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Zak Ford-Williams

Zak Ford-Williams

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2020

Playing age14 - 25
Height5' 5''
Eye colourBlue
Hair colourBrown


Zak Ford-Williams plays Owen in BETTER (BBC1) and he also appears as Sunny in MOBILITY (BBC).

Zak is to feature in new BBC One crime drama BETTER coming out next year, Zak plays the character Owen.

Zak is appearing as Tyler in Sky's WOLFE with Babou Ceesay and is playing Young Jacob Marley and Tiny Tim in The Nottingham Playhouse's upcoming production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, which will also be moving to London in December.

Productions whilst training

Meshak GardinerCoram BoyStefan Escreet
GrisolanThe Duchess of MalfiDavid Salter
ActorAttempts On Her LifeSeb Harcombe
Alan ConwayTime and the ConwaysDavid Salter
Boris TrigorinThe SeagullDavid Salter
Grimaldi/Giovanni/FlorioTis Pity She's a WhoreGeraldine Alexander
Giacomo/ValentineShakespeare ShowcaseChris Hunter
ManPlayJames Nickerson

Professional credits

PerformerDYSTOPIA987Matthew DunsterManchester International Festival
FelixThe FactoryMatt HassallThe Royal Exchange Young Company
FredrickNothingBryony ShanahanThe Royal Exchange Young Company
ArtyomWe Were Told There Was DancingMatt HassallThe Royal Exchange Young Company


  • Absurdism (Vladimir Bouchler)
  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley / Elianne Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Ensemble & Rhythm (Emma Bonnici)
  • Improvisation (Mick Barnfather)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Chris Hunter)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski)
  • Tis Pity She's a Whore (Geraldine Alexander)


Lancashire (Native), Southern Standard, RP, American (Standard), Northern Irish, Manchester, Yorkshire.

Other skills

I act both in and out of my wheelchair.