The Duke of Windsor in the Solo-show “I Was King”.
Always a rocker at heart, he wrote and played the music & lyrics for his own Rock Theatre work “Bloodbreath Anaesthetic”(1978), “Sloper”(’82), and composed and performed original material for Brian Aldiss’ “Brothers Of The Head”(’84). He played Dr Frank’n’Furter in the original cast when “The Rocky Horror Show” finally hit South Africa in 1992, . His blues-rock music surfaced again in 2010 when he wrote and recorded his first studio album, titled “RELEASE”, for which he also conceived and directed a music video. He named his band The Standing Wave.
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Jeremy is also in demand as a highly experienced Voice artist.
He is married and in precious free time, loves to paint the odd picture, ride the occasional horse, and play guitar whenever possible.