Lee Mead

Stage Actor

Lee Mead was born in Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom on July 14th, 1981 and is the Stage Actor. At the age of 41, Lee Mead biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
July 14, 1981
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
41 years old
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$8 Million
Actor, Singer
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About Lee Mead

Lee Stephen Mead (born 14 July 1981) is an English musical theatre and television actor, best known for winning the title role in the 2007 West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through the BBC TV casting show Any Dream Will Do.

As well as subsequent West End roles in Wicked, Legally Blonde: The Musical and The West End Men, Mead has pursued a music career, releasing three solo albums and undertaking concert tours in the UK and Japan. In 2014, he joined the cast of the BBC One drama Casualty, playing the role of Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern, while continuing to tour the UK with his band between filming commitments.

He returned to the stage in May 2016 as Caractacus Potts in the UK Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

In 2017, he returned to the role of Lofty, but in Casualty's sister series, the BBC One drama Holby City..

On November 9th 2019 Lee sang Morning Has Broken at the Annual Remembrance Day celebration service at The Royal Albert Hall.

Early career

After studying at performing arts college, Mead gained his first professional stage experience in cabaret as a cruise ship singer on the Portsmouth to Bilbao ferry and then in a summer season at Bridlington Spa Theatre. He moved into musical theatre in 2004, playing both Levi and the Pharaoh in the UK touring production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Following Joseph, Mead performed in the UK tours of Tommy (ensemble and first cover Tommy) and Miss Saigon (ensemble and first cover Chris) before joining the West End production of Phantom of the Opera as an ensemble player and understudy for the role of Raoul.

Post-Joseph career

Following his run as Joseph in the West End, Mead took a short course at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City before taking on his first major play in a UK tour of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime. The play, which was adapted by Trevor Baxter in the style of a tongue-in-cheek Victorian melodrama from a short story by Oscar Wilde, opened at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 12 January 2010 and finished at the Theatre Royal Bath on 24 April 2010. Mead led the cast playing the title role alongside established performers including Gary Wilmot, Kate O'Mara, David Ross and Derren Nesbitt.

Mead went on to appear in the role of Fiyero in the London production of Wicked, from 10 May 2010 to 5 February 2011 opposite Rachel Tucker as Elphaba, the Wicked Witch Of the West and Louise Dearman as Galinda, the Good Witch. Mead was nominated for the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Award for Best Takeover in a Role for this role.

Mead then took over the role of Emmett in Legally Blonde in the West End from 20 June to 8 October 2011. He made his television acting debut in August 2011, guest starring in an episode of Casualty on BBC One as newly employed teaching assistant Harry Timms He also appeared in the second series of the science fiction drama, Bedlam, in the episode entitled "Jude" playing Scott, the brother of the title character, on Sky Living in June 2012. In December 2012, he starred in his first pantomime as the title character "Jack" in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton alongside Julian Clary and Nigel Havers.

Mead returned to the West End in May 2013, starring in The West End Men in concert at the Vaudeville Theatre alongside Matt Willis, Glenn Carter, Stephen Rahman-Hughes and David Thaxton. In December 2013, he starred in his second pantomime as "Robin" in Robin Hood at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth.

On 1 March 2014, he made his first appearance as Ben "Lofty" Chiltern in the BBC drama series Casualty. Mead was nominated as Favourite Newcomer in the 2014 TV Times Awards and shortlisted as Newcomer in the 2015 National Television Awards for this role. Alongside Casualty, Mead is continuing to tour the UK with his band, starred in his third pantomime as "Prince Charming" in Cinderella at the New Theatre, Cardiff in December 2014 and stars in his fourth as "Aladdin" in Aladdin at the Hippodrome, Birmingham in December 2015.

In 2016, Mead left Casualty to join the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK Tour as "Caractacus Potts" and ended the year playing "Prince Charming" in Cinderella at the London Palladium. In 2017 he joined the cast of Holby City, reprising his Casualty role. He remained as a series regular until his final episode aired on 17 December 2019.

In 2019, he made a guest appearance as himself in the second series of the BBC sitcom Motherland.

Personal life

Mead was born in Southend-on-Sea to Joan (née Horning) and Stephen Mead. He has a younger brother, Casey Michael Mead, who is four years his junior.

In November 2007, Mead began dating Any Dream Will Do judge Denise van Outen. The couple married on 25 April 2009 and their daughter was born on 1 May 2010. In July 2013, the couple released a joint statement stating that they had separated.

Mead is patron of The Mushroom Theatre Company's charity Equal People which is based in Rayleigh, Essex and aims to bring able-bodied and disabled people together to socialise and perform.

He also was ambassador of Vodafone's 2008 Cut It Out Campaign in 2008 which aimed to reduce bullying. The campaign worked alongside the West End stage production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Children were invited to design their own 'dreamcoat' and the winning entries were then worn on stage by Mead during Anti-Bullying week.


Lee Mead continues to show off the shocking results of his recent hair transplant

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 23, 2023
He shocked last week when he revealed he had shaved off his famous curly hair to undergo a hair transplant in Turkey.  And taking his latest bald look in his stride, actor Lee Mead proudly showed off his new look as he went out to play mini golf with his rarely seen girlfriend Issy.  The 41-year-old had a big smile on his face as he posed for a snap with Issy, who he has been dating since he met her on the school run six years ago, 

Soapstar looks unrecognisable as he shaves off his famous curls - but can YOU guess who it is?  

www.dailymail.co.uk, January 20, 2023
A soapstar looked unrecognisable as he shaved off his famous curls to undergo a hair transplant on Thursday. The actor could be seen as he sat in a hair dressing chair in Istanbul, Turkey, his newly bald head on full display with surgical marker penned on his scalp.  Since appearing in his most recognisable role, this actor previously made a name for himself on the West End and has also toured with his own band - but can you guess who it is?

Any Dream Will Do! talent show format revived by ITV for Mamma Mia after wild success of ABBA Voyage

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 8, 2022
ITV are reportedly gearing up to revive the Any Dream Will Do! talent show format - but this time for Mamma Mia. Any Dream Will Do! and its successive shows, How do you Solve a Problem like Maria?, I'd Do Anything and Over the Rainbow, saw contestant compete to win roles on the West End. And ITV is now bringing it back, allowing the public the chance to audition to be in Mamma Mia, according to The Sun.
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