Reggie Yates(1983-), Actor, presenter and disc jockey
Reginald ('Reggie') Yates
Sitter in 2 portraits
Born to Ghanaian parents in Archway, London, Yates began his show business career at the age of eight appearing in the TV comedy Desmond's, later landing himself a part in cult BBC children's serial drama Grange Hill. Best known as a Radio 1 DJ and for his work on television programmes The Voice UK, Top of the Pops, Doctor Who, and as the voice of Jamaican character Rastamouse in the CBeebies children's production. He has recently established himself as a documentary film-maker for the BBC. His first short film Patriarch was aired on Channel 4 as part of their Random Acts season, his second short Date Night won ‘Best UK Short Film’ at the London Independent Film Festival.