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Gary Love (Dustin) trained at The Corona Academy of Dramatic Art. At the age of 12, he made his first stage appearance on tour and in the West End in Oliver! and later returned to the West End in Tommy. Other shows include Gypsy, Equus and Guys And Dolls. He has appeared on TV in a series with ILEA called Options, a BBC play, The Cage, a BBC series, Missing From Home and is currently appearing in the BBC children's series Grange Hill, playing the Godfather of the school. He is currently appearing in all the Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials. Gary has worked with Directors Kenny McBain, Doug Camfield, Nic Philips, Ed Puch and Brian Taylor.
After Writing and Directing award winning short movies at Berlin & Toronto Film Festivals, Gary set up ‘Waking the Dead’ as Pilot Director for the BBC; a two hour, cold case series that ran for 8 years, winning the International Emmy for best Drama Series
Gary also Pilot Directed the very successful UK TV show M.I.T. (Murder Investigation Team) for the main Network station ITV, gaining great critical success.
He was nominated as ‘Best Director’ for his debut Feature Film ‘Sugarhouse’ starring Andy Serkis at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
Gary was discovered when he was 12yrs old, by Sir Cameron Mackintosh (Les Miserables) who immediately gave him the Acting role of ‘Artful Dodger’ in ‘Oliver’ . Gary then went on attain huge success as a leading Actor in many Movies and TV shows culminating in ‘Soldier Soldier’ with his death episode gaining 17.8 million viewers.
Because of Gary’s extensive Acting and Directing career he is now living in Los Angeles working with some ‘A’ list Actors & Writers developing high-end drama projects.
He is delighted to have just signed on to do ‘The Following’ starring Kevin Bacon & James Purefoy, to be shot in New York in the fall.