Aml Eysan Ameen
(first name ; born 30 July 1985 in London
) is an English actor
best known for his roles as Trife in Kidulthood
, Lewis Hardy
in The Bill
and Malcolm in Harry's Law
He learned his acting craft at the Barbara Speake stage school in London. As a child he appeared in West End in shows such as Oliver!
At the age of 11 he performed on stage with Michael Jackson
at the 1996 BRIT Awards
, in a performance famously invaded by Pulp
's singer Jarvis Cocker
Ameen's first acting role was in 2004's Bella and the Boys
, in which he played the character Terry.
His next role was a one-off appearance in an episode of the BBC
television series Holby City
. He also starred in the British youth-centred film Kidulthood
as the central character Trife and now he's starring again in Second Chance
and Red Tails
for a special appearance.
He played PC Lewis Hardy in the long-running ITV
police series The Bill
, his most famous and popular role to date. Lewis Hardy is a headstrong character who has swapped his life as a street kid to try and make a difference on the right side of the law. He has a few problems with authority and regularly bumps heads with his seniors, most especially frequent beat partner PC Roger Valentine. After Hardy was put undercover and was shot, he was transferred to Operation Trident
In April 2008 he played a leading role in the... Read More