Hainsley Lloyd Bennett | White Awake


Actor Profile: Hainsley Lloyd Bennett – White Awake

By Clare Shields

Hainsley Lloyd Bennett is a London based British actor who attended the Ealing based Questors Theatre School and works in Theatre, Film and TV.

He’s worked on television commercials for organisations including The Times, Tuborg, Malibu & McDonalds. In 2008 he played in the long running BBC TV series Casualty.

In 2010 Hainsley appeared alongside Ray Winstone, Keira Knightley & Colin Farrell in London Boulevard written and directed by William Monahan,  Academy Award-winning screenwriter of The Departed, 2006.

London Boulevard 2010 Movie Poster

Hainsley has appeared in short films including Seven Dancing Princesses by Ella Jones in 2013

and the Sci-Fi 48 hour challenge film “Smoke Stack” in 2014.

He is starring in the Clatterhouse theatre production of Othello at the Drayton Arms Theatre, South Kensington from the 2nd to the 27th of September 2014.

Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Othello at the Drayton Theatre South Kensington.

Later this year Hainsley will be playing the lead in the Alex Kyrou short film White Awake with Meryl Griffiths, Nick Ewans & Sallyann Fellowes

White Awake is a short film about innocence, loss, and the social masks we wear.  It is a touching visceral story about connection and the depths and obstacles of confronting emotion.

Hainsley plays Joshua a successful accountant who seemingly has everything.  Intelligent, refined.  But he isn’t whole. 

White Awake teaser poster 2014

Hainsley is part of the Crowd funding team for the White Awake 16mm Short Film campaign on Kickstarter. The campaign will be running until September 7th 2014 and can be found HERE

Casting Call Profile


Hainsley Lloyd Bennett IMDB




Twitter: @HLB33

Clare ShieldsWritten by Clare Shields

Producer of White Awake at Sixty Clicks productions.

Twitter: @lil3birdy

Clare is a London based designer with a background in print design and a love of paper stationery, textiles and homeware.

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