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Dean Ridge

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Dean is an actor, fight performer and workshop leader from Dorset.

After graduating from drama school in 2015 he got his first film role in an adaptation of Stephen Fry's, The Hippopotamus before moving on to the WWE studios produced action film Eliminators.

In 2016 he worked with the stunt team of Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the iconic mirror dimension scene on the streets of White Chapel. Later that year he was lucky enough to film on the beaches of France as part of Christopher Nolan’s Oscar nominated Dunkirk.


During 2017 Dean went on to work on the hit television show Vikings, for the History Channel over in Wexford, Ireland as an actor and fighter. During his six month run on the series he was able to use his fighting for camera skills on a regular basis, alongside his horse riding abilities, and participated in some of the largest battles that the show had done to date. Vikings season 5b premiered on the History Chanel and on Amazon in late 2018.

In 2018 he moved to the Czech republic to work on the History Channels latest action epic KnightFall. Set in the early 1300’s, the story follows the events that led to the downfall of the order of the Knights Templar. 

The KnightFall cast includes Mark Hamill (Star wars) Tom Cullen ( Black Mirror), Simon Merrells (Spartacus blood and sand).

He is currently working on a new drama centred around the conflict in Syria for the American streaming service Hulu, due to be released spring 2020