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Various Roles Needed for Sammy Davis Jr Drama Recon-Doc - £250-£400 per day

Various Roles Needed for Sammy Davis Jr Drama Recon-Doc - £250-£400 per day

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'Autopsy' is an investigative medical documentary series that looks at the lives and deaths of the biggest names in entertainment history. Through a combination of interviews with family and friends, archive footage and dramatic reconstructions, we tell these stories and unpick the sometimes mysterious-circumstances around their deaths.

Casting through self-tapes only.
The actors must be based in the UK!

Travel and accommodation expenses are not provided for London filming locations.

Actors will be required to complete a COVID Declaration of Health form at some point during the audition stage.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

2 days between 9th - 12th November 2021

Job payment

£250 per day - Buyout

Expenses paid - Travel and accommodation expenses are not provided for London filming locations.

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Sammy Davis Jr

We are looking for a black male actor who is physically very skinny to play the role of Sammy Davis Jr. Playing age between 45-70 He was supposedly around the height of 5'6” but we would consider all heights. Ideally, someone who can dance or tap dance but it's not essential! Please note, this role will require the actor to smoke herbal cigarettes and potentially simulate drug use.

Male, aged 45 to 70

  • Weight: 52 kg / 114 lbs - 59 kg / 129 lbs
  • Skin color: Black, Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Hair color: Black
  • Hair length: Short

Applications closed 28 November 2021.

George Schlatter (Male, 55–65 years)

George Schlatter an American television producer and friend to Sammy Davis Jr Playing age: 55-60 Hair Colour: Grey/Salt & Pepper Ethnic Origin: White Featured support role. The actor will be engaged on an all rights buyout release form of £250 per day. Travel and accommodation are not provided for London filming locations. The programme will be aired in America on channel Reelz.

Male, aged 55 to 65

  • Height: 174 cm / 5ft 9in - 186 cm / 6ft 1in
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Hair color: Grey

Applications closed 28 November 2021.

Murphy Bennet (Male, 50–60 years)

Murphy Bennet - Assistant and friend of Sammy Davis Jr Playing age: 50-60 Hair Colour: brown Ethnic Origin: African American This role will require the actor to smoke herbal cigarettes. Featured support role. The actor will be engaged on an all rights buyout release form of £250 per day. Travel and accommodation are not provided for London filming locations. The programme will be aired in America on channel Reelz.

Male, aged 50 to 61

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Skin color: Black
  • Hair color: Black , Brown
  • Hair length: Short , Medium

Applications closed 28 November 2021.

Shirley Rhodes (Female, 45–55 years)

Shirley Rhodes - Manager to Sammy Davis Jr Playing age: 50 Hair Colour: Brown Ethnic Origin: African American Featured support role. The actor will be engaged on an all rights buyout release form of £250 per day. Travel and accommodation are not provided for London filming locations. The programme will be aired in America on channel Reelz.

Female, aged 45 to 55

  • Ethnicity: Black / African descent
  • Skin color: Black
  • Dress size: UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6 - UK 16 / AUS 16 / US 12
  • Hair color: Brown

Applications closed 28 November 2021.

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Listing created: 28 October 2021
Applications closed: 28 November 2021
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