Warrick Grier is a South African actor, director and writer known primarily for his work in theatre, with an extensive film and television resume as well.
Grier graduated from the University of Cape Town in the late 90’s before working in Johannesburg for several years. He studied further under Jacques LeCoq. After completing his Diploma at the Lecoq school in Paris, he was based in Barcelona as Artistic Director of Bantam Theatre.
After several years in Europe he returned to South Africa, specifically Cape Town, to finally settle down. He has acted in, directed and written many plays and films, and has garnered numerous national and international awards for his work.
Grier's awards include:
Fleur Du Cap (Most Promising Actor)
Best New Script A.T.K.V. for ‘nSkeweSirkel
Golden T.V.A. Award (Environmental Series, M-Net)
Dalro Award (Best Supporting Actor For Night Sky)
Prix D’ Oceane Award (Soil In My Shoes, France)
Fleur Du Cap (Best Actor Award 2002) for The Open Couple
Best Actor Nomination 2003 for A Midsummer Nights Dream
His film credits include Freefall (1994), The Bone Snatcher (2003), Goodbye Bafana (2007) and The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008).
He has played roles in the television Stokvel, Madam & Eve and Charlie Jade, among others.
He currently plays the role of police officer Skillie Pistorius in the SABC1 drama series Montana, since April 2009.
In 2009 he played the role of 1955 in the British-American television mini-series The Prisoner, a remake of the classic 1960s series of the same name.