Shaun Williamson is best known for his portrayal of Barry Evans in EastEnders. However, his range of talents are far more diverse. His first love is singing and he recently won 'Stars In Their Eyes' for his performance as Meatloaf. He regularly appears in cabaret and working with an 11-piece band, The John Oliver Experience. He is a versatile and accomplished Stand-Up comedian, Singer and After Dinner Speaker.
Shaun's career started with a variety of jobs including Postman, a stint in the Navy and working on Wines & Spirits department at Safeway's. He then gained experience as a rep for Pontin's on the Isle Of Wight and as an 18-30's rep in Tenerife. He was the lead singer in a local band and whilst soul searching for his ideal career he joined a local amateur dramatics group. On leaving drama school he appeared in several TV shows before landing the part of 'Barry Evans' in EastEnders. He is married with two children and 2 dogs.
Shaun Williamson is an obsessive quizzer with a wide ranging general knowledge and in depth knowledge of films, pop music and boxing. Whilst appearing on the quiz 'Today's The Day' he achieved the highest score in the history of the programme and more recently he won 'Celebrity Mastermind'. Shaun is also a presenter and hosted 24 Hour Quiz on ITV 1. He has recently stared as 'DJ Monty' in the West End 'Saturday Night Fever'. He loves reading, mainly biographies and music and film compendiums.