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. On TV, he plays the Puritan ‘Hathorne’ in “SALEM” (WGN America); he appeared as Robert opposite Rosamund Pike in “Women In Love” (BBC) and was seen as the pirate MORLEY in “BLACK SAILS”, plus a Guest Star role on the Season 3 Premiere of “Hannibal” as Dr Roman Fell. Recent Feature Film work includes Jimmy Pond in “FLYTRAP”, for which he is nominated Best Lead Actor at the London International Film Festival 2016. This indie movie has won Best Feature Film at the ECU Independent Film Festival in Paris 2015, the REMI Award in Houston USA, the Audience award at Culver City LA, the Special Jury Award at the Chelsea Film Festival New York, and is currently nominated for 4 other awards.
With a long history in Theatre, his most recent performance is the critically acclaimed solo show “SACRED ELEPHANT” which received rave reviews in New York at the legendary La MaMa Theatre – and also at The Odyssey in Los Angeles in 2014.
“SACRED ELEPHANT” Official Website
Other Theatre work: 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.
For The Royal Shakespeare Company he played King Alonso in “The Tempest” at Stratford-Upon-Avon and on the sell-out UK national tour and also won the Fleur Du Cap Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Shylock in “The Merchant Of Venice”. He played 8 roles in a year of Repertory at the renowned Off-West-End ‘Orange Tree Theatre’, and also created the role of Dr. Drabble in the black comedy “The Dice House” for a successful run in The West-End.
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.