(born in London
) is a British actor best known for playing Danny Spooner on the CBBC
Sweeney first appeared on screen as a 'lost boy' during Michael Jackson's infamous 1996 BRIT Award performance
. He then had various small roles, mostly in BBC Children's programmes until 2001 when he appeared for one season in the series "Manchild", where he played the character Wayne. The next year he played the role of Jamie walker in the British television series The Bill
and had a minor part in the film "Shooters
In 2002 Sweeney was cast in the CBBC
sitcom series Kerching!
, as the main character's sidekick Danny. Sweeney went on the star in all four seasons of the show. During his time on Kerching!
he returned to The Bill
playing a different character called Darren Martin.
Most recently Sweeney has appeared on the BBC Three
2007 sketch show "Touch Me, I'm Karen Taylor
" playing school boy Kevin, the target of his teacher's flirtatious advances.
Jamie Sweeney has appeared in several mini interviews on CBBC
and the CBBC Channel
to promote the broadcasts of Kerching!
which he appears in.