Louis Mahoney (Louis Felix Danner Mahoney)
Gambian Louis Felix Danner Mahoney was born on Septenber 8 1938 and originally came to England to train as a doctor. However he abandoned medicine for the stage,enrolling at acting school in the 1970s. He has also been a tireless campaigner for racial equality in his profession,as a member of the Equity Afro-Asian Committee and as co-creator,with Mike Phillips,of the Black Theatre Workshop. He also helped establish the Equity Performers Against Racism group,developed to circumvent Equity rules preventing political campaigning - in which he was helped by a number of white actors. Read more... companies he has notched up numerous television performances in most of the popular dramas ever made,in 2012 playing dying werewolf Roy in 'Being Human'.