Danny Lee Wynter
Born: London, England, UK
Danny Wynter (born 25 May 1982), known professionally as Danny Lee Wynter, is an English actor, writer, and activist. He is best known for playing the lead role of Joe in Stephen Poliakoff's BBC films Joe's Palace and Capturing Mary, alongside Sir Michael Gambon and Dame Maggie Smith. He is also recognised for his stage work. Primarily through an actors perspective, Lee Wynter has written many articles on the topic of diversity, addressing issues of race, class, disability and gender within TV, theatre, art, history, sexuality and mass media. His writing has appeared in numerous publications including The Stage Newspaper, The Huffington Post, The Guardian and The Evening Standard. Between 2017 and 2018 he was a columnist for Attitude (magazine). He is founder of the campaigning group the Act For Change Project, a charitable organisation operating from the National Theatre, and is the instigator of the #YesOrNo campaign, a successful movement in the U.K. encouraging leading casting directors and producers to respond to actors post audition.
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