Aml Ameen

aml-ameenBritish turned Hollywood Actor; Aml Ameen has been making waves for years. He first came to popular attention with his explosive 2-year stint as PC LEWIS HARDY on BAFTA winning British drama “The Bill” winning him a nomination. But it was his starring performance as troubled teen Trife in the cult-classic KIDULTHOOD that lead him to both awards and critical acclaim. Screen International named him on a list of Hollywood rising stars in 2005, and The Times Newspaper as the “One to Watch” in the race to Hollywood. True to the prediction, AML, just a few years later, landed the co-starring role of MALCOLM opposite Oscar Winner Kathy Bates, in David E. Kelley drama series HARRY’S LAW and then a coveted role in the George Lucas World War II film RED TAILS.

Aml a true lover of filmmaking established his own company AmeenDream Entertainment in 2010, after being approached by an aspiring writer to produce a short film based on the London House Music scene titled “The Pick Up”. Using his contacts and pulling in additional favours, he assembled a team and AmeenDream was born.

His next venture was a silent film called Special Delivery, about a post-woman who had become despondent with life, until love arrives on her doorstep. This was followed by the romantic teenage comedy “Drink Drugs and KFC” a coming of age drama where a young man falls in love with the most popular girl in school. These two films won The British Urban Film Award two years consecutively. Aml also won a Screen Nation Award (Black BAFTA Award) for his work. He now moves on to his first American Short film “Hoorah”, with American Writer Bruce Purnell and is in pre-production for the American feature film LA Nights – a love story set in Los Angeles.

IMG_AmlAmeen2013 saw Aml Ameen in his first major Hollywood film role as the young Cecil Gaines (the part played by Forest Whittaker in the Lee Daniels Epic THE BUTLER).

Later this year Aml will co-star alongside (True Blood Star) Steven Moyer in the crime-thriller “Evidence”. Aml has also signed on to play the lead role of ‘ALBY’ in the 20th Century Fox studio film “The Maze Runner”, based on the popular trilogy novel by James Dashner.

It is no surprise that at home and oversees his journey is being likened to that of British movie star Idris Elba, with big things to come in 2014 and beyond. (Showreel)