(born 4 March 1983) is a British actor and rapper from Hackney, East London who rose to prominence after starring in the film Kidulthood
(2006) as well as the sequel Adulthood
(2008). Deacon is also the writer, director and lead actor in the hit British comedy Anuvahood
magazine have called Adam "The New Face of Youth Cinema"
Adam Deacon was raised by an English father and a Moroccan
mother. His mother comes from the north Morocco
and his father is London born.
Deacon began to act at the age of 12 and trained at the Anna Scher Theatre
.His early career included work with Y Touring Theatre Company
, with whom he appeared in a number of tours including Cracked
by Nicola Baldwin
He gave a brief synopsis about the 2009 show gunrush on saying,"That it’s about a White middle-class family whose daughter gets shot and it’s about people keeping quiet in the ends. I think more and more writers are starting to realise that there is a market and more people will watch this stuff, so slowly but surely, more doors are opening."
Deacon co-starred in West 10 LDN
, a Kidulthood
-like TV programme made by Noel Clarke
. He has also starred as 'Bones' in an MTV show called Dubplate... Read More