Lee Otway

Soap Opera Actor

Lee Otway was born in Bradford, England, United Kingdom on January 4th, 1982 and is the Soap Opera Actor. At the age of 42, Lee Otway 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
January 4, 1982
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Bradford, England, United Kingdom
42 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Television Actor
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Lee Otway Life

Lee Otway (born 4 January 1982) is an English actor best known for his appearances as David "Bombhead" Burke in the British television drama 'The Syndicate' and 'Ben West' in the BBC drama 'The Syndicate.'

Otway had appeared in 'Heartbeat' on ITV. Otway appeared in Kay Mellor's 'The Syndicate' in 2013 (BBC One). Otway appeared in "Doctors," a BBC daytime drama. Otway holds a master's degree in Film Production and was given a Royal Television Society award for his role in directing his master's film.

Personal life

Otway currently lives in Bradford.


Lee Otway Career

Acting career

In 2001, Otway appeared in the cast of the Chester-based soap Hollyoaks. Bombhead, his eccentric character, had worked in various professions, including a magician, a chef, and a priest.

He was nominated for the 'Best Actor' award at the National Television Awards in 2004, as well as being nominated for a number of respected categories, including 'Best Actor' and 'Best Dramatic Performance' at the 2005 British Soap Awards.

Otway appeared in another top-rated British drama, Heartbeat.

In 2010, he made his debut in Breathe opposite Ricci Harnett. At the 2010 London Independent Film Awards, 'Breathe' was named 'Best Director.'

In 2010 Lee resurfaced his role as 'Bombhead' in the Hollyoaks spinoff, Hollyoaks: Freshers. This prompted to his return to the show and his appearance in 2012.

In Kay Mellor's The Syndicate, Otway appeared as 'Ben West' in 2014.

In 2019, he appeared as Ethan Ibbertson, the guest lead in a Doctors episode (BBC).


After landing a major part in Netflix's latest series of The Crown, actor Lee Otway appears unrecognizable - 17 years since leaving the soap

www.dailymail.co.uk, November 16, 2023
In the new series of Netflix's The Crown, Hollyoaks' Lee Otway appears unrecognizable after swapping Hollyoaks' village for Buckingham Palace. In the Channel 4 soap from 2001-2005, the actor, who is now 41, is back on television as Diana's true life bodyguard Kes Wingfield. Instead, Gone's baby face is now sporting a buff physique as the man who shielded the Princess (played by Elizabeth Debicki in the drama) and her partner Dodi Alfayed (Khalid Abdalla) before their deadly auto accident in August 1997.