Kevin Whately

Kevin Whately

actor, soundtrack

Kevin Whately was born on Feb 06, 1951 in UK. Kevin Whately's big-screen debut came with Icebound in the Antarctic - Season 1 directed by Martyn Friend in 1983, strarring Jameson Adams. Kevin Whately is known for Inspector Lewis directed by Bill Anderson, Kevin Whately stars as DI Robert Lewis and Laurence Fox as DS James Hathaway. The most recent award Kevin Whately achieved is Crime Thriller Awards, UK. The upcoming new movie Kevin Whately plays is Joe Maddison's War which will be released on Sep 19, 2010.

From the age of one, Kevin Whately lived at Humshaugh near Chollerford in Northumberland. At school he appeared in school plays and when he asked his teacher about acting he was told ' You'll never make a proper living', so he joined a Newcastle accountants. Eventually he moved to London where he attended a drama school, but needing money he spent early mornings busking at Oxford Street tube station and evenings taking tickets at The Old Vic Theatre. Later he moved to Perth in Scotland, where he spent a season in rep. In 1980 he met his wife when they were performing in a production of 'A Nightingale in Berkley Square'. He then moved into television. He is Vice President of the People's Theatre in Newcastle and has an Honorary Doctorate from Newcastle University.

  • Birthday

    Feb 06, 1951
  • Place of Birth

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK
  • Also known

    Kevin George Edward Whately, Kevin Whatley, Кевин Уотли

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Crime Thriller Awards, UK
Best Detective Duo
Winner - Audience Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows