Dean Measor’s height is
5ft 6in (1.68 m)
Birth Name Dean Gary Measor
Nickname Sweeps and Sneeps
Mini Bio (1)
Dean Measor was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England on the 3rd of October, 1965. He is best known for his varied work on Stage as a “Character Actor.” He has also appeared in Feature Film, Television, Opera and Radio. Dean Measor is also an Illustrator/Artist.
Dean Measor studied Drama full time at (L.I.S.A) The London and International School Of Acting, under International Drama Coach and Principal/Founder-Brian Lidstone (DGGB) Patrons of the London and International School Of Acting included: Dame Maggie Smith and Peter O’Toole, amongst others.
Dean Measor also studied Print/Art-Design at the Melbourne College Of Printing and Graphic Arts, where he won three “Class Awards” in each of his three years of study.
He is married to Artist/Designer Eva Measor.
Dean Measor also plays drums, guitar and sings.
His father worked for the Post Office in Brighton England. His mother, a housewife, was a former Book Keeper with a musical publishing company. After having Dean (their first child) they moved to the country village of Upper Beeding, West Sussex. Dean has one younger sister who was born in Shoreham, West Sussex.
The family moved to Australia in 1970, settling in Melbourne.
His father started working for the PMG (Post Master General)and Dean attended school up to the age of 16 in various Public Schools in and around Melbourne.
Throughout his school years, Dean showed great interest in Sports such as Cricket, Basketball and Football. He also showed skill and a keen interest in Art, Drama and Music. Whilst at school, Dean played the guitar, drums and also sung.
After leaving school Dean studied Printing and Design at The Melbourne College Of Printing & Graphic Arts in Australia.
Dean then moved back to England to study Drama in 1988-90 at the London & International School Of Acting.
After graduating from Drama School Dean got his “very first” Acting job touring for Producers Dale and Gloria Murray in the Pantomime, “Little Red Riding Hood.” (1990)
Dean Measor then worked for a brief time as a lay-out artist for a West Sussex Newspaper in Horsham.
In late 1990, he again moved back to Australia to play Drums with his original rock band, “The Promise.”
During this time Dean Measor also worked as a freelance Artist-Designer.(Mainly in the textile printing industry)
He also worked in the theatre and appeared in minor small and walk-on parts in television before getting his “first real break” with a guest speaking role in the Australian soap opera, “Neighbours.” (1993) Ep.#1378
He then went on to work and tour with “Trebly Productions” in the Australian original stage play, “The College Room” as “Micky Blotts.”
Dean went on to work in Local Radio and in 1994 Dean was contracted as an Actor in the role of “Sports Student” in Opera Australia’s Melbourne Production of “Die Meister Singer” Directed by Michael Hampe.
His film “debut” was in “Body Melt” (1993) playing the voice of “Beauville” despite his name being spelt incorrectly in the credits.
During a three month period in 1996, Dean travelled back to England and auditioned for various West End Productions.
In 1997, Dean quit Acting and Performing for a brief period and joined the Royal Australian Navy. (He was discharged due to major Depression)
Dean Measor is “best known” in Feature Film for his role(alongside the late and legendary Bill Hunter) as champion Jockey “Joe Byrnes” in the Australian comedy/drama, “Horseplay” (2003) The movie also stars Abbie Cornish.
Dean Measor also appeared in the Award Winning Short Film, “I Can’t Get Started” Written and Directed by Charles Williams, playing “The Little Guy.”
Dean Measor is also credited as playing the original character of “Robert Bright” in the “very first” production of the 2004 Australian Original Play “Who Will They Clone Next?” by Writer/Director Kerry Susan Drake.
As an Artist/Illustrator Dean has created original work for the Anita Dobson Fan Club and for English Cricket legend, Geoffrey Boycott. He has also illustrated a handful of Children’s Novels.
Dean has suffered a long battle with Physical Illness and Major Depression. He has had over 25 major operations, (including eight in a three year period from 2005 to 2008.) In 2005, after a serious blood clot surgery, Dean suffered a major breakdown. He has continued to struggle in and out of hospital with poor health, major depression and anxiety. As a result, Dean has been forced to retire from the Acting Industry in 2011. He is not able to Illustrate/Paint anymore and is no longer involved in the Art Profession.
His “last known” Stage performance was in (2005) in “Hot Waxxx” His “last known” Film credit was in (2005) in “Commedia dell’Arte-The Story the Style.”
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dean Measor
Measor Eva (15 February 1992 – present)
Has two cats
Once weighed in at around 100kgs but for the last 10 years has been a super fit 55kgs! Just perfect for role in the feature film Horseplay (2003).
Provided the voice of “Beauville” in the feature film Body Melt.
Dean Gary Measor
Pakenham High School, Australia
The Melbourne College Of Printing & Graphic Arts, Australia
Catweazle. Andy Pandy. Bill & Ben.
On The Buses. Man About The House.
Only Fools & Horses. The Darling Buds of May.
Cops. Reno 911! Survivor. Scare Tactics.
River Monsters. Black Gold. Unsolved Mysteries.
Winter Sky (Big Country)
Home Of The Blues (Johnny Cash)
I Still Miss Some One (Johnny Cash)
Hurt (Johnny Cash)
In My Life (Johnny Cash)
Dark As A Dungeon (Merle Travis)
Dark As A Dungeon (Dolly Parton)
Dark As A Dungeon (Johnny Cash)
In My Life (The Beatles-John Lennon)
Sunshine On My Shoulders (John Denver)
I Got Stripes (Johnny Cash)
Turn Around (Devo)
In My Life (Ozzy Osbourne)
Mouse Lane (Steyning, West Sussex, England)
Preston (Idaho, USA)
Upper Beeding (West Sussex, England)
Bacon Sarney. Full English Breakfast.