A 19-year-old Bo’nessian is taking the movie industry by storm as he notches up appearance after appearance.
Rising British TV And film actor Gary Wales lived in the town until 2007 when he moved to Northern Ireland.
He was a pupil at both Grange and Kinneil primary schools and the Academy.
Gary started performing when he was six years old, before attending the Southern Regional College to study Performing Arts in Ireland.
Gary spoke with the Journal, saying: “My first taste of acting probably goes back to my primary schools in Bo’ness, and Christmas nativities particularly.”
He has starred in numerous TV programmes, short films and feature movies. He also wrote his very own short film called 2late which premiered earlier this year.
The movie is based on a young teenage boy, Sam Hunter, who gets bullied for being different. The DVD release is available next week.
Director and film maker Chris Neill, from Belfast, has just offered him the lead role of Ross in the movie Summoned, based around the story of SlenderMan and Ouija.
He has also featured in the BBC TV series 6 Degrees, the American fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones.
He has also accepted a contract for 2015 to play the role of Troy in the film, ‘Blood on the Carpet’.
It is directed by George Clark and Afton West, writer of acclaimed book Zombie Formal Queen.